Profile Description

Dr. Ashis Pathak

Director- Fortis Hospital, Mohali, Punjab
Department – Neurosurgery and spinal surgery
Procedures Expertised : Minimal Access Brain and Spine surgery, Neurovascular surgery, Endoscopic neurosurgery

Introduction of Dr. Ashis Pathak

Dr. Ashis Pathak is considered as one of the best neuro and spine surgeons in Punjab. He has been associated with surgery of the brain and spine for more than 30 years. He has spent 27 years of his career as a faculty in Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research where he started the endoscopy of the brain for the first time. He has earned the fellowships of several prestigious institutions and has experience in the surgical treatment of both pediatric and adult patients.

An expert in minimally invasive brain and spine procedures through endoscopy, Dr. Ashis Pathak has performed over 5000 such operations till date. He is a skilled neurosurgeon for cerebrovasular surgery, Epilepsy and Pituitary surgery, Gamma Knife Radio surgery, Functional neurosurgery and Pediatric Neurosurgery and has training in these procedures from India and the UK. His area of interest includes the surgical treatment of various neurological diseases such as trauma, tumor, brain cancer and stroke, congenital anomalies and neurovascular disorders.

He is also an expert in neuro-oncology and has dealt with several such cases in his career. Counted among the best neurosurgeons in North India, Dr. Ashis Pathak has served in some of the best institutes in the UK for a good number of years. He is a highly acclaimed neurosurgeon and a respected individual among his peers. He also participates in medical workshops and seminars to encourage the aspiring neurosurgeons as well share his knowledge and experience among fellow surgeons. He has published a number of research papers on head injury, Craniosynostosis, epilepsy and Brain tumors. He has been part of peer-reviewed journals as well as authored several chapters in medical books.

Work experience of Dr. Ashis Pathak

  • Director, Neurosurgery, Fortis Hospital, Mohali, Punjab, Present
  • Professor, Neurology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh

Work experience in the UK

  • Consultant, Neurosurgery, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield
  • Consultant, Neurosurgery, Hull Royal Infirmary, Kingston upon Hull
  • Researcher Registrar, National Centre for Stereostatic Radiosurgery, Sheffield
  • Registrar, Neurosurgery, New Castle General Hospital, New Castle upon Tyne
  • Visiting Fellow, Epilepsy surgery, Maudslay Centre for Epileptology
  • Visiting Fellow, Pediatric Neurology and Epilepsy Surgery, Children Hospital and Queen’s Medical College, Birmingham


  • MBBS
  • MS –Neurosurgery
  • MCh- Neurosurgery


  • Cerebrovasular Surgery, Dr. R P Sengupta, New Castle
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery, Dr. Tony Hockley, Birmingham and Dr. V K Kak, PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • Gamma Knife Radio-surgery, Dr. David Forster, Sheffield
  • Pituitary Surgery, Dr. ADE Battersby, Sheffield
  • Epilepsy Surgery, Dr. Charles Polkey, Maudslay Hospital, London
  • Functional Neurosurgery, Netherlands


  • Indian Medical Association
  • National Academy of Medical Sciences
  • Neurological Society of India
  • Neurotrauma Society of India
  • Association of Spine Surgeons of India
  • Indian Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Indian Society for the Study of Pain
  • Indian Society of Cerebrovascular Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery Society of India

Awards and recognitions

  • Dhanwantari Award, National Integrated Medical Association, 2013
  • Chairman in sessions of National and International Conferences
  • Examiner, Medicine and Neurosurgery, Indian and UK Universities
  • Reviewer, Indexed Scientific Journals

  • Gender
  • Hospital Affiliations
  • Experience / Tranining
  • Medical School
  • Internship
  • Residency
  • Fellowship
  • Certifications
  • Leadership Roles
  • Neurosurgeries
  • Spine surgeries
  • Brain and spine Minimal Access surgery
  • Neuro Vascular Surgery
  • Endoscopic Neuro Surgery

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