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Dr. Keki Turel

47 years experience in Nuerosurgery

A Consultant at the department of Neurosurgery in Bombay Hospital, Dr. Keki Edulji Turel has over 47 years of vast experience in his field. He is a reputed doctor, he gives all his patients his undivided attention. His educational qualification includes MBBS, MS in Neurosurgery, FICS, FABCNS, FAIS, FICG, FRCS, FACS, FIMSA. Dr. Keki Edulji Turel is the member of several medical associations and societies like Neurological Society of India, Epilepsy Association of India, Indian Medical Association, Associations of Surgeons of India etc.

Working Experience in Bombay Hospital

Participated in the First Microvascular Surgery Workshop co-sponsored by Indian Cancer Society and Tata Memorial Hospital under the aegis of Association of Surgeons of India in Bombay, March 1981.

Dr. Keki Turel

Degree-University/Board
 
  • M.B.B.S (Medical Graduate)
  • University of Bombay
  • 1968
  • M.S. (Neurosurgery)
  • University of Bombay
  • 1975
  • FICS (Fellowship of International College of Surgeons)
  • International College of Surgeons, Chicago, USA
  • 1983
  • FAANaOS {Fellow (Diplomate) of the American Academy [Board] of Neurological & Orthopaedic Medicine and Surgery}
  • The American Board of Neurological & Orthopaedic Medicine and Surgery, USA
  • 1991
  • FABCNS {Fellow (Diplomate) of the American Board of Clinical Neurological Surgery}
  • The American Academy of Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgery, USA
  • 1991
  • FAIS (Fellow of the Association of Surgeons of India)
  • The Association of Surgeons of India
  • 1993
  • FICG (Fellow of the Indian College of Gerontology)
  • The Indian College of Gerontology, Mumbai
  • 1994
  • FRCS (Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh) (without examination)
  • The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, U.K.
  • 2002
  • FACS (Fellow of the American College of Surgeons)
  • The American College of Surgeons, Chicago, U.S.A
  • 2005
  • FIMSA (Fellow of the International Medical Sciences Academy)
  • International Medical Sciences Academy, New Delhi
  • 2007
FULL-TIME HOSPITAL RESIDENCY: 5 YEARS
 
Designation Department Institution/ Hospital Period Duration
House-Surgeon General Surgery St. George’s 1 st Feb 1970 – 31 st July 1970 6 months
House-Surgeon Urology St. George’s 1 st Aug 1970 – 31 st Jan 1971 6 months
House-Surgeon Neurosurgery Sir J.J. 1 st Feb 1971- 31 st July 1971 6 months
Registrar Neurosurgery Sir J.J. 1 st Aug 1971 – 31 st Oct 1971 3 months
Registrar Neurosurgery K.E.M 1 stNov 1971 – 10 th Nov 1972 12 months
Registrar Neurosurgery B.Y.L. Nair 11 th Nov 1972 – 6 th Feb 1973 3 months
Registrar Neurosurgery Sir J.J 7 th Feb 1973 – 30st Jan 1975 3 months
(FULL TIME, NON-RESIDENTIAL):
 
  • Clinical Assistant in Neurosurgery at the Bombay Hospital from 20 th June 1975 to 31 st May 1976 (One year).
 
FURTHER STUDY IN INDIA:
 
  • Undertook specialised training in Stereotactic Surgery at a Workshop conducted at the Institute of Neurology, Madras, Feb. 1976.
  • Attended a Workshop on Microneurosurgery conducted by German Neurosurgeons (Prof. H.Pia and team) at KEM Hospital, Bombay, March 1979.
  • Participated in the First Microvascular Surgery Workshop co-sponsored by Indian Cancer Society and Tata Memorial Hospital under the aegis of Association of Surgeons of India in Bombay, March 1981.
  • Undertook an eight-week (July 12 to September 6, 1975) study trip to various European Hospitals including Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Ulevaal in Oslo, Atkinson Morely's (Wimbledon), Guy's (Maudsley) and National Hospital for Neurological Diseases (Queen Square) in London, U.K.
  • Visited Professor Yasargil's Department of Neurosurgery at Kantonspital, Zurich, Switzerland and Professor Pia's Department in Giessen, West Germany during October - November, 1978.
  • Worked as a Guest Doctor with Prof. M. Samii at the internationally reputed Neurochirugische Klinik, Krankenhaus Nordstadt, Hannover, West Germany for 7 weeks from 16 August to 1 October, 1982.
  • Gained a more extensive experience in Microneurosurgery with Prof. M. Samii as a member of his staff from November 1983 to March 1985.
  • Attended an ‘International Symposium on Peripheral Nerve Lesions’ and Post-Congress course Hannover, West Germany from 30 September to 5 October, 1987.
  • Participated in an ‘Operative Course on Advanced Techniques of Spinal Surgery’ conducted by Dr. W. Caspar at Neurochirurgische Universitatsklinik, Homburg-Saar, West Germany, October 19-23, 1987.
  • Attended an instruction course in ‘Advanced pneumatic instrumentation for surgical procedures’ organised by Midas Rex Institute, Los Angeles, July 5-6, 1996.
  • Attended the ‘Hands-on-Workshop on Endoscope-Assisted Keyhole Microneurosurgery’ organised by Acsculap Akademie and Prof. A. Perneczky in Mainz, Germany, July 4-8, 2005.
  • Honorary Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, T.N. Medical College and B.Y.L. Nair Hospital, April 1 to October 14, 1977.
  • Honorary Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Grant Medical College (GMC) and J.J. Group of Hospitals (JJH), October 15, 1977 - January 1983.
  • Honorary Associate Professor of Neurosurgery in Department of Neurosurgery, GMC and JJH, January 27, 1983 to April 16, 1989.
  • Unit Chief, Department of Neurosurgery, GMC and JJH, December 1986 to May 1993.
  • Honorary Professor of Neurosurgery at GMC and JJH, April 17, 1989 to May 13, 1993.
  • Consultant Neurosurgeon, Masina Hospital, Bombay, July 1976 to 1996
  • Consultant Neurosurgeon, Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Bombay since January 1988.
  • Professor of Neurosurgery at Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences (BHIMS), Bombay, May 1993 onwards.
  • Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery, Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences (BHIMS), Mumbai, June 1994 to July 2010. (16 Yrs.)
  • Teacher for Undergraduate Medical students since August 1971.
  • Recognised Post-graduate University Teacher for M.Ch (Neurosurgery) degree course Bombay University since December 1979.
  • Guest Lecturer for Post-graduate students registered for the M.D. degree course in Psychological Medicine during academic year 1982.
  • External Lecturer at Institute of Nursing Education, Bombay
  • Examiner and Convenor for the M.Ch. Neurosurgery examination on several occasions since 1979 with University of Bombay, University of Gujarat and University of Rajasthan.
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Neurological Sciences, Christian Medical College (CMC) Vellore, March 2009.
  • Permanent visiting Professor to Prof. M. Samii's Department of Neurosurgery, and International Neurosciences Institute in Hannover, Germany.
  • Visiting Professor to several departments of Neurosurgery in Japan (Wakayama, Tokyo, Osaka).
  • Honorary Professor of Neurosurgery, Federal Center for Neurosurgery, Tyumen, Russia.
  • Pioneer of Microneurosurgery in India, 1979 onwards.
  • One of the earliest pioneers in the world to initiate surgery on patients suffering from AIDS. Have been the first surgeon in India to operate on a patient suffering from AIDS, on 16 th August 1989 at JJ Hospital, Mumbai. The second ever case of AIDS was also operated, on 5th September 1990. The first patient had post-meningitic hydrocephalus requiring V.P. Shunt, and the second had a multi-loculated brain abscess requiring craniotomy. These cases initiated other surgeons in the country to take up the cause of performing surgery on HIV+ve cases.
  • "An Autopsy study of the Incidence of Intracranial Aneurysms and abnormalities of the Circle of Willis". This research project was carried out in 1975-76, on over one thousand consecutive autopsies, and supported by the Research Society of Grant Medical College and J.J. Group of Hospitals, Bombay.
  • "Determination of trace elements in normal, benign and cancerous tissues of the human brain and cerebrospinal fluid by neutron activation analysis". The tissues were collected from various hospitals and analysis carried out at the Nuclear Chemistry Division of the Royal Institute of Science, Bombay from 1988 to 1990.
  • Described an original sign to diagnose Cervical Canal Stenosis on a plain X-Ray. This was presented at an ‘International Seminar on Cervical Spine’ organised in Bangalore in September 1986, and published in NIMHANS Journal Vol. 6 No.2 supplement, Dec 1988, and also published in a book ‘Indian Clinical Neurosurgery Vol. I pp 65-74, edited by Dr.A.K.Singh et al, 2001.
  • Proposed an original management-based Algorithm for the treatment of Congenital Atlanto Axial Dislocation (CAAD). This was first presented as a Guest Invitation lecture with a 20 minutes film at the 10 th Japanese Congress of Neurological Surgeons Tokyo in March 1990.
  • Several Research Projects done at Bombay Hospital, Mumbai, supported by Birla Smarak Kosh
  • Removed successfully an enormous Brain Tumour (Meningioma) at Masina Hospital, Bombay in January 1982. The tumor weighed 550 gms and may well be the largest Brain Tumour ever to be removed successfully from a live human. The 18 year old patient (pre-and- post-operative), the operation and the tumor have been filmed on a 16 mm colour movie. The data was accepted by 'The Guinness Book of World Records' awaiting to be published in an appropriate category.
  • Removed successfully yet another such huge meningioma weighing 500 gms from a 16- year-old boy on 6 August 1986 at Bombay Hospital.
  • Have performed many surgeries for brain and spine tumors lasting well over 16 hrs, the longest duration of such operation being 27 hours at J. J. Hospital, Mumbai on two separate patients.
  • Marathon surgical session: Performed 8 major neurosurgical operations back-to- back on a variety of disorders affecting the brain, spine and nerves lasting 26 hrs at Bombay Hospital, September 12 to 13 th 1996.
  • The Fateful night of 26/11 (2008): Was the only consultant attending the scores of injured people brought to Bombay Hospital after being attacked by terrorists in South Bombay. Continued treating several more continuously over 3 nights and days. The victims included 3 NSG commandos.
  • Life Member, Neurological Society of India (NSI), 1976.
  • Member, Epilepsy Association of India, 1976.
  • Member, Indian Medical Association (IMA).
  • Member, Association of Surgeons of India (ASI).
  • Member, Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI).
  • Life Member, Indian Society for Study of Pain (ISSP) 1986.
  • Member, Executive Committee, Middle East Neurological Society, 1988.
  • Member, International Skull Base Society, 1988.
  • Member, Research Society of Grant Medical College and J.J. Group of Hospitals, Bombay. And was on its Governing Council from 1989-1991 and again in 1996.
  • Member, Neuro-Otological and Equilibriometric (NES) Society of India, 1989.
  • Member, Europa India Foundation.
  • Founder Member and Executive, Microsurgery Group (India), 1989.
  • Member, International Skull Base Study Group.
  • Member of the Advisory Board & Executive Committee, Asian Oceanian Skull Base Society (AOSBS) (1990) till date.
  • Founder (Life) Member, Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine, 1993.
  • Founder, Indian Association of Peripheral Nerve Surgery, 1995.
  • Associate Member, Indian Dental Association, 1996.
  • Founder Member, Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons, November, 1997.
  • President, Skull Base Trust of India, 1998.
  • President, Asian Oceanian Skull Base Society, (AOSBS), November 1997 to November 1999
  • Founder Member, Skull Base Society of Oman, March 1999.
  • Life Member, The Association of Otolaryngologists of India, December, 1999.
  • Life Member, Indian Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ISRM), 2000.
  • Life Member & Founder Secretary, Skull Base Surgery Society of India, September 1998 to September 2001.
  • Founder Member, Bombay Neurosciences Association (BNA) 2001
  • Member, Academia Eurasiana Neurochirurgica (2001). Elected as its Vice President (2007- 2009) and then President (2009 – 2011).
  • Member, Euroacademica Multidisciplinaria Neurotraumatologica, 2002.
  • Life Member & Founder Secretary, Bombay Neurosciences Association (BNA), 2002. President of BNA (2007)
  • Member, Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS).
  • Member of 1) Education Committee 2) Peripheral Nerve Surgery Committee 3) Examination and Accreditation Committee, 4) Initiative Committee of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) in different eras.
  • Life Member of the NeuroOncology Society of India (NOSI), 2008
  • Life Member of the Indian Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (ISSFN), 2009
  • President, MASSIN (Madjid Samii Society of International Neurosurgeons) (2007 - 2011)
  • President, Academia Eurasiana Neurochirurgica (2008- 2010)
  • Life Member, Indian Society for Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery, 2010.
  • President, Neurological Society of India, (2011- 2012).
  • Past President of:
  • 1. Asian Oceanian Skull Base Society (AOSBS), 1997-1999.
  • 2. Bombay Neurosciences Association (BNA), 2007.
  • 3. President, MASSIN (Madjid Samii Society of International Neurosurgeons) 2007 - 2011.
  • 4. Academia Eurasiana Neurochirurgica (AEN), 2008-2010.
  • 5. Neurological Society of India (NSI), 2011-2012.
  • 6. International Conference on Complications in Neurosurgery (ICCN), 2017
(Including Teaching Programs And Workshops):
 
  • Conducted a Skull Base Surgery Workshop and Live Surgery in Pondicherry, 1987, the first of its kind in India.
  • Co-ordinator/Director, "Microsurgery: Hands on Workshop", organised under the auspices of Medical Research Centre, Bombay Hospital Trust and Research Society of Grant Medical College, Bombay 20-23 November 1988. This was the first Microsurgical training-cum- live surgery Workshop to be conducted in India.
  • Co-ordinator/Director, The Second Microsurgery Group Workshop "Applications of Microsurgical Techniques" organised in Bombay, 18-21 December 1989.
  • Conducted a Live Surgery Workshop on ‘Trigeminal Neuralgia’ in Indore on 8 th June 1997 under the aegis of Indore Neuro Club.
  • Conducting regular instructional courses and live surgery on ‘Spine Surgery’ on behalf of Bombay Orthopaedic Society.
  • Conducted several free neurology camps in various parts of Gujarat (Surat & Rajkot), India.
  • Round table conference with multi-speciality groups dealing with CNS Malignancy along with visiting faculty Dr. Fred Hochberg, Neurologist, Harvard Medical School on 4 th April 1998 in Mumbai.
  • Directed a team that did relief work during the devastating earthquake in Gujarat in 2001.
  • Convenor, "Global Brain Awareness Week" – a voluntary educational program for the masses, conducted in Mumbai from 15 th to 21 st March 2000.
  • Chairman, Organising Committee, ‘Neurocon 2001’ - 50 th (Golden Jubilee) Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India, Mumbai, 15-18 th December 2001.
  • Conducted Microvascular Neurosurgery Workshop (Dry & Wet lab + lectures) for Neurosurgeons and residence in training, under the auspices of Johnson & Johnson Co, at their training centre in Mumbai, 8 th & 9 th July 2006.
  • Holding Continuing Medical Education (CMEs) – Awareness Programs for Family and General Practitioners of Mumbai on a regular bi-monthly basis since 2006, entirely free and sponsored by Mumbai Institute of Neurosciences Trust.
I Teaching Programmes and Conferences.
 
  • Co-ordinated and co-moderated with Prof. M. Samii on May 15, 1984 the world's first ever “Teleconference in support of Medicine”. Twenty neurosurgical centres from all continents of the world were connected to our centre in Hannover, West Germany from where the conference was conducted. The theme of the conference was "Management of Acoustic Neurinoma".
  • Also organised with Prof. M. Samii an International Symposium on "Surgery in and around the Brain Stem and the Third Ventricle" in Hannover from February 18-23, 1985 and a Post- Symposium course on "The Management of Acoustic Neurinoma".
  • Invited (Guest) faculty at various National and International Conferences, Seminars, Workshops several times each year and chairperson throughout my professional career.
  • President and Chairman of Organising Committee, which organised the 5 th Asian Oceanian International Congress on Skull Base Surgery. This 8-day mega event consisted of Cadaveric Workshop from 10-12 th , Main Congress from 13-15, and Live Skull Base Surgery on 16 th and 17 th November 1999.
  • President of Academia Eurasiana Neurochirurgica, and organised its 16 th Convention in Mumbai in February 2011, which was inaugurated by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
  • Chairman of ‘International Conference on Complications in Neurosurgery’ (ICCN), Mumbai, 3 rd - 5 th March 2017.
 
