NEUROSURGERY
Establishment : 1946
Name of The Department :- NEUROSURGERY
Contact No. : Landline : 0712-2703723
Extension No. 0712 2750121/122/123 – 240
Fax No. 2746682
Location: Second Floor, Super speciality hospital, GMC, Nagpur.
History : List of previous HOD s Year wise In Chronological order

Sr. No Name of HOD Duration
1. Dr. A. N. BHOLE
2. Dr. C. PAKHMODE
3. Dr. AJAY KURVE
4. Dr. PAVITRA PATNAIK from Jan 2009 till date
Important Milestones :- UG/PG Recognition – Not Applicable
I) Courses Offered with Intake Capacity– Not Applicable
II) Facilities Provided
The wide range of Neurosurgical work undertaken at our centre includes
  • Complex Neuro trauma Surgery
  • Neuro Onco Surgery
  • Vascular Neuro Surgery
  • Paediatric Neuro Onco Surgery
  • Spinal Trauma Surgery
  • Spinal Onco surgery
  • Corrective Surgery for Congenital Neural Tube Defects
III) Special Services
The wide range of Neurosurgical work undertaken at our centre includes
  • Clinics :- For Resident Doctors of Department of Surgery and Medicine
    • For Interns Posted in Neuro surgery Department
    • For P.G and Interns of Department of Physiotherapy
  • Lab Services
  • Patient Education Programmes :- OPD Clinics for patient welfare and Education
    • Epilepsy awareness camp on OPD Basis.
IV) Research Activities
A. Research Publications in indexed journals in last three years.-
Sr.No Name of authour Title Year/Name/Volume of journal
1. DR.P.GIRI GIANT SPHENOID WING MENINGEOMA ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA 2009
2. DR.P.GIRI STUDY OF INTRAVENTRICULAR MENINGEOMAS JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NEUROSURGERY 2007
B. CME, Workshop, or conferences organized by Department:

One day workshop on "Recent trends in Management of Glioblastoma Multiforme" along with Nagpur Neuro Society at Hotel Centre Point.2009 --- Dr. P. Giri

C. Ongoing Research Projects or Community Service Projects.-
Sr.No Name of Project Name of Doctor
1. WHO – CRASH-2 TRIAL Dr. P. Giri / Dr. Patnaik
2. Co-relation of Squash Biopsy with HPE report of Intra Cranial & Spinal Tumours Dr. Dani (Pathology) & Dr. Patnaik
D. Postgraduate Thesis Work:- not applicable
V) Academic calender :- Not Applicable
VI) Internal Assessment examination Time Table:- Not Applicable
VII) Achievment by Staff member ( Academic & Extracurricular)

  • National Scholar Award in Neurosurgical Residency 2006 - Dr. P. Giri
  • Carl story Fellowship For paper presentation at Prague - 2007. European Skull Base Society (Dr. P. Giri)
  • Best paper Award at Academy of Medical Sciences, Nagpur - (Dr. P. Giri)

VIII) OPD/ SPECIALITY Clinic schedule.(If applicable):
DAY No of Unit Name of Unit Incharge Other Doctors On Duty
MONDAY I + II Dr.Patnaik
Dr. P. Giri
Dr. Sandeep Kharode
WEDNESDAY II Dr. P. Giri Dr. Preeti Shendre
FRIDAY I Dr.Patnaik Dr. Sandeep Kharode
IX) UNITWISE DISTRIBUTION OF STAFF
No. of Unit Name of Unit Incharge Associate Professor Assistant Professor (Lecturer) Medical Officer JR1/JR2/JR3
I Dr.P. Patnaik Nil Dr. P. Patnaik Nil Nil
II Dr. P. Giri Nil Dr. P. Giri Nil Nil
X) Any Other Information:-

We are operating unique and difflcult Neurosurgery Challenges apart from routine cases. numbering 50 – 60 Per Month We cater to a large population belonging to not only Nagpur but also parts of M.P, Chhattisgarh, East Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. Our centre is at-par with any other Neurosurgery Centre in terms of operative variety that we offer to patients from all walk of life