Dr. Abhishek Patil
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MCh (Neurosurgery)
English, Kannada, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Bangla, Hindi
Born in Pune in 1987, Dr Patil completed his schooling from Paul’s school, Belgaum. Later pursued his MBBS from Vims-Bellary, MS from SMC-Assam and MCh (Neuro) from Nimhans-Bengaluru. His high morals and ethical standards, empathetic and courageous behaviour, competent surgical skills always make him stand out. A proficient medical professional, non-judgemental and always open to learning and constructive criticism. As a neurosurgeon his qualities of rational decision making under pressure and flexibility in situations are commendable. His career goal is not only to excel as a neurosurgeon with highly competent surgical skills benefitting the health of his patients but also to grow as a fine teacher benefitting students by enhancing their neurosurgical knowledge and understanding of neurosurgical practice. Extra curricular activities include swimming, football, photography and travelling.
- Vascular Neurosurgery
- Spine and Cranio-vertebral Junction
- Awake Brain surgery
- Torrent Young Scholar Award – Best Resident in General Surgery in North-East zone of India for the year 2015 – conferred by Association of Surgeons of India at Guwahati, Assam.
- Best Poster award – “A case of primary benign mesenteric schwannoma” at the 24th Annual Conference of The Association of Surgeons of Assam in November 2013 at Guwahati, Assam.
- Best Poster award – “GSPN Schwannoma – common tumour in a rare location” at 69th Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India in December 2021.
- Hagjer, S., Paul, A., Patil, A. et al. Primary benign mesenteric schwannoma. Hellenic J Surg 86, 323–326 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13126-014-0154-5.
- Hagjer, S., Patil, A., Paul, A. et al. Intra-abdominal seminomas in bilateral undescended testes in a patient with Persistent Mullerian Duct Syndrome. Hellenic J Surg 87, 493–496 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13126-015-0266-6.
- Baisya, A.S., Patil, A., Jain, A. et al. A rare presentation of transverse testicular ectopia as an incarcerated inguinal hernia. Hellenic J Surg 87, 200–202 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13126-015-0209-2.
- Research thesis entitled “A comparative Study between Open and Laparoscopic Mesh Repair in Primary Inguinal Hernia” duly accepted by Srimanta Sankaradeva University of Health Sciences, Guwahati, India in December 2014.
- Research thesis entitled “Ultrasonography as an intraoperative tool for localization of the anatomical level in lumbo-sacral spine surgeries” duly accepted by National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bengaluru, India in December 2018 (in process to publish in World Neurosurgery).
A Life time member of the following Associations
- Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
- The Association of Surgeons of Assam (ASA)
- Neurological Society of India (NSI)
- Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI)
- AO Spine
- Neurological Surgeons Society of India (NSSI)
- American Association of South Asian Neurosurgeons (AASAN)
- European Association of Neurological Surgeons (EANS)
- Karnataka Medical Council (KMC)
- Delhi Medical Council (DMC)