Neurosurgery and Spine | FAQ

1. What is Neurosurgery?

Neurosurgery is the surgical care of the brain and spinal cord. Neurosurgeons specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of the entire nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord, skull, and spine (bony vertebral column). This includes many diseases and injuries of the brain, spinal cord, and nerves such as:

  • Cerebral haemorrhages
  • Cerebrovascular conditions including aneurysms and vascular malformations
  • Brain and spinal cord tumors
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Spinal surgeries including laminectomies and fusions

2. When to See a Neurosurgeon?

If your doctor has conducted an examination and determined that your symptoms have a neurological origin necessitating surgical intervention or treatment, consulting with a neurosurgeon may be recommended.

3. When Can We Visit Dr. Vishal Bhasme for Consultation?

Dr. Vishal Bhasme is a renowned neurosurgeon and practices at Ruby Hall Clinic and Lopmudra Hospital in Pune. To schedule a consultation, you can connect at +91-8208378938 and take a prior appointment.

4. Types of Neurosurgery Performed by Dr. Vishal Bhasme

Dr. Vishal Bhasme, a Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon in Pune at Ruby Hall Clinic and Lopmudra Hospital, has over 12 years of professional experience, having completed more than 500+ brain surgeries and spine surgeries. His expertise spans various neurosurgical areas, including brain tumor surgeries, trauma surgeries, pituitary tumor surgeries, aneurysm surgeries, spine tumor surgeries, Vagus Nerve Stimulation (Epilepsy), Paediatric Neurosurgery and more.

5. What Happens During the First Visit to a Neurosurgeon

During the initial visit, expect a comprehensive assessment by your neurosurgeon, including a full medical history, focused physical examination, and a review of any relevant imaging studies. Most neurosurgical conditions require prior imaging (e.g., MRI or CT) for accurate analysis and diagnosis for any brain or spine disorder.

6. Cost of Neurosurgery in Pune

The average Neurosurgery cost in Pune ranges from Rs. 3 to 4 Lakhs, depending on factors like the technology/approach used, surgery type, type of anaesthesia, patient’s general health, and the extent of the required surgery. Dr. Vishal Bhasme provides high quality surgical procedure and patient care.

7. Questions to Ask Your Neurosurgeon on the First Visit

Questions to consider include whether surgery is necessary, alternative treatment options, risks of treatment, and warning signs that might indicate the need for surgery.

8. Do I Need Spinal Neurosurgery?

Spinal surgery is typically more urgent for patients at risk of losing neurologic function than for those with pain but no weakness. Non-surgical methods should be explored for managing back and leg pain before considering surgery.

9. Locations Where Dr. Vishal Bhasme Treats Patients

Dr. Vishal Bhasme, an experienced neurosurgeon, treats patients in various locations across Maharashtra, including Pune, Baramati, Mahad and also provides international patient treatment.

Ruby Hall Clinic, Sassoon Road, Pune (Timing: 10 AM – 2 PM)
Lopmudra Hospital, Pashan, Pune (Timing: 7 PM – 9 PM)
Ruby Hall Clinic, Wanowrie, Pune (Timing: 2 PM – 3 PM)