Consultant Neuro Surgeon

Academic Appointments:

  • Working as a consultant neurosurgeon in the Department of Neurosurgery, Sankalpa Hospital, Tirupati.
  • Worked as a consultant neurosurgeon in the Department of Neurosurgery, Krishna Institute of medical sciences (KIMS), Rajahmahendravaram.
  • Worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery, SVIMS –Tirupati.

Education & Training:

  • Fellowship programme of neuro endoscopy (Brain & Spine) from Dr YR. Yadav, NSCB Govt. Medical College & Hospital, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh in 2018
  • Residency in Neurosurgery (MCh) from SVIMS, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh in 2017
  • Residency in General Surgery (MS) from PSIMS, Gannavaram, Andhra Pradesh in 2014
  • MBBS from Siddhartha medical college, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh in 2009

Memberships:

  1. Life member in Association of Surgeons of India ( Number FL 33177) from 2011
  1. Life member of AP Neuro Science association (Number 389) from 2015
  1. Life member in Indian Science Congress Association (Number L 31494) from Dec 2016
  1. Life member in NSI (Number ANS 88) from 2016

Grants, Awards and achievements:

  1. Grant for project: Correlation between clinical presentation, imaging, pathology and gene mutations in meningiomas” Funding: Sri Balaji Arogya Varaprasadhini (SBAVP) Scheme, INR 25000 (Twenty five thousand rupees) in the year 2014-15. Principal Investigator: Sudarsan A, Co-investigators: BCM Prasad, Dr VV Ramesh Chandra, Dr. P.V.G.K Sarma, Dr Amit Chaowhan, Dr. Santhosh.P
  1. Was awarded for poster presentation on the topic “Study of mutations in the NF-1 gene causing NF-1 in 3 successive generations in 3 different Indian families” “APNEUROCON2016” at Vijayawada during 25th-26th June
  1. Was awarded under poster category for “Ossified yellow ligament (OYL): Clinico etiological study in an institutional reviewin TNSCON, Hyderabad, March 3-4th
  1. Was awarded with Certificate of appreciation in recognition of participation and significant contributions to the NextGen Award-2018,
  1. Was awarded with Dr Subhashini and Dr Kamalakar reddy endowment award for best report published in 2018 for the paper “Clinical characteristics and NF1 gene mutation analysis of three successive generations in three different Indian families with neurofibromatosis type 1 and peripheral nerve sheath tumours” in J Clin Neurosci. 2018 Apr in SVIMS, Tirupati on 26 February
  1. Was awarded 3rd prize for a poster presented on ‘’A retrospective analysis of ventriculoperitoneal shunt revision cases of a single institute’’ in the 80th annual conference of the Association of Surgeons of India held virtually on 14th December
  1. Was awarded Gold medal for Online certificate course on “Stress Management” conducted by NPTEL IIT Sept

Administrative Appointments:

  • Sri Venkateswara Institute of medical sciences (SVIMS) in 2017-18 NABH Quality Officer
  • Web designing committee member and Hospital canteen committee member
  • Treasurer for DBS Neuroscientists association in Siddhartha medical college (SMC)
    APJUDA in charge officer

Professional memberships:

  • Local
    • Tirupati Neuroscientists association in 2016
    • Andhra Pradesh Neuroscientists Association (APNSA) from 2014-Present
  • National
    • Neurological Society of India (NSI) from 2014-Present
    • Association of Surgeons of India from 2012- Present

Editorial Responsibilities:

  • Reviewer: American Journal of Medical Genetics from 2018-Present
  • Reviewer: World Federation of Neurological Surgeons (WFNS)from 2018- Present

Publications:

  1. Vemula VR, Bodapati CP, Mohan K, Agarwal Sudarsan. “Type 1 Neurofibromatosis with intracanalicular rib head dislocation”. Neurol India. 2017 Jan-Feb;65(1):223-224. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.198226. PubMed PMID: 28084292.
  2. Prasad BCM, Chandra VVR, Sudarsan A, Kumar PS, Sarma PVGK. “Clinical characteristics and NF1 gene mutation analysis of three successive generations in three
    different Indian families with neurofibromatosis type 1 and peripheral nerve sheath tumours”. J Clin Neurosci. 2018 Apr 18. pii: S0967-5868(17)31701-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2018.04.006.

