Dr Arul K

Dr K. Arul

Department: Neurosurgery

Designation: Consultant – Neurosurgery

Qualification: M.B.B.S, M.S, F.R.C.S (Ed)

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Dr K. Arul has an overall experience of 27 years and is currently working as a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Gleneagles Global Health City. A proficient doctor, he seamlessly manages trauma and non-trauma neurosurgical patients in a busy neurosurgical unit. He has performed several neurosurgical operations on neuro trauma patients and non-trauma patients. He has also assisted in a variety of operations such as CP angle tumours, skull base tumours, and neuro-endoscopic operations, AVM and epilepsy surgery.

He is actively involved in epilepsy surgery program for the past 10 years, including pre-surgical evaluation, major epilepsy surgical procedures and Stereo EEG planning and execution. He has participated in various seminars, training courses, and workshops; and is an esteemed member of the Neurological Society of India Life, Indian Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery and Neurological Association of Sri Lanka.


27 Years of Experience


  • Present

Consultant Neurosurgeon, Gleneagles Global Health City

  • 2008 to 2018

Consultant in Neurosurgery at Life line Hospital and Fortis Malar Hospital

  • 2005 to 2007

Consultant Neurosurgeon, National Hospital Sri Lanka, Colombo

  • 2004 to 2005

Specialist Registrar of Neurosurgery

  • 2000 to 2004

Registrar of Neurosurgery

  • 1998 to 2000

Registrar in Cardiac Surgery

  • 1997 to 1998

Registrar in Orthopaedic Surgery

  • 1994 to 1996

SHO in General Surgery


  • Cranial Trauma 
  • Spinal Trauma 
  • Congenital Malformations
  • CSF Drainage Procedures
  • Intracranial Infections 
  • Spinal Infections
  • Cranial Tumours 
  • Intraventricular Tumours
  • Skull Base Tumours 
  • Degenerative Spinal Diseases
  • Neuro Endoscopic Procedures


  • “Thoracotomy and excision of the thoracic disc” by Arul Kanagarajan, Sunil Perera in the Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery.
  • “Trans-sternal approach for vertebrectomy and fusion of upper thoracic vertebrae in spinal tuberculosis” by Arul Kanagarajan, Sunil Perera in The British Journal of Neurosurgery.
  • “Case report: Aneurysm of the internal carotid artery masquerading as sphenoid sinus malignancy” by D A Niriella, Sunil Perera, K Arul and RGM Rathnasiri.  

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