Dr. Akshat Kayal

Dr. Akshat Kayal

Consultant

MS (General Surgery), M.CH (Neurosurgery)

  • YEARS OF PRACTICE: 5 Years
  • GENDER: Male
  • LANGUAGES SPOKEN: English, Hindi
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Biography

Dr. Akshat is a trained Neurosurgeon with special areas of interest in Functional Neurosurgery, and Function preserving Brain-Tumor Surgery. He has been associated with KDAH Neurosciences Department for over half a decade since the completion of his Post-Doctorate. He has done his fellowships in Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery from The Ohio State University and Advanced Brain Mapping & Awake Surgery from Hospital Virtual Valdecilla in Spain. He endeavors to provide the best care and treatments to his patients staying abreast the latest neurosurgical advances. When not working or studying he finds respite in gardening and curating his art collection.

My Mantra

I strive to grow as a surgeon as well as a person every day. Alongside my focused scientific approach, I also try to maintain a holistic attitude while treating my patients. I believe empathy and kindness can make a whole lot of difference. My driving forces are the grateful faces of my patients and a yearning to learn more.

AREA(S) OF INTEREST:

Function preserving tumor surgery with IONM, Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery, Peripheral Neuromodulation for pain and spasticity, Epilepsy Surgery

TREATMENTS/PROCEDURES OFFERED:

Awake Craniotomy for Brain Tumors, Deep Brain Stimulation, Peripheral Neuromodulation, Stereo-EEG Implantations and Epilepsy Surgery, Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke Surgery, Shunt surgery for Hydocephalus, Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery, Spinal Tumors

NAME OF INSTITUTE(S):

    • MBBS: S. Nijalingappa Medical College, Bagalkot
    • MS (General Surgery): Pad. Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Pune
    • MCh (Neurosurgery): Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences, Indore

FELLOWSHIPS:

    • Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery - Wexner Medical Centre and Medical Institute, The Ohio State University Columbus-USA
    • Advanced Brain Mapping and Awake Surgery, Hospital Virtual Valdecilla, Santander-Spain

Publications:

  • Gupta R., Iyengar R., Kayal A., Songara A. Elevated Skull Fractures: An Under Recognized Entity. Indian Journal of Surgery 2014:1-5.
  • Gupta R., Kayal A., Scalp Arteriovenous Malformations in Young. Journal of Paediatric Neurosciences 2014 Sep;9(3):263-266.
  • Gupta R., Kayal A., Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma Presenting as Cauda Equina Syndrome - Case Report. The Journal of Spinal Surgery 2014;1 (1):41-45.
  • Dubhashi S.P., Kayal A., Preoperative Nutritional Assessment in Elderly Cancer Patients Undergoing Elective Surgery: MNA or PG-SGA? Indian Journal of Surgery 2015; 77(2):232-235.
  • Gupta R., Kayal A., Kikuchi–Fujimoto Disease Presenting as Brachial Plexus Neuritis: A Case Report Indian Journal of Neurosurgery 2016;05(02): 110-113.

Presentations:

  • Paper Presentation: AASPN/ ISPN 2017 - Big Brain-Surgery for Little People: Initial Challenges of an EpilepsyTeam.
  • Poster Presentation: Child Neurocon 2017 - Redefining approaches in Complex Paediatric Epilepsy surgery: is it possible?
  • Paper Presentation: MP-CG NEUROCON 2015 - Management of Orbital Fractures.
  • E-Poster Presentation: IndSPNCON 2014 - Rare Multiple Intramedullary Metastatic Disease In A Case Of Cerebellar Medulloblastoma.
  • E-Poster Presentation (1st Prize): NSSA 2013 - A rare case of ASPS presenting as Cauda Equina Syndrome.
  • Poster Presentation: NSSI 2013 - A rare case of Cauda Equina Syndrome.

Professional Memberships:

  • Neurological Society of India
  • Neurosurgeons Society of India
  • Indian Neuromodulation Society
  • Bombay Neurological Association

Organizer/ Faculty of Scientific Symposia, Workshops & CME:

  • Neurosurgical Hands on Cadaveric Workshop on CV Junction & Subaxial Cervial Spine Surgery
  • Indo-US Educational Conclave
  • Co-developed Surgical Skill Lab at Department of Surgery, Padmashree Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Pune

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