II Cadaver and Live Surgery.
 
  • Live surgical demonstrations (of Brain and Spinal cord tumors) at Banglabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rehman University (BSMU), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 26-27 February 2001.
  • Live surgical demonstration (of Cervical Spine surgery) at Bandung Unviersity Hospital, Bandung, Indonesia, 30 th June 2001.  Free camps for Neurological patients Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya, in 1997, 2000 and 2001.
  • Symposium and Live Spine Surgery Workshop at Airlangga University School of Medicine, Surabaya, Indonesia on 18th and 19 th January 2004.
  • Live Microneurosurgery Workshop at Dhaka Medical College, Bangladesh. Operated on 2 cases: 1) Transoral removal of Clival Chordoma on 27 th March 2006. 2) Giant Acoustic Neuroma by Retrosigmoid route on 28 th March 2006. Both were relayed live to the Neurosurgeons and resident doctors in training.
  • Live surgery Workshop at the Conference of World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Kazakhstan on 1 st June 2011.
  • “Trans-Oral Approach”: Cadaveric Dissections Conducted at the 1 st Dandy Division of Skull Base Surgery Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 4-6 October 2013.
  • “Trans-Oral Approach”: Cadaveric Dissections Conducted at the 1 st Dandy Division of Skull Base Surgery Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 4-6 October 2013.
  • “Extended Endoscopic approach for Skull Base Lesions”: Cadaveric Dissections Conducted at the 1 st Dandy Division of Skull Base Surgery Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 4-6 October, 2013.
  • Live Surgery Demonstrations at Federal Center of Neurosurgery, Tyumen, Russia, 16 th – 22th Oct 2014: Cases operated were, Giant Vestibular Schwannoma, Spinal Intramedullary Tumor, Spinal Extramedullary Tumor (Meningiomas), MVD for Trigeminal Neuralgia.
  • The Retrosigmoid Approach: Live Surgery Demonstrations at the Educational Course on Skull Base Surgery: Microsurgical and Endoscopic Appraches: under the auspices of Neuroendoscopy Committee of World Federation of Neurological Societies (WFNS), held at Federal Centre of Neurosurgery, Tyumen, Russia 8-12 October 2015. Also did several other live surgical demonstrations during this period.
  • Founder of the Department of Neurosurgery in early 1980’s on invitation by the Ministry of Health, Sultanate of Oman and appointed as a Visiting Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon to examine and treat patients and deliver lectures to doctors and nurses for 2 weeks thrice each year regularly from 1981 to 1983. Since then have been Advisor for the running of their neurosurgical services that was initiated by me in 1979.
  • Invited similarly by the Ministry of Health, State of Bahrain to give services at their Salmaniya Medical Centre during the above period.
  • Visited Rashid Hospital, Dubai, U.A.E. and delivered lectures during 1982.
  • Participating Faculty at World Federation of Neurological Societies (WFNS) Education Programs held all over the world since April 2005. Have provided such education in 57 countries worldwide.
  • 1. "Who's Who - Indian Personages", Vol. 1 - (1986)
  • 2. "Reference Asia" – Vol. VI - (1990).
  • 3. "Biography International", 1993 - Page 604.
  • 4. "2000 Outstanding People of the 20 th Century", International Biographic Centre, Cambridge, 1997
  • 5. “International Scientist” of the year 2002, International Biographic Centre, Cambridge
  • 6. “Eminent Parsis-II, 1964-2007” edited and Published by B.T.Dastur-Page 175
  • 7. “Enduring Legacy – Parsis of the 20 th Century” Vol 2 Page 543, 2009
  • 8. “Ashavans-A Legacy of Leadership”, Ed by Meher Bhesania.- 2012
  • 9. Parsi Legends: Father and Sons, Mother and Daughters. Ed by Meher Bhesania (2014)
  • Presented "National Youth Award in 1992" (in memory and on Birthday of former Prime Minister of India, Mrs. Indira Gandhi) for outstanding performance in the field of medical sciences and devotional services to humanity.
  • "International Man of the Year 1996-97" Award conferred by International Biographical Centre, England 'In recognition of his exemplary services to the Field of Medicine'.
  • Commemorative Medal Honoring this year's "Man of the Year 1997", awarded by the American Biographical Institute, U.S.A.
  • "The 20 th Century Award of Achievement" - Illuminated Diploma of Honour conferred by Director General International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England in recognition of outstanding achievements in the field of Medicine, January 1998, and thus included in "2000 Outstanding People of the 20 th century".
  • One of the awardees of the "Best Citizen of India, 1999".
  • "Achiever of the Millennium Award" conferred by All India Achievers’ Conference for the year 2000, New Delhi.
  • Awarded the First Prize in “Photography Competition” (in both academic and non-academic categories) held during the 12 th World Congress of Neurosurgery, Sydney, 16-20 th September 2001
  • Awarded the First Prize in “Clicon Contest” (in both academic and non-academic categories) held during 50 th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India, Mumbai, 15-18 th December, 2001.
  • Awarded the First Prize in “Poster Competition” held at the 11 th Annual Neurotrauma Conference in Agra, 20-22 nd August, 2002.
  • Awarded the Third Prize in “Poster Competition” held at the 11 th Annual Neurotrauma Conference in Agra, 20-22 August, 2002.
  • Awarded “International Scientist of the Year 2002” by International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, U.K.
  • Presented “Award for Excellence” in the field of Medicine by St. Xavier’s College to honour its alumni during its Centenary Celebration in Mumbai, 22 nd February 2003 that honoured ten outstanding Xavierites of the century, one in each field.
  • Honoured Guest felicitation by CM of Rajasthan at a function organised during the opening of a speciality hospital by Haldirams at Bikaner, Rajasthan, 26 th – 30 th January 2010.
  • Awantika Dhanvantari Seva Sanman, 2011 Chikitsansar Gaurav Award given in Ujjian on 8 th Oct 2011.
  • Awarded “Mumbai’s Top Doctors” by Inter-Novation Inc 2011 and 2012
  • Conferred “Meritorious Service Award for exemplary contribution towards Neurosurgeries on HIV patients since 1988”, by People’s: Health Organisation, India in Mumbai, 3 rd June 2012.
  • “The Legendary Service Golden Pin Award” Given in Recognition of the Glory brought to the Zoroastrian Community Worldwide, awarded by the Organisers of ‘Enterprise Dubai’, in Dubai on 19 December 2014.
  • Society Leadership Award 2017, initiated by Society Magazine.
  • Microneurosurgery.
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive and Endoscopic Neurosurgery.
  • Cerebral Gliomas & Molecular Neurosurgery
  • Vascular Compression Syndromes in the Brain
  • Craniovertebral Junction Disorders
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Syringomyelia
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Lumbar Spine Microsurgery
  • Peripheral Nerve and Brachial Plexus Surgery
  • Developing a range of new neurosurgical instruments in collaboration with some of the world’s largest surgical instrument manufacturing companies.
  • Intensely interested in and involved with teaching, creating awareness and conducting Workshops not just in metropolitan cities and developed countries but particularly in remote areas of India and some third world countries. These awareness programmes and lectures are not only for medical fraternity but also for lay people.
  • Have given several radio and TV programmes in India, Sultanate of Oman, Kenya and Hungary.
  • Lectured in 57 countries worldwide.
 
ORATIONS:
 
  • “Fads and Fashions in Neurosciences” Presidential Oration at Annual meeting of Bombay Neurosciences Association, Mumbai, 24th May 2008
  • “Gliomas – Are We Doing Enough?”- Dr. A. D. Sehgal Oration delivered at the Annual Conference of Delhi Neurosciences Association (DNA), Delhi, 6th–7th February 2010.
  • “Facial Pain with Special reference to Trigeminal Neuralgia”- The P.R.Thakore Oration- delivered at the Neurology Update, a scientific programme organized by Ahmedabad Medical Association, 8th August, 2010.
  • “Gliomas: Are we doing Enough?” Presidential Oration delivered at 16th Academia Eurasiana Neurochirurgica Mumbai, 18-20 February 2011.
  • “NSI: Past, Present and Future” NSI Presidential Lecture delivered at The Annual Conference of Bombay Neurosciences Association, Mumbai, 22 April 2012
  • “The Making of a Neurosurgeon”: Presidential Oration delivered at 61st Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India (NSI), Delhi, 20th December 2012.
Over 600 scientific presentations (talks, film or lectures) delivered at one or more centres in the following countries:
 
