Dr. Rajakumar  D V

Dr. Rajakumar D V

Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road Neuro & Spine Surgery | Neuro-Oncology

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Doctor’s Profile

Dr. Deshpande V Rajakumar is the Director of Department of Neurosurgery at Fortis, Bangalore. With a keen interest in brain tumours and expertise in minimal access surgeries of the brain and spine, Dr. D V Rajakumar figures among the very few doctors to conduct Endoscopic Brain Tumour Removals. He is renowned for Endoscopic approaches to complex surgeries, and has presented papers on related subjects in international forums.

He has been a member of various organisations such as Neurological Society of India, Bangalore Neurological Society, Skull Base Society of India, Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Japan, and Congress of Neurological Surgeons, USA. He has presented and published papers on Endoscopic Approach to the Skull Base at the International Congress of Skull Base at San Diego and on several approaches to the brain and spine.

Area of Expertise:
He has vast experience as a Neurosurgeon, specialising in
Minimal Access Surgeries of the Brain and Spine. He also has an illustrious
track record of teaching at eminent hospitals. His areas of interest have
been Brain Tumours (including Skull Base Tumours), Cerebrovascular
Diseases, and Spine. He is currently developing new Endoscopic approaches
to Brain and Spine Diseases. Bangalore’s first Neurosurgeon to perform
Pedicle Screw Fixation for Spine Injuries, Dr. D V Rajakumar helped to
develop the Cadaver Laboratory at the Harper Hospital, carrying out many
dissections of the human skull and brain.



  • MBBS, M.Ch, DNB (Neurosurgery), Fellowship in Skull Base Surgery

  • Dr. Deshpande has presented and published papers on the subject at the
    International Congress of Skull Base at San Diego.


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