Dr K. Arul

Department: Neurosciences

Designation: Associate Consultant

Qualification: M.B.B.S, M.S, FRCS (Ed)

Dr K. Arul has an overall experience of 27 years and is currently working as a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Gleneagles Global Health City. He has done extensive training in the management of trauma and non-trauma neurosurgical patients in this busy neurosurgical unit. He has  performed several neurosurgical operations on neurotrauma 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 was certified to be a Consultant Neurosurgeon by the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine. He managed a paediatric neurosurgery ward independently. He has participated in various seminars, training courses, and workshops. He is an esteemed member of Neurological Society of India Life, Indian Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery and Neurological Association of Sri Lanka.

Experience

15 Years of Experience

Experience:

  • Currently

Consultant Neurosurgeon, Gleneagles Global Health City

  • 2005 to 2011

Consultant in the field of Neurosurgery

  • 2004 to 2005

Specialist Registrar in the field of Neurosurgery

  • 2000 to 2004

Registrar in the field of Neurosurgery

  • 1998 to 2000

Registrar in the field of cardiac surgery

  • 1997 to 1998

Registrar in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • 1994 to 1996

SHO in the field of General Surgery

Expertise

  • 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

Publications

  • Thoracotomy and excision of thoracic disc Arul Kanagarajan, Sunil Perera (Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery, 2002, 20)
  • Trans-sternal approach for vertebrectomy and fusion of upper thoracic vertebrae in spinal tuberculosis. Arul Kanagarajan, Sunil Perera (Submitted for publication to The British Journal of Neurosurgery)
  • Case report: Aneurysm of the internal carotid artery masquerading as sphenoid sinus malignancy. D A Niriella, Sunil Perera, K Arul and RGM Rathnasiri
  • Autologous Bone Marrow Derived Mononuclear Cell Therapy for Spinal Cord Injury: A Phase I/II Clinical Safety and Primary Efficacy Data Arachimani Anand Kumar, Sankaran Raj Kumar, Raghavachary Narayanan, Kanagarajan Arul, Mayakesavan Baskaran (Experimental and Clinical Transplantation, Volume: 7, No: 4, December 2009

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