Presentations (Author):

  1. Presented paper on “A rare case of Sigmoid Volvulus”, in 34th APASICON, Tirupati, 23th -26th Sept 2011.
  1. Presented paper on ” A case of brachial cleft cyst presenting in supra sternal area” in 35th APASICON, Hyderabad, 7th -9th Sept 2012
  1. Presented a poster on “An algorithmic approach for clinical management of low back ache” APNEUROCON 2015 at Hyderabad during 27th-28th June
  1. Presented a poster on “Analysis of intra cerebral hemorrhage at a tertiary referral centre” “APNEUROCON2015” at Hyderabad during 27th-28th June
  1. Presented a paper on “Ossified yellow ligament clinic etiological study in a regional institute” 64th annual conference of neurological society of India (NSICON2015) at Hyderabad during 17th-20th December 2015.
  1. Presented a poster on “Correlation between clinical presentation, imaging, pathology and gene mutations in meningiomas” 8th annual conference of Indian Society Of Neuro-Oncology (ISNOCON2016) at Hyderabad during 1st – 3rd April
  1. Presented a poster on “Study of mutations in the NF-1 gene causing NF -I in 3 successive generations in 3 different Indian families” 8th annual conference of Indian Society Of Neuro-Oncology (ISNOCON2016) at Hyderabad during 1st – 3rd April
  1. Presented a paper on “Correlation between clinical presentation, imaging, pathology and gene mutations in meningiomas” “APNEUROCON2016” at Vijayawada during 25th-26th June 2016.
  1. Presented a poster on “Study of mutations in the NF-1 gene causing NF -I in 3 successive generations in 3 different Indian families” “APNEUROCON2016” at Vijayawada during 25th-26th June
  1. Presented a paper on “Correlation between clinical presentation, imaging, pathology and gene mutations in meningiomas” at 65th annual conference of the Neurological society of India, December 15th– 18th, 2016, Chennai,
  1. Presented a poster on “Study of mutations in the NF-1 gene causing NF -I in 3 successive generations in 3 different Indian families” at 65th annual conference of the Neurological society of India, December 15th– 18th, 2016, Chennai,
  1. Presented a paper on “MIS TLIF vs. OPEN TLIF” at 65th annual conference of the Neurological society of India, December 15th– 18th, 2016, Chennai,
  1. Presented a poster on “Novel mutations observed in three different Indian neurofibromatosis type 1 families” at 104th Indian Science Congress held at Tirupati during 3rd -7th January
  1. Presented a poster on “Factors predicting outcome in OYL done in a tertiary care hospital -10 years analysis” at APNEUROCON 2017 on 9th-11th June 2017 at Nellore and 24th State conference of APNSA (Andhra Pradesh Neuroscientists Association).
  1. Presented a paper on “Novel mutations discovered in meningioma patients operated in a tertiary care hospital” at APNEUROCON 2017 on 9th-11th June 2017 at Nellore and 24th State conference of APNSA (Andhra Pradesh Neuroscientists Association).
  1. Presented a paper on “Novel mutations discovered in meningioma patients operated in a tertiary care hospital” at NSICON2017 held at Nagpur from 30th November to 3rd December 2017.
  1. Presented a poster on “Ossified yellow ligament (OYL) : Clinico-etiological study in an institutional review” in TNSCON, Hyderabad, March 3-4th 2018
  1. Presented a paper on “Clinico etiological study of Meningiomas” in TNSCON, Hyderabad, March 3-4th 2018
  1. Presented a paper on “Pathogenetic correlation in intracranial meningiomas” in XXVth APNSA, Kakinada, June 8-10th
    1. Presented a paper on “Ectopic colloid cyst in spine” in the joint meeting of 15th Asian Australasian congress of Neurological surgeons, 68th Annual conference of the NSI and International meningioma society congress as AANSIM held in Mumbai on December 8th
  1. Presented a poster on ‘’A retrospective analysis of Ventriculoperitoneal shunt revision cases of a single institute’’ in the 80th annual conference of the Association of Surgeons of India held virtually on 14th December 2020.

