teleconsultation
Dr. C. V. Gopalkrishanan

Dr. C. V. Gopalkrishanan

Neurology (Consultant)
Aster Hospital, Al Qusais
Neurosurgeon
Languages Spoken: English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil
Education:MBBS, MS, MCh (Neurosurgery), Fellow in Pediatric Neurosurgery (Canada), Fellow in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (Switzerland)
Specialization: Neurosurgeon
Nationality: Indian
DOH License Grade: Consultant
Type of Physician: Full Time

Credentials

  • MBBS, MS, MCh (Neurosurgery)
  • Fellow in Pediatric Neurosurgery (Canada)
  • Fellow in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (Switzerland)

Professional Associations

  • Visiting Professor, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
  • Life Member of the Neurological Society of India
  • Life member of Indian Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Life Member of the Trivandrum Neuro-club (Kerala chapter of NSI)
  • Member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, USA
  • Life member of the Indian Medical Association

Professional Experience

  • Consultant Neurosurgery, NMC Royal Hospital, Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
  • Visiting Professor, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
  • Professor Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, MS Ramaiah Medical College and Hospitals, Bangalore, India
  • Chef de Clinique in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV), Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Neurosurgery, British Columbia Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada. Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowships
  • Associate Professor in Neurosurgery Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum
  • Assistant Professor in Neurosurgery Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum
  • Postdoctoral fellowship in Vascular Neurosurgery Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered

  • Arachnoid cysts
  • Brain tumours
  • Cerebral palsy, including selective dorsal rhizotomy/ baclofen pumps for spasticity
  • Chiari malformation
  • Congenital malformations of the brain and spine
  • Craniofacial syndromes
  • Craniosynostosis including Endoscopic strip craniectomy in infants and post-operative helmeting
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Hydrocephalus, including endoscopic third ventriculostomy and choroid plexus coagulation
  • Inflammatory/Infectious processes of the brain and spine (e.g. brain abscess)
  • Neural tube disorders (spina bifida, syringomyelia, tethered cord, etc.)
  • Skeletal dysplasia
  • Spinal cord tumours
  • Traumatic brain and spinal injuries
  • Vascular abnormalities, including moyamoya and pediatric aneurysm
  • Minimally invasive endoscopic techniques
  • Frameless stereotactic guidance
  • Intraoperative mapping to preserve normal brain function

Family & Hobbies

Beyond his academic interests, he is an avid reader and enjoys travelling. He plays table tennis, volleyball and enjoys listening to music.

BOOK AN APPOINTMENT