Dr Santhosh Kumar S A

Consultant - Neurosurgeon
BGS Gleneagles Global Hospital
13 Years

Dr Santhosh Kumar S A - Consultant - Neurosurgeon in Bengaluru, India


Enter a world of transformative neurosurgical excellence guided by Dr Santosh Kumar, our revered Consultant Neurosurgeon. Dr Santosh isn’t just a practitioner; he embodies the essence of a seasoned surgeon, bringing profound knowledge and an unwavering commitment to your neurological well-being.

As a Consultant Neurosurgeon, Dr Santosh leads our mission to redefine neurosurgical care with an emphasis on impactful outcomes. His role extends beyond clinical excellence, symbolizing a lifelong dedication to ensuring each patient experiences the pinnacle of transformative care. In the intricate realm of neurological health, he stands as a guiding force, seamlessly blending traditional wisdom with cutting-edge solutions.

Choosing Dr Santosh is choosing a transformative ally in your journey to neurological health. His consultations transcend routine medical discussions; they are impactful dialogues where your concerns are met with a level of expertise that defines senior surgical care. He invites you into a realm where every surgical decision is approached with a senior consultant’s touch—precise, impactful, and dedicated to your health.

Make the empowering choice to select Dr Santosh, the seasoned consultant whose impactful approach to Neurosurgery ensures that your confidence in his care is the initial step toward a future of enduring neurological well-being. Your neurosurgical journey is entrusted to the hands of a compassionate and seasoned leader, committed to ensuring every aspect of your care is marked by a genuine spirit of medical excellence.


  • Santhosh Kumar S Annayappa; AR Prabhuraj; Arivazhagan A; Dhananjaya I Bhat; Dhaval Shukla; Dwarkanath Srinivas; K.V.L.N. Rao; Vikas V; Indira B Devi. Facial Nerve Preserving Sub Total Excision for Large Vestibular Schwannoma: An Institution Based Functional Outcome Study.Accepted for publication. Neurology India.
  • DhananjayaI Bhat, Santhosh Kumar S A, Sudhir S Pai, Chandramouli BA. Alexia without Agraphia: Can write but not read!Accepted for publication. Neurology India
  • Gaurav Tyagi, Santhosh Kumar S A, Sandeep Kandregula, Radhika Mhatre, Alok Mohan Uppar. Sella Bugged!!!-Abscess inside a Craniopharyngioma-Case Report with Literature Review. Accepted for publication. Paediatric Neurosurgery.
  • COVIDSurg Collaborative and Global Surg Collaborative. Effects of Pre-operative Isolation on Postoperative Pulmonary Complications after Elective Surgery: An International Prospective Cohort Study. Anaesthesia 2021
  • COVIDSurg Collaborative and GlobalSurg Collaborative. Timing of Surgery Following SARS-CoV-2 Infection: An International Prospective Cohort Study. Anaesthesia 2021
  • COVIDSurg Collaborative and GlobalSurg Collaborative. SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Modelling for Safe Surgery to Save Lives: Data from an International Prospective Cohort Study. BJS
  • Shilpa Rao, Saikat Mitra, Harsha Sugur, Vikas Vazhayil, B. Ravi Mohan Rao, Santhosh Kumar Annayappa et al. Central Nervous System High Grade Neuroepithelial Tumour with BCOR Immunopositivity: Is There a Molecular Heterogeneity ? Brain Tumour Pathology 2020; online first
  • Santhosh K S Annayappa, Nupur Pruthi. The Relationship of Dentate Nucleus with The Pyramid of Vermis: A Microneurosurgical Anatomical Study. International Journal of Medical and Health Sciences. Vol13, No:1, 2019
  • Nishanth Sadashiva, Santhosh Kumar S A.Excision of Colloid Cyst Through Interhemispheric Transcranial Transcavum Interforniceal Approach. Indian Journal of Neurosurgery (accepted for publication)
  • A.R. Prabhuraj, Nishanth Sadashiva, Santhosh kumar, Dhaval Shukla, DhananjayaBhat, Bhagavathula Indira Devi, Sampath somanna: Hydrocephalus associated with large vestibular schwannoma: Management options and factors predicting requirement of cerebrospinal fluid diversion after primary surgery. Journal of neurosciences in rural practice 2017; 8:27-32
  • MA Naveen, Vikas Naik, SA Santhosh Kumar, Sanjeev Balaji Pai. Aneurysmal bone cyst of C2, C3 cervical spine: A rare case report and review of literature.The journal of spinal surgery 2015;2(2):52-54.

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Kannada
  • Hindi
  • Tamil
  • Telugu

Spine Surgery, Neuro Surgery,

  • MBBS : Vydehi Institute of Medical Science & Research Centre, Bengaluru
  • MS (General Surgery) : Kempegowda Institute of Medical Science & Research Centre, Bengaluru
  • MCh (Neurosurgery) : NIMHANS, Bengaluru
  • DNB (Neurosurgery) : National board of Examinations
  • 2014 - 2015 : SAKRA world hospital, Bengaluru.
  • 2015 - 2015 : BMC & RC (PMMSY), Bengaluru
  • 2018 - 2019 : NIMHANS, Bengaluru
  • 2019 - 2021 : Aster RV Hospital, Bengaluru
  • 2021 - 2021 : Sapthagiri Institute of Medical sciences and Research Centre, Bengaluru
  • 2023 : Dr Timo Krings, Toronto Western Hospital, Canada
  • 2021- present: Gleneagles Hospital, Kengeri

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