Department of Neuro-Surgery
MBBS,Mch,Fellowship in Skull Based and Endovascular Neurosurgery


Dr. Ambekar graduated cum laude with a M.B.B.S. from JIPMER, Pondicherry. He has 12 years of experience in the field of Neurosurgery. He completed a 6-year neurosurgical residency at NIMHANS,  followed by a 1- year skullbase surgery fellowship and a 2-year endovascular fellowship at the LSUHSC, Shreveport, LA and the University of Miami Department of Neurological Surgery, United States respectively.

Dr. Ambekar specializes in the treatment of brain tumours, awake craniotomy for brain tumours, brain haemorrhage, brain aneurysms and AVMs (arteriovenous malformations).

He is one of the few dual-trained neurosurgeons in the country able to offer both surgical and minimally invasive endovascular solutions to complex cerebrovascular disease. The minimally invasive endovascular techniques allows for patients to be treated through a 1mm incision in the leg with no incisions in the head. Because of his dual training, he unbiased with regards to the treatment chosen. While most lesions can be treated endovascularly, there are some cases are safer with surgery. Dr. Ambekar is able to perform every procedure from the initial angiogram to the final embolization or surgery. He is also a specialist in pediatric vascular disease such as aneurysms and tumors, and treating children with surgical and endovascular techniques.

Area Of Interest

    ·  Skull base surgery
    ·  Cerebrovascular surgery
    ·  Endovascular Neurosurgery
    ·  Brain tumor surgery
    ·  Head injury
    ·  Endoscopic neurosurgery
    ·  Trigeminal neuralgia
    ·  Epilepsy surgery

Awards and Recognition

    ·  Best outgoing resident in neurosurgery in 2011
    ·  Awarded fellowship in skull base surgery from LSUHSC, LA and Endovascular neurosurgery from university of Miami, United States

Research Publications

    ·  Published more than 80 articles in peer-reviewed journals
    ·  Pubmed id - Sudheer Ambekar, Ambekar S