01. Algeria 16. Greece 31. Lebanon 46. Saudi Arabia
02. Argentina 17. Holland 32. Malaysia 47. Singapore
03. Austria 18. Hong Kong 33. Mauritius 48. South Africa
04. Australia 19. Hungary 34. Moldova 49. Spain
05. Bahrain 20. India 35. Mongolia 50. Sudan
06. Bangladesh 21. Indonesia 36. Montenegro 51. Taiwan
07. Brazil 22. Iran 37. Morocco 52. Turkey
08. Colombia 23. Israel 38. Myanmar 53. UAE
09. Canada 24. Italy 39. Nepal 54. UK
10. China 25. Japan 40. Oman 55. Ukraine
11. Czech Republic 26. Jordan 41. Pakistan 56. USA
12. Egypt 27. Kazakhstan 42. Philippines 57. Vietnam
13. France 28. Kenya 43. Qatar 58. Yemen
14. Georgia 29. Korea N 44. Romania 59. Zimbabwe
15. Germany 30. Korea S 45. Russia
  • "Interhemispheric Subdural Empyema of the Posterior Fossa": in the Silver Jubilee Souvenir of Dept. of Neurological Sciences, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, India, Dec. 1974.
  • "Management of Seventh and Eighth Nerve involvement by Cerebello-pontine Angle Tumors”: Invited Lecture, delivered at the Annual Meeting of American College of Neurological Surgeons, New York, Oct. 1984. Later published in Clinical Neurosurgery, Vol. 34, Chapter 13, pp 242-271, 1985.
  • "Possibility of Excision of Aneurysms in Vertebrobasilar system followed by end-to- end Anastomosis for the Maintenance of Circulation" : Paper read at Seventh International Symposium on Microsurgical Anastomosis of Cerebral Ischemia Phoenix, Arizona, USA from 14th to 18th Oct, 1984, and published in "Neurological Research", Vol. 7, No. 4, pp 39-45, March. 1985.
  • "Sub and Retrochiasmatic Approach for Microsurgical Removal of Large Sellar Region Tumours" : Paper read at an International Symposium on "Surgery in and around the Brain Stem and the Third Ventricle", Hannover, West Germany, in Feb. 1985.
  • "Microsurgery of Large Sellar Region Tumours" : Paper read at IV International Congress of the Skull Base Group, Hannover, West Germany, May 1988. Paper Published.
  • "Trigeminal Neuralgia" : Paper published in Bombay Hospital Journal Vol. 31, No. 2, April. 1989.
  • "Microdiscectomy and Osteophytectomy with Interbody bone graft fusion for the treatment of Cervical Spondylotic Radiculopathy and Myelopathy" : Paper published in Bombay Hospital Journal, Vol 31, No. 4, Oct. 1989.
  • "La Fisiopatologia Del danno Neurogeno", article published in "Il Sistems Nervoso Periferico", published by Fondato Dal Gruppo Italiano Di Neurochirurgia Del Sistema Nervoso Periferico, Italy, pp 55-60, Jan 1990.
  • "Determination of Elemental Concentration in Normal Benign and Cancerous Tissues of the Human Brain by Normal Activation Analysis": Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Measurement of Radioactivity in Actinids and long-lived Radiosotopes in Biological and Environmental Samples, Bombay, India, Jan 29-2nd February, 1991.
  • "Cardiopulmonary Arrest and Hopothermia in the Treatment of Giant Aneurysms - Pitfalls in Management (Report of 2 cases)" : Paper read at Third International Workshop on Cerebrovascular Surgery - Tokyo, Japan, 17-19 Oct, 1992. This was later published in a book "Cerebrovascular Surgery" published by University of Tokyo Press, Edited by Takakura & Sasaki, 1993.
  • "Neurovascular Compression Syndromes": Article published in Biomed, a Journal for Medical Update, Vol. 5 No.4, page 66-69, April 1998.
  • "Clinical Decision Making in Cervical Spondylosis" : Paper delivered at the Indo Canadian Symposium, Delhi 18-20th October, 2000. This was later published in a book "Indian Clinical Neurosurgery", Vol.1 pp 65-74, edited by Dr.A.K.Singh et al, 2001.
  • “Pharyngeal perforation and spontaneous extrusion of the cervical graft with its fixation device : a late complication of C2-C3 fusion via anterior approach” published in Journal of Clinical Neuroscience (2001) 8 (5) Page 464-468.
  • “Management of Seventh and Eighth nerve involvement by cerebellopontine angle tumors with special reference to Acoustic Neuromas” : Paper presented at Midterm Neurocon in Delhi, India, 24th August, 2002 and later published in Progress in Clinical Neurosciences Volume – XVII pages 127-143.
  • “Desmoplastic small round cell tumor of the central nervous system: report of two cases and review of the literature”. Paper Published in Virchows Arch. 5th March 2009.
    “Surgical Management Of Gliomas”. Chapter published in “Essential practise Of Neurosurgery in Section III Neuro Oncology page 340- 347.Edited by Kalangu, Kato and Dechambenoit, 2009.
  • THESIS: "Pyogenic Abscess of the Brain - A study of 78 consecutive cases seen over a period of seven years. This was a thesis presented for the Master of Surgery (Neurosurgery) Degree of the University of Bombay, 1974.
  • ssociated with translation (German-English) and updating of "Neuroanatomy and Cranial Computed Tomography", book authored by Hans-Joachim Kretschmann and Wolfgang Weinrich. Published by George Thieme Inc. New York, 1986.
  • "Intramedullary Tuberculomas of the Spinal Cord": Paper read at the 25 th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India, Chandigarh, India, Dec. 1975.
  • “Intramedullary Tuberculomas of the Spinal Cord": Paper was also delivered at the First International Conference on "Surgery in the Tropics", Bombay, India, Jan. 1976.
  • "Congenital Anomalies of the Circle of Willis studied in 1021 consecutive autopsies”: Paper delivered at the 27 th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India, Pune, India, Dec. 1977.
  • "Incidence of Intra-cranial aneurysms in the Circle of Willis studied in 1021 consecutive autopsies”: Paper read at the 27 th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India, Pune, India, Dec. 1977.
  • "Incidence of Intra-cranial aneurysms and congenital anomalies of the Circle of Willis studied in 1021 consecutive autopsies": Paper delivered at the Fifth Asian Oceanic Congress of Neurology, Manila, Phillipines, Nov. 1979.
  • "Experience with Spinal Cord Tumours - analysis of 200 cases": Paper delivered at the 14 th Middle East Neurosurgical Congress, Beirut, Lebanon, Nov. 1980.
  • "Chronic Subdural Haematoma in the Elderly". Paper delivered at the First Gerontology Congress of India, Bombay, India, Jan. 1981.
  • "Brain Tumors" : Paper presented at the Joint 1st Annual Conference of Nepali Section & XXIX Annual Conference of Indian Section, International College of Surgeons, Kathmandu, Nepal, Sept 24-27, 1983,.
  • "Facial Nerve Reconstruction by Intracranial-Extracranial (Intratemporal) Facial Nerve Grafting" : Paper delivered at the Fifth International Symposium on the Facial Nerve, Bordeaux, France,Sept.1984.
  • "Microsurgery of Brain Stem Tumours”: Paper read at the 37 th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India, Hyderabad, Dec. 1987.
  • "Microsurgical Radical Excision of Tumours in Eloquent Areas of Brain": Paper read at the 37 th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India, Hyderabad, India, Dec. 1987.
  • "Microdiscectomy and Osteophytectomy with Interbody Bone Graft Fusion for treatment of Cervical Radiculomyelopathy in patients with Normal and Stenotic Spinal Canal" : Paper read at 17 th Congress of Middle East Neurosurgical Society, Anatalya, Turkey, May 1988.
  • "Microsurgery of Spinal Intramedullary Tumours" : Paper read at 38 th Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India, Chandigarh, India, Dec. 1988.
  • "Primary Lymphomas of the Brain" : Paper read at the 38 th Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India, Chandigarh, India, Dec. 1988.
  • "Are we overdiagnosing Tuberculomas?" : Paper read at the 38 th Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India, Chandigarh, India, Dec. 1988.
  • "Microdiscectomy and Osteophytectomy for the relief of cervical spondylotic radiculomyelopathy": Paper delivered at the Annual Conference of Research Society of Grant Medical College & J.J. Group of Hospitals, Bombay, India, Aug. 1989.
  • "Microvascular Decompression for the Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia" : Paper read at the Annual Conference of Research Society of Grant Medical College & J.J. Group of Hospitals, Bombay, India, Aug. 1989.
  • "La Fisiopatologia Del danno Neurogeno", article published in "Il Sistems Nervoso Periferico", published by Fondato Dal Gruppo Italiano Di Neurochirurgia Del Sistema Nervoso Periferico, Italy, pp 55-60, Jan 1990.
  • "Microsurgical treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia" : Paper read at the 10 th Annual meeting of Neuro-Otological and Equilibriometric Society (NES) Bombay, India, January, 1990.
  • "A Study of the use of Hyaluronidase in the Management of Tuberculous Meningitis with Hydrocephalus - a 3-year study" : Paper read at 36 th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India, New Delhi, India, Dec. 1986.
  • "Microsurgery of lateral ventricular tumours" : Paper read at the 36 th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India, New Delhi, India, Dec. 1986.
  • "Microsurgical Anterior Discectomy and Osteophytectomy for Spondylotic Radiculomyelopathy" : Paper read at the 36 th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India, New Delhi, India, Dec. 1986.
  • "Microvascular Decompression for the treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia" : Paper delivered at the 3 rd Annual Conference of the Indian Society for Study of Pain, Bombay, India, Feb. 1987.
  • "Determination of Elemental Concentration in Normal Benign and Cancerous Tissues of the Human Brain by Normal Activation Analysis": Paper presented at the 3 rd International Conference on Measurement of Radioactivity in Actinids and long-lived Radiosotopes in Biological and Environmental Samples, Bombay, India, Jan 29-2 nd February, 1991.
  • "Management of Trigeminal Neuralgia" : Paper presented at All India Railway Physicians and Surgeons Annual Conference, Bombay, India, 16 and 17 th February, 1991.
  • "Microsurgical Removal of Giant Sellar Region Tumours" : Invited paper, read at the 1 st Asian Oceanian International Congress on Skull Base Surgery Tokyo, Japan from 18-20 June, 1991. This talk was later delivered also at the Wakayama University in Japan and the University of Toronto, Canada in July, 1991.
  • "Microsurgical Removal of Giant Sellar Region Tumours" : Paper read at 8 th Asian- Australasian Congress of Neurological Surgery, Seoul, South Korea 6-11 Oct, 1991.
  • “Anterior Approach for Cervical Spondylotic Radiculomyelopathy”: Paper presented at the National Conference of Association of Spine Surgeons of India, Pune, India, 28-29 December, 1991.
  • "Brachial Plexus Injuries" : Paper presented at the 3 rd Annual Neuro Trauma Conference Bombay, India, 13 th August, 1994.
  • "Surgery in the HIV Positive" : Paper read at the 40 th Annual Conference of International College of Surgeons, Indian Section, Pune, India, 3 rd September, 1994.
  • "Microsurgery of Lumbar Prolapsed Intervertebral Disc" : Paper read at the 40 th Annual Conference of International College of Surgeons, Indian Section, Pune, India, 3 rd September, 1994.
  • "The Interhemispheric Perspective" : Paper presented at the 43 rd Annual Conference of The Neurological Society of India, Bangalore, India, Dec, 1994.
  • "Surgical Experience with Spinal Intramedullary Tumors" : Paper presented at the 43 rd Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India, Bangalore, India, Dec. 1994.
  • "Management of Atlanto-Axial Dislocation with special reference to the Congenital variety, and a modified Therapeutic Algorithm" : Paper presented at the Combined Congress PanArab/GCC Orthopaedic Associations, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, 11-14 th Sept. 1995.
  • "Management of Brachial Plexus Injuries": Paper presented at the 5 th National Neurotrauma Conference, Chandigarh, India, 16 th -18 th August, 1996.
  • "Microsurgery of the Spine”: Paper delivered at the Kenya Medical Association, Nairobi, Kenya, in April 1997.
  • "Carotid Endarterectomy”: Paper presented at the 46 th Annual Meeting of the Neurological Society of India, Jaipur, India, 11 th -14 th December, 1997.
  • "Microsurgical Internal Decompression for Spinal Stenosis (MIDSS) - an evaluation of 100 consecutive cases” : Paper presented at the 46 th Annual Meeting of the Neurological Society of India, Jaipur, India, 11 th -14 th December, 1997.
  • "Syringopleural Shunt": Paper presented at 47 th Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, 17 th -20 th December, 1998.
  • "Fate of Residual Acoustic Neuromas": Paper presented at the 5 th Asian Oceanian International Congress on Skull Base Surgery, Mumbai, India, 15 th November, 1999.
  • "Hypophysitis" : Paper presented at the 48 th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India, Hyderabad, India, 16-19 th December, 1999.
  • "Basilar Ecstasia and Cranial Rhizopathy": Paper presented at the 48 th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India, Hyderabad, India, 16-19 th December, 1999.
  • "Management of Arterial Encasement during removal of Skull Base Meningiomas" : Paper presented at the III International Congress on the Cerebral Venous System and III International Congress on Meningiomas combined with XII Annual Meeting of Japanese Society for Skull Base Surgery, Japan 1 st June, 2000.
  • "Spinal Intramedullary Tumors ‘The Curable Malignancy’ of Central Nervous System : Paper presented at ‘Neurosurgery Meets Millennium’ Conference, Hannover, Germany, 23 rd July, 2000.
  • "Brachial Plexus Injuries in RTA and its management" : Paper presented at 9 th National Neurotrauma Conference, Rajkot, India, 19 th August, 2000.
  • "Management of Arterial Encasement during removal of Skull Base Meningiomas" : Paper presented at the 2 nd Annual Conference of Skull Base Surgery Society of India, Lucknow, India, 21 st -23 rd October, 2000.
  • "Preservation of VII &VIII Cranial Nerves in Acoustic Neuroma Surgery" : Paper presented at the 2 nd Annual Conference of Skull Base Surgery Society of India, Lucknow, India, 21 st -23 rd October, 2000.
  • "Role of Myelography in Contemporary Practice" : Paper presented at the 49 th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India, Chennai, India, 14-17 th December, 2000.
  • "Spinal Tumors" : Paper presented at the International Conference on Spinal Surgery, Mumbai, India, 17 th February, 2001.
  • "Spinal Intramedullary Tumors" : Paper presented at the International Conference on Spinal Surgery, Mumbai, India, 18 th February, 2001.
  • “Microsurgery and Instrumentation” : Paper delivered at the 4 th Congress of the International Society for Neurosurgical Technology and Instrument Invention, Cairns, Australia, 13 th September, 2001.
  • “Spinal Instrumentation” : Paper delivered at the 4 th Congress of the International Society for Neurosurgical Technology and Instrument Invention, Cairns, Australia, 15 th September, 2001.
  • “Minimally Invasive Surgery for Lumbar Disc protrusion using Yeung protocol”: Paper delivered at the 12 th World Congress of Neurosurgery, Sydney, Australia, 18 th September, 2001
  • “Dural Substitutes : Our experience over 20 years”: Paper presented at the 50 th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India, Mumbai, India, 16 th December, 2001.
  • “The delight and dangers of Posterior Fossa Epidermoids”: Paper presented at the 50 th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India, Mumbai, India, 17 th December, 2001.
  • “Parasagittal Meningiomas” : Paper presented at the 50 th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India, Mumbai, India, 17 th December, 2001.
  • “Splitting of the Soft Palate for the closure of Pharyngo/Esophago-cutaneous fistula following anterior cervical spine fixation”: Paper presented at the 50 th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India, Mumbai, India, 17 th December, 2001.
  • “Secondary Microsurgical Reconstructions in Brachial Plexus Injury”: Paper presented at the 50 th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India, Mumbai, India, 17 th December, 2001.
  • “Role of Cytochemical Markers as an Index of Prognosis in Gliomas”: Paper presented at the Academia Eurasiana Neurochirurgica Meeting in London, U.K., 27 th -29 th June, 2002.
  • “Brachial Plexus Injuries” : Paper presented at the 11 th Annual Neurotrauma Conference in Agra, India, 20 th -22 nd August, 2002,
  • “Splitting of the soft palate for the closure of Pharyngo/Esophago-cutaneous fistula following anterior cervical spine fixation”: Paper presented at the 11 th Annual Neurotrauma Conference in Agra, India, 20 th -22 nd August, 2002.
  • “Acoustic neuroma surgery : Strange Views” : Paper delivered at the 53 rd Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India, Indore, India, 17 th December, 2004.
  • “Outcome of Cervical Myelopathy with special reference to Myelomalacia”- Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Marrakech, Morocco, 19 th -24 th June, 2005.
  • “Neuromonitoring” – Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Marrakech, Morocco, 19 th -24 th June, 2005.
  • “Outcome of Cervical Myelopathy with special reference to Myelomalacia” -Paper presented at SPINE 2005 at Pune, India, 15 th -17 th July, 2005.
  • “Acoustic Neuromas –Strange views”: Paper presented at the 55 th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India, Vishakhapatnam, India, 14-18 th December, 2005.
  • “Syringopleural Shunt”: Paper presented at the CME at the 55 th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India, Vishakhapatnam, India, 14-18 th December, 2005.
  • “Acoustic Neuromas –Strange views”: Paper presented at the 5 th Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Mumbai, 26 th –27 th January, 2006.
  • “Surgery of the Meningiomas of the Posterior Fossa: Technique, Pitfalls and Results”: Paper presented at the 5 th Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Mumbai, 26 th –27 th January, 2006.
