Dr. Siddhartha Ghosh is one of India’s foremost Neurosurgeons with more than 40 years of impeccable Neurosurgical experience.  Being an expert in the field of neurosurgery, he has performed over 20,000 successful neurosurgeries on the brain, spine and peripheral nerves with a special interest and expertise in complicated brain and spine tumour removal.

Despite his stature in National and International Neurosurgery he remains humble and has dedicated himself to his patients and their care and has his patients well being and outcome as his dedicated aim. This quality perhaps makes him a remarkable neurosurgeon indeed.

His trust “Dr. Ghosh charitable trust ” has many aspects of providing assistance to needy medical students and patients requiring Neurosurgical and Neurological care. The trust has performed over 3000 neurosurgeries and has conducted free medicine delivery, free camps, several health programs and also offering scholarships to students for education.

He is currently in-charge of the National Board of India, Neurosurgery training programme at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai and is also the principal investigator for Institutional Ethics Committee- clinical studies for Apollo Hospitals. He has published numerous research papers and organized various conferences.



  • MCh Neurosurgery, Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore.
  • Has done several short term fellowships including WFNS – fellowship in Cleveland, Ohio, US in 1995.

Professional Work


  • Faculty(Lecturer) Department of Neurological Sciences, at a renowned hospital in Vellore, India, from April 1989 to April 1991
  • Consultant Neurosurgeon, at a well established hospital, Chennai, India, from May 1991 to August 1996
  • Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon, Apollo Specialty Hospital, Chennai, India, from September 1996 to August 2012
  • Chief Executive Officer & Director of Neurosciences, at a highly regarded institute, Vadapalani, Chennai, India, from September 2012 to October 2013
  • Director and Head of Department of Neurosciences, Apollo Speciality Hospital, Vanagaram and OMR, Chennai from March 2014 to till date
  • In-charge of the DNB Neurosurgery teaching programme , Apollo Speciality Hospitals, Chennai from October 2015 to till date
  • Principal Investigator Institutional Ethics Committee-Clinical Studies – Apollo Hospitals, from 2015 to till date
  • Honorary Professor of Neurosurgery, Government Medical College, IIT Kharagpur
  • Member of the Educational board, Neurological Society of India
  • Member of the Steering Committee, Post graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, IIT Kharagpur
  • Member of Neurological society of India – GNS -33
  • Member of Paediatric Neuro Surgical Society of India
  • Member of Congress of Neurological Surgeons -4746
  • Life Member of Skull Base Society of India - SBSSI-132
  • Chairman - Indian Chapter Walter E Dandy International Neurosurgical Society

Publications & Awards


  • Published numerous papers in the field of Neurosurgery in peer reviewed journals, and has written chapters for text books of Neurosurgery and spine surgery.
  • Published more than 42 abstracts at various National and International conferences and journals.
  • More than 70 paper presentations at various National and International conferences.
  • Chaired around 20 sessions across the country.
  • Organized and conducted around 60 National and International workshops.
  • The Rotary Vocational Excellence Award was awarded on 12th January 2008 at Kolkata in the field of Medical Surgery for enhancing the quality of life and the commitment to excellence.
  • Best Doctor Award,by MGR Medical University in the year 2012.
  • Life Time Achievement Award, by Velammal International School on August 15th 2014.
  • Life Time Achievement Award,by Lions Club Chennai January 26th 2015.
  • WALTER E. DANDY MEDAL 2015(International -The Dandy Continental (Asia)) Leader in Education, March 2015.
  • Adjunct 'Professor of Neurosurgery'' – 2016 - Apollo Hospitals Educational and Research Foundation.
  • The Lifetime Achievement Award Neurosurgeryat “State of Art – Indian Neurosurgery” Symposium, 22nd-24th April 2019.K.E.M. Hospital and Seth G.S. Medical College and Tata memorial hospital and ITC Grand Central, Parel, Mumbai.
  • Mentioned in the Rajya Sabha of the Indian parliament for his work done in helping to establish the first medical college and PGI medical institution at IIT Kharagpur, West Bengal.

Areas of Expertise


  • Neuro Oncology
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery & Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Pituitary Tumour Surgery

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