Gurugram, 12 February, 2018: Medanta – The Medicity, South Asia’s most reputed multispecialty hospital, has appointed Dr. V. P. Singh as Chairman of the Institute of Neurosciences. He is joined by Dr. A. K. Banerji as Senior Advisor. The Institute of Neurosciences under the aegis of these new leaders furthers the latest in modern medicine with Medanta’s cohort driven approach of treatment.
A pioneer in the field of Neurosurgery, Dr. V.P. Singh is credited with establishing the Gamma Knife Unit and the Epilepsy Surgery Programme at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). His specialization spans all aspects of Neurosurgery with special focus on Brain Tumour Surgery, Cerebrovascular Surgery, and Pediatric Neurosurgery. A keen academician and researcher, Dr. Singh completed his MBBS & M.Ch. (Neurosurgery) from AIIMS. This was followed by extensive training experience in the field of cerebrovascular surgery and radio surgery in the United Kingdom. He returned to AIIMS and served for several years before moving to a leading private healthcare provider.
Dr. A. K. Banerji has played a key role in establishing Microneurosurgery and standardising Neurosurgical training and evaluation in India. He helped in establishing the Neurosurgery department and subsequently set up a dedicated Neurosciences centre at AIIMS. He has significantly contributed to the systematic development of Aneurysm Surgery, Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Transphenoidal Surgery and Surgery for Pineal Region Tumors. Dr. Banerji completed his MBBS and MS (Surgery) from the King George Medical College, Lucknow, followed by an MS (Neurosurgery) degree from the Christian Medical College, Vellore.
The team of multi-specialty doctors at the Medanta Institute of Neurosciences provides the most comprehensive multidisciplinary care for brain and spine disorders. The institute has specialised services and protocols for emergency management of acute Neurological disorders, including stroke and Neurological trauma. Dedicated centres for brain tumour, spinal disorders, minimally invasive surgery, radiosurgery, stroke, epilepsy, movement disorders and headache, deliver treatment with a ‘patient first’ approach. “With the appointment of these senior doctors, the focus is to further strengthen our capability and infrastructure to provide holistic Neurological treatment of international standards,” says Dr. Naresh Trehan, Chairman & Managing Director, Medanta – The Medicity.