Workshops attended:

  1. Attended National video workshop on common gastrointestinal surgeries, GH Gastro Update, MMC, Chennai, 03.2012.
  1. Attended live surgical workshop on Thyroid cancers held at Basavatarakam Indo-American Cancer Hospital & Research, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad on June 23rd
  1. Attended live operative workshop of GI surgeries, Kolkata, 24th December,
  1. Attended Hands on Cadaver workshop; ASHRAM, Eluru
  1. Attended pre      conference     workshop      on                    “Minimal                  access                    neurosurgery” “APNEUROCON2015” at Hyderabad on 26.06.2015.
  1. Attended Hands on Endoscopic Skull base workshop; CMC, Vellore, 24-26 October
  1. Attended Hands on Endoscopic Cadaver workshop; Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, 2nd – 5th April, 2018.
  1. Attended Live workshop and symposium on DBS for Parkinsons disease held at SVIMS, Tirupati on 25th & 26th May,
  1. Attended Preconference workshop, NSICON 2018 held at Jaipur on 12th December
  1. Attended Advanced skull base and endoscopic sinus surgery workshop held by Team ENT Rajamahendravaram, on 30th November 2019 , in
  1. Attended Microvascular anastamosis preconference workshop , organised by Johnson & Johnson with AANSIM Mumbai on December 4th
  1. Attended 7th preconference workshop annual meeting of Neuroendoscopy Society, organised in Apollo hospitals, Jubliee hills, Hyderabad on April 2nd

Other conferences attended:

