Dr. Vybhav Raghu, MBBS, MS (General Surgery), M.Ch. Neurosurgery, is a highly qualified neurosurgeon with extensive training, including a fellowship in Functional Neurosurgery, Epilepsy, and Pain from Aster-CMI, Bangalore, and a M.Ch in Neurosurgery from Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Pune. He has gained international experience as an observer in Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery at Toronto Western Hospital under Dr. Suneil K. Kalia. Dr. Raghu also holds a MS in General Surgery from Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore, and completed his MBBS at AJ Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangalore. Currently, he practices as a visiting consultant neurosurgeon at Vividus Hospitals, Bangalore, and has held senior resident positions in both neurosurgery and general surgery.

. M.Ch (Neurosurgery) Dissertation: A Comparative Study of Conventional Micro-Lumbar Discectomy vs
Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomies (accepted & published) Dissertation Advisor: Dr.
Deepak Ranade, HOD & Professor, Dept of Neurosurgery Dr.D.Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital &
Research Centre, Pune.
. Master’s Dissertation: Outcome of Neo-adjuvant Chemo-Radiotherapy in Locally Advanced Rectal
Carcinomas, 2017. (accepted & published) Dissertation Advisor: Dr. D.V. Chalapati, Professor, General
Surgery, VIMS&RC and Prof. M.S. Ganesh, Prof & HOD, Surgical Oncology, VIMS&RC. TEACHING:
. Taught Clinical & Theory General Surgery classes for M.B.B.S. students as part of M.S. (General
Surgery) and Senior Residency (General Surgery).
. Rural Service in Paanemangalore, Mangalore district, Karnataka, India as part of M.B.B.S, 2013-14.

. Co-Treasurer and Member (Organizing Committee), Stereocon-2022, Bangalore.
. Conference Organizer & Compere, AJ Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangalore, 2013-14.
. Class Head MBBS, 2011-12 and 2012-13. (3rd & 4th year) AJ Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangalore.
. Assisted in Deep Brain Stimulation, Epilepsy Surgeries and Interventional Pain Procedures.
. Assisted and performed under supervision in in general neurosurgical procedures.
. Independent removal of subdural hematoma on two-month-old girl-child.
. 5 independent decompressive craniotomies with clot evacuations in hypertensive stroke.
. 5 independent surgeries on spine tumours- epidural and IDEMS.
. 3 independent surgeries on surface brain tumours.
. 5 independent surgeries of lumbar disc surgeries.
. Independent CSF diversion procedures.
. Cranioplasty.
. Stereotactic biopsy CT and navigation guided.
. Decompressive craniotomy.
. Assisted in complex brain and spine tumours and spinal instrumentations.
. Assisted in cervical surgeries.
. Assisted in epilepsy surgeries.
. Assisted in aneurysm surgeries.
. Have a sound knowledge of using microscope, navigation S8 system and CUSA.
. Impact of Position on Pneumocephalus in DBS Surgery: (ready for publication).
. Dorsal Column Stimulation for Cancer Pain-A Case Report: (ready for publication).
. Does VNS Actually Work in Epilepsy-Our Experience: (ready for publication).

. A Comparative Study of Conventional Micro-Lumbar Discectomy and Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomies.
Vybhav Raghu*, Deepak Ranade, Anil Patil, Sarang Gotecha, Prashant Punia, Ashish Chug, Bhagirath
More, Shobhit Chhabra, Dushyant Kashyap. International Surgery Journal. Raghu V et al. Int Surg J.
2021 Oct; 8 (10):3024-3030. http://www.ijsurgery.com. ISSN 2349-3305 | ISSN 2349-2902. ISSN 2349-
3305 | ISSN 2349-2902.
. Clinical Profile, Management and Surgical Outcome of Spinal Cord Tumors. Shobhit Chhabra*,
Bhagirath More, Deepak Ranade, Sarang Gotecha, Prashant Punia, Vybhav Raghu, Dushyant Kashyap.
International Surgery Journal. Chhabra S et al. Int Surg J. 2021 Oct;8(10):3013-3018.
http://www.ijsurgery.com. ISSN 2349-3305 | ISSN 2349-2902. DOI:
. Obstruction at the Level of Foramen of Monro Causing Obstructive Hydrocephalus. Dushyant
Kashyap*, Ashish Chugh, Prashant Punia, Sarang Gotecha, Deepak Ranade, Bhagirath More, Shobhit
Chhabra, Vybhav Raghu. International Surgery Journal. Int Surg J. 2021 Oct;8(10):3019-3023.
http://www.ijsurgery.com. ISSN 2349-3305 | ISSN 2349-2902.
. Neuro-endoscopic Management of Third Ventricular Neurocysticercosis Presenting as Brun’s
Syndrome. Chugh A, Gotecha S, Punia P, Raghu V, et al. Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences. Accepted
for Publication.
. Prophylactic Lumbo-peritoneal Shunt in Cases of Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis with Papilledema.
Ranade, More, Kashyap, Vybhav Raghu et al. International Surgery Journal. 2021 Jul; 8 (7).
http://ijsurgery.com. ISSN 2349-3305. ISSN 2349-2902. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10/18203/2349-
. Primary Solitary Fibrous Extradural Tumour of the Dorsal Spine: Case Report. Gotecha S, Raghu V Et al.
Egyptian Spine Journal. Spring 2020;1(34):69-75: DOI: 10.21608/ESJ.2020.40675.1145
. A Rare Case of an Aneurysmal Bone Cyst of the Temporal Bone. Gotecha S, Punia P, Chugh A, Raghu
V, et al. Asian Journal of Neurosurgery. 2020;15(3):699-702.
. Factors Predicting the Need of Permanent CSF Diversion Surgery in Children Presenting with
Hydrocephalus Due to Posterior Fossa Tumours. Punia P, Gotecha S, Chugh A, Raghu V, et al.
International Journal of Neurology and Neurosurgery. International Journal of Neurology and
Neurosurgery. 2019;11(3):219-222.
. A Rare Chronic Presentation of Schwannoma with Haemorrhage. Gotecha S, Punia P, Patil A, Chugh A,
Kotecha M, Raghu V, Ali M Et al. Asian Journal of Neurosurgery. 2019;14(3):897-900
. Clinical and Radiological Investigations Assessment in Head Injury Cases: Observational Study in Urban
Population. Indian Journal of Basic and Applied Medical Research. Sept 2018; 7(4):54-56.
. The Outcome of Neoadjuvant Chemo Radiotherapy and Surgery in Carcinoma Rectum-Our Experience.
Vinay, Vybhav R. Journal of Surgery [Journalul de chirurgie]: 2017; 13(4): 123-126 DOI: 10.7438/1584-

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