Dr. Praveen M Ganigi

Consultant – Neurosurgery
Manipal Hospitals

Dr. Praveen M Ganigi - Consultant – Neurosurgery in Bengaluru, India

Overview

  • Dr. Praveen M. Ganigi is an esteemed neurosurgeon currently working as a Consultant in Neurosurgery at the Manipal Hospitals, located on Old Airport Road in Bengaluru, India. With an impressive academic background and extensive experience in the field, Dr. Ganigi is recognised for his expertise in various neurosurgical procedures. He holds an MBBS degree from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Ajmer, and completed his MCh in Neurosurgery from the prestigious National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in Bangalore in 2003. His commitment to advancing his knowledge and skills is evident through his participation in an observership program in Complex Spine Surgery in Germany. As a dedicated professional, Dr. Praveen Ganigi has specialised in multiple areas within neurosurgery. His expertise lies in performing endoscopic neurosurgery, complex spine surgery, and complex skull base surgery. He has gained proficiency in handling intricate cases involving aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), skull base tumours, spinal decompressions, and fusions over the past 17 years. Dr. Ganigi is an acclaimed consultant neurosurgeon in Oldairportroad, Bangalore.
  • Dr. Ganigi’s contributions to the field have been recognised through numerous awards and achievements. He was honoured with the Best Outgoing Student Silver Jubilee Award for MCh Neurosurgery at NIMHANS in 2003. In 2004, he received the Best Paper Presentation award for his work on ‘Paediatric high-grade gliomas clinicobiological correlation’ in Lucknow, India. One of his most notable achievements was being part of the multidisciplinary team that successfully separated the globally acclaimed ischiopagus conjoined twins in Bangalore in 2007. Apart from his clinical practice, Dr. Praveen Ganigi has actively participated in talks and publications to share his expertise with the medical community. He has been featured in The Times of India discussing the remarkable story of a baby who celebrated her first birthday after three surgeries. This demonstrates his dedication to patient care and his commitment to advancing the field through sharing knowledge and experiences. Dr. Ganigi is fluent in multiple languages, including Kannada, English, and Hindi. This linguistic versatility allows him to effectively communicate with patients from diverse backgrounds, ensuring that they receive personalised care and clear explanations about their conditions and treatment options.
  • As a consultant at Manipal Hospitals, Dr. Praveen M. Ganigi offers a range of specialised services in neurosurgery. These include procedures such as laminectomy, brain tumour surgery, deep brain stimulation, and gamma-knife radiosurgery. He is also involved in advanced treatments like vagus nerve stimulation for epilepsy and carotid body tumour embolisation. His expertise extends to various embolisation procedures for tumours located in the head, neck, spine, and cerebral regions. Dr. Praveen M. Ganigi is a highly skilled and dedicated neurosurgeon who has made significant contributions to the field. His passion for patient care, coupled with his extensive knowledge and expertise, has earned him recognition and respect in the medical community. By staying at the forefront of medical advancements and continuously expanding his skills, Dr. Ganigi continues to provide exceptional care and improve the lives of his patients.

Fellowship & Membership

  • Member of Neurological Society of India.
  • Member of Skull base Society of India.
  • Member of Association of Spine Surgeons of India.
  • Member of Bangalore Neurological Society.
  • Observer ship in Complex Spine Surgery, Germany

Languages Spoken

  • Kannada
  • English
  • Hindi

Awards & Achievements

  • Received the Best Outgoing Student Silver Jubilee Award for MCh.
  • Neurosurgery in NIMHANS in 2003, Bangalore.
  • Received Best Paper Presentation award on Paediatric high-grade gliomas clinicobiological correlation in 2004, Lucknow, India.
  • Neurosurgeon on the multidisciplinary team that successfully separated the worldwide acclaimed Ischiopagus, Conjoined twins, at Bangalore in 2007.
  • Aneurysms, AVMs, Skull base Tumors and Spinal Decompressions and Fusions are among the several neurosurgical procedures has performed over the last 17 years.

Talks & Publications

  • Dr. EV Raman and Dr. Praveen M Ganigi on After 3 surgeries, baby celebrates her first birthday at city hospital | The Times of India.Click Here

Endoscopic Neurosurgery, Complex Spine Surgery, Complex Skull Base Surgery,

MBBS | MCh
With an impressive academic background and extensive experience in the field, Dr. Ganigi is recognised for his expertise in various neurosurgical procedures. His dedication to patient care and his commitment to advancing the field through sharing knowledge and experiences.

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