Aster Medcity unveils advanced Neuropathology and Diagnostic Neuroradiology teams, a milestone in delivering state-of-the-art brain, spine, and nerve care…reports Asian Lite News
Aster Medcity, a beacon of healthcare innovation, proudly introduces its fully-fledged Neuropathology and Diagnostic Neuroradiology teams, led by the esteemed Dr. Vani Santhosh and Dr. Harish Babu, respectively.
This groundbreaking initiative marks a pivotal moment in the hospital’s unwavering commitment to delivering state-of-the-art services in brain, spine, and nerve care.
The spectrum of services spans advanced neurosurgery, spine surgery, neurology, neuroradiology, neuropsychology, and neuro-rehabilitation, catering to patients of all ages.
Dr. Dilip Panikar, Senior Consultant – Neurosurgery at Aster Medcity Kochi, expressed, “With the introduction of dedicated neuropathology services, Aster Medcity continues to set benchmarks in healthcare, striving to enhance and revolutionize neurological services in Kerala and beyond.”
At the helm of the neuropathology team is Dr. Vani Santhosh, a former Senior Professor of Neuropathology at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS). Dr. Santhosh’s groundbreaking research in neuro-oncology has significantly advanced the understanding of the biology of glioblastoma (GBM) and other gliomas.
Joining the ranks is Dr. Harish Babu, a distinguished Neuroradiologist specializing in diagnosing brain scans, who now leads the Neuroradiology Team. Dr. Babu emphasised, “Neuroradiology plays a pivotal role in neurosurgery by providing detailed anatomical and functional information that guides surgeons in planning and executing precise and effective interventions for various neurologic conditions.”
To augment neuropathology capabilities, Aster Medcity is launching a new center for Neuropathology. This center will process specimens from various Aster hospitals, leveraging the expertise of the accomplished neuropathology team in Kochi.
Dr. Shyam Sundar S, Senior Consultant – Neurosurgery, Aster Medcity, Kochi, highlighted, “The collaboration between neurosurgeons, diagnostic neuroradiologists, and neuropathologists ensures a comprehensive understanding of neurological conditions, leading to more accurate diagnoses, better treatment planning, and improved patient outcomes.”
The Global Centre of Excellence in Neurosciences integrates departments such as Neurology, Parkinson and Movement Disorders Centre, Acute Stroke Care Centre, Pediatric Neurology, Epilepsy Care Centre, Spine Care Centre, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and Neuropsychology. Aster Medcity is poised to advance neurological care through these integrated efforts, setting new standards in healthcare excellence.