Profile Description

Dr. Suresh Sankhla

Head- Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Parel, Mumbai
Department- Neurosurgery
Procedures Expertised: Skull base surgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Endoscopic Brain surgery

Introduction of Dr. Suresh Sankhla

Dr. Suresh Sankhla is a renowned and leading Neurosurgeon and specializes in neuro oncology surgery and endoscopic neurosurgery. He finds interest in performing skull base surgery and is also a highly experienced pediatric neurosurgeon. He is currently the head of the department of Neurosurgery in Global Hospitals, Mumbai. Prior to that he has worked with the best institutions in India for Neurosurgery and has treated several patients with various types of neurological disorders.

A highly accomplished neurosurgeon, Dr. Suresh Sankhla has an experience of close to two decades. He has received comprehensive trainings in various aspects of the field from India, USA, UK and Ireland by practicing under the best surgeons of renowned institutions. He also finds interest in academics and has over 100 publications in renowned peer reviewed national and international journals. Along with these, he has also authored a book as well as contributed to more than 20 chapters in medical textbooks.

Dr. Suresh Sankhla is member of a number of medical associations and societies both in the national and international forum that deal with neurology and neurological disorders. He has also served as the President of such associations like the Skull Base Surgery Society of India. His skills and expertise in the field of neurosurgery is widely appreciated and has also won him several awards and accolades in various occasions.

Work Experience of Dr. Suresh Sankhla

  • Head and Consultant, Neurosurgery, Global Hospital, Mumbai, Present
  • Senior Consultant, Neurosurgery, Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital, Mumbai
  • Head, Neurosurgery, Saifee Hospital, Mumbai
  • Consultant, Neurosurgery, Bhatia Hospital, Mumbai
  • Senior Registrar, Neurosurgery, Royal Preston Hospital, UK
  • Registrar, Neurosurgery, Richmond Institute of Neurosciences, Beaumont Hospital, Ireland

Education of Dr. Suresh Sankhla

  • MBBS, Grant Medical College and Sir J J Group of Hospitals, Mumbai
  • MS, Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Mumbai
  • DNB, Neurosurgery, National Board of Education
  • FICS, International College of Surgeons
  • Other Fellowships and Trainings:
    • Fellowship, Skull Base Surgery
    • Fellowship, Neuro Oncological Surgery


  • Skull Base Surgery Society of India, Past President
  • Indian Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, Vice President
  • Bombay Neurosciences Association, Past President
  • Congress of Asian Australian Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, President
  • Indian Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, Past Treasurer
  • Neurological Society of India, Member of executive council
  • Indian Society of Neuro Oncology, Founder and Past Treasurer
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences, Founder Editor and Past Executive Editor

Awards and Recognition

  • Sydney Driscoll Award, UK, 1994

  • Gender
  • Hospital Affiliations Global Hospital, Mumbai
  • Experience / Tranining
  • Medical School
  • Internship
  • Residency
  • Fellowship
  • Certifications
  • Leadership Roles
  • Skull Base Surgeries
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Paediatric Neurosurgeries
  • Endoscopic Neuro Surgery

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