Dr. Gopalakrishnan Chittur Vishwanathan

Consultant Neurosurgery

Available Tomorrow,  from 07:00 at Medcare Orthopaedics and Spine Hospital

15 years experience

Al Safa, Dubai

Available Tomorrow, from 07:00 at this clinic



Clinic Locations

Medcare Orthopaedics and Spine Hospital
Address

22 A street, From Sheikh Zayed Road, 2nd Interchange, Dubai

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Opening Hours

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Phone Number

+9718006332273

About

Dr. Gopalakrishnan C V is a Consultant and Head in the Department of Neurosurgery and Spine Surgery practising at both the Medcare Orthopedic and Spine Hospital, Al Safa and the Medcare Women & Children Hospital in Dubai. After completion of his MBBS degree, Dr. Gopalakrishnan pursued his M.S (general surgery), both from Medical College Hospital, Trivandrum. Thereafter, he specialised in neurosurgery by completing his MCh in neurosurgery from SCTIMST, Trivandrum. His impressive credentials include a fellowship in paediatric neurosurgery from the British Columbia Children’s Hospital in Canada and a fellowship in minimally invasive spine surgery from Switzerland. He is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Paediatric Neurosurgery Fellowships. He is a life member of the Neurological Society of India, the Indian Society for Paediatric Neurosurgery, AO Spine Switzerland, and the Indian Medical Association. He is also a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, USA.
He commenced his illustrious career as an Assistant Professor and then an Associate Professor in Neurosurgery at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology in Trivandrum.  He was Professor of Neurosurgery at the well-known M S Ramaiah Medical College and Hospitals in Bangalore and then a consultant neurosurgeon and Head of Paediatric Neurosurgery at Aster Medcity, Kochi both in India. He then moved to Dubai as a consultant neurosurgeon, at Aster Hospitals. He was privileged to be a visiting professor in paediatric neurosurgery at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in the USA. Meanwhile, Dr. Gopalakrishnan achieved the distinction of being Chef de Clinique in minimally invasive spine surgery  at the Department of Neurosurgery, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV) in Switzerland and a clinical fellow in paediatric neurosurgery at the British Columbia Children’s Hospital in Canada. 
Dr. Gopalakrishnan has successfully treated critical and sensitive conditions like hydrocephalus, brain cysts, paediatric brain and spinal cord tumours, arteriovenous malformation (AVM), carotid artery blockage/stenosis, strokes and intracerebral hematomas. He is well-versed with procedures like minimally invasive spine surgery, kyphoplasty, vertebroplasty, functional electrical stimulation for spinal cord injury, epilepsy surgery and endoscopic third ventriculostomy. He is an expert in paediatric neurosurgery and spasticity surgery, and has successfully operated on aneurysms, acoustic neuromas, pituitary tumours, spina bifida, and craniofacial deformities. 
When Dr. Gopalakrishnan can find time in his busy schedule, he loves reading, playing table tennis, and travelling. He is fluent in English, Hindi, Malayalam, French and Tamil.
 

Areas of Expertise

Critical and sensitive conditions like hydrocephalus
Brain cysts
Paediatric brain and spinal cord tumours
Arteriovenous malformation (AVM)
Carotid artery blockage/stenosis
Strokes and intracerebral hematomas
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Languages

English
French
Urdu
Hindi
Malayalam

Education

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MBBS

Medical College Hospital, Trivandrum

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MS General Surgery

Medical College Hospital, Trivandrum

Experience

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Consultant Neurosurgery

Medcare Hospitals Group

2021

location

Dubai, UAE

Insurance

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Saico Health
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GlobeMed
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NextCare
General Network - GN
Comprehensive
RN Enhanced
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NAS
General Network - GN
Comprehensive Network - CN

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Accepted Payments

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In-Person Only

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Memberships

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Pediatric Neurosurgery, British Columbia

Clinical Fellow

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Neurological Society of India

Member

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Indian Society for Paediatric Neurosurgery

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Registration & License

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DHA License

00181775-003

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Dr. Gopalakrishnan Chittur Vishwanathan

Medcare Orthopaedics and Spine Hospital

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