  • “Microsurgical Internal Decompression of the Lumbar Spinal Stenosis”: Paper presented at the 5 th Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Mumbai, 26 th –27 th January, 2006.
  • “Microsurgical Internal Decompression of Spinal Stenosis”:Paper presented at Neurocon, 55 th Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India 2006, Madurai, 21 st December, 2006
  • “MR Spectroscopy: A Prospective Study of Co-relation of MR Spectroscopic Findings with Histopathology in 35 cases of Gliomas”: Paper presented at Neurocon, 2006, 55 th Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India Madurai, 21 st December, 2006
  • “Acoustic Neuromas: Surgical technique, pitfalls, results and Quality of Life” Paper presented at 14 th Convention of the Academia Eurasian Neurochirurgica, Tianjin, China, 14 th to 16 th Sept, 2007
  • “Clival Chordomas” Paper presented at 14 th Convention of the Academia Eurasiana Neurochirurgica, Tianjin, China, 14 th to 16 th Sept, 2007
  • “Gliomas in eloquent areas” Paper presented at 14 th Convention of the Academia Eurasiana Neurochirurgica, Tianjin, China, 14 th to 16 th Sept 2007
  • “Importance of Veins in Neurosurgery” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), & 12 th AANS Interim Meeting, Nagoya, Japan, 18 th to 22 nd Nov 2007
  • “Supratentorial Low Grade Gliomas: Role of Radical Surgery and Molecular Biology” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), & 12 th AANS Interim Meeting, Nagoya, Japan, 18 th to 22 nd Nov 2007
  • “Microsurgical Internal Decompression of Spinal Canal Stenosis” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), & 12 th AANS Interim Meeting, Nagoya, Japan, 18 th to 22 nd Nov 2007
  • “Management of Spinal Intramedullary Tumors” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), & 12 th AANS Interim Meeting, Nagoya, Japan, 18 th to 22 nd Nov 2007
  • “Gliomas in eloquent areas” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), & 12 th AANS Interim Meeting, Nagoya, Japan, 18 th to 22 nd Nov 2007
  • “Recurrent Acoustic Neuroma” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), & 12 th AANS Interim Meeting, Nagoya, Japan, 18 th to 22 nd Nov 2007
  • “Recurrent Meningioma: An Unsolved Enigma” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), & 12 th AANS Interim Meeting, Nagoya, Japan, 18 th to 22 nd Nov 2007
  • “Supratentorial Malignant Gliomas: Radical Surgery and Molecular Biology” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), & 12 th AANS Interim Meeting, Nagoya, Japan, 18 th to 22 nd Nov 2007.
  • “Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), & 12 th AANS Interim Meeting, Nagoya, Japan, 18 th to 22 nd Nov 2007.
  • “Role of Veins in Trigeminal Neuralgia” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), & 12 th AANS Interim Meeting, Nagoya, Japan, 18 th to 22 nd Nov 2007.
  • "Surgery in Ischemic Strokes" : Invited lecture on "Cerebrovascular Diseases - Current Concepts and Recent Advances", Symposium organised by the Research Society and the Department of Neurology, Grant Medical College, Bombay, India, Jan. 1986.
  • "Cervical Canal Stenosis" : Invited lecture, read at an "International Seminar on Cervical Spine" Bangalore, Sept. 1986. This paper was subsequently published in NIMHANS Journal Vol 6, No. 2, Supplement, Dec. 1988.
  • "Diagnosis & Management of Trigeminal Neuralgia" : Lecture delivered at Zoroastrian Dentists Organisation, Bombay, India, 28 th November, 1987.
  • "Peripheral Nerve Surgery in the Upper Extremities - Microsurgical Applications" : Talk delivered at Symposium on Microsurgery in the Hand" held as part of Instructional Course in Hand Surgery under the auspices of the Bombay Orthopaedic Society, Bombay, India, Aug. 1988.
  • “Spinal Injuries” Speech delivered at the Army Hospital, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, March 1989.
  • "The Problem of Prefixed Chiasma": Paper Presented at the 9 th International Congress of World Federation of Neurological Surgeons New Delhi, India, 8-13 Oct, 1989.
  • "Microsurgery of Peripheral Nerve Problems” : A talk presented at the 2 nd Annual Microsurgery Workshop on "Application of Microsurgical Techniques" organised in Bombay, India, 18-21 Dec. 1989.
  • Moderator, "Symposium on Acoustic Neuromas”: at the 10 th Annual Meeting of NES in Bombay, India, January, 1990.
  • "Treatment of Congenital Atlanto-Axial Dislocation, and a new Therapeutic Algorithm”: Guest Invitation lecture delivered and a 20-minute film shown at the 10 th Japanese Congress of Neurological Surgeons Tokyo in March 1990. The same was also presented at the Kobe University School of Medicine, Kobe, and Fujita University in Japan during April 1990.
  • "Congenital Atlanto-Axial Dislocation - A new Therapeutic Algorithm" : CME Lecture delivered at the 39 th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India, Indore in December 1990.
  • "Cervical Spondylosis" : Lecture delivered in IMA, Ujjain, India, December, 1990.
  • “Sub-and Retrochiasmatic Approach for Microsurgical Removal of Large Suprasellar Tumors”: Chapter published in "Surgery of the Sellar Region and Paranasal Sinuses" edited by Prof. M.Samii, Ch.51, pp 309-322, in 1991.
  • "Management of Skull Base Tumours" : Talk delivered at the Annual Seminar on Update in Neurology held at the J.J. Hospital, Bombay, India, 20 January, 1991.
  • "Treatment of Congenital Atlanto-Axial Dislocation": Video film presented at the 1 st Asian Oceanian International Congress on Skull Base Surgery Tokyo, Japan from 18-20 June, 1991.
  • "Congenital Atlanto-Axial Dislocation" : Film presented at First International Skull Base Congress, Hannover, Germany 14-20 June, 1992.
  • "Lateral Supracerebellar Approach for Total Excision of some Transtentorial Petroclival Tumours" : Poster presentation at First International Skull Base Congress, Hannover, Germany, 14-20 June, 1992.
  • "Management of Trigeminal Neuralgia, with special emphasis on Microvascular Decompression" : Paper and Film presented at the Second World Zoroastrian Dental Congress, Karachi, Pakistan, 25-27 Dec, 1992.
  • "Pathophysiology of Spinal Cord Injury": Talk delivered at the “ASSICON '92 Symposium on Spine Trauma” under the aegis of Association of Spine Surgeons of India, New Delhi, India, 12-14 March, 1993.
  • "Surgical Management of Stroke": Lecture delivered at Indian Medical Association (IMA) sponsored "Symposium on Stroke", Bombay, India, 6 June, 1993.
  • Conducted a Workshop on “Skull Base Surgery” at J J Hospital with Howmedica and British Skull Base Surgeons at Mumbai, 1993.
  • "Surgical Anatomy of the Skull Base". : Talk delivered at “Update in Neuropathology”, symposium organised by the Dept. of Neuropathology, J.J. Hospital, Bombay, 17 Jan, 1994.
  • "Anterior Approach to Lower Cervical Spine" : Keynote address on Surgical Techniques at Annual Meeting of Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI), Bombay, India, 5 Feb, 1994.
  • "Microsurgery for Cervical Spondylosis and Lumbar Disc Disease" : Lecture delivered at the V Annual Meeting of Association of Physicians of India (API), Rajasthan Chapter, Udaipur, India, 12-13 Feb, 1994.
  • Panelist on Symposium on "STROKE"at the V Annual Meeting of Association of Physicians of India (API), Rajasthan Chapter, Udaipur, India, 12-13 Feb, 1994.
  • "Congenital Atlanto Axial Dislocation : Video film presented at an International Skull Base Symposium, St. Petersburg - Kizhi, Russia on 6 th July, 1994.
  • "Basilar Ectasia and Trigeminal Neuralgia": Video film presented at an International Skull Base Symposium, St. Petersburg - Kizhi, Russia on 6 th July, 1994.
  • "Vedas and Human Physiology": Talk delivered to a group of Russian Transcedental Meditators & Doctors, Moscow, Russia, 13 th July, 1994.
  • "Congenital Atlanto-Axial Dislocation": Video film presented at the Dept. of Neurosurgery, Nemocnice Na Homolce, Prague, Czech Republic, 14 th July, 1994.
  • "Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia" : Video film presented at the Dept. of Neurosurgery, Nemocnice Na Homolce, Prague, Czech Republic, 14 th July, 1994.
  • "Vedic literature and Human Physiology" : Talk delivered at the Institute of Neurology, Prague, 14 th July, 1994.
  • "Human Physiology - The expression of Veda and Vedic literature" : Multiple talks given before the Press, TV, Doctors and Transcedental Meditators in Budapest, Hungary, 18-19 July, 1994.
  • "Vedic Literature and Human Physiology" : Talk given at the International Group Leaders of the Maharishi Foundation at Maharishi Vedic University, Vlodrop, Holland, 24 th July, 1994.
  • "Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia" : Video film presented at the 40 th Annual Conference of International College of Surgeons, Indian Section, Pune, India, 3 rd September, 1994.
  • "Coma - Etiology, Pathology, Management : A Neurosurgical Perspective" : Talk delivered at a multispeciality symposium on COMA held under the auspices of IMA, BHEL Branch, Bhopal, India, 18 th September, 1994.
  • "Management of Cervical Spondylosis" : Talk addressed to the "Private Practitioners' Association of Bhopal", India, 18 th September, 1994.
  • "Lumbar Microdiscectomy - Indications, Technics and Results" : Slides and Video presentation at Staff Society meeting of Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, India, 19 th September, 1994.
  • "Neurosurgical Aspects of Stroke and Brain Damage" : Talk delivered at The Teaching Workshop on "Rehabilitation of Stroke and Brain Injury" organised by the Dept. of Neurophysiotherapy, Bombay, India, November, 1994.
  • "Brachial Plexus Injuries" : Lecture at the First National Workshop on Peripheral Nerve Surgery, organised by Division of Hand and Microsurgery, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 7 th February, 1995.
  • "Surgical Anatomy of the Skull Base" : Invited talk, "CME in Neuropathology", organised by Neuropathology Unit, Grant Medical College, Bombay, India, 15 th Feb, 1995.
  • "Management of Trigeminal Neuralgia with special reference to Microvascular Decompression" : Lecture delivered to the Medical Fraternity of Al Nahada Hospital, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman in Sept. 1995.
  • "Congenital Atlanto-Axial Dislocation - Classification, Diagnosis and Surgical options - with special reference to a new Therapeutic Algorithm" : Lecture delivered to the surgical fraternity at Khoula Hospital, Muscat, Oman in Sept. 1995.
  • "Trigeminal Neuralgia, with special reference to its microsurgical treatment" : Talk given to a meeting of doctors organised by Family Physicians' Association, Rajkot, India, 23 rd Sept. 1995.
  • "Management of Cervical Spondylosis, with special reference to its microsurgical treatment" : Talk given to a meeting of doctors organised by Family Physicians' Association, Rajkot, India, 23 rd Sept. 1995.
  • "Complications in Skull Base Surgery" : Special (Invited) Lecture delivered at the 3 rd Asian Oceanian International Congress on Skull Base Surgery Seoul, Korea, Nov 2-3, 1995.
  • "Treatment of Congenital Atlanto-Axial Dislocation" : Video film presentation at the 3 rd Asian Oceanian International Congress on Skull Base Surgery Seoul, Korea, Nov 2-3, 1995.
  • "Management of Congenital Atlanto-Axial Dislocation with special reference to Transoral Approach and a Revised Therapeutic Algorithm": Guest Lecture delivered at "The Nuyna Sapporo 1995" - 2 nd Seminar of Neurosurgery Update for Young Neurosurgeons in Asia, Sapporo, Japan, Dec 1-5, 1995.
  • "Education of Neurosurgery: India" : Lecture delivered at "The Nuyna Sapporo 1995" - 2 nd Seminar of Neurosurgery for Young Neurosurgeons in Asia, Sapporo, Japan, Dec 1-5, 1995.
  • "Brachial Plexus Injury" : Lecture delivered at "The Nuyna Sapporo 1995" - 2 nd Seminar of Neurosurgery for Young Neurosurgeons in Asia, Sapporo, Japan, Dec 1-5, 1995.
  • "Complications in Skull Base Surgery" : Lecture delivered at Dept. of Neurosurgery, Fukushima Medical School, Fukushima, Japan, 8 Dec, 1995.
  • "Neurosurgical Management of 'Stroke' " : Talk delivered at Seminar on "The Management of Stroke", Sharjah, U.A.E., 20 th April, 1996.
  • "Relevance of MRI in Neurosurgery" - Lecture delivered at the Inauguration of the first MRI Centre in Sultanate of Oman, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, September, 1996.
  • "Management of Trigeminal Neuralgia, with special emphasis on Microvascular Decompression” : Special lecture delivered at the 5 th Pakistan International & 18 th National Dental Conference, 27-30 November, 1996, Karachi, Pakistan.
  • "Microsurgery of the Spine": Talk delivered at the Pandya Memorial Hospital, Mombasa, Kenya, April 1997.
  • "Neurosurgery for Stroke" : Lecture delivered at the Rotary Club of Thane, Maharashtra, India, 11 th May, 1997.
  • "Trigeminal Neuralgia" : Lecture delivered and operative demonstration of two cases at a Workshop on ‘Trigeminal Neuralgia’ conducted by the Indore Neuro Club, Indore, India, 8 th June, 1997.
  • "Complications in Skull Base Surgery" : Talk delivered at the 4 th Asian Oceanian International Congress on Skull Base Surgery, Pakistan, 8 th -10 th November, 1997.
  • "Microsurgical Removal of Spinal Intramedullary Tumors": Invited Guest Lecture at 'Neuro Update', a Regional Neurosurgical Symposium, organised by the Department of Neurosurgery, Sultanate of Oman, 29 th -30 th April, 1998.
  • "Management of Congenital Atlanto Axial Dislocation" : Invited Guest Lecture at 'Neuro Update', a Regional Neurosurgical Symposium, organised by the Department of Neurosurgery, Sultanate of Oman, 29 th -30 th April, 1998.
  • "Pathophysiology of Injuries at Craniovertebral Junction" : C M E Lecture, delivered at Craniovertebral Junction Trauma Symposium at 7 th National Neuro Trauma Conference, Indore, India, 21 st -23 rd August, 1998.
  • "Complications of Management of Craniovertebral Trauma" : C M E Lecture delivered at Craniovertebral Junction Trauma Symposium at 7 th National Neuro Trauma Conference, Indore, India, 21 st -23 rd August, 1998.
  • "Management of Head Injuries" : An invited talk given at the Indian Medical Association Meeting Ujjain, India, 23 rd August, 1998.
  • "Sphenoid Wing Meningioma" : Lecture delivered at the Inaugural Conference of Skull Base Society of India, New Delhi, India, 25 th -27 th September, 1998.
  • "Microsurgical treatment of Cervical Spondylosis” : Lecture delivered at the NUYNA Osaka '98 - The 3 rd Seminar of Neurosurgery Update for Young Neurosurgeons in Asia, Osaka, Japan, 26 th -30 th October 1998.
  • "Atlanto-Axial Dislocation - Management and Complications" : Lecture delivered at the NUYNA Osaka '98 - The 3 rd Seminar of Neurosurgery Update for Young Neurosurgeons in Asia, Osaka, Japan, 26 th -30 th October 1998.
  • "Microvascular Decompression - Ecstasy & Agony" : Invited Guest Lecture presented at 11 th Annual Conference of Pakistan Society of Neurosurgeons, Faisalabad, Pakistan, 21 st -23 rd November, 1998.
  • "Dilemma in Determination of Approach to certain Skull Base Tumors" C M E Lecture delivered at 47 th Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, 17 th -20 th Dec. 1998.
  • "Head Injuries" : Lecture delivered for the Refresher Course for the General Duty Medical Officers at Jagjivan Ram Western Railway Hospital, Mumbai, India, 3 rd July, 1999.
  • Moderator : Symposium on "Cervical Spine Injuries" at the Neurotrauma 99 Conference at Nagpur, India, 22nd August, 1999.
  • "Management of vessel encasement in Skull Base Tumors" : Lecture, Plenary Session, presented at the 5 th Asian Oceanian International Congress on Skull Base Surgery, Mumbai, India, 14 th November, 1999.
  • "Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia" : Video film presented at the 5 th Asian Oceanian International Congress on Skull Base Surgery, Mumbai, India, 14 th November, 1999.
  • "Dilemma in determination of approach to certain Skull Base Tumors" : Lecture delivered at the 5 th Asian Oceanian International Congress on Skull Base Surgery, Mumbai, India, 15 th November, 1999.
  • "Management of Seventh and Eighth Cranial Nerves during removal of Cerebello Pontine Angle Tumors": Lecture at the Annual Meeting of Bombay Chapter of the Association of Otolaryngologists of India, 28 th November, 1999.
  • "Recent Advances in Neurosurgery" : Invitation Guest Lecture delivered at the General Practioner's Association Meeting at Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai, India, 13 th February, 2000.
  • "Brain Tumors" : Educational talk delivered at the Global Brain Awareness Week at Red Cross Society, Mumbai, India, 18 th March, 2000.
  • "Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia" : Guest Lecture delivered at the Kenya Medical Association Conference, Mombasa, Kenya, 27 th April, 2000.
  • "Spinal Instrumentation" : Invitation lecture delivered at 9 th National Neurotrauma Conference, Rajkot, India, 19 th August, 2000.
  • "Microsurgical Internal Decompression of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis" :Guest Lecture delivered at the Seventh Annual Scientific Conference, Aga Khan Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya, 20 th September, 2000.
  • "Trigeminal Neuralgia" : Guest Lecture delivered at the Seventh Scientific Conference of Aga Khan Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya 20 th September, 2000.
  • "Recent Advances in Neurosurgery" : Guest Lecture delivered to Kenya Medical Association, Mombasa branch, at Pandya Hospital, Mombasa, Kenya 26 th September, 2000.
  • “Backache” : Guest Speaker at an Awareness Programme conducted by the Rotary Club of Bahari, Mombasa, Kenya, 26 th September, 2000.
