Dr. Bopanna K M

HOD & Consultant – Neurosurgery
Manipal Hospitals
More than 20 Years

Dr. Bopanna K M - HOD & Consultant – Neurosurgery in Bengaluru, India

Overview

  • Dr. Bopanna K. M. is a highly accomplished and renowned neurosurgeon based in Bengaluru, India. He currently holds leadership positions at the Manipal Hospitals, Old Airport Road – a prestigious medical facility in the city, as the Head of the Department and Consultant in Neurosurgery. Dr. Bopanna is a well-known authority in many fields of neurosurgery and has an exceptional educational background and a wealth of professional experience. He is a Diplomate of the National Board (DNB) and possesses a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree. He has further specialised in paediatric neurosurgery through a fellowship, gaining comprehensive knowledge and skills in this subfield. His additional fellowship and membership with prestigious organisations like the Neurological Society of India (NSI) and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) in the United States demonstrate his dedication to staying at the forefront of developments in his area. Surgery for brain tumours is one of Dr. Bopanna’s main specialities. He has performed more than 6,000 neurosurgeries in his more than 20 years of experience, which includes several tough instances involving mind tumours and aneurysms. Dr. Bopanna is the best neurosurgeon in Bangalore.
  • Dr. Bopanna utilises intraoperative cortical stimulation-guided monitoring techniques to optimise patient outcomes during these intricate procedures. In addition to brain tumour surgery, he excels in paediatric neurosurgery. His information in figuring out and treating neurological illnesses in children has been sharpened through his international fellowship in this area at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. Dr. Bopanna is dedicated to giving his young sufferers viable care and understands a range of paediatric ailments. Furthermore, he has a remarkable track record in the field of epilepsy surgery. He has successfully performed over 80 epilepsy surgeries and is particularly adept at utilising minimally invasive approaches for treating this disorder, as well as other brain and spine conditions. His patient-centred approach and focus on innovative techniques have earned him a stellar reputation among his peers and patients.
  • Dr. Bopanna’s contributions to the medical field go beyond his achievements. In 2007, he was part of a team that successfully separated the spinal cord of internationally acclaimed ischiopagus conjoined twins in Bangalore, India. This groundbreaking achievement showcased his surgical expertise and commitment to pushing the boundaries of medical possibilities. In recognition of his exquisite contributions, Dr. Bopanna has acquired prestigious accolades during his profession. He was presented with the aid of the joint committee of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS). This reputation solidifies his standing as an esteemed neurosurgeon on a worldwide scale. Dr. Bopanna is fluent in English, Kannada, and Hindi, allowing him to efficiently communicate with a numerous range of patients. His capability to empathise with patients and provide an explanation for complicated clinical data absolutely and compassionately has made him a relied-on and respected healthcare professional.

Fellowship & Membership

  • NSI – Neurological Society of India.
  • CNS Congress of Neurological Surgeon (USA).

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Kannada
  • Hindi

Awards & Achievements

  • International Fellowship in Paediatric Neurosurgery at Hospital for sick children, Toronto, Canada.
  • Awarded by the joint committee of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS).
  • Performed over 6000 neurosurgeries over a span of 20 years, including several complex Brain Tumors, Aneurysms.
  • Expertise in removal of Tumors in the eloquent speech and motor areas of the brain with intra op cortical stimulation guided monitoring to optimize patient outcome.
  • Performed over 80 cases of epilepsy surgery and specialized in minimally invasive approaches to treat this disorder as well as various other brain and spine disorders.
  • Team member who successfully separated the Spinal cord of internationally acclaimed ischiopagus, conjoined twins, at Bangalore in 2007.

Talks & Publications

  • Dr. Bopanna K M on World Brain Tumour Day: Know all about symptoms treatment of Paediatric Brain Tumour | One India | Youtube. Click Here
  • Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road, Sarjapur, Hebbal and Millers Road: Dr. Ullas V Acharya, Dr. Bopanna K M, Dr. Veena Veda, Dr. Shiva Kumar R, and Dr. Anil R on World Stroke Day Panel Discussion on Know The Signs Act Fast | LinkedIn. Click Here

Brain Tumour Surgery, Paediatric Neurosurgery, Cerebro Vascular Microsurgery, Epilepsy Surgery,

MBBS | DNB | Fellowship Paediatric Neurosurgery
He has performed more than 6,000 neurosurgeries in his more than 20 years of experience, which includes several tough instances involving mind tumours and aneurysms.

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