Neuro Surgery


Neurosurgery is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders that affect the entire nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, vertebral column and peripheral nerves.The Department of Neurosurgery of Pushpagiri hospital was established about 20 years ago, and has progressively emerged into a tertiary carecentrefor Neurosurgery in Kerala,catering to mainly three districts Pathanamthitta, Alapuzha and Kottayam.We offer the most advanced neurosurgical techniques to treat neurovascular and skull base disorders, brain and spinal cord diseases and injuries.We aim to be a Centre of excellence in Neurosurgery through dedicatedcare of our patients, and commitment to sound medical practices.The department has two full time Neurosurgical consultants and two residents rendering 24 hour coverage including emergency services.

The department provides excellent neurosurgical emergency and trauma care. The casualty and emergency services are available round the clock, manned by junior and senior residents and     a member of the faculty.Trauma care has been thoroughly streamlined with a dedicated team of emergency specialists and other allied surgical departments, who attend to the patient without any delay in receiving and transferring them.  In the imaging department of our hospital 4th Generation CT Scan and 1.5 Tesla MRI Scan are also available round the clock, to aid our diagnostics.


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Dr. Dominic Anto X X OP X X OP
Dr. Raju Paul Manjuran X OP X OP X X

Inpatient Services

Neurosurgery ICUs

  • Main ICU: Atwelve bedded Main Neurosurgery ICU with all ultramodern Monitoring devices and Ventilator services
  • Step down ICU: An eight bedded Step down ICU for intermediary care.
  • Paediatric and Neonatal ICUs are used for caring Neonates and children with Neurosurgical problems, as and when required.

Neurosurgery ward

There is a 25 bedded ward dedicated to neurosurgical patients, with single occupancy and double occupancy rooms and general wards separately arranged for female and male patients.

Operation Theatre

  • Fully equipped Neurosurgery operation theatre equipped with state of the art operating Microscope, C arm,Mayfields head clamp and frameless stereotaxy and all facilities for advanced Neuroanaesthesia.
  • Elective operating days: Monday and Friday
  • Emergency operations: any time, as and when required.


Outpatient Services

Services to non-emergency cases are run on all week days except Mondays and Fridays, the two beingoperating days.Outpatient clinic starts at 11AM, after completing the ICU and ward rounds.Advanced booking facility is available in the OP.

  • Cerebrovascular surgery
  • Cranial base surgery
  • Spinal reconstructive instrumentation
  • Stereotactic procedures
  • Paediatric Neurosurgery
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Endoscopic procedures
  • Minimally invasive neurosurgery

These surgical interventions are also being done regularly, apart from trauma surgery and other common neurosurgical procedures.


Dr. Dominic Anto

Dr. Dominic Anto

Neuro Surgery


    Dr. Raju Paul Manjooran

    Dr. Raju Paul Manjooran

    Neuro Surgery

    Assistant Professor

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