MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neurosurgery
Consultant - Neurosurgery
8 Years of Practice, 1 AwardsNeurosurgeon
Dr. Arvind Bhateja, one of the top neurosurgeons in the country — with over 3,000 surgeries and a bevy of awards under his belt — heads the neurosurgical team at Sita Bhateja Speciality Hospital.
Throughout his academic career, Dr Bhateja was awarded many accolades from M S Ramaiah Medical College, the Indian Society of Otolaryngologists (in ENT) and Bangalore University. He completed his MBBS from M.S.Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore University and MS (General Surgery) from Seth GS Medical College & KEM Hospital, Mumbai University March 1996- February 1999. During his MS, Dr. Arvind started gaining hands-on experience in surgery and bagged over 1500 general surgeries to his credit. Even during his Mch at NIMHANS, Dr. Arvind Bhateja performed over hundreds of neurological procedures and contributed to neuro-critical care management services.
Dr. Bhateja holds a keen interest in minimally invasive neurosurgery and spine surgery, trans-sphenoidal endoscopic approaches, disc replacement, spinal fusions and skull-base approaches to neurosurgery. He has gained expertise in the endoscopic endonasal approach to pituitary tumors, microvascular decompression, craniovertebral junction anomalies – C1-C2 lateral mass fusion, vestibular schwannomas / acoustic neuroma surgery, awake craniotomy, intra-operative neuromonitoring, intra-operative fluorescence guided tumor resection, spondylolisthesis and minimally invasive TLIF.
In his continuing pursuit of specialization, Dr. Bhateja various specialization courses such as virtual reality in neurosurgery and spine surgery (National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore), minimally invasive surgery (University of Mainz, Germany), neurosurgery with a special emphasis on vestibular schwannomas (International Neuroscience Institute, Hannover, Germany) and keyhole and endonasal surgery for brain, pituitary and skull base tumours (Las Vegas, USA).
Till date, he has over 3000 neurosurgical procedures to his credit and has been recognized numerous times for his accomplishments. Dr. Arvind was named as a ‘Leading Spine Surgeon’ at the India Spine Vision 2007 Conference (New Delhi, 2006) and has also been awarded the ‘Rashtriya Rattan Award’ by the Global Economic Council (Bangalore, April 2007).