  • "It's all in the Mind" : Talk given at The Jai Vakeel Vocational Training & Rehabilitation Centre, Sewri, Mumbai, India, 10 th October, 2000.
  • "Surgical Management of High Cervical Spine Injuries" : Invited lecture delivered at the International Spine and Spinal Injuries Conference (ISSICON), New Delhi, India, 27- 29 th October, 2000.
  • "C.P.Angle Meningiomas" : Invited Lecture delivered at the 3 rd Asian Conference of Neurological Surgeons, Japan, 6 th November, 2000.
  • "Trigeminal Neuralgia": Invited Lecture presented at the 3 rd Asian Conference of Neurological Surgeons, Japan, 7 th November, 2000.
  • "Preservation of VIII Nerve in Acoustic Neuroma Surgery" : Paper presented at the 49 th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India, Chennai, India, 14-17 th December, 2000.
  • "Trigeminal Neuralgia" : Guest Lecture delivered at the Second South Asian Neurosurgical Congress, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 22-25 th February, 2001.
  • "Spinal Intramedullary Tumors" : Guest Lecture delivered at the Second South Asian Neurosurgical Congress, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 22-25 th February, 2001.
  • "Preservation of VII & VIII Nerve in Acoustic Neuroma Surgery": Lecture delivered at the Second South Asian Neurosurgical Congress, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 22-25 th February, 2001.
  • "Spinal Injuries": Invited lecture at the Fifth Annual Conference of American College of Surgeons, India Chapter, New Delhi, India, 17-18 th March, 2001.
  • "Trigeminal Neuralgia": Guest Lecture at the Indian Spinal Injury Centre, New Delhi, India, 21 st April, 2001.
  • "Cervical Disc Surgery" : Guest Lecture at the 29 th Annual Scientific Conference of Kenya Medical Association, Kisumu, Nairobi, Kenya, 26 th April, 2001.
  • "Neurosurgery for Stroke" : Guest Lecture at the 29 th Annual Scientific Conference of Kenya Medical Association , Kisumu, Nairobi, Kenya, 26 th April,2001.
  • "Current Status of Neurosurgery" : Public lecture organised by the Hindu Council of Mombasa, Kenya, 1 st May, 2001.
  • "Head Injuries" : Invited lecture delivered to the Kenya Medical Association, Mombasa, Kenya, 2 nd May, 2001.
  • "Lumbar Degenerative Disease with special emphasis on Microsurgical Decompression": Guest Lecture at the Kenya Medical Association, Mombasa, Kenya, 2 nd May 2001.
  • "Acoustic Neurinoma" : Invited lecture at the Indonesian Neurosurgical Congress 2001, Bandung, Indonesia, 1 st July 2001.
  • "Trigeminal Neuralgia" : Invited lecture at the Indonesian Neurosurgical Congress 2001, Bandung, Indonesia, 2 nd July 2001.
  • "Cervical Spine Trauma": Invited lecture at the Indonesian Neurosurgical Congress 2001, Bandung, Indonesia, 3rd July 2001.
  • "Surgery for Acoustic Neuromas" : Guest Lecture delivered at Sunway Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 11 th July, 2001
  • “Parasagittal Meningiomas”: Invited lecture at ‘How I Do It Seminar’ at the 12 th World Congress of Neurosurgery, Sydney, Australia, 18 th September, 2001.
  • “Preservation of VII & VIII Nerves in Acoustic Neuroma Surgery: Invited lecture at the 12 th World Congress of Neurosurgery, Sydney, Australia, 18 th September, 2001.
  • “Spinal Intramedullary Tumors”: Invited lecture at the 12 th World Congress of Neurosurgery, Sydney, Australia, 19 th September, 2001.
  • “Craniocervical Junction Lesions’: Invited lecture at a Symposium on “The CV Junction” at the 12 th World Congress of Neurosurgery, Sydney, Australia, 18 th September, 2001.
  • “Trigeminal Neuralgia : Technical Considerations and Pitfalls : Guest Lecture at the III Annual Conference of the Skull Base Surgery Society of India, Chennai, India, 12-14 October, 2001.
  • “International Cooperation for Medical Education” : Invited lecture at the 6 th Asian Oceanian International Congress on Skull Base Surgery, Makuhari, Japan, 13 th November, 2001.
  • “Giant Pituitary Adenoma and Craniopharyngioma”: Invited lecture at the 6 th Asian Oceanian International Congress on Skull Base Surgery, Makuhari, Japan, 14 th November, 2001.
  • “Acoustic Neurinomas”: Invited lecture at the 6 th Asian Oceanian International Congress on Skull Base Surgery, Makuhari, Japan, 13 th November, 2001.
  • “Neurogenic Pulmonary Edema – An oft missed diagnosis”: Poster presented at the 50 th Annual Conference of the Neurological Socity of India, Mumbai, India, 16 th December, 2001
  • “Management of Facial Nerve in Intracranial Surgery”: Invited lecture at the Indian Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Biennial Conference, Mumbai, India, 24 th February, 2002.
  • “Spinal Intramedullay Tumors” : Invited lecture at the 15 th Biennial Meeting of Pan African Association of Neurological Sciences in association with 27 th Annual Meeting of Egyptian Society of Neurological Surgeons, Cairo, Egypt, 12 th March, 2002.
  • “Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia: Technical Considerations and Pitfalls”: Invited lecture at the 15 th Biennial Meeting of Pan African Association of Neurological Sciences in association with 27 th Annual Meeting of Egyptian Society of Neurological Surgeons, Cairo, Egypt, 14 th March, 2002.
  • “Common Neurosurgical Problems in Practice”: Guest Lecture delivered to the Indian Medical Association, Dombivli Branch, Thane, India, 24 th March, 2002.
  • “Experience with Intramedullary spinal cord tumors”: Invited lecture at the Neurosurgery symposium in Hannover, Germany, 16-21 st June, 2002.
  • “Syringopleural Shunt” : Poster presented at the 11 th Annual Neurotrauma Conference in Agra, India, 20 th -22 nd August, 2002.
  • “Cervical Spine Injury – Outcome Predictor” : Poster presented at the 11 th Annual Neurotrauma Conference in Agra, 20-22 nd August, 2002.
  • “Central Skull Base Lesions”: Invited Lecture at the 4 th Annual Conference of the Skull Base Surgery Society of India in Trivandrum, India, 12-14 th September, 2002.
  • “Microvascular Decompression (MVD) for Trigeminal Neuralgia”: Invited Guest Lecture (Luncheon seminar) at the 5 th Annual Meeting of the Society of Microvascular Decompression Surgery in Matsumoto, Japan, 1 st October, 2002.
  • “Pathological Anatomy and Surgical considerations for MVD for Trigeminal Neuralgia with special emphasis on Basilar ectasia and cause of non-relief and recurrence of pain”: Invited Guest Lecture at the 5 th Annual Meeting of the Society of Microvascular Decompression Surgery,Matsumoto, Japan, 1 st October, 2002.
  • “Microsurgical Internal Decompression for the treatment of Spinal Stenosis (MIDSS)” : Invited Guest Lecture at the 61 st Annual Meeting of Japan Neurosurgical Society, Matsumoto, Japan, 2 nd October, 2002.
  • “Microsurgery of cranial AVMs in adults”: Invited Guest Lecture at the 3 rd International Clinic of Neurological Surgery in New Delhi, India, 27 th October, 2002.
  • “Pathogenesis of Trigeminal Neuralgia and its treatment by Microvascular Decompression” : Special Guest Lecture in the CME at the 48 th Annual Conference of the International College of Surgeons in Ranchi, India, 15 th -17 th November, 2002.
  • “The Biological and surgical basis of long term survival in cerebral gliomas” : Invited Guest Lecture at the 4 th Asian Conference of Neurological Surgeons in Hong Kong, 26 th to 30 th November, 2002.
  • “Anterior Approach to Subaxial Cervical Spine Disease” : Invited Guest Lecture at the 4 th Asian Conference of Neurological Surgeons in Hong Kong, 26 th to 30 th November, 2002.
  • “Spinal Instrumentation in the context of a developing country” : Invited Guest Lecture at the 4 th Asian Conference of Neurological Surgeons in Hong Kong, 26 th to 30 th November, 2002.
  • “Intramedullary Spinal cord tumors”: Video presentation at the 4 th Asian Conference of Neurological Surgeons in Hong Kong, 26 th to 30 th November, 2002.
  • “It’s All in the Mind”: Guest talk at the Rotary International District 3050 Conference, Jaipur, India, 12 th January, 2003.
  • “Spinal Injuries”: Invited lecture at the Symposium on Neurosurgery Update, Jaipur, India, 12 th January, 2003.
  • “Low back pain and sciatica”: Invited lecture at the Symposium on Neurosurgry Update, Jaipur, India, 12 th January, 2003.
  • “Trigeminal Neuralgia” : Invited lecture at Global Update on Pain , Mumbai, India, 7 th February, 2003.
  • “Neurosurgery Residency Programmes”: Invited lecture at the Silver Jubilee celebrations of Dr.A.Lakshmipathi Neurosurgical Centre, Chennai, India, 21 st February, 2003.
  • “Acoustic Neuroma”: Guest Lecture at the Association of Otolaryngologist of India, Mumbai Branch, Mumbai, India, 23 rd February, 2003.
  • “Acoustic Neuroma”: Invited Lecture at the Newcastle General Hospital, U.K., 17 th July, 2003.
  • “Ethical issues regarding severe head injury” : Invited lecture at the 12 th National Neurotrauma Conference, Pune, India, 22-24 th August, 2003.
  • “Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia” : Invited lecture at the 2 nd Emirates Neuroscience Conference, Dubai, U.A.E., 4 th October, 2003.
  • “Microsurgical Internal Decompression of Spinal Stenosis” : Invited lecture at the 2 nd Emirates Neuroscience Conference, Dubai, U.A.E., 8 th October, 2003.
  • “Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors” : Invited lecture at the 2 nd Emirates Neuroscience Conference, Dubai, U.A.E., 8 th October, 2003.
  • “Arterial Dissection, an oft missed cause of post trauma stroke”: Guest Lecture at the 3 rd Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Cerebrovascular Surgery, Chandigarh, India, 11 th December, 2003.
  • “Microsurgical Internal Decompression of Spinal Stenosis” : Lecture delivered at the 52nd Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India, Chandigarh, India, 12-15 th December, 2003.
  • “Central skull base tumors with special reference to chordomas” : Invited lecture at the 5 th Asian Conference of Neurological Surgeons, Jakarta, Indonesia, 12 th January, 2004.
  • “Microsurgical Internal Decompression of Spinal Stenosis” : Invited lecture at the 5 th Asian Conference of Neurological Surgeons, Jakarta, Indonesia,15 th January, 2004.
  • “Microvascular Decompression”: Guest Lecture at the 2 nd International Neurosurgical Congress, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 28 th February, 2004.
  • “Central skull base lesions” : Guest Lecture at the 2 nd International Neurosurgical Congress, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 28 th February, 2004.
  • “C.V. Junction Anomalies – Congenital AAD : Guest Lecture at the 2 nd International Neurosurgical Congress, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 29 th February, 2004.
  • “Microsurgical internal decompression of lumbar canal stenosis: Guest Lecture at the 2 nd International Neurosurgical Congress, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 29 th February, 2004.
  • “Craniocervical chrodomas : Some good news and some not" : Invited Lecture at the 7 th Asian Oceanian International Congress on Skull Base Surgery, Taiwan, 18 th April, 2004.
  • “Acoustic Neuroma : Strategies for improved results” : Invited Lecture at the 7 th Asian Oceanian International Congress on Skull Base Surgery, Taiwan, 18 th April, 2004.
  • “Preservation of 7 th & 8 th cranial nerves in CPA tumors: techniques, pitfalls and results based on over 500 cases : Invited lecture at International Congress on Neurotology, Neuroaudiology and Skull Base Surgery, Tehran, Iran, 15 th May, 2004.
  • Panel Discussion: Monitoring of Cranial nerves in Skull Base surgeries at International Congress on Neurotology, Neuroaudiology and Skull Base Surgery, Tehran, Iran, 15 th May, 2004.
  • Panel Discussion: Management of Petroclival lesions at International Congress on Neurotology, Neuroaudiology and Skull Base Surgery, Tehran, Iran, 16 th May, 2004.
  • “Craniocervical Chordomas: Invited lecture at International Congress on Neurotology, Neuro audiology and Skull Base Surgery, Tehran, Iran, 16 th May, 2004.
  • Panel Discussion: Management of craniocervical lesions at International Congress on Neurotology, Neuroaudiology and Skull Base Surgery, Tehran, Iran, 16 th May, 2004.
  • “Posterior fossa Epidermoids: not always easy as it seems” : Invited lecture at International Congress on Neurotology, Neuroaudiology and Skull Base Surgery, Tehran, Iran, 17 th May, 2004.
  • Panel Discussion : Management of traumatic facial nerve paralysis : Invited lecture at International Congress on Neurotology, Neuroaudiology and Skull Base Surgery, Tehran, Iran, 17 th May, 2004.
  • “Post Traumatic facial paresis : Treatment options and strategies : Invited lecture at the 13 th Annual National Neurotrauma Conference, Ludhiana, India, 21 st August, 2004.
  • “Strategies in Foramen Magnum Tumors”: Guest Lecture at the Vth Pan Arab Congress of Nurosurgery, Amman, Jordan, 24 th September, 2004.
  • “Surgery of meningiomas of the posterior fossa : technique, pitfalls and results : Guest Lecture at the Romanian Conference of Neurosurgery, Timisoara, Romania, 29 September-1 October, 2004.
  • “Acoustic Neuroma: Strategies for improved results” : Guest Lecture at the Romanian Conference of Neurosurgery, Timisoara, Romania, 29 September – 1 October, 2004.
  • “Spinal cord tumors”: Invited Lecture at the Spine Society of Europe & Association of Spine Surgeons of India, New Delhi, India, 10 th October, 2004.
  • “Management of Sphenoid Wing Meningiomas”: Invited Lecture at the WFNS Tumor Section Meeting, Jaipur, India, 12 th October, 2004.
  • “Intramedullary spinal tumors, particularly gliomas”: Invited Lecture at the WFNS Tumor Section Meeting, Jaipur, India, 13 th October, 2004.
  • “Craniocervical Chordomas” : Honoured Guest Speaker at the 4 th International Skull Base Congress, Sydney, Australia, 1 st November, 2004.
  • “Acoustic Neuroma” : Honoured Guest Speaker at the 4 th International Skull Base Congress, Sydney, Australia, 2 nd November, 2004.
  • “Foramen Magnum Tumors : Honoured Guest Speaker at the 4 th International Skull Base Congress, Sydney, Australia, 4 th November, 2004.
  • “Venous anatomy of posterior fossa and the role of veins in Trigeminal neuralgia” : Invited lecture at the 4 th International Skull Base Congress, Sydney, Australia, 4 th November, 2004.
  • “Clival Chordoma”: Invited lecture at the 6 th Annual Conference Of Skull Base Surgery Society of India, Mumbai, India, 6 th November, 2004.
  • “Acoustic Neuroma surgery : Technique for improving results, based on over 500 personally operated cases”: Invited lecture at the 17 th National Neurosurgery Conference, Karachi, Pakistan, 26 th November, 2004.
  • “Spinal Intramedullary Tumors : A personal experience of 140 cases” : Invited lecture at the 17 th National Neurosurgery Conference, Karachi, Pakistan, 26 th November, 2004.
  • “Posterior Fossa Epidermoids”: Invited lecture at the Joint Educational Neurosurgical Meeting of ACNS/ AASNS/WFNS, Bali, Indonesia, 2 nd December, 2004.
  • “Microvascular decompression (MVD) for trigeminal neuralgia”: Invited lecture at the 11 th ASEAN Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Bali, Indonesia, 3 rd December, 2004.
  • “ Techniques and pitfalls in preservation of 7 th and 8 th cranial nerves in acoustic neuroma surgery” : Invited lecture at the 11 th ASEAN Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Bali, Indonesia, 3 rd December, 2004.
  • “Internal decompression for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis”: Invited lecture at the 11 th ASEAN Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Bali, Indonesia, 3 rd December, 2004.
  • “Importance of Veins in Trigeminal Neuralgia”: Invited lecture at the Joint Educational Neurosurgical Meeting of ACNS/AASNS/WFNS, Bali, Indonesia, 2 nd December, 2004.
  • “Arterial dissection, an oft missed cause of post trauma stroke”: Invited lecture at the 11 th ASEAN Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Bali, Indonesia, 4 th December, 2004. Article Published.
  • “Strategies for Foramen Magnum Tumors” : Invited lecture at the 11 th ASEAN Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Bali, Indonesia, 5 th December, 2004.
  • Convener : Panel Discussion on Neurosciences, International Medical Conference, Royal Hospital, Sharjah, UAE, 11 th February, 2005.
  • “Upper Cervical Spinal Injury” Invited lecture at the International Conference on the Multidisciplinary Approach to patient care (ICMAP 2005), Mumbai, India, 19 th February, 2005
  • “Keyhole surgery : Anatomical standpoint” : Invited Lecture at the 6 th International Congress on Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery, Nagoya, Japan, 7 th March, 2005.
  • “Neurosurgery – New Frontiers, New Modalities” : CII – Association of Pakistani Physicians of North America (APPNA) International Medical Conference, Mumbai, India, 14 th March 2005.
  • “Spinal Intramedullary Tumors” : Invited talk, 3 rd South Asian Congress of Neurosurgery, Karachi, Pakistan, 17 th March 2005.
  • Large Acoustic Neuromas : A dilemma” : Invited talk, 3 rd South Asian Congress of Neurosurgery, Karachi, Pakistan, 17 th March, 2005.
  • “Microsurgery for Intramedullary Tumors”: Invited talk, Neurospine Conference, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, 30 th March, 2005.
  • “Lumbar Spine Microsurgery”: Invited talk, Neurospine Conference, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, 30 th March, 2005.
  • “Spinal Intramedullary Tumors”: Invited talk, International Neurosurgery Conference On Spine at Wattayya Institute of Health Sciences, at Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, 31 st March, 2005.
  • “Microsurgical Internal Decompression of Lumbar Canal Stenosis”: Invited talk, International Neurosurgery Conference On Spine at Wattayya Institute of Health Sciences, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, 31 st March 2005.
