• Brain & Nerve Care, Wockhardt Hospital in Mumbai Central

Brain & Nerve care

The brain and spinal cord together form the central nervous system. This complex system is a part of everything we do. It controls the things we choose to do and hence even a small disorder can be of grave danger to our lives. Neurosurgery is considered the special realm of some of the world's most respected surgeons. The surgeons at Wockhardt Hospital have the expertise of cutting-edge neurosurgery, with state-of-the-art technology to aid them in handling a wide variety of brain and spine disorders.

A team of highly trained specialists, nurse clinicians, physical and occupational therapists are a part of this department and they are well-equipped to provide patients with care in the field of neurosurgery. Our highly trained specialists offer extensive expertise in areas such as treatment of brain tumors and neurovascular disorders. We have achieved the status of being one of India's finest neurosurgery centers and look forward to establishing international reputation for clinical excellence.

Speciality Areas
  • AVM Surgery

    An Arterio-Venous Malformations (AVM) is a tangle of abnormal and poorly formed blood vessels (arteries and veins), with an innate propensity to bleed. An AVM can occur anywhere in the body, but brain and spinal AVMs present substantial risks when they bleed. Because the brain and its blood vessels are formed together during embryological development, abnormal...

  • Brain Cancer Surgery

    Surgical intervention is the primary treatment for brain cancers (tumours). Such procedures are intricate and need specialised techniques to remove the tumours without causing severe damage. Many benign (non-cancerous) tumours are treated only by surgery. Most malignant (cancerous) tumours usually look quite different from benign tumours. Apart from surgical...

  • Brain Surgery

    Brain surgery is an operation to treat problems in the brain and surrounding structures. Brain surgery may be necessary for patients with a range of neurological ailments. Two of the most common reasons patients require brain surgery are brain tumours and brain trauma. The surgeon makes a surgical cut through the scalp. The location of this cut depends on...

  • Brain Tumor Treatment

    Brain tumors are abnormal growth or cancers within the brain. Earlier having a brain tumor meant awaiting certain death. These days with advancement of therapy for brain tumors many can look forward to longer life spans with the diagnosis of brain tumors.Treatment for brain tumors includes surgery (minimally invasive), chemotherapy with anticancer drugs and...

  • Cranioplasty and Craniotomy Surgery

    A craniotomy is the most commonly performed surgery for brain tumour removal. It also may be done to remove a blood clot (hematoma), to control haemorrhage from a weak, leaking blood vessel (cerebral aneurysm), to repair arteriovenous malformations (abnormal connections of blood vessels), to drain a brain abscess, to relieve pressure inside the skull, to...

  • Endoscopic Brain Surgery

    Surgery for skull base tumours results in a cure for many patients. For most of these patients, traditional open craniofacial surgery is the safest approach with the best chance of success. In recent years, however, endoscopy-assisted surgery, which leaves no visible scars, has been found to be effective for the resection of some skull base tumours. During...

  • Stereotactic Brain Surgery

    A stereotactic brain surgery is a surgical procedure where lesion, frequently a brain tumour, is removed with assistance of image guidance, that is previously obtained images (usually an MRI) are used to guide the surgeon to the exact location of the lesion to facilitate as accurate a pathway through the brain and safe removal of as much abnormal tissue as...

  • Microdiscectomy Spine Surgery

    Microdiscectomy, also called Microlumbar Discectomy (MLD), is performed for patients with a painful lumbar herniated disc. Microdiscectomy is a very common, if not the most common, surgery performed by spine surgeons. The operation consists of...

  • Non-Surgical Neurological Treatment

    Most patients with neurological disorders are first examined by neurologist who has specialized training in the diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of a wide variety of diseases affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles. Testing performed in Neurology evaluates the functional aspects of the peripheral and central nervous system to aid in the...

  • Aneurysm Surgery

    Brain aneurysm repair is a surgical procedure to correct an aneurysm, a weak area in a blood vessel wall that causes the blood vessel to bulge or balloon out and sometimes burst (rupture). It may cause: ...

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