  1. Attended 34th APASICON, SV Medical college, Tirupati, 23rd-25th Sept
  1. Attended 71st Annual conference of the ASI, Kochi, 25th-30th December
  1. Attended 35th APASICON, Hyderabad, 7th – 9th Sept
  1. Attended 5th National conference & live operative workshop of Indian Hernia Society, Gwalior, IHSCON 22-23th Sept
  1. Attended 39th CME programme, Surgery update in MAMC, New Delhi, 24th -29th Sept
  1. Attended 72nd Annual conference of the ASI Kolkata, 25th -30th December
  1. Attended Global Oncology Summit 2013, Hyderabad, on 28th – 31st March
  1. Attended 36th APASICON, Kakinada, 20-23 Sept
  1. Attended 73rd Annual conference of the ASI, Ahmedabad, 25th -29th December,
  1. Attended 22nd NEUROCON, Hyderabad on 26th -28th June
  1. Attended 64th NSICON, Indo Russian Neurosurgical society friendship meeting, Hyderabad, 17th – 20th December
  1. Attended 23rd NEUROCON, Vijayawada on 25th & 26th June
  1. Attended national conference topic- “basic neurosurgical approaches” “ASRAM NEUROCON-2016” during 29th -31st July, at ASRAM Medical College,
  1. Attended 65th NSICON, Chennai, 15th – 18th December
  1. Attended 104th ISCA, SV University, Tirupati, 3rd – 7th January,
  1. Attended “Shine 2017” held at Chennai on 24-26th February
  1. Attended 24th NEUROCON, Nellore on 10th & 11th June
  1. Attended 66th NSICON, Nagpur, 2nd – 5th December
  1. Attended 1st TNSCON – 2018, held at Hyderabad on 3rd & 4th March
  1. Attended INDO JAPAN Neurosurgical meeting in Hyderabad, 3rd & 4th March,
  1. Attended 5th Neuro endocon 2018, 31st March- 1st April 2018, Mahanadda,
  1. Attended Prof VK Khosla oration & 17th Fellowship programme of neuro endoscopy (Brain & Spine), NSCB Govt. Medical college & Hospital, Jabalpur Madhya Pradesh on on 2nd -6th April
  1. Attended 25th APNEUROCON 2018 conducted by APNSA in RMC, Kakinada on 9th –10th June
  1. Attended 8th International Neurosurgery Update 2018, Academic programme of the Asian Australasian Society of Neurological Surgeons (AASNS), PD Hinduja National Hospital & Medical Research centre, Mumbai on 16th & 17th June,
  1. Attended CME and 67th conference conducted at NSICON 2018 held at Jaipur on 13th
    -16th December 2018.
  1. Attended ACNS & WFNS Foundation Live surgery – seminar 2019, hosted by Brain and spine society(BASS) in KIMS, Secunderabad on 16th & 17th March 2019
  1. Attended CME on CV junction lesions –Management under aegis of APNSA conducted in Care hospitals, Visakapatnam on 11th May
  1. Attended 26th APASICON, Visakapatnam on June
  1. .Attended AP Cardiological Society of India, AP state chapter conducted by Cardiologist in Rajamahendracaram on 24 & 25th August 2019.
  1. Attended 4th RSSDI AP chapter conference conducted by Research society for the study of Diabetes in Rajamahendravaram on 1st September 2019.
  1. Attended the joint meeting of 15th Asian Australasian congress of Neurological surgeons, 68th Annual conference of the NSI and International meningioma society congress as AANSIM held in Mumbai on 5th – 8th December
  1. Attended Jodhpur neurosciences endospine CME cum workshop, organised by department of neurosurgery of MDM Hospital & AIIMS, Jodhpur on. 20th -21st December 2019.
  1. Participated as a delegate in the WFNS Neuroendocrine Online Symposium, organised by Maharashtra Medical Council on 30th & 31st January,
  1. Attended 3rd International Conference on Complications in Neurosurgery (1CCN) held virtually from 5 th to 7 th March 2021 organised by Maharashtra Medical Council
  1. Attended 7th annual meeting of Neuroendoscopy Society, organised in AIG Hospital, Gachibowli, Hyderabad on April 3rd & 4th

Conferences/ Oration/ Workshops conducted:

  1. The Cherukuri Narasimham and Subhadra Devi 3rd annual oration was conducted on 07.03.2015 by the Department of Neurosurgery, SVIMS, Tirupati. I. Dinakar, Retd. Prof.& Head, Dept. of Neurosurgery, NIMS, Hyderabad, was the invited faculty.
  1. The 1st Neurosurgery chair oration was conducted on 07.03.2015 by the Department of Neurosurgery, SVIMS, Tirupati. V. Satyanarayana Retd. Prof. & Head, Dept. of Neurology, KGH, Visakhapatnam, was the invited faculty.
  2. The Cherukuri Narasimham and Subhadra Devi 4th annual oration was conducted on 03.2016 by the Department of Neurosurgery, SVIMS, Tirupati. Dr. Prof. A.S. Hegde, Professor & Head, Dept. of Neurosurgery, MS Ramaiah memorial hospital, Bangalore, was the invited faculty.
  1. The Srinivasa Neurosurgery Endowment Oration 1st annual oration was conducted on 01.10.2016 by the Department of Neurosurgery, SVIMS, Tirupati. V.K. Khosla, Director, Dept. of Neurosurgery, Fortis Hospital, Mohali, was the invited faculty.
  1. 1st SVIMS CME was conductied on 1.10.2016 with theme of Vascular neurosurgery, in SVIMS, Tirupati
  1. The Cherukuri Narasimham and Subhadra Devi 5th annual oration was conducted on 08.03.2017 by the Department of Neurosurgery, SVIMS, Tirupati. V. Rajshekar, Professor of Neurosurgery, Dept. of Neurological Sciences, CMC, Vellore, was the invited faculty.
  1. The Srinivasa Neurosurgery Endowment Oration 2nd annual oration was conducted on 17.10.2017 by the Department of Neuro surgery, SVIMS, Tirupati. D. Raja Reddy, (FRCS, FRACS) senior consultant, Neurosurgeon, Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, Ex-Director, NIMS, Hyderabad, was the invited faculty.
  1. The Cherukuri Narasimham and Subhadra Devi 6th annual oration was conducted on 03.2018 by the Department of Neurosurgery, SVIMS, Tirupati. Dr. Prof. K. Satya    Varaprasad,    Professor     &    Head,    Dept.             of                    Neurosurgery,    KGH, Visakhapatnam and Director, VIMS, Visakhapatnam was the invited faculty.
  1. “LIVE WORKSHOP & SYMPOSIUM ON DBS FOR PARKINSONISM” was conducted in SVIMS, Tirupati on 25th & 26thMay,
  1. The Srinivasa Neurosurgery Endowment Oration 3rd annual oration was conducted on 1.10.2018 by the Department of Neuro surgery, SVIMS, Tirupati. SK Guptha, Neurosurgeon, PGI Chandigarh , was the invited faculty
  1. 2nd SVIMS CME was conducted on 1.10.2018 with theme of Skull base neurosurgery, in SVIMS, Tirupati
  1. 27th AP NEUROCON 2020 was conducted in Manjeera Convention hall, Rajamahendravaram, Andhra Pradesh and virtual mode on 26th & 27th December