  • “Endoscopy” Panel discussion, 2 nd Workshop on Endoscopy, Mumbai, India, 2 nd -4 th April, 2005.
  • “Microsurgery for Acoustic Neuromas”- Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Moldavia, 28 th April-1 st May, 2005.
  • “Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia, with special reference to Veins”- Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Moldavia, 28 th April-1 st May 2005.
  • “Posterior Fossa Epidermoids”- Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Moldavia, 28 th April-1 st May 2005.
  • “Low Back Pain & Sciatica”- Public Awareness Lecture to special invitees at Nautilus Gym, Mumbai, 5 th June, 2005
  • Attended Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery Course held by Aesculap & Prof. Perneczky at Aesculap Academie, Tuttlingen, Germany, 27 th June to 1 st July, 2005 and University Klinik, Mainz, Germany, 2 nd to 8 th July, 2005
  • Attended Joint Convention of the Academie Eurasiana Neurochirurgica (13 th Convention) and the Annual Convention of the German Academy of Neurosurgery (GANS, 9 th Convention), Bamberg, Germany, September 1-3, 2005. Was elected Vice President of Academia Eurasiana Neurochirurgica.
  • “Low Back Pain -The Mundane and the Exotic……with representative Case Studies”- an interactive Scientific session for Orthopaedic surgeons organised by Aventis, Mumbai, India, 25 th September 2005.
  • “Microsurgical Removal of Acoustic Neuromas with special reference to preservation of Cranial nerves”: Invited talk, delivered at the 27 th Annual Conference of Neuroequilibriometric Society (NES), INS Ashvini, Mumbai, 1 st October, 2005.
  • “Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia” Invited talk, delivered at the 27 th Annual Conference of Neuroequilibriometric Society (NES), INS Ashvini, Mumbai, 1 st October, 2005.
  • “Spinal Intramedullary Tumors”: Invited Guest Lecture at the 12 th Annual Conference of Romanian Society of Neurosurgery, Targu Mures, Romania, 12-14 October, 2005.
  • “Microsurgery of Sub axial Cervical spine”: Invited Guest Lecture at the 12 th Annual Conference of Romanian Society of Neurosurgery, Targu Mures, Romania, 12-14 October, 2005.
  • Attended the Convocation and Annual Convention of American College of Surgeons, San Francisco, USA, 16-20 th October, 2005. Was awarded FACS at the Special Convocation ceremony on 16 th October, 2005.
  • “Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery”: Invited talk and Chairperson of the “Plenary session on Neurosurgery” at the XVI Joint Congress of Asia & Pacific Federations & 51 st Annual Conference of the Indian Section of International College of Surgeons, Mumbai, 24-27 th November, 2005.
  • Attended the 13 th Annual Course on Tumors of the Central Nervous System, a course on Brain Tumor Management offered by The Dana Farber / Brigham and Women’s Cancer Centre and Department of Radiation oncology Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA, 28-29 th November, 2005
  • “Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors: Technical considerations and results in a personal series of 180 operated cases”: Invited Guest Lecture at the at the 1 st Scientific Congress of Society of Nervous System Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey, 1-4 th December, 2005.
  • “Posterior Fossa Meningiomas”: Invited Guest Lecture at the at the 1 st Scientific Congress of Society of Nervous System Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey, 1-4 th December, 2005
  • “Long Term Survival of Gliomas: Role of Aggressive microsurgery and Tumor Biology”: Key speaker on a Seminar on “Therapeutic Modalities of Gliomas” held by Fulford Pharmaceuticals, Mumbai, 6 th December, 2005.
  • “Microsurgery of Intramedullary Tumors: Technique, Pitfalls and Results”: Invited lecture at the CME of the 55 th Annual meeting of the Neurological Society of India, Vishakhapatnam, India, 14-18 th December, 2005.
  • “ Posterior Fossa Epidermoids- Not As Easy As it Seems”: Invited Guest Lecture presented at “Skull Base Surgery International Symposium”, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 28 th -30 th January 2006.
  • “Low Back Pain and Sciatica”: Public Awareness Lecture given at the Annual Gathering of Scouts and Rovers of 13 th East Bombay Group in Khandala, India, 3 rd –5 th February 2006.
  • Invited speaker, Debate on Prenatal and Ethical Issues: “Is Euthanasia justified in Spina Bifida ?”: 1 st National Update in Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus, Mumbai, 18 th –19 th February 2006.
  • “Long Term Survivors of Gliomas- Role of Microneurosurgery and Biological Factors”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at the third International Conference and Scientific Seminar of Bangladesh Society of Neurosurgeons, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 24 th -26 th March, 2006.
  • Conducted a live Microneurosurgery Workshop at Dhaka Medical College. Operated on 2 cases: 1) Transoral removal of Clival Chordoma on 27 th March 2006. 2) Giant Acoustic Neuroma by Retrosigmoid route on 28 th March 2006. Both were relayed live to the Neurosurgeons and the resident doctors in training.
  • “Neurosurgery for Stroke”: Debate on Stroke conducted by Maharashtra Association of Neurologists (MAN), at their Annual meeting , Nashik, 22 nd -23 rd April 2006.
  • “Brain Stroke”: "CME on Neurosciences": Awareness Lecture for Medical Practitioners Mumbai, 11 th June 2006.
  • Conducted Microvascular Neurosurgery Workshop (Dry & wet lab + lectures) for Neurosurgeons and residents in training, under the auspices of Johnson & Johnson Co, at their training centre in Mumbai, 8 th & 9 th July, 2006
  • “Neurosurgery: New Frontiers-Newer Modalities”: Special Guest Lecture for Practitioners’ Awareness organised by Welcare Hospital, Dubai, UAE, 16 th July, 2006.
  • “Low Back Pain and Sciatica”: "CME on Neurosciences" Awareness Lecture for Medical Practitioners, Mumbai, 13 th August 2006.
  • “Low Back Pain and Sciatica”: Special Guest Lecture for Practitioners’ Awareness organised by Welcare Hospital, Dubai, UAE, 20 th August, 2006.
  • “Reversal of Evoked Potentials and Cranial Nerve Functions in Neurosurgery”: Lecture delivered at monthly clinical meeting of Bombay Neurosciences Association, at Bombay Hospital, Mumbai, 17 th Sept, 2006.
  • “Low Grade Gliomas: Role of Radical Surgery and Molecular Biology”: Invited Guest Lecture, 13 th Annual Conference of Romanian Society of Neurosurgery, Sinaia, Romania, 27 th September to 1 st Oct, 2006.
  • “Malignant Gliomas: Role of Radical Surgery and Molecular Biology”: Invited Guest Lecture, 13 th Annual Conference of Romanian Society of Neurosurgery, Sinaia, Romania, 27 th Sept. to 1 st Oct, 2006.
  • “Low Back Pain”: Participated in Round table discussion in 13 th Annual Conference of Romanian Society of Neurosurgery, Sinaia, Romania, 27 th September to 1 st October, 2006.
  • “Minimally Invasive Skull Base Surgery”: Faculty Lecture at the, Annual Conference of Skull Base Surgery Society of India (SBSSI), Chandigarh, 13- 15 th October, 2006.
  • “Neurosurgery for Cervical Spondylosis” "CME on Neurosciences": Awareness program for Medical Practitioners, at Bombay Hospital, Mumbai, 29 th October, 2006.
  • “Acoustic Neuroma : Surgical technique, pitfalls, results and QOL”: Guest Lecture at the 8 th International Conference of Asian –Oceanian Skull Base Society, Dubai, UAE, 1-4 November, 2006.
  • “Clival Chordomas”: Guest Lecture at the 8 th International Conference of Asian –Oceanian Skull Base Society, Dubai, UAE, 1-4 November, 2006.
  • “Global Update on Pain”: Chaired session on “Advanced Pain Management” at Bombay Hospital, Mumbai, 10 th November, 2006.
  • “Pediatric Neurosurgery” : Invited Guest Lecture for General Practitioners and Paediatricians at Varanasi, India, 11 th November, 2006
  • “Brain Stroke”: Invited Guest Lecture for General Practitioners, organised by Indian Medical Association (IMA) Varanasi, India, 12 th November, 2006.
  • “Spinal Intramedullary Tumors”: Invited Guest Lecture in “ Update on Neuromedical Surgical Nursing”at Bombay Hospital , 15 th November,2006
  • “Trans Oral Approach”: Invited Guest Lecture in Spine Surgery Meeting by "Bombay Orthopaedic Society (BOS)" at Bombay Hospital, Mumbai, 18-20 November, 2006
  • “Spinal Intramedullary Tumors”: Invited Guest Lecture Annual Scientific Meeting of Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons (ACNS) in conjunction with WFNS, Bali, Indonesia, 20-24 November, 2006
  • “Malignant Gliomas: Role of Radical Surgery and Molecular Biology”: Invited Guest Lecture, Annual Scientific Meeting of Asian Congress (ACNS) of Neurological Surgeons in conjunction with WFNS, Bali, Indonesia, 20-24 November,2006.
  • "Management of Malignant Gliomas": Talk delivered at a Neuro-Oncology Seminar, organised by Dr. Reddy's Lab, Hotel Marine Plaza, Mumbai 17 th December, 2006.
  • “Neurosurgery: New Frontiers-Newer Modalities”: Invited Guest Lecture for General Practitioners during the installation of Neurosurgical Services at Victor Apollo Hospital, Goa, 1 st December, 2006.
  • “Low Back Pain & Sciatica”: Invited Guest Lecture, Indian Association of Occupational Health, Thane-Raigad branch, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, 3 rd December, 2006.
  • “Acoustic Neuroma : Surgical technique, pitfalls, results and QOL”: Invited Guest Lecture, 12 th ASEAN Conference, Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam, 07-09 December,2006.
  • “Anterior Approach for Sub-axial Cervical Spine”: Invited Guest Lecture, 12 th ASEAN Conference, Ho Chi Minh, City, Vietnam, 07-09 December, 2006.
  • “MVD for Trigeminal Neuralgia”: Invited Guest Lecture for 12 th ASEAN Conference, Ho Chi Minh, City, Vietnam, 07-09 December, 2006.
  • “Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery”: Invited Guest Lecture for XXXVI Annual Conference of Indian Medical Association-Mumbai Branch, Mumbai 17 th December, 2006.
  • "Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery" Invited Guest Lecture at Annual Conference of American College of Surgeons (Indian chapter), New Delhi, 27 th and 28 th January, 2007
  • "Neurosurgery for Head Injury" "CME on Neurosciences": Awareness program for General Practitioners, Mumbai, 4 th February, 2007.
  • "Gliomas of Eloquent Areas of the Brain" Invited Guest Lecture, 4 th South Asian Neurosurgical Congress (SANC), New Delhi, 15 th - 18 th February, 2007.
  • "Management of High Grade Gliomas" Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 21 st February, 2007
  • "Microsurgery for lesions of Subaxial cervical spine" Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 21 st February, 2007.
  • "Management of Low Grade Gliomas" Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 21 st February, 2007.
  • "MVD for Trigeminal Neuralgia-Technique, Pitfalls & Results": Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 21 st February, 2007.
  • "Posterior Fossa Epidermoids": Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 21 st February, 2007.
  • "Microsurgery for lesions of Subaxial cervical spine" Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Lahore, Pakistan, 24-26, February, 2007
  • "Management of High Grade Gliomas" Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Lahore, Pakistan, 24- 26 February, 2007
  • "CNS Infections and the Neurosurgeon": Chief Guest Oration. Annual CME program organised by Jawahar Medical Trust, Dhule, 18 th March, 2007.
  • "Neurosurgery for Brain Tumors" "CME on Neurosciences": Awareness program for General Practitioners, Mumbai, 29 th April, 2007.
  • “Acoustic Neuroma: Strange views” Lecture presented at 5 th Vestibular Schwannomma meeting, Barcelona, Spain, 5 th to 9 th June, 2007
  • “Acoustic Neuroma: Surgical technique, pitfalls, results and Quality of Life” Lecture presented at 5 th Vestibular Schwannomma meeting, Barcelona, Spain, 5 th to 9 th June, 2007
  • “Complications in Vestibular Schwannomma treatment” Lecture presented at 5 th Vestibular Schwannomma meeting, Barcelona, Spain, 5 th to 9 th June 2007
  • “Cranial nerve preservation in Acoustic Neuroma surgery” Lecture delivered at 5 th Vestibular Schwannomma meeting, Barcelona, Spain, 5 th to 9 th June 2007
  • “Posterior fossa Epidermoids” Lecture delivered at 5 th Vestibular Schwannomma meeting, Barcelona, Spain, 5 th to 9 th June 2007
  • “Posterior fossa Meningioma” Lecture delivered at 5 th Vestibular Schwannomma meeting, Barcelona, Spain, 5 th to 9 th June, 2007
  • “Recurrent Acoustic Neuromas” Lecture delivered at 5 th Vestibular Schwannomma meeting, Barcelona, Spain, 5 th to 9 th June, 2007
  • “Recurrent Acoustic Neuromas” Invited Guest Lecturer at 1 st MASICON, Germany, 11 th to 14 th Aug, 2007
  • “Role of Veins in Trigeminal Neuralgia” Invited Guest Lecturer at 1 st MASICON, Germany, 11 th to 14 th Aug, 2007
  • Guest Faculty at 60 th Temporal Bone Dissection and Live Skull Base Workshop, held at Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai, 30 th Aug – 2 nd Sept 2007
  • “The Challenge of Intracranial Meningiomas” Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 14 th Annual Conference of Romanian Society of Neurosurgery, Bucharest, Romania, 27 th to 30 th Sept 2007
  • “Recurrent Meningioma: An Unsolved Enigma” Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 14 th Annual Confernce of Romanian Society of Neurosurgery, Bucharest, Romania, 27 th to 30 th Sept, 2007
  • “ Supratentorial Low Grade Gliomas:Radical Surgery and Molecular Biology” Invited Guest Lecture at the 9 th Annual Conference of Skull Base Surgery & WFNS Education Course, Sharm-El- Sheikh, Egypt, 24 th to 28 Oct 2007
  • “Microsurgery for cervical spine” Invited Guest Lecturer at the 9 th Annual Conference Skull Base Surgery & WFNS Education Course, Sharm-El- Sheikh, Egypt, 24 th to 28 th Oct, 2007
  • “Microscopic Internal Decompression of Spinal Canal Stenosis” Invited Guest Lecture at the 9 th Annual Conference of Skull Base Surgery & WFNS Education Course, Sharm-El- Sheikh, Egypt, 24 th to 28 th Oct, 2007
  • “Supratentorial Malignant Gliomas: Radical Surgery and Molecular Biology” Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 5 th Meeting of the Asian Society for Neurooncology (ASNO), Istanbul, Turkey 2 nd to 4 th Nov 2007
  • “Supratentorial Low Grade Gliomas: Radical Surgery and Molecular Biology” Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 5 th Meeting of the Asian Society for Neurooncology (ASNO), Istanbul, Turkey 2 nd to 4 th Nov 2007
  • “Recurrent Meningioma: An Unsolved Enigma” invited Guest Lecture delivered at 5 th Meeting of the Asian Society for Neurooncology (ASNO), Istanbul, Turkey 2 nd to 4 th Nov, 2007.
  • “Minimally Invasive Skull Base Surgery” Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 7 th International Congress on Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery, Suzhou, China, 12 th to 17 th , Nov, 2007
  • “Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery” Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 7 th International Congress on Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery, Suzhou, China, 12 th to 17 th , Nov 2007.
  • “Management of Giant Acoustic Neuromas” Guest Lecture delivered to Shanghai University, Shanghai, China, 18 th Nov 2007.
  • “Acoustic Neuroma: Surgical technique, pitfalls, results and Quality of Life” Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 1 st Congress of Gulf Neurosurgical Society, Bahrain, 11 th to 13 th Dec 2007
  • “Gliomas in eloquent areas” invited Guest Lecture delivered at 1 st Congress of Gulf Neurosurgical Society, Bahrain, 11 th to 13 th Dec 2007
  • “Minimally Invasive Skull Base Surgery” invited Guest Lecture delivered at 1 st Congress of Gulf Neurosurgical Society, Bahrain, 11 th to 13 th Dec, 2007
  • “Role of Veins in Trigeminal Neuralgia” invited Guest Lecture delivered at 1 st Congress of Gulf Neurosurgical Society, Bahrain, 11 th to 13 th Dec 2007
  • “Importance of Veins in Neurosurgery” 56 th Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India Neurocon, 2007, Agra, India, 14 th to 17 th Dec, 2007.
  • “Acoustic Neuroma: Video Session” Presented at 56 th Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India Neurocon, 2007, Agra, India, 14 th to 17 th Dec, 2007.
  • “Neurosurgery for Stroke” Lecture delivered at the Inaugural Meeting of Calcutta Neurosciences Centre, Kolkatta, 18 th & 19 th Dec, 2007.
  • “Neurosurgery: New Frontiers, New Technology” Guest Speaker, Rotary Club of Central Mumbai, 3 rd Feb, 2008
  • “Acute Cervical disc prolapse” Guest Lecture delivered to General Practitioners’ Association in Surat, 17 th Feb, 2008
  • “Spinal Problems” a Lecture delivered to General Practitioners’ Association of in Surat, 17 th Feb, 2008
  • “Quality of Life Following Acoustic Neuroma Surgery” 6 th Conference on Evidence based management of Cancers in India, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, 29 th Feb to 2 nd March, 2008
  • “Importance of Veins in Neurosurgery”, Invited Guest Lecture at the 4 th International Congress of Bangladesh Neurosurgical Society, Dhaka, 2 nd – 5 th March, 2008.
  • “Quality of Life after Acoustic Neuroma Surgery”, Invited Guest Lecture at the 4 th International Congress of Bangladesh Neurosurgical Society, Dhaka, 2 nd – 5 th March, 2008
  • “Spinal Intramedullary Tumors: Techniques, Pitfalls and Quality of Life after Neurosurgery”, Invited Guest Lecture at the 4 th International Congress of Bangladesh Neurosurgical Society, Dhaka, 2 nd – 5 th March, 2008
  • “Workshop, Live Surgery and Lecture on Modern Neurosurgery”, delivered at the Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka, 5 th March 2008
