Dr. Sudish Karunakaran (VPS Lakeshore Hospital)

Dr. Sudish Karunakaran, Neurosurgeon, Brain and Spine Surgeon

Dr Sudish Karunakaran is a Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon in Kochi, Kerala. He received his medical degree from the University of Kerala and MCh in Neurosurgery and Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neurovascular surgery both at the Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Sciences and Technology. After MRCS at the Royal College, Edinburgh, he went to England, where he completed FRCS in Neurosurgery from Royal college of surgeons as well as Postdoctoral Fellowship in Paediatric Neurosurgery from Bristol. He was the captain of the University Basket ball team as well as best player for 3 consecutive years in All India Intermedical basketball Tournament.

Dr. Sudish Karunakaran – Area Of Expertise :-
Spinal surgery, Neurovascular surgery, Skull base surgery, Neuroendoscopy.

OPD Schedule
Day Time
Friday 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM

MCh, MRCS(Edin), FRCS NeuroSurgery(Eng), Post Doctoral Fellow (Neuro Surgery)

  • FRCS Neurosurgery (Royal College of Surgeons of England, London)
  • MRCS (Royal College, Edinburgh)
  • MCh Neurosurgery (Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences  and Technology, India)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow Neurovascular Surgery (Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences  and Technology, India)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow Paediatric Neurosurgery (Bristol, UK)
  • MBBS (Kerala University)
  • Advanced Neuroendoscopic and Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery.
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery.
  • Microdiscectomy for disc problem.
  • Navigation guided brain surgery for brain and spine tumors.
  • ICP monitoring guided advanced brain trauma care. Intraoperative neuromonitoring to provide safe brain and spine surgery.
  • Awake Craniotomy for complex brain tumors. 
  • 20 Years of Experience in Complex Spine and Brain Disorders.
  • Senior Consultant & HOD – Neurosurgery, Neurovascular Surgery, Paediatric Neurosurgery, VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi
  • Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon & HOD at Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi.(2008 – 2018)
  • Consultant Neurosurgeon, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, UK.( 2005 – 2007)
  • Clinical Attachee, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle, UK (Aug – Sep, 2005)
  • Neurosurgery Consultant, Baby Memorial Hospital, Calicut (Jan – May, 2005).
  • Specialist Postdoctoral fellowship in Neurovascular Surgery, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology, India (Jan – December, 2004).
  • General Surgery DNB Registrar, Medical College, Trivandrum (Aug, 1998 – Dec, 1999)


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