Dr N K Venkataramana is an internationally acclaimed neurosurgeon, researcher and academician. After training in micro neurology at Nordtstud Krankenhause in Hanover, Germany, he served as assistant professor in neurosurgery at the Bangalore-based National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS). Later he founded the Manipal Institute for Neurological Disorders (MIND) at the Manipal Hospital in Bangalore and turned it into a leading facility. Alongside he pioneered 1062, the country’s first GPS-enabled mobile ambulance service & Vice Chairman of BGS Global Hospitals.
In 2016, Dr Venkataramana founded his own boutique centre of excellence for comprehensive neuro care — the Bangalore Regenerative Advanced Institute of Neurosciences (Brains). Brains is setting the gold standards in neuroscience with cutting edge services encompassing prevention, awareness, advocacy, acute and chronic care, regeneration, rehabilitation and research and training.
The doctor has published more than a 100 papers in reputed journals, performed more than 25000 surgeries, participated and presided over many prestigious neurological conferences and delivered lectures and orations at national and international forums by invitation.
A recipient of number of prestigious awards including Karnataka Rajyotsava in 2008 award and C V Raman Birth Centenary Award for 2015-16 from Sri Narendra Modi – Honble Prime minister of India, Dr Venkataramana is past president of Indian Society for Paediatric Neurosurgery, Neuro endoscopic society of India, Indian society for Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery. Past Editor in chief for Journal of Cerebro vascular sciences. Presently he is Editor in chief of Brain voice.
The concept of exclusive State of the art centre for Neuro Oncology is very unique that is established at cytecare. This provides a comprehensive services for all varieties of Brain & Spinal Tumors from Pediatric to Geriatric age groups. The services offered are Neurosurgery, Neuro critical care, Neuro pathology, Radiotherapy, Radiosurgery, Chemotherapy. The centre is also actively involved in the cutting edge research that benefits every patient with Brain or Spinal tumors.