Spine 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 & Head, Dept of Spine Surgery in Brain & Spine Surgery at Sakra Hospital, Bangalore.

Till date, he has performed more than 5800 Complex Spine Surgeries (Microsurgery). Over the years, Dr. Satish acquired expertise in Spine surgeries with or without Instrumentation, Spinal Cord Tumors, Complex Spine & Reconstructive surgeries and Craniovertebral Anomalies. He is also among those first people in India to perform Image Guided Spine and Brain Surgery.

Dr. SatishRudrappa has operated over 17000 cases in the last 28 years. He has performed more than 5800 Complex Spine Surgeries (Microsurgery), with an overall experience of more than 17000 procedures for Brain and Spine.

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 also treated successfully more than 1800 cases of Complex Spine Surgery with or without Instrumentation with a success rate of 98%.

He has also treated successfully more than 1200 cases of Craniovertebral Anomalies with a success rate of 97%.

He has also treated successfully more than 1600 cases of Complex Spine & Reconstructive surgery with a success rate of 95%.

He has also treated successfully more than 800 cases of Spinal Cord Tumor Surgery with a success rate of 98%.

  • Complex Spine Surgery with or without Instrumentation
  • Craniovertebral Anomalies
  • Complex Spine & Reconstructive surgery
  • Spinal Cord Tumour
  • 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
Spine Surgery
>5800
98% Success rate
99% Success rate
Complex Spine Surgery with or without Instrumentation
>1800
98% Success rate
99% Success rate
Craniovertebral Anomalies
>1200
96% Success rate
97% Success rate
Complex Spine & Reconstructive surgery
>1600
95% Success rate
96% Success rate
Spinal Cord Tumor Surgery
>800
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

Complex Spine & Reconstructive surgery
95%
Complex Spine Surgery with or without Instrumentation
99%
Craniovertebral Anomalies
97%
Spinal Cord Tumor Surgery
98%