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Best Neurosurgery Department In Kerala.

Neurological Surgery is an area which has made its signature in effectively dealing with issues of the brain and the spine and peripheral nerves. It carries the core of scope in advanced medical research and learning. Dealing with life-threatening brain bleeds to spinal cord and disc problems, neurosurgery has made a lot of technological advances.  

The Neurosurgery Department of VPS Lakeshore offers comprehensive treatments for all brain and spine disorders and illnesses.

The Key Highlights of this department are :

  • Keyhole Surgery for disc prolapses and other spine disorders, including Spine Tumors

  • Advanced Head Injury Management with ICP Monitoring

  • Navigation-guided and Endoscopic Brain Tumor Surgery

  • Minimally invasive Brain Surgery

Other Main Specialities include :

Cranial Surgery

  • Head Injuries

  • Skull Growth, Defects, Deformities

  • Hydrocephalus

  • Craniosynostosis

  • Brain Tumours (including Pituitary, Acoustic Neuroma, Orbital and Skull-base Tumours

  • Cranial Nerve Lesions

  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

  • Epilepsy

  • Microvascular Neurosurgery

  • Aneurysm Clipping

  • Surgical Excision of Arteriovenous Malformations

  • Intracranial Bypass

  • Carotid Endarterectomy  

Spinal Surgery

  • Disc Prolapse and related disorders - Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • Spinal Cord Compression, Tumours and Injuries

  • Meningocele, Tethered Cord Syndrome and Congenital Spine Disorders

  • Spinal Vascular Malformation and Bleeds

  • Scoliosis and other deformities

Peripheral Nerves

  • Entrapment Syndromes

  • Plexus Lesions and Tumors

Dr. Sudish Karunakaran M.S

Senior Consultant & HOD - Neurosurgery, Neurovascular Surgery, Paediatric Neurosurgery


MCh, MRCS(Edin), FRCS NeuroSurgery(Eng), Post Doctoral Fellow (Neuro Surgery)


    • 20 Years of Experience in Complex Spine and Brain Disorders.
    • Consultant Neurosurgeon, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, UK.( 2005 - 2007)
    • Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon & HOD at Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi.(2008 - 2018)
    • Expertise in

       Advanced Neuroendoscopic and Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery.

       Minimally invasive spine surgery.

       Microdiscectomy for disc problem.

       Navigation guided brain surgery for brain and spine tumors.

       ICP monitoring guided advanced brain trauma care.

       Intraoperative neuromonitoring to provide safe brain and spine surgery.

       Awake Craniotomy for complex brain tumors. 

Dr. Sudish Karunakaran M.S

Senior Consultant & HOD - Neurosurgery, Neurovascular Surgery, Paediatric Neurosurgery

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