Brain Surgery Profile​

Dr. Satish Rudrappa

Neurosurgeon, Spine Surgeon

Experience: 28 Years

Credentials: MBBS, MCh-Neuro Surgery, Fellow in Spine Surgery, Fellow Microvascular Anaesthomosis

FRCS-Neurosurgery

Top Brain Tumor Surgeons in Bangalore | Dr. Satish Rudrappa
  • About Doctor
  • Experience
  • Areas of Expertise
  • Awards & Recognition

Dr. SatishRudrappa is one of the renowned and distinguished Senior Neurosurgeon in India. Dr. Satish is currently a Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon. His expertise lies in both Brain and Spine Treatment. Till date he has performed more than 6200 Brain Surgeries. His areas of Expertise in Brain Surgeries are,

  • Acoustic Schwannoma
  • Pituitary adenoma
  • Meningioma
  • Glioma surgery
  • Trigeminal Schwannoma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Ependymoma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Awake Craniotomy
  • Aneurysms of the Brain

He has done more than 6200 Minimal Invasive Brain Cases in last 10 years with a success rate of 99%. Conversion to open surgery was needed in only 2% of cases.

Dr. SatishRudrappa has operated over 17000 cases in the last 28 years. He has performed more than 6200 Brain Surgeries. He was the first person in India to perform Image Guided Spine and Brain Surgery. He is one of the few neurosurgeons who have expertise in treating both Brain and Spine cases.

He has done more than 6200 Minimal Invasive Brain Cases in last 10 years with a success rate of 99%. Conversion to open surgery was needed in only 2% of cases. Brain and Spine is one of few centers in Bangalore offering full-fledged Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery services.

He has successfully treated more than 2500 cases of Glioma surgery. His success rate for Brain Tumors is 98% with residual tumor in only 10% of patients. This is comparable with international benchmarks. The overall complication rate is 3%-5% (Benchmark 5%-8%)

Neuroendoscopy is been used for Pituitary tumors, Hydrocephalus, Colloid cyst and Intraventricular tumors

He has also treated successfully more than 2000 cases of Meningioma with a success rate of 98%.

He has also treated successfully more than 1300 cases of Pituitary Adenoma with a success rate of 95%.

He has also treated successfully more than 770 cases of Acoustic Schwannoma with a success rate of 97%.

  • Acoustic Schwannoma
  • Pituitary adenoma
  • Meningioma
  • He was the first person in India to perform Image Guided Spine and Brain Surgery.
  • He has given more than 200 presentations in various medical forums at National & International levels and has multiple publications in peer reviewed International Journals.
  • He is the Trustee of 'Sukriya' an NGO that mainly offers medical help to the economically weaker sections suffering from curable illness.
  • He was awarded the Silver Jubilee 'Gold Medal' for the best outgoing student from NIMHANS University.
  • "Lee Foundation Award" from Singapore. - Kempegowda Award 2011 for Community Service.
  • "Paul Harris Fellow" from Rotary International. - Distinguished Rotarian 2013 for rendering excellent community services.
  • Awarded as one of the Navarathna of Rotary International Dist. 3190 for community services.
  • "Rotary Ratna Award" 2016 in recognition of being an Exemplary representative of his vocation, Living up to the highest ideals of rotary and for selfless service to Rotary International 3190.
  • He is now a visiting Professor of Neurosurgery at Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan and from 2016 onwards he is the “Education Officer (Neurosurgery)” of AOSpine Asia Pacific and Director of AOSpine Referral Center.

 

Score Board

Conditions/Procedures No. Of Cases Treated International Success Rate Dr. Satish Success Rate
Brain Surgery
>6200
98% Success rate
99% Success rate
Acoustic Schwannoma
>770
97% Success rate
97% Success rate
Pituitary Adenoma
>1300
95% Success rate
95% Success rate
Glioma Surgery
>2500
96% Success rate
97% Success rate
Meningioma
>2000
98% Success rate
98% Success rate

Patients share their experience

Happy with the service provided by Dr. Satish R. Bedside monitoring has room for improvement, may consider decreasing patient to nurse ratio. We are grateful for the services provided by Dr. Satish R. and the team. Thank you.
M.K.Patil
I recommend the doctor Dr. SatishRudrappa. He is a wonderful Dr and I am fully satisfied and recommend to others to visit without thinking anything and without wasting your money on other doctors.
Manikanta
He is one of the best doctors I have come across. He doesn't prescribe medicines unnecessarily. Very friendly. I have referred him to many of my relatives and friends. All are very happy. Thanks to Dr. Satish Rudrappa.
Padmanathan S

Surgeries Success rate

Minimal Invasive Brain Cases
99%
Glioma surgery
98%
Meningioma
98%
Acoustic Schwannoma
97%
Pituitary Adenoma
95%