Dr. Shivakumar S Kupanur is a Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spine Surgeon & Head of Dept. of Neurosurgery at SPARSH hospitals. Dr Shivakumar has completed his graduation (MBBS) from Mysore University. He was further obtained a DNB in Neurosurgery after his extensive training at Manipal Institute for Neurological Disorder (MIND), Bangalore. Further, he underwent special training for vascular surgery and complex spine surgery. He served as a consultant in BGS Global Hospital, Sagar Hospital and Manipal Hospital, subsequently, he headed a department in Sapthagiri Super Speciality Hospital.
Dr. Shivakumar has more than 10 years of experience in the field of Neurosurgery. He has performed more than 3000 complex neurosurgical and spinal surgeries. He has a special interest in Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery. He has performed Awake Craniotomy surgeries for eloquent lesions, one of the most challenging surgeries.
He has a strong academic and research interest in the field of Neurosurgery and has presented as well as published many papers in different conferences, CME’s and journals. He has also conducted several clinical trials. He is a life member of NSI, BNS and Associate member of AANS, AO Spine.