Other conferences attended:

  1. Homo sapiens TNF receptor-associated factor 7 (TRAF7) gene, exon 18 and partial GenBank: MF116143.1.
  1. Homo sapiens TNF receptor-associated factor 7 (TRAF7) gene, exon 16 and partial GenBank: MF116142.1.
  1. Homo sapiens TNF receptor-associated factor 7 (TRAF7) gene, exon 8 and partial GenBank: MF116141.1.
  1. Homo sapiens neurofibromin 2 (NF2) gene, exon 9 and partial cds. GenBank: 1.
  1. Homo sapiens neurofibromin 2 (NF2) gene, exon 3 and partial cds. GenBank: 1.
  1. Homo sapiens neurofibromin 2 (NF2) gene, exon 1 and partial cds. GenBank: 1.
  1. Homo sapiens isolate 4P2 truncated neurofibromin 1 (NF1) gene, exon 7 and partial cds. GenBank: KX894297.1.
  1. Homo sapiens isolate 7P3GM truncated neurofibromin 1 (NF1) gene, exon 7 and partial GenBank: KX894296.1.
  1. Homo sapiens isolate 7P3F truncated neurofibromin 1 (NF1) gene, exon 7 and partial GenBank: KX894295.1.
  1. Homo sapiens isolate 7P3 truncated neurofibromin 1 (NF1) gene, exon 7 and partial cds. GenBank: KX894294.1.
  1. Homo sapiens isolate 7P2GF truncated neurofibromin 1 (NF1) gene, exon 7 and partial GenBank: KX894293.1.
  1. Homo sapiens isolate 7P2M truncated neurofibromin 1 (NF1) gene, exon 7 and partial GenBank: KX894292.1.
  1. Homo sapiens isolate 7P2 truncated neurofibromin 1 (NF1) gene, exon 7 and partial cds. GenBank: KX894291.1.
  1. Homo sapiens isolate 4P1GM truncated neurofibromin 1 (NF1) gene, exon 4 and partial GenBank: KX894290.1.
  1. Homo sapiens isolate 4P1F truncated neurofibromin 1 (NF1) gene, exon 4 and partial GenBank: KX894289.1.
  1. Homo sapiens isolate 4P1 neurofibromin 1 (NF1) gene, exon 4 and partial GenBank: KX894288.1.

Others:

  1. Certified ACLS Provider
  1. Trained in MS
  1. Trained in Clinical statistics and research
  1. Good communication skills, well versed and can fluently speak English, Hindi, Urdu and