What is Neurosurgery?

Neurosurgery is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system.

Ruby General Hospital is your one stop solution for complete brain and spine care. RGH is a tertiary care centre in Kolkata, offering advanced medical care for the past 25 years.

The Neurosurgical team at RGH provides comprehensive care for various neurosurgical problems.

The Department of Neurosurgery at Ruby General Hospital has a team of highly competent, dedicated, qualified and experienced Neurosurgeons specialising in various types of neurosurgery for comprehensive management of diseases and disorders of the Brain, Spinal cord, Peripheral nerves, Cerebrovascular, Cranial, Skull base surgery, Acoustic neuroma surgery, Pituitary surgery and all types of Spine surgery.

The department aims at excellence in neurosurgical care through practice of evidence based medicine and treatment according to international protocols. Patients are kept fully informed throughout their treatment and they receive complete support and encouragement from our doctors. At Ruby General Hospital we are dedicated in providing the best neurosurgical treatment to our patients at an affordable cost. The provision of care encompasses a wide range of diseases which includes the following.


The treatments & procedures of the neurosurgery department include

  • Microsurgery for Brain Tumours.

  • Endoscopic Brain Surgery.

  • Skull Base Surgery.

  • Brain Trauma Surgery.

  • Brain aneurysms & AVM.

  • Surgery for Congenital Cranial Deformity.

  • Craniofacial Surgery with FMS (Facio- Maxillary Surgery)

  • Brain Surgery for Epilepsy.

  • Brain Surgery for Stroke.

  • Paediatric neurosurgery.



  • State of the art Neurosurgery operation theatre.

  • C-Arm

  • Advanced cautery system

  • Zeiss neuro microscope

  • Ultrasonic surgical aspirator

  • Midas Rex high-speed drill system

  • Storz Neuro endoscope

  • Accessories for minimally invasive neurosurgery

  • 24 X 7 Emergency services

  • Complete in-house imaging services (MRI , CT scan , Colour Doppler , X-ray , USG)

  • Neuro Oncology team

  • Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation


Doctor List

  • Dr. Prasanna A V , MBBS, MS, DNB, MCh (Neuro Surgery) (Full Time Consultant)

  • Dr. Dibyendu Kr. Ray , MS, M.Ch (Neuro)

  • Dr. Harish Chandra Gupta, MBBS, MS, MCS

  • Dr. A. Vajpayee , MS, M. Ch

  • Dr. Subhayan Mandal, MBBS, MS (Gen Surg), MCH (Neuro Surgery)