Profile Description

Dr. Rahul Modgi

MBBS, MS, DNB, (Gen surg), DNB (Neuro surg), MCh
Consultant- Wockhardt Hospitals, Mumbai
Department- Neurosurgery and Spine surgery
Procedures Expertised : Micro Neurosurgery for brain and spine tumors, Surgery for Degenerative spine disorders, Spine and Cervical spine disorders, Neuroendoscopic surgery, Vascular Neurosurgery, Peripheral Nerve surgery

Introduction of Dr. Rahul Modgi

Dr. Rahul Modgi is a Consultant Neuro and Spine surgeon and has performed over 3000 different types of surgeries related to the brain and spine. His area of expertise lies in Brain and Spine tumors surgery, surgery for Neuro spine trauma and degenerative spine disorders, Peripheral nerve surgery for entrapments and tumors, Neuroendoscopic surgery and vascular neurology for stroke, aneurysms and AVMs (Arterio venous malformation).

A Super specialist in Neuro and spine surgery, Dr. Rahul Modgi has an experience of more than 11 years in the field. He has also been a part of renowned hospitals in Mumbai before joining Wockhardt Hospitals. He made the headlines in 2012 when he performed a surgery to remove the heaviest iron rod from the brain of a 17 year old girl and also registered his name in the Limca Book of Records. The surgery was done in two parts which was one of a kind to be performed in India. He has received various awards and appreciations all throughout his academic and practicing years.

Dr. Rahul Modgi is also an active researcher and has written papers on Cerebeller Hemagioblastoma, Medulloblastoma and Lumbar Epidural cyst. He has publications in renowned national and international peer reviewed journals and also contributed several newspaper articles. Dr. Rahul Modgi is a member of various neurological organizations and is regularly invited to attend annual meetings and seminars. He has also presented several papers and posters in such conferences to discuss and share about the new happenings in the world of neurosurgery and spine surgery.

Work Experience of Dr. Rahul Modgi

  • Consultant, Neurosurgery and Spine Surgery, Wockhardt Hospitals, Mumbai, Present
  • Consultant, Neurosurgery and Spine Surgery, Sri Sai Baba Sansthan Trust Hospital, Shirdi, Maharashtra
  • Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General Hospital, Sion
  • Clinical Assistant, Bombay Hospital, Mumbai
  • Senior Resident, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore

Education, Fellowships and Training

  • MBBS, Grant Medical College and Sir J J Hospital, Mumbai
  • MS, General Surgery, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General Hospital, Sion
  • DNB, General Surgery, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General Hospital, Sion
  • DNB, Neurosurgery, Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Mumbai
  • MCh, Neurosurgery, Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Mumbai
  • FCPS, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mumbai
  • Fellowship, Microvascular, Advanced and Specialized Neurosurgery, Fujita Health University, Japan
  • Fellowship Program, Neuroendoscopy, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, Jabalpur


  • Neurological Society of India
  • Neurospinal Surgeons Association
  • Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • World Endoscopic Spine Society
  • Bombay Neurosciences Association
  • Indian Medical Association, New Delhi Branch

Awards and Recognitions

  • Padma Bhushan Dr. Ramamurthi Gold Medal
  • Dr. L R Patel Gold Medal
  • Dr. Dipak l Kothari Gold Medal
  • B Braum Scholarship, 2005
  • R D Birla Scholarship, 2009
  • Late Vasantrao Gupte Puraskar, 2014
  • Limca Book of Records, Removal of heaviest iron rod from the brain, 2014

  • Gender
  • Hospital Affiliations Wockhardt Hospitals, Mumbai
  • Experience / Tranining
  • Medical School
  • Internship
  • Residency
  • Fellowship
  • Certifications
  • Leadership Roles
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery/Varcose veins surgery
  • Spine surgeries
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cervical Spine surgery
  • Neuro Vascular Surgery
  • Micro neurosurgery
  • Spinal disorders treatment
  • Endoscopic Neuro Surgery

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