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MBBS, MS, DNB (Orthopaedics), MCh (Neurosurgery)
Dr. BSV Raju is among the best Neurosurgeons in Hyderabad and is a Neuro & Spine surgeon at Aster Prime Hospital, Hyderabad. He has completed his MBBS training from Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada in 1989. In 1992, he obtained his MS (Orthopaedics) and DNB from Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam.
In 1996, Dr. Raju completed MCh from Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), Hyderabad.
Dr. BSV Raju completed the certification course from US Medical License Examination (USMLE) in 1998. Later, in 2003, he completed the Spine & Peripheral Nerve Fellowship from Stanford University and Spine Fellowship from Wayne State University, Detroit, USA.
He has been widely recognized for his achievements in spine surgery and has won awards from the Association of Spine Surgeons of India.
Dr. Raju has held prestigious professional positions, such as Treasurer, Andhra Pradesh Neuroscientists Association (2009-2012) and Secretary, Andhra Pradesh Neuroscientists Association (2012- 2015).
Area of expertise
Dr. Raju’s area of expertise includes skeletal muscle therapy, CSF rhinorrhoea repair surgery, spine surgery, spinal diseases, muscle release, musculoskeletal pain management, wrist problems, and correction of deformities.
Performed the first percutaneous laser discectomy in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Dr. Raju presently has the vastest experience of this technique in the country.
Association of Spine Surgeons of India- Traveling Spine Fellowship for the year 2001
Member of the prestigious North American Spine Society
Selected in “Who is Who in the USA” in the year 2003
Performed over 6000 spine surgeries including minimally invasive spine surgery, spinal fixations, disc replacements, and dynamic spinal stabilizations.
Acharya Sushrut, Sadbhavana Puraskar Award in 2010 by Indian Cultural Department of Hyderabad
Seva Ratna award from the Mother Theresa foundation, Hyderabad for the year 2012
Best Doctor’s Award, From “ Health Care International”, Hyderabad for the year 2015
Best Hyderabad Neuro & Spine Surgeon Award “Global Healthcare Excellence Awards,” New Delhi, 2015
A.K. Purohit, BSV Raju, Shiv Kumar, KD Mallikarjun. Selective musculocutaneous fasciculotomy for the spastic elbow in cerebral palsy. Acta Neurochirurgica. 140:5, 473-478, 1998.
VSSV Prasad, BSV Raju, C Sundaram, Chordoma as a cause for atlanto axial instability. Spinal Cord, 36,661-663, 1998.
Black disc disease: a commentary. Rengachary SS, Balabhadra RS. Neurosurgery Focus. 2002 Aug 15;13(2): E14.
Management of strut graft failure in anterior cervical spine surgery. Thongtrangan I, Balabhadra RS, Kim DH. Neurosurg Focus. 2003 Sep 15;15(3): E4
Surgical techniques for total sacrectomy and spinopelvic reconstruction. Zhang HY, Thongtrangan I, Balabhadra RS, Murovic JA, Kim DH. Neurosurg Focus. 2003 Aug 15; 15(2): E5.
Vertebral body replacement with an expandable cage for reconstruction after spinal tumor resection. Thongtrangan I, Balabhadra RS, Le H, Park J, Kim DH. Neurosurgery Focus. 2003 Nov 15;15(5):E8.
Surgical treatment of tumors involving the cervicothoracic junction. Le H, Balabhadra R, Park J, Kim D. Neurosurg Focus. 2003 Nov 15;15(5):E3.
Anterior cervical fusion using dense cancellous allografts and dynamic plating. Balabhadra RS, Kim DH, Zhang HY. Neurosurgery. 2004 Jun;54(6):1405-11; discussion 1411-2.
Thoracoscopic transdiaphragmatic approach to thoracolumbar junction fractures. Kim DH, Jahng TA, Balabhadra RS, Potulski M, Beisse R. Spine J. 2004 May-Jun;4(3):317-28.
Biomechanical comparison of anterior and posterior stabilization methods in atlantoaxial instability. Kim SM, Lim TJ, Paterno J, Hwang TJ, Lee KW, Balabhadra RS, Kim DH. J Neurosurg. 2004 Mar;100(3 Suppl Spine):277-83.
BSV Raju, Purohit AK, VSSV Prasad, DS Ganapathi Rao, Dinakar I, Cerebellar vermian dysgenesis and associated anomalies. Management of six cases and a brief review of the literature. Clinical Proceedings of NIMS, 9:4: 11-15, 1995.
BSV Raju, VSSV Prasad, Dinakar I, UN Das, AK Purohit. Role of Quantitative estimation of malondialdehyde (MDA) and the effect of Methylprednisolone after acute spinal injury Clinical Proceedings of NIMS, 11:2:10-14, 1996.
VSSV Prasad, Dinakar I, BSV Raju, AK Purohit, RTA Naik, BCM Prasad, PK Gupta, Imageology in acute spinal trauma, Proceedings of the 2nd National Neurotrauma Conference (Supp). 16-21, August 1993.
