Prof. (Dr) R. N. Bhattacharya is an eminent Neurosurgeon of national and international repute, whose name has become synonymous with Vascular Neurosurgery. While he joined SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram, as Assistant Professor in 1981 and left the institute as Professor and Head of Department in 2006, in between he developed the department of Neurosurgery at Central Hospital, Dhanbad on the request of Coal India, which is still running successfully. He joined AMRI Hospitals in 2006 as Director, Neurosciences, where he became India’s first neurosurgeon to perform a complete removal of acoustic neuronal with facial nerve prevention. Dr Bhattacharya has more than 50 papers published under his name in national and international journals and has the distinction of training more than 50 neurosurgeons, many of whom have become top names in their field across the globe. He served as President of leading neurology bodies, including the Cerebra Vascular Surgery Society of India, and the Neurological Society of India (Kerala Chapter), besides serving as An Executive Member of NSI. He has also been a visiting faculty member at several top international centres across the globe.
HOD NEUROSURGERY, DIRECTOR NEUROSCIENCES , MS, MCH(NEURO SURGERY)
Amri kolkata since 2006 he is working as director neurosciences in amri group of hospitals in kolkata. Paper published more than 50 in national & international journals.He trained more than 50 neurisurgeons.Many of his students are leading the department in india as well as abroad.
He is ex- president of cerebro vascular surgery society of india,ex president neurological society of india(nsi),kerala chapter,ex executive member nsi and another subspecialities of neurosurgery.
He visited several international centres in europe,usa,japan and other countries as visiting professor.
Above 35 years prof. R. N. Bhattacharya is considered amongst top most neurosurgeons not only in India but internationally. His surgical excellence is highly acclaimed all over world. His name is considered synonymous and vascular neurosurgery.He is master of skull base,endoscopic and vascular neurosurgery.He is first neurosurgeon in India to do complete removal of acoustic neurinoma with facial nerve preservation,way back in early eighties. He has operated more than 400 av malformations. (morethan any other Indian neurosurgeon). And more than 2000 aneurysms with internationally comparable results.
He joined sctimst as asst. Prof. In 1981 and left the institute as prof. And head of dept. In 2006. In between he developed department of neurosurgery in central hospital, Dhanbad on request of coal India, the dept. Is still running successfully.