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Dr Gurneet Sawhney

Dr Gurneet Sawhney | Best Neuro & Spine Consultant and Surgeon at Fortis Hospital Mulund, Mumbai

Dr Gurneet Sawhney

Consultant Neuro & Spine Surgery


Overview

Dr. Gurneet Singh Sawhney is a renowned neuro and spine surgeon with over 14 years of experience, embellished with innumerable research studies, conference participation, and teaching posts at various hospitals to his credit. 

Having a repute of excellent surgical results, Dr Sawhney is well-recognized for his innovation & skills in:

  • Functional Neurosurgery. (Have completed Functional Neurosurgery Fellowship from Japan in 2019- 2020).
  • Epilepsy Neurosurgery. (Have completed Epilepsy Neurosurgery Fellowship from Japan in 2019- 2020).
  • Neurooncology including skull base and deep-seated tumors.
  • Neuroendoscopy procedures including Endoscopic pituitary surgery. (Has completed Neuroendoscopy Fellowship in 2017).
  • Vascular Neurosurgery and have individually performed aneurysm, AVM surgeries.
  • Managing Neurotrauma and emergency neurosurgeries.
  • Simple and complex spine surgery including CVJ and minimally invasive spine surgery [received special hands-on training for MISS].
  • Neurointervention.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Neuroendoscopy – to access the brain through a coin sized hole in the skull or nose, to remove tumours with minimal complications, risk, pain & scarring. He has a fellowship in Neuroendoscopy from the NSCB Medical College, Jabalpur, 2017.
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery – He has attended Hands-on training at a Cadaveric workshop at the renowned MS Ramaiah Institute, 2017.
  • Functional Neurosurgery encompassing Epilepsy surgery, Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) – for movement disorders Parkinsonism, Dystonia, Essential Tremors and also for obsessive-compulsive disorder.
  • Vascular Neurosurgery including stroke surgery, intracerebral bleed (Brain Hemorrhage), aneurysm , AV malformation, endovascular and open techniques.
  • Neuro – oncology including all kinds malignant and benign brain tumours in both adults and pediatrics.
  • Stereotactic neurosurgery – having focused keyhole biopsy and surgery for deep brain and brainstem
  • tumours.
  • Management of complex brain and spine trauma

Dr. Sawhney achieved 1st position in MCh [Neurosurgery] from St. John’s Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore, affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science. He also holds medical degrees in MS [General Surgery] from St. John’s Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore, affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science and MBBS from Terna Medical College, Navi Mumbai, affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health Sciences.      

Having a keen interest in Functional and Epilepsy Neurosurgery, Dr. Sawhney has achieved a Fellowship in Functional Neurosurgery from prestigious Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Japan and Fellowship in Epilepsy Neurosurgery from Juntendo University, Japan in 2019-2020. Further, he has also achieved a Fellowship in Neuroendoscopy from Jabalpur in 2017. He has participated in the Cadaveric Workshop for Minimally Invasive Spine – Interlaminar Endoscopic (Destendau) Procedures - held in MIS Live Cad 2017 in Bangalore. He also has successfully completed a Certificate course in Endovascular Neurointervention from Delhi in 2018.  He undertook certificate course of “Pain and Palliative” at St. John’s Hospital in 2008.

With his insightful exposure across various Medical Services, Disease Management, Research and Neurological Treatments, he was earlier leading as Consultant and Head Neurosurgery Department at City Care Trust Hospital in Ahmednagar. His key roles comprised of handling all neurosurgical emergencies and elective neurosurgical cases as well as managing all preop and postop neurosurgical cases. He also delivered his medical expertise at St. John’s Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore (parent institute) as an Assistant Professor Neurosurgery.

Dr Gurneet Singh Sawhney has been recognized as one of the “Best Neurosurgeons in Mumbai” in the September 2020 edition of India Today Magazine. He is awarded as the “Most Promising Neurosurgeon in Maharashtra – 2016” by Times Group for eminent work in rural India. He was also one of the finalist in Torrent Young Neurosurgeons Scholar Award at the All India Level.

Nationally recognized as an innovator, he has given multiple scientific publications such as “SDH in Bleeding Diathesis – A Management protocol” in Indian Journal of Surgery. (April 2016 Edition) and “Vein Transposition Fistulae, The St. John’s Experience” in Indian Journal of Organ Transplantation (2008 Edition).

OPD Schedule

  • Monday 08/03/2021
    11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • Tuesday 09/03/2021
    11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • Wednesday 10/03/2021
    11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • Thursday 04/03/2021
    11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • Friday 05/03/2021
    11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • Saturday 06/03/2021
    11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

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