Dr. Ravi Shankar

Director - Neurosurgery Institute of Neurosciences



Neurosurgeon with experience of more than 10 years and 5000 cases

Fellowship in Microneurosurgery, Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery from Sapporo (Japan) and Helsinki (Finland)

Former Professor (Assistant) Neurosurgery at Safdarjung Hospital and Vardhman Mahavir Medical College, New Delhi

Dr. Ravi Shankar graduated from VIMSAR with university gold medal in the final year. After that, he received his basic general surgery training at GSVM Medical College, Kanpur with honours like standing first in UPASICON conference. Thereafter, he went on to his basic neurosurgical training from G.B. Pant Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research (GIPMER), New Delhi with a silver medal in Best Paper Award for his thesis work in DNACON. In his quest for advanced learning in Neurosurgery, he trained in advanced microneurosurgery at Mumbai, Helsinki (Finland) & Sapporo (Japan). After training at various centers, he refined his surgical skills as Professor (Asst.), Neurosurgery at Safdarjung Hospital & Vardhman Mahavir Medical College, New Delhi & Apollomedics Super Speciality Hospital, Lucknow where he did some innovative surgeries like high flow EC-IC bypass and epilepsy surgeries. Dr. Shankar has completed Fellowship (Cerebrovascular & Microneurosurgery) from Helsinki – Finland.

He has received several recognitions as a neurosurgeon in his career spanning ten years. He has also presented several papers at various national and international conferences.

Medical Qualifications

M.Ch. (Neurosurgery)G.B. Pant Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research (GIPMER), New Delhi2011
M.S. (General Surgery)G.S.V.M. Medical College, Kanpur2006
M.B.B.S.V.S.S. Institute of Medical Science & Research, Sambalpur2002

Specialization and Expertise

  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery (Open & Endovascular)
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery

Memberships & Certifications

  • Neurological Society of India
  • Delhi Neurological Association
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Walter Dandy Society
  • Cerebrovascular Society of India
  • Neurotrauma Society of India
  • Skull Base Surgery Society of India
  • Bombay Neurological Association
  • Neurological Surgeons Society of India