Profile Description

Dr. Deshpande V Rajakumar

Director- Fortis Hospital, Banerghatta, Bangalore
Department- Neurosurgery and Spinal Surgery
Procedures Expertised : Brain and spine Minimal Access surgery, Skull base surgery, Endoscopic brain tumor surgery

Introduction of Dr. Deshpande V Rajakumar

Dr. Deshpande V Rajakumar is a renowned neurosurgeon currently practicing at Fortis Hospital, Banerghatta. He is the first neurosurgeon in Bangalore to perform Pedicle Screw Fixation for Spine injury. His area of expertise includes brain tumor surgery and minimally access surgery of the brain and spine with endoscopic procedures. He is among the first few neurosurgeons to have performed Endoscopic Brain Tumor Removal successfully. His other areas of expertise
include Decompression surgery, Lumber fusion surgery, Brain and skull base tumor surgery and cerebro-vascular surgery.

With more than 28 years of experience as a neurosurgeon, Dr. Deshpande V Rajakumar finds interest in Endoscopic procedures. He constantly works to develop new and advance endoscopic procedures for the treatment of brain and spine disorders. Apart from that his interests also lies in Stereotactic surgery, Intracranial tumors surgery, Epilepsy surgery, Pediatric Neurology, Hydrocephalus surgery, Neuro navigation surgery, Slipped disc and spine care. While working at Harper Hospital, he contributed largely towards the development of a Cadaver Laboratory where dissections of the human brain and skull are carried out in order to invent new procedures.

Dr. Deshpande V Rajakumar holds the credit of teaching at prestigious hospitals all over India. He holds immense knowledge and skill about neurosurgery and thus has numerous research articles to his name. His main area of research lies in developing new endoscopic neurosurgical methods and has also presented and publishes a paper based on this at International Congress of Skull Base Surgery, San Diego.

Work experience of Dr. Deshpande V Rajakumar

  • Director, Neurosurgery and Spine surgery, Fortis Hospital, Banerghatta, Bangalore, Present

Education and Fellowships

  • MBBS, J S S Medical College, Mysore, 1992
  • MCh, Neurosurgery, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, 1989
  • Fellowship, Skull Base surgery, Wayne State University, Detroit, USA, 1986


  • Neurological Society of India
  • Skull Base Society of India
  • Bangalore Neurological Society
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons

  • Gender
  • Hospital Affiliations Fortis Hospital, Bangalore
  • Experience / Tranining
  • Medical School
  • Internship
  • Residency
  • Fellowship
  • Certifications
  • Leadership Roles
  • Skull Base Surgeries
  • Neurosurgeries
  • Spine surgeries
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Brain and spine Minimal Access surgery

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