Department Of Neurosurgery

The Department of Neurosurgery is an integral part of the hospital since its inception.

Neurosurgery is characterized by the need for speed in the management of emergency. Neurotruama like Head Injury, Spinal Cord injuries are very well managed at the hospital with utmost speed and the best possible care, with very good results.

The various aspects of Neurosurgery like Tumor surgery, Spinal Disc disease, Anterior Cervical and Thoracic surgeries, Spinal Tumor are routinely, being managed with excellent outcomes comparable to the best of institutions in metro cities.

Many specialized surgeries like Endoscopic Pituitary surgery, Endoscopic spine surgery, Stereotadic surgery, Third Ventriculostomy, Aneurysm surgery, Trigeminal Radio Frequency are part of armamentarium of our department.

The operation theatre is very well equipped with state of the art equipment like Leksell Stereostactic surgery set, Electa-Radio Frequency Generator, Toshbeo Moller 3001 Microscope Endoscopic set for brain and spine, and excellent surgical instruments are available.

The department carries out about 350-450 surgeries/year, and more than 500 cases of Neurotrauma are being managed every year.

The department carries has organized many national level conferences of Neurosurgery like

  • 7th National Neurotrauma Conferences
  • ISSFN conferences 2004
  • 53rd NSI Conference 2004
  • 6th National Stroke Conference 2011

Consultant’s Profile

Dr. Vasant Dakwale

Qualification : M.CH Neurosurgery

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  • Dr. Vasant Dakwale


High protein diet is essential for the growth of the children and teenagers. There are many protein rich snacks and food items like chana chatpata, sprouts chat, groundnut salted, ground nut chikki and laddoo, dry nuts, paneer and cheese snacks, soya chunks should be incorporated in the diet.

Patients with hyperacidity may be benefitted by small frequent meals, less spicy and oily food, plenty of water and daily walk.

Bottle feeding is very dangerous for infants and children

Person with high levels of uric acid should take moderate protein, plenty of fluids and should avoid fasting.

High fibre diet is good for maintaining health of GI tract. It may also prevent many life style disorder like constipation, piles, dyslipidemia, acidity etc.

One should not replace their meals by fast food/junk food.

Healthy diet contains all food groups like cereals, pulses, milk and milk products, vegetables, fruits and small amount of oil and sugar.

Iron deficiency anemia is very common in our community. People with anemia should consume plenty of green leafy vegetables, jaggery, dates, halu etc. Non vegetarians can consume liver, mutton along with full diet. 

Two teaspoon of flax seed consumption increases immunity and beneficial for diabetics, dyslipidemia, menopausal women and asthma patients.

Instead of taking excessive tea, coffee and cold drinks, one should take plenty of water, vegetable soups, butter milk, coconut water,  lemon juice because they are healthy drinks.

A feastful of nuts like groundnuts, almond, cashewnut, pistachionuts, walnuts, roasted chana are good for children’s health.

Regular intake of fast food and junk food may lead to many health problem like obesity constipation, piles, deficiency diseases cancer etc.

Consumption of methidana is good remedy for sugar control in diabetics.

Maintaining ideal body weight can prevent from many life style disorder like hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia and many other diseases.

Raw garlic, Almonds and walnuts can reduce LDL (bad cholesterol) and increase HDL (Good Cholestrol).

Change of cooking oil (soyabean oil / Saffola sunflower oil/mustard oil/olive oil / corn oil) after 2-3 months is good for lowering cholesterol levels.

Soyabean is very rich in protein and isoflavons. Menopausal women should incorporate 15-30 gms roasted soyabean in their diet.

4-5 servings of seasonal vegetables (including cooked vegetable, salads and soup) and 1-2 servings of seasonal fruits are good for health as it contains many vitamins, minerals fibres and antioxidants.

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