Dr. Gopalakrishnan Chittur Vishwanathan

Consultant Neurosurgery

Available Mon, Jul 22,  from 06:00 at Medcare Orthopaedics and Spine Hospital

15 years experience

Al Safa, Dubai

Available Mon, Jul 22, from 06:00 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 in Neurosurgery & Spine Surgery practising at both Medcare Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital & 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 & 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, & 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 & then an Associate Professor in Neurosurgery at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology in Trivandrum. He was Professor of Neurosurgery at the well-known M S Ramaiah Medical College & Hospitals in Bangalore & then a consultant neurosurgeon & 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 & a clinical fellow in paediatric neurosurgery at the British Columbia Children’s Hospital in Canada. Dr. Gopalakrishnan has an extensive experience in treating critical and sensitive neurological conditions like hydrocephalus, brain cysts, pediatric and adult brain and spinal cord tumours, tumours of the skull base, spina bifida, arteriovenous malformations (AVM), aneurysms, intracerebral hematomas, strokes and carotid artery stenosis. He is well-versed with procedures like minimally invasive spine surgery, kyphoplasty, vertebroplasty, functional electrical stimulation for spinal cord injury, epilepsy surgery, awake craniotomy, navigation assisted neurosurgery, ventriculoperitoneal shunts & endoscopic third ventriculostomy. He is wellrenowned in pediatric neurosurgery and has successfully operated on children with congenital anomalies of the brain and spine including craniofacial deformities. When Dr. Gopalakrishnan can find time in his busy schedule, he loves reading, playing table tennis, & travelling. He is fluent in English, Hindi, Malayalam, French & 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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Aafiya
Elite
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ALMADALLAH
CN
GN Plus
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Daman
Network 1
Network 2
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Vidal Health
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Accepted Payments

Cash

In-Person Only

Credit Card

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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

Member

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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