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At Aster, we believe a child is life’s greatest gift and this gift has to be nurtured & cared for. As the name suggests, Aster Nurture is a program that aims at nurturing, caring and protecting the mother and the new born baby from the time when the mother conceives till when your child is 5 years old.

"Our brand promise ‘We’ll Treat You Well’ is about our commitment to bring the finest healthcare services within the reach of everyone. But it is not just affordability that makes us a class apart in the realm of healthcare. We believe quality is the heartbeat of modern medical sciences, and we go to great lengths to deliver services that have already been recognized with some of the most sought-after awards and certifications. Accessibility is another important focus area for us. We have an ever growing network of hospitals, clinics and pharmacies that are well-equipped to cater to the changing needs of millions around the world."

Dr. Dilip Panikar


Languages Spoken English, Hindi, Malayalam
Education MCh, MS (Gen Surgery), MBBS
Specialization Neurosurgeon
Nationality Indian
DOH License Grade Specialist
Types of Physician Visiting


MCh in Neurosurgery (Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram)
MS in General Surgery (M.S. University, Baroda)
MBBS (M.S. University, Baroda

Professional Associations

Executive Committee Member of Neurological Society of India 2017 - 2020
President of Skull Base Surgery Society of India 2017 - 2018
Executive Committee Member of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery Society of India 2017 - 2020
Member of the Indian Society for Paediatric Neurosurgery
Member of the Neurovascular Society of India

Professional Experience

Professor/Head of Department, Neurosurgery, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi.
Associate Professor, Neurosurgery, Sri Chitra Thirunaal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Thiruvananthapuram.
Consultant Neurosurgeon, Manipal Hospital, Bangalore
Postgraduate teacher in Neurosurgery and examiner to many universities across the country
Faculty at several operative and laboratory dissection workshops, demonstration of specialised neurosurgical operative techniques
More than 25 Research articles published in prominent Indian & International Medical Journals

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered


Neuro-oncology and skull base surgery

Reconstructive surgery for craniofacial deformities

Functional neurosurgery and neurovascular surgery