PK Gupta, L Prasad, BSV Raju, Dinakar I. Split atlas with atlantoaxial dislocation, The Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging, 4:3: 177-178, August 1994.
PK Gupta, L Prasad, BSV Raju, Dinakar I. Scar Carcinoma of the scalp-2 case reports and review of the literature. The clinical proceedings of NIMS 9:1:32-37, January 1994.
VSSV Prasad, BSV Raju, Dinakar I. Diabetes Insipidus in Cervico-dorsal Spinal Cord Injury. Neurology India, 43, 206-208, 1995.
AK Purohit, BSV Raju, JJM Reddy, Dinakar I. Claudicatory priapism in lumbar canal stenosis with lumbar disc prolapse, Neurology, India, Vol 46; Vol. 1 June 1997.
AK Purohit, Meena Minz, BSV Raju, Dinakar I. Primary hypothyroidism presenting as precocious puberty and sellar – suprasellar mass. Quarterly Journal of Surgical Sciences. Accepted for publication in December 1997.
BSV Raju, AK Purohit, A Krishna Reddy, VSSV Prasad, BP Sahu, Non-Surgical therapeutic interventions after acute spinal cord injury. The clinical proceedings of NIMS, 12:1, 16-22, March 1998.
BSV Raju, AK Sinha, AK Reddy, C Sundaram, VSSV Prasad, BP Sahu, TVRK Murthy, Giant Spinal neurofibromas. Neurology India, Vol. 47, Supplement 1, December 1999 (Abstract).
Jagan Mohan Reddy, VSSV Prasad, BSV Raju, BP Sahu, AK Purohit, Clinical outcome following Cervical Spine surgery: Prognostic indicators. Neurology India, Vol. 47, Supplement 1, December, 99 (Abstract).
AK Purohit, Jagan Mohan Reddy, Ramana Murthy, BSV Raju, TVRK Murthy. Sciatic selective motor fasciculotomy for spastic knee flexion in Cerebral Palsy. Neurology India, Vol 47, Supplement 1, December, ’99 (Abstract).
AC Upadhyaya, BSV Raju, C Sundaram, Subash Kaul, S Ram Murthi, AK Purohit. An unusual case report of actinomycosis of scalp & skull vault with intradural extension. Neurology India, Vol. 47, Supplement 1, December, ’99 (Abstract).
C. Sundaram, T.R. Paul, B.S.V.Raju: Cysts of the central nervous system: A clinicopathologic study of 145 cases, Neurology India, 2001:49, No.3- 237-242
BSV Raju, VSSV Prasad, AK Reddy. Recent advances in spinal cord injury. In reviews in Neurology. Ed.S.Mohan Das, Rupam Borgohain. Indian Academy of Neurology. 119-137, 1999.
AK Reddy, BSV Raju, P Tripathy, M Panigrahi, BP Sahu, Extended anterior approaches to the cervicothoracic spine. In: Indian Clinical Neurosurgery Vol. 1, Ed; AK Singh
Presentations in Scientific Meetings
Presented over 100 papers in national and international meetings
Regular faculty in several regional and national meetings and CME`S
Organizing Secretary: Xth Annual Conference of Indian Society for Paediatric Neurosurgery, Hyderabad, India, December 1999.
Treasurer: Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India, Hyderabad, India, December 1999.
Organising Secretary: Neuro endoscopy Workshop (with hands-on cadavers) Hyderabad, India, 20 & 21st May 2000.
Organizing Secretary: 15th Annual Conference of Andhra Pradesh Neuroscientist’s Association, 12-13th July 2008, Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad, India.
Course Director: Current Reviews in Brain & Spine Surgery, 28th Feb’ 2010, Hotel Taj Krishna, Hyderabad, India.
Course Director: current trends in spine surgery, March 2011, Hyderabad
Advances in Spine surgery, Dec 9th, 2013, Hyderabad
Challenges in spine surgery, 24th April 2016, Hyderabad
Indian Medical Association
Neurological Society of India
Life Member of Andhra Pradesh Neuroscience’s Association
North American Spine Society
Indian Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery
Twin Cities Neuro Club
Twin Cities Spine club
Director & Chief Neurosurgeon and Spine Surgeon at Prime Hospital, Hyderabad, India from 2007 till date
Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spine Surgeon at Yashoda Hospital, Somajiguda, Hyderabad from July 2003 to October 2007
Assistant Professor in Neurosurgery- Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), Hyderabad from 1997 to 2001
Senior Resident (Post MCh Neurosurgery) at Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), Hyderabad, July 1996 to June, 97
Senior Resident (During MCh Neurosurgery) at Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), Hyderabad from 1996-1997
Resident in Orthopaedics (MS) from Feb 1989 to Dec 1992
Internship from Oct 1987 to Nov 1989
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