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Dr. K. M. Bopanna




26+ Years of Experience


New Delhi

About Doctor

Dr. K.M. Bopanna, an accomplished neurosurgeon, has dedicated over two decades to his field.

He has completed about 4000 neurosurgeries. When it comes to tumors in the brain's language and motor centers, he is an expert in guided monitoring surgery.

Dr. Bopanna has finished a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at an international institution. From Kasturba Medical College he earned his MBBS in 1996, and from the National Board of Examination, he earned his DNB in Neurosurgery in 2001.

Medical Qualifications

  • MBBS from Kasturba Medical College, 1996
  • DNB - Neurosurgery from National Board Of Examination, 2001

Clinical Expertise

Special Interest

  • Brain Tumour
  • Paediatric Neurosurgery
  • Cerebro Vascular Microsurgery
  • Epilepsy Surgery

All Treatments

  • Brain tumors.
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome.
  • Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak.
  • Chronic pain in your back or neck.
  • Congenital brain conditions, such as Chiari malformations and arachnoid cysts.
  • Congenital spinal column conditions, such as spina bifida and tethered spinal cord.
  • Essential tremor.
  • Herniated disks.
  • Hydrocephalus.
  • Intracranial aneurysms.
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS).
  • Parkinson’s disease.
  • Pinched nerves.
  • Sciatica.
  • Seizure disorders, such as epilepsy.
  • Spinal bone spurs (osteophytes).
  • Spinal stenosis.
  • Spinal fractures.
  • Spinal tumors.
  • Spinal deformities, such as scoliosis and spondylolisthesis.
  • Traumatic head, brain, neck, or spine injuries.

Professional Work Experience

  • He had worked as a consultant at Narayana Hrudayalaya Institute of Neurosciences in Bangalore, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Neurosciences, Bangalore, and the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore.

Career Highlights

  • Dr. K.M. Bopanna has over 26 years of experience as a neurosurgeon and has received training at some of the most prestigious neurosurgery institutes in India and overseas.
  • He has also personally participated in almost 4000 neurosurgical procedures throughout his career.
  • Dr. Bopanna is a specialist in surgery for brain tumors, aneurysms, endoscopic neurosurgery, epilepsy surgery, pediatric neurosurgery, and cervical spinal disorders, and these are some of the areas in which he has a strong interest.

Research and Fellowships

  • It was in Toronto, Canada, at the Hospital for Sick Children that he completed his International Fellowship in Paediatric Neurosurgery.
  • Over the course of 26 years, he was responsible for more than 6000 neurosurgeries, some of which included the removal of complicated brain tumors and aneurysms.
  • He is an expert in the excision of tumors in the parts of the brain that are responsible for eloquent speech and motor function with intra op cortical stimulation-guided monitoring to provide the best possible results for patients.

Awards and Recoginition

  • He was given the award by a committee that was made up of members from both the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) (CNS).
  • He operated on over 80 patients suffering from epilepsy and specialized in the use of minimally invasive techniques to treat not just epilepsy but also a wide variety of other conditions affecting the brain and spine.
  • He was a part of the team that performed the successful surgery to separate the spinal cords of the world-famous ischiopagus twins who were united at the sacrum in Bangalore in 2007.

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