  • “Modern Trends in Management of Head Injuries”, Lecture given to Indian Chapter of Royal College of Surgeons, at JR Hospital, Mumbai, 7 th March, 2008
  • “New frontiers and New technologies in Neurosurgery” Invited talk given at Indian Medical Association meeting with German Technology Fair, Goregaon, Mumbai, 16 th Mar, 2008
  • Neurosurgery: “New Frontiers New Technology” "CME on Neurosciences": Awareness program for General Practitioners, Mumbai, 13 th April, 2008
  • “Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia” Invited Guest Lecture at WFNS Education Course, Goa, 10-11 May, 2008
  • “Fads and Fashions in Neurosciences” Presidential Oration at Annual meeting of Bombay Neurosciences Association, Mumbai, 24 th May, 2008
  • “Brain Metastases” Guest Lecture presented at Neuro Oncology Society Meeting, Mumbai, 2008
  • “Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia” "CME on Neurosciences": Awareness program for General Practitioners, Mumbai, 23 rd August, 2007.
  • “Supratentorial Malignant Gliomas: Radical Surgery and Molecular Biology” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Masco, Russia 1 st - 3 rd September, 2008
  • “Supratentorial Low Grade Gliomas: Radical Surgery and Molecular Biology” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Masco, Russia 1 st - 3 rd September, 2008
  • “Management of Spinal Intramedullary Tumors” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Masco, Russia 1 st - 3 rd September, 2008
  • “Endoscopic Transphenoidal Approach” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Vancouver, Canada, 11 th – 14 th September, 2008
  • “Acoustic Neuroma: Surgical technique, pitfalls, results and Quality of Life” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Vancouver, Canada, 11 th – 14 th September, 2008
  • “Management of Spinal Intramedullary Tumors” Guest Lecture delivered at SPINE- 2008, Rajkot, 26-28 September, 2008
  • “Microsurgical Internal Decompression for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis” Guest Lecture delivered at SPINE-2008, Rajkot, 26-28 September, 2008
  • “Surgical Tips for Acoustic Neuroma”, Lecture delivered at the 10 th Annual Conference of Skull base Surgery Society of India, Mumbai, 9 th -12 th Oct 2008
  • “Microsurgery of Spinal Intramedullary Tumors” Guest Lecture delivered at the 6 th PAN Arab Spine Congress, Sana’a Yemen 11 th – 13 th October, 2008
  • “Microsurgical Internal Decompression of Spinal Canal Stenosis” Guest Lecture delivered at 6 th PAN Arab Spine Congress with 1 st Congress of Yemen Neurological Surgeons Sana’a, Yemen 11 th -13 th October, 2008
  • “Endoscopic third ventriculostomy” Guest Lecture delivered at Regional Neurosurgery Conference-Sur, Oman 15 to 18 th October, 2008
  • “Microsurgical Internal Decompression of Spinal Canal Stenosis” Guest Lecture delivered at Regional Neurosurgery Conference- Sur, Oman, 15 th to 18 th Oct, 2008
  • “Neurosurgery for Stroke” “Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia” "CME on Neurosciences": Awareness program for General Practitioners, Bombay Hospital, Mumbai, 19 th Oct, 2008
  • “Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia” Invited Guest Lecture at 9 th Oceanian International Congress of Skull Base Surgery, Busan, South Korea, 6 th to 8 th November 2008
  • “Management of Clival Chordomas” Invited Guest Lecture at 9 th Asian Oceanian International Congress of Skull Base Surgery, Busan, South Korea, 6 th to 8 th November 2008
  • “Supratentorial Malignant Gliomas: Radical Surgery and Molecular Biology” Invited Guest Lecture delivered at the 2 nd International Leventine Forum, Antalya, Turkey 13th to 16th November, 2008.
  • “Supratentorial Low Grade Gliomas: Radical Surgery and Molecular Biology for Long Survivors” Invited Guest Lecture delivered at the 2 nd International Leventine Forum, Antalya, Turkey 13th to 16th November, 2008
  • “Gliomas in eloquent areas” Invited Guest Lecture delivered at the 2 nd International Leventine Forum, Antalya, Turkey 13th to 16th November, 2008
  • “Acoustic Neuroma: Surgical technique, pitfalls, results and Quality of Life” Invited Guest Lecture delivered at the 2 nd International Leventine Forum, Antalaya, Turkey 13th to 16th November, 2008
  • “Management of Spinal Intramedullary Tumors” Invited Guest Lecture delivered at the 2 nd International Leventine Forum, Antalaya, Turkey 13th to 16th November, 2008
  • “Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia” Invited Guest Lecture delivered at WFNS Workshop, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1 st to 8 th December 08.
  • “Supratentorial Malignant Gliomas: Radical Surgery and Molecular Biology for Long Survivors” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1 st to 8 th December 08
  • “Surgical Management of Epilepsy” "CME on Neurosciences": Awareness program for General Practitioners, Mumbai, 14 th Dec 2008
  • “Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Jordan 7 th to 9 th Jan 2009
  • “History of Neurosurgery in India”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Jordan 7 th to 9 th Jan, 2009
  • “Microsurgical Internal Decompression of Spinal Canal Stenosis” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Sudan 11 th to 13 th Jan, 2009
  • “Management of Posterior fossa Meningiomas” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Sudan 11 th to 13 th Jan, 2009
  • “Microsurgical Internal Decompression of Spinal Canal Stenosis” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Sharm-el- Sheikh, Egypt 4 th to 7 th Feb, 2009
  • “Acoustic Neuroma: Surgical technique, pitfalls, results and Quality of Life” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Sharm-el- Sheikh, Egypt 4 th to 7 th Feb, 2009
  • “Management of Spinal Intramedullary Tumors” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Sharm-el- Sheikh, Egypt 4 th to 7 th Feb, 2009
  • “Gliomas in Eloquent Areas” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Sharm-el- Sheikh, Egypt 4 th to 7 th Feb, 2009
  • “Surgical Management of Spasticity” "CME on Neurosciences": Awareness program for General Practitioners, Mumbai, 15 th Feb, 2009
  • “Acoustic Neuroma: Surgical technique, pitfalls, results and Quality of Life” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Pyongyang, North Korea 23 rd to 27 th Feb, 2009
  • “Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Pyongyang, North Korea 23 rd to 27 th Feb, 2009
  • “Microsurgery for Gliomas” Invited Guest Lecture at Glioma Update organised by Ranbaxy, Mumbai, 28 th Feb, 2009
  • “Neurosurgery: New Frontiers, New Technology” : Guest Lecture delivered to members of Indian Medical Association at Tirupati, March, 2009.
  • “Spinal problems and their management”: Guest Lecture delivered to members of Indian Medical Association at Tirupati, March, 2009.
  • “Minimal Invasive Skull Base Surgery” A Guest Lecture for Neurosurgeons at Tirupati, March, 2009
  • “Microsurgery for Gliomas” Invited Guest Lecture at a Symposium on The Challenges of Gliomas, organised by Maharashtra Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Nagpur Chapter, 29 th March, 2009
  • “Microsurgical Decompression for Spinal Canal Stenosis” Invited Guest Lecture at the 1 st NESON Conference, Katmandu, Nepal 18 th –20 th April 2009.
  • “Neurological Problems in Elderly” "CME on Neurosciences": Awareness program for General Practitioners, Mumbai, 3 rd May, 2009
  • “Management of Trigeminal Neuralgia”, Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Guiyang, China 22 nd – 25 th May 2009
  • “Microsurgical Decompression for Spinal Canal Stenosis”, Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Guiyang, China 22 nd – 25 th May 2009
  • “Management of Spinal Intramedullary Tumors: Microsurgical Techniques, Pitfalls and Results, based on 180 operated cases” – Presidential Lecture at the 2 nd MASCIN Conference, Curitiba, Brazil, 8 th -10 th June 2009
  • “Management of Spinal Intramedullary Tumors: Microsurgical Techniques, Pitfalls and Results, based on 180 operated cases” – Lecture delivered at the 15 th Convention of Academia Eurasiana Neurochirurgica, Istanbul, Turkey, 11 th – 14 th June 2009.
  • “Neurological Problems in Children” "CME on Neurosciences": Awareness program for General Practitioners, Mumbai, 21 st June, 2009
  • “Impossible Head Injuries”, Faculty Lecture delivered at the 18 th Annual Conference of Neurotrauma Socieity of India, Jaipur, India. 7 th – 9 th Aug 2009.
  • “Advances in Cervical Fusions” – Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Boston, USA,. 30 th Aug – 4 th Sept 2009.
  • “Biological Materials in Spine Surgery: What’s new and how much will it cost?” – Moderator, Breakfast Session, Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Boston, USA. 30 th Aug – 4 th Sept 2009.
  • “Clinical features and surgical management of Low Grade Oligodendroglial Tumors” – Faculty Lecture at the Mumbai Neuro-Oncology Group, Mumbai, India 18 th September 2009.
  • “Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia” – Invited Guest Lecture at the 11 th Indian Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (ISSFN) Conference, Vellore, India, 1 st – 3 rd October 2009.
  • “Anterior Interhemispheric approach for suprasellar lesions” – Lecture delivered at the 11 th Annual Conference of Skull Base Surgery Society of India, Hyderabad, India 2 nd -4 th October 2009.
  • “MVD for TN: Neurosurgical forum-Section on Pain” Invited Guest Lecture at the joint meeting of American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and Neurological Society of India , New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 24 th – 29 th October 2009.
  • “Management strategies for Trigeminal Neuralgia” faculty at Luncheon Seminar at the joint meeting of American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and Neurological Society of India , New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 24 th – 29 th October 2009.
  • “Intramedullary Spinal Tumors”– Invited Guest Lecture at the Neuropedicon 2009, Kolkata, India, 5 th – 8 th November 2009.
  • “Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia” – Invited Guest Lecture at the 2 nd Congress of Gulf Neurological Society (GNS), Muscat, Oman, 14 th – 16 th December 2009.
  • “Insular Gliomas: Anatomical considerations, technique, results and pitfalls” – Paper presented at the 58 th Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India, Lucknow, 17 th –20 th December 2009.
  • “Conus Epidermoid – What is right?” – Paper presented at the Bombay Neurosciences Association, Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai, 24 th January 2010.
  • “Gliomas – Are We Doing Enough?”- Dr. A. D. Sehgal Oration delivered at the Annual Conference of Delhi Neurosciences Association (DNA), Delhi, 6 th –7 th February 2010.
  • “Brain Tumors” "CME on Neurosciences": Awareness program for General Practitioners, Mumbai, 21 st February 2010.
  • “Chairperson: Session of Surgical Treatment 2”, at 2 nd International Congress of Asia and Oceania Neurotrauma Society, Tokyo, 6-7 March 2010.
  • “CNS Infections-Surgical Aspects” Invited Faculty Lecture for the CME, organised by Neuro Club of N. Karnataka, Hubli, 13-14 March 2010.
  • “Intramedullary Tumors” Invited Faculty lecture delivered at 2 nd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Neuro Oncology (ISNO) , Chennai, 2 nd -4 th April 2010.
  • Faculty at 6 th Endoscopic Endonasal Skullbase Workshop, organised at Bombay Hospital, Mumbai, 9-11 April, 2010.
  • “Management of Catastrophic Head Injuries” Invited Guest Lecture at the Indian Society of Neuro Rehabilitation (ICNR), Goa, 23 rd -25 th April 2010.
  • “Surgery of Acoustic Neuromas” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Manila, Philippines 7- 9 th May 2010.
  • “Microsurgical Internal Decompression for Spinal Canal Stenosis (MIDSS)” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS),Manila, Philippines 7-9 th May 2010.
  • “Awake Surgery” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Manila, Philippines 7-9 th May 2010.
  • “Glimpses of Neurosurgery” Guest talk at monthly meeting of Rotary Club, held at Taj Mahal Hotel, Mumbai, 19 th May 2010.
  • Attended 3 rd Medical Technology Conference, Delhi 9 th July 2010.
  • “Brain Gliomas: Are we doing enough?” Lecture delivered at 10 th Anniversary of INI in Hannover, Germany, 20-25 July, 2010.
  • “Facial Pain with Special reference to Trigeminal Neuralgia”- The P.R.Thakore Oration- delivered at the Neurology Update, a scientific programme organized by Ahmedabad Medical Association on 8 th August, 2010.
  • “Management of Trigeminal Neuralgia”- Invited Guest Lecture, delivered at the South Gujarat Academy of Otolaryngology, Surat, 15 th August, 2010.
  • “Low Back Pain and Sciatica”- CME on Neurosciences": Awareness program for General Practitioners, Bombay Hospital, Mumbai, 3 rd October 2010
  • “Metastatic Brain Cancer” Guest Plenary Lecture delivered at Joint meeting of Neurological Society of India (NSI) with Italian Society for Neurosurgery (SINCH), Milan, Italy 27 th -30 th October 2010.
  • “Acoustic Neuromas”: Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Bali, Indonesia.8-9 November 2010.
  • “Spinal Intramedullary Tumors”: Lecture delivered at 10 th Asian Oceanian Skull Base Society (AOSBS) Conference, Bali, Indonesia 8-13 November, 2010.
  • “Awake Surgery” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Algeria, 24-25 November, 2010
  • “Cervical Myelopathy” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Algeria, 24-25 November, 2010
  • “MVD for Trigeminal Neuralgia”: Guest Lecture delivered at International Headache Conference in Delhi, 27-28 November, 2010.
  • “Neck Pain and Cervical Spondylosis” “CME on Neurosciences": Awareness program for General Practitioners, Mumbai, 12 December, 2010.
  • “Acoustic Neuromas” Lecture delivered, at The CME of 59 th Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India Jaipur, India 16-19 December, 2010
  • “Gliomas: Are we doing Enough?” Presidential Oration delivered at 16 th Academia Eurasiana Neurochirurgica Mumbai, 18-20 February, 2011
  • “Microsurgical Internal Decompression for Spinal Canal Stenosis (MIDSS)” Faculty Lecture at World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) Special Symposium with Israel Neurosurgical Society, Eilat, Israel 9-12 March 2011.
  • “Surgical Technique for Safe Removal of Acoustic Neuromas” Faculty Lecture at World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) Special Symposium with Israel Neurosurgical Society, Eilat, Israel 9-12 March 2011.
  • “Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia” Faculty Lecture at World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) Special Symposium with Israel Neurosurgical Society, Eilat, Israel 9-12 March 2011.
  • “Parasagittal Meningiomas” Faculty Lecture delivered at the 3 rd Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Neuro Oncologists, Kolkata, 25-27 March 2011
  • “Low grade Gliomas” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Odessa, Ukraine, 25-27 th April 2011
  • “Microsurgical Internal Decompression for Spinal Canal Stenosis (MIDSS)” Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Odessa, Ukraine, 25-27 th April 2011.
  • “Surgery of Cerebral Gliomas”: Faculty Lecture delivered at International Neurosurgery Update, Mumbai, 28-29 th May 2011.
  • “Management of Low Grade Gliomas”: Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Astana, Kazakhstan, 30-31 st May 2011.
  • Conducted Live Surgery Demonstration on a Brain Tumor patient during the WFNS Educational Course Astana, Kazakhstan, 30-31 st May 2011.
  • “Low Back Pain and Sciatica”: "CME on Neurosciences": Awareness Lecture for Medical Practitioners, Mumbai, 3 rd July 2011.
  • “Management of Insular Gliomas”: Faculty Lecture delivered at 3 rd Madjid Samii Society of International Neurological Surgeons Meeting (MASSIN), Seattle, Washington, USA, 14-15 th July 2011.
  • “Pituitary Tumors”: Guest Lecture delivered at Andhra Pradesh Neuroscientists Association (APNSA), Hyderabad, 23-24 th July 2011.
  • “Management of Intramedullary Tumors”: Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 5-8 August, 2011.
  • “Awake Surgery”: Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 5-8 August, 2011.
  • Invited as an Honored Guest at an International Workshop on Endoscopic Endonasal Base of Skull Surgery and Sialendoscopy (E-BOSS) 2011, Trichy, 18-21 August 2011.
  • “Low Grade Gliomas”: Faculty Lecture delivered at ‘International Update’ conducted in Mumbai, 3-4 September 2011.
  • “Pituitary Tumors, Diagnosis and Management”; Invited Guest Lecture delivered at the Spine Meeting, Bangalore, 9-11 September 2011.
  • “Surgery for Lesions in Subaxial Cervical Spine”; Faculty Lecture delivered at the Interim Meeting of World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Recife, Brazil, 14-17 September, 2011.
  • “Brain Metastasis”: Invited Guest Lecture at the Bombay Neuro Oncological Society, Mumbai, 24 September 2011.
  • “Brain Stroke”: CME on Neurosciences": Awareness Lecture for Medical Practitioners, Mumbai, 2 nd October 2011.
  • “It’s All In the Brain” Lecture delivered at Chikitsansaar Award function Ujjain, 8 th October 2011.
  • “Shunt Complications”: Poster presentation at 39 th Annual Conference of ISPN, Goa,India 16-20 October 2011
  • “Extended Endoscopic Approach for Skull Base Lesions” Faculty lecture delivered at the Annual Conference of Skull Base Surgery Society of India, Vellore, 20-22 October 2011
  • “Spinal Intramedullary Tumors”: Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Yangon, Myanmar, 7-8 December, 2011.
  • “Trigeminal Neuralgia”: Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Yangon, Myanmar, 7-8 December, 2011.
  • “Low Grade Gliomas”: Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Yangon, Myanmar, 7-8 December, 2011.
