Dr. Krish Sridhar

Group Mentor, Neurosciences & Director, Institute of Brain & Spine, Neurosurgery
MBBS, DNB (Neurosurgery)
Chennai - Radial Road
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Dr. Krish Sridhar - Best Neurosurgeon in India

Brief Profile:

Dr Krish Sridhar is one of the most celebrated neurosurgeons in India. He is known for his accomplishments in the field of Neurosurgery & Neuroscience, and is mainly noted for his pioneering work in awake cranial surgery and cervical spine surgeries.

An internationally acclaimed neurosurgeon who spent over 30 years in the field of neuroscience has established Neuroscience centres of excellence in prestigious institutes across India. These centres are capable of providing world-class clinical care in neurology and neurosurgery and have been delivering excellent academic programs.

All through his extensive career, he has published in several international and national peer-reviewed journals and edited the textbooks of Neurosurgery and Operative Neurosurgery. He is the Hon. General Secretary of the Neurological Society of India and a member of the Academic Board of the Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

His honours include the coveted Dr. Rajaratnam Oration Medal and Award from the IMA and the Prof. Dayananda Rao Oration Medal from the Andhra Pradesh Neuroscientists Association, among others.

Area of Expertise:

Conditions Treated:


  • Congenital – Cranio vertebral Junction Abnormalities, Hydrocephalus, Arnold Chiari Malformation, Craniofacial Deformities, Encephalocele, CSF Rhinorrhea, Arachnoid Cyst
  • Trauma – Skull Fractures, Brain Contusions, Acute Subdural Haemorrhage, Chronic Subdural Haemorrhage, Extradural Haemorrhage, Diffuse Brain Injury, Optic Nerve Injury, Traumatic CSF Rhinorrhea
  • Tumours – Meningioma, Guoma, Secondaries or Metastatic Tumours, Brain Stem Gliomas, Pituitary Tumours, Craniopharyngioma, Orbital Tumours, Skull Tumours
  • Infections – Tuberculoma, Cysticercosis, Meningitis, Post-Meningitis Hydrocephalus
  • Vascular – Aneurysm, Arterio-Venous Malformation, Cavernous Angioma, Subarachnoid Haemorrhage
  • Movement Disorders – Parkinsonism, Dystonia, Dyskinesia
  • Pain – Trigeminal Neuralgia, Headache
  • Epilepsy

Spinal Disorders

  • Congenital – Meningocele and Myelomeningocele, Lipomeningocele, Tethered Cord, Syringomyelia, Scoliosis
  • Trauma – Fracture-Dislocation, Spinal Cord Injury
  • Tumours – Spinal Neurofibroma, Spinal Meningioma, Intramedullary Tumour, Vertebral Body Tumour, Vertebral Hemangioma
  • Disc Disease – Cervical Disc, Lumbar Disc, Cervical OPLL


Professional Memberships:

Society Memberships:

  • Life Member, Neurological Society of India.
  • Life Member, Association of Spinal Surgeons of India
  • Life Member, Skull Base Society of India
  • Active member, Indian Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Life Member Neuro-oncology Society of India
  • Life Member, ACNS

Executive Committee Member:

  • Skull Base Surgery Society of India (2000 –2002)
  • Association of Spinal Surgeons of India (2000 – 2002)
  • Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons (2002 –2006)
  • Web Editor, Indian Society of Neuro-Oncology (2008 – 2012)
  • Neurological Society of India (2017-2020)

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