Dr. Premanand S. Ramani
Department of Neuro-Surgery
MBBS, MS, MSc Neurosurgery (U.K.) , D.Sc. (University of Mumbai), FNAMS (Under National Academy)


Dr. Ramani is in his 20th year of service in Lilavati Hospital. He has overall 48 years of experience in Neuro-Spinal surgery.

Dr. Ramani has undergone overseas training in:

  • Neuro-spinal surgery 4 years at University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
  • Micro-neuro-surgery at University of Vermont, USA.
  • Brief courses in neurosurgery at The University of Lund - Malmo, Sweden
  • Brief courses in neurosurgery at The University of Pennsylvenia - USA
  • Longer course in Neuro-Spinal-surgery at The Temple University, Philadelphia, USA.
  • Brief courses in neurosurgery at The University of Pittsburg, USA.

Area Of Interest

  • Spinal Surgery

Awards and Recognition

  • University of Chicago, USA conferred Best International Teacher in Neuro-spinal surgery (Paul Bucy Award) - The First Asian to receive it.
  • Chairman - World Federation of NeuroSurgical Committee - for 2 terms of 4 years each.
  • Conferred Honorary membership by British Association of Spinal Surgery (BASS).
  • Lifetime Achievement Award by Neurological Society of India .
  • Invited by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies to deliver the distinguished Plenary lecture in Korea in 2013.
  • Honorary membership by
    1. Indonesian Neurosurgical Society
    2. Bangladesh Neurosurgical Society
    3. Eyptian Spinal Society
    4. Korean Spinal Society
  • Lifetime Achievement Awards by
    1. Neuro-Trauma Society of India
    2. Neuro-spinal Surgeons Association
    3. Maharashtra Chapter of Neurological Society of India
    4. Bombay Neurosciences Association
  • Have published 3 textbooks on Cervical , Thoracic and Lumbar spine for World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies Spine Committee.
  • Invited by American Association of Neurological Surgeries along with Congress of Neurological Surgeons to deliver 2 lectures in Orlando, Florida, USA from 16th - 19th March. 2016.
  • Has been Neuro-spinal surgeon to The Governor of Maharashtra for 15 years.
  • Member Future Health Planning Committee, Govt. of Goa.
  • Have developed 1st Authentic bone bank in India in Collaboration with USA.
  • Developed Neuro Spinal Surgeons Association Of India ( NSSA) and Journal of Neurosopinal Surgery.
  • Founder President Neuro-Trauma society of India.
  • Have published 20 Medical Textbooks in Spinal Surgery.