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Dr. Shailesh A V Rao


Dr. Shailesh A V has over 30 years of experience in the field of neurosurgery, which includes around 14 years as a professor of neurosurgery and has further worked for around 10 years as a senior consultant in a Tertiary Care Hospital. Dr. Shailesh has performed over 6000 surgeries over the past 30 years. His spectrum of neurosurgeries include neuro endoscopic surgeries, cranial and spinal trauma; cranial and spinal cord tumours; cranial and spinal cord infective diseases; congenital anomalies of the brain and spinal cord; vascular diseases of the brain and spinal cord, peripheral nerve surgeries, stereotactic and functional neurosurgeries. He is well trained in the use of neuronavigation, neuro endoscope.
He has undergone training in various centres both within and outside the country. Further, he has also attended and participated in numerous international, national and regional conferences, seminars, CMEs, workshops, updates. He has also delivered numerous guest lectures, talks on various topics in neurosurgery, apart from chairing sessions in several conferences. He has served as a teaching faculty in many institutions in Bengaluru, helping postgraduate students with their research work in the medical field. He has also been an active member of several medical societies.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Minimally invasive neurosurgery
  • Neuro oncology
  • Neuro critical care


  • MBBS M.Ch. DNB
  • Postgraduate/Postdoctoral Training