  • “Hydrocephalus”: Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Yangon, Myanmar, 7-8 December, 2011.
  • “Acoustic Neuroma”: Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Hanoi, Vietnam, 10-11 December, 2011.
  • “Awake Surgery”: Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Hanoi, Vietnam, 10-11 December, 2011.
  • “Spinal Intramedullary Tumors”: Video presentation at Joint meeting of 60 th Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India (NSI) with Italian Society for Neurosurgery (SINCH), Bangalore, 15-18 December, 2011.
  • “Trigeminal Neuralgia”: Breakfast Seminar delivered at Joint meeting of 60 th Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India (NSI) with Italian Society for Neurosurgery (SINCH), Bangalore, 15 -18 December, 2011.
  • “Management of Spinal Tumors” Lecture delivered at Educational Course for Young Neurosurgeons conducted by Neurological Society of India (NSI), Mumbai, Bombay Hospital, 3-5 February, 2012.
  • “Surgery for Intramedullary Tumors of Cervical Spine” Invited Guest Lecture delivered at the 25 th Association of Spine Surgeons of India 2012, New Delhi, 23-26 February 2012.
  • “Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at the 5 th South Asian Neurosurgical Congress (SANC), Kathmandu, Nepal, 11-13 March, 2012.
  • “Extended Transnasal Endoscopic Approaches To The Skull Base”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at the 5 th South Asian Neurosurgical Congress (SANC), Kathmandu, Nepal, 11-13 March, 2012.
  • “NSI: Past, Present and Future” NSI Presidential lecture delivered at The Annual Conference of Bombay Neurosciences Association, Mumbai, 22 April 2012
  • “Gliomas of the Eloquent Areas”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at the 6 th International Conference and Scientific Seminar, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 26-28 April, 2012
  • “Awake Craniotomy”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at the 6 th International Conference and Scientific Seminar, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 26-28 April, 2012
  • “Acoustic Neuroma Surgery: Strange views”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at the 6 th International Conference and Scientific Seminar, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 26-28 April, 2012
  • “Micro Surgical Techniques For Safe Removal Of Acoustic Neuromas”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at the 6 th International Conference and Scientific Seminar, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 26-28 April, 2012
  • “Spinal Intramedullary Tumors”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at the 6 th International Conference and Scientific Seminar, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 26-28 April, 2012
  • “Supratentorial Low Grade Gliomas: Role of Radical Surgery and Molecular Biology”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at the 6 th International Conference and Scientific Seminar, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 26-28 April, 2012
  • “Decompression of Spinal Stenosis (MIDSS)”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at the 6 th International Conference and Scientific Seminar, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 26-28 April, 2012
  • “MVD for Trigeminal Neuralgia”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 6th International Conference and Scientific Seminar, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 26 -28 April, 2012.
  • “Advancement in Medical Devices for Neurosurgery”; Invited Guest Lecture delivered at the Medical Devices and Equipment Manufacturing India 2012, held at Holiday Inn, Mumbai, 23-25 May 2012.
  • “Spinal Intramedullary Tumors”; Magisterial (Special Guest) Lecture delivered at the 2 nd SIACCO, Palermo, Italy, 7-9 June 2012
  • “Microsurgical Internal Decompression for Spinal Stenosis (MIDSS)”: Invited Guest lecture delivered at the 2 nd SIACCO, Palermo, Italy, 7-9 June 2012
  • “Giant Acoustic Neuromas”: Invited Lecture delivered at International Neurosurgery Update, Mumbai, 10 th June, 2012.
  • “Post Radiation Malignancy”: Paper delivered at the Bombay Neurosciences Association monthly meeting Mumbai, 1 st July 2012.
  • “Insular Gliomas”: Paper presented at the 17 th Convention of Academia Eurasiana Neurochirurgica Cambridge, U.K., 15 th -18 th July, 2012.
  • “Neurosurgical management of Gliomas”: Faculty Lecture delivered at 9 th International Course on Clinical Neurosurgery, an Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), at Lijiang, China, 20-24 September, 2012.
  • “Management of Head Trauma in India”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 5 th International Neurosurgical Symposium, Teheran, Iran, 3 rd - 10 th October, 2012.
  • “Neurosurgery in India”:Invited Faculty Lecture delivered at 5 th Japan-India Neurosurgical Conference, Osaka, Japan, 19 th -20 th October, 2012.
  • “Extended Endoscopic Approaches to Skull Base Lesions”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at 11 th Conference of Asian-Oceanian Skull Base Society (AOSBS), Beijing, China, 27-28 October, 2012.
  • “Acoustic Neuroma”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at 11 th Conference of Asian-Oceanian Skull Base Society (AOSBS), Beijing, China, 27-28 October, 2012.
  • “Microsurgical Internal Decompression of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis”: Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), at Bhubaneswar, India, 9-10 November, 2012.
  • “Management of Low Grade Gliomas”: Faculty Lecture delivered at Educational Course conducted by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), at Bhubaneswar, India, 9-10 November, 2012.
  • “Syringopleural Shunt”: Faculty Lecture delivered in Neurosurgery Session: Controversies in Neurosurgery, at the CME of 61 st Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India (NSI), Delhi, 18-22 December, 2012.
  • “The Making of a Neurosurgeon”: Presidential Oration delivered at 61 st Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India (NSI), Delhi, 20th December, 2012.
  • “Individualised Management of Gliomas”: Paper delivered at 61 st Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India (NSI), Delhi, 18-22 December, 2012.
  • “Management of Malignant Gliomas. What has changed”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at 2 nd International Neurosurgery Update, Goa, 2-3 February, 2013.
  • “Current Scenario of TBI in India”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 1 st Annual National Conference of India Federation of Neurological Rehabilitation Meeting (IFNR), Lucknow, 8-10 March, 2013.
  • “ Giant Acoustic Neuromas”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at III SIACCO Argentina Meeting, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 20-22, March 2013.
  • “Microvascular Decompression (MVD) for Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN)”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at III SIACCO Argentina Meeting, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 20-22, March 2013.
  • “ Craniocervical Junction Pathology (Foramen Magnum Tumors)”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at III SIACCO Argentina Meeting, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 20- 22, March2013.
  • “Microsurgical Internal Decompression for Spinal Stenosis (MIDSS)”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at III SIACCO Argentina Meeting, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 20-22 March, 2013.
  • “The Importance of MR Tractography in pre-surgical planning”: Lecture delivered at Annual BNA meeting held at Bombay Hospital, Mumbai, 21st April 2013.
  • “Parasagittal Meningiomas”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at 2 nd Maharashtra Chapter of Neurological Surgeons (MCNS) 2013, Aurangabad, 27-28 April, 2013.
  • “Spinal Intramedullary Tumors: Evaluation, microsurgical technique, pitfalls and complications”: Faculty Lecture delivered at Middle East Spine Meeting, Izmir, Turkey, 16-19 May, 2013
  • “ Awake surgery”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at Oman Neurosurgery Conference, Khoula CME, Oman, 25-26 May, 2013.
  • “ MVD for TN”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at Oman Neurosurgery Conference, Khoula CME, Oman, 25-26 May, 2013.
  • “ Intramedullary Tumors”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at Oman Neurosurgery Conference, Khoula CME, Oman, 25-26 May, 2013.
  • “ Microsurgery for Acoustic Neuromas”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at Oman Neurosurgery Conference, Khoula CME, Oman, 25-26 May, 2013.
  • “ Foramen Magnum Tumors”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at Oman Neurosurgery Conference, Khoula CME, Oman, 25-26 May, 2013.
  • “ Extended endonasal endoscopic approaches for Skull Base pathology”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at Oman Neurosurgery Conference, Khoula CME, Oman, 25-26 May, 2013.
  • Video demonstration "Surgery for Intramedullary Tumors": Faculty Lecture delivered at 3 rd International Neurosurgery Update: An Educational Initiative of the Asian Australasian Society of Neurological Surgeons (AASNS), Mumbai, 7-9 June, 2013.
  • “Contralateral Approach to Lateral Ventricular Tumors”: Lecture delivered at monthly clinical meeting of Bombay Neurosciences Association, at Grant Medical College & Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, 1 st Sept, 2013.
  • “Importance of Veins in Neurosurgery”: Faculty Lecture delivered at The 4 th International Madjid Samii Society of International Neurological Surgeons (MASSIN), Kobe, Japan, 4-6 Sept, 2013.
  • “Surgical outcomes of DTI and fMRI in Intra-axial brain lesions”: Faculty Lecture delivered at The 4 th International Madjid Samii Society of International Neurological Surgeons (MASSIN), Kobe, Japan 4-6 Sept, 2013.
  • “Intramedullary Ependymomas”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at XV World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) Congress, Seoul, Korea, 8-13 Sept, 2013.
  • “Parasagittal Meningiomas”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at XV World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) Congress, Seoul, Korea, 8-13 Sept, 2013.
  • “Giant Vestibular Schwannomas”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at XV World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) Congress, Seoul, Korea, 8-13 Sept, 2013.
  • “How I do it: Suprasellar Tumors”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at The 1 st Dandy Division of Skull Base Surgery Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 4-6 October, 2013.
  • “How I do it: Acoustic Neuromas”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at The 1 st Dandy Division of Skull Base Surgery Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 4-6 October, 2013.
  • “Petroclival Meningiomas”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at The 1 st Dandy Division of Skull Base Surgery Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 4-6 October, 2013.
  • “Trans-Oral Approach”: Cadaveric Dissections Conducted at the 1 st Dandy Division of Skull Base Surgery Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 4-6 October, 2013.
  • “Extended Endoscopic approach for Skull Base Lesion”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at 8 th Black Sea Neurosurgical Congress, Tbilisi, Georgia, 8-10 November 2013.
  • “Surgery in HIV patients-Issues and challenges”: 6th National Conference of AIDS Society of India - ASICON 2013, Mumbai, 13-15 December, 2013
  • “Traumatic Brain Injury: An Indian Perspective”: Faculty Lecture delivered at 2 nd Annual Conference of Indian Federation of Neurorehabilitation (IFNR), Powai, Mumbai, 27 th February-1 st March, 2014.
  • “Ethical and Effective Management of Skull Base Lesions”: Faculty Lecture delivered at 18 th Convention of Academia Eurasiana Neurochirurgica (AEN), II Asia Pacific Multidisciplinary Meeting for Nervous Diseases (BRAIN 2014) and HongKong Education Course of Asian Australasian Society of Neurological Surgeons (AASNS), HongKong, 6-8 March, 2014.
  • “Intramedullary Tumors of the Spinal Cord”: Faculty Lecture delivered at 18 th Convention of Academia Eurasiana Neurochirurgica (AEN), II Asia Pacific Multidisciplinary Meeting for Nervous Diseases (BRAIN 2014) and HongKong Education Course of Asian Australasian Society of Neurological Surgeons (AASNS), HongKong, 6-8 March, 2014.
  • “Gliomas-Are we doing enough?”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 7 th International Neurosurgical Congress, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 26-28 March, 2014.
  • “Giant Vestibular Schwannomas”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 7 th International Neurosurgical Congress, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 26-28 March, 2014.
  • “Spinal Intramedullary Tumors-Surgical Technique and Quality of Life”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 7 th International Neurosurgical Congress, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 26- 28 March, 2014.
  • “Parasagittal Meningiomas-- A dilemma”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 7 th International Neurosurgical Congress, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 26-28 March, 2014.
  • “Management of High Grade Gliomas”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 7 th International Neurosurgical Congress, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 26-28 March, 2014.
  • “MVD for TN (Trigeminal Neuralgia) & HFS (Hemifacial Spasm)”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 7 th International Neurosurgical Congress, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 26-28 March, 2014.
  • “Foramen Magnum Tumors”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 7 th International Neurosurgical Congress, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 26-28 March, 2014.
  • “Management of Head Trauma in India”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 7 th International Neurosurgical Congress, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 26-28 March, 2014.
  • “Impossible Head Injuries”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 7 th International Neurosurgical Congress, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 26-28 March, 2014.
  • “Ethical Management of Low Grade Gliomas”: Faculty Lecture delivered at 6 th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Neuro-Oncology (ISNOCON), Lucknow, 11-14 April, 2014.
  • “Unusual Cases of Intracerebral Hemorrhage”: Lecture delivered at Joint meeting of Ginde Oration and Monthly Clinical Meeting of Bombay Neurosciences Association, at Bombay Hospital, Mumbai, 18-20 April, 2014.
  • “Ethical Skull Base Surgery”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 4 th International Neurosurgery Update (INU), Mumbai, India, 6-8 June, 2014.
  • “Management of Trigeminal Neuralgia”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 6 th International Neurosurgical Symposium, Iran, Tehran, 12-18 June, 2014.
  • “Foramen Magnum Meningiomas”: Invited Faculty Lecture delivered at World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Harare, Zimbabwe, 30 June-3 July 2014.
  • “Gliomas: Are we doing enough”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 44 Argentine Congress of Neurosurgery (AANC), Tucuman, Argentina, 7 -9 August 2014.
  • “ Parasagittal Meningiomas: an Enigma”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 44th Argentine Congress of Neurosurgery (AANC), Tucuman, Argentina, 7 -9 August 2014.
  • “Vestibular Schawnnomas-Microsurgery or Radiosurgery? Doing the balancing act”: Faculty lecture delivered at the 6 th India-Japan Neurosurgical Conference, Aurangabad, 29- 30 August 2014.
  • “Gliomas-Are we doing enough?”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at 10 th Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons (ACNS), Astana, Kazakhstan, 9-12 September, 2014.
  • “Parasagittal Meningiomas-A Challenge”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at 10 th Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons (ACNS), Astana, Kazakhstan, 9-12 September, 2014.
  • “Spinal Intramedullary Tumors”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at 10 th Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons (ACNS), Astana, Kazakhstan, 9-12 September, 2014.
  • “Ethical Management of Skull Base Lesions”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at 11 th Meeting of the Asian Society for Neuro-Oncology (ASNO), Istanbul, Turkey, 11-14 September, 2014.
  • “Giant Acoustic Neuromas”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at 11 th Meeting of the Asian Society for Neuro-Oncology (ASNO), Istanbul, Turkey, 11-14 September, 2014.
  • “The Enigmatic Brain: The Order and its Disorders” :Lecture given to the staff and students of Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry, 10 October, 2014.
  • “Ethics and Dilemmas in Management of Skull Base Lesions”: Faculty lecture delivered at the 16 th Annual Meeting of the Skull Base Surgery Society of India, (JIPMER) Pondicherry from 9-12 th October, 2014.
  • “Impact of Recent Advances in Improving the Outcome of Childhood Brain Tumors”: Faculty lecture delivered at the 15th European Congress of Neurosurgery EANS, Prague, Czech Republic, October 12-17, 2014.
  • “Strategies in Improving Outcome of Craniopharyngiomas”: Faculty lecture delivered at the 15th European Congress of Neurosurgery (EANS), Prague, Czech Republic, October 12-17, 2014.
  • “Spinal Intramedullary Tumors : Microsurgical Technique and Results Of Over 250 Personally Operated Cases”: Faculty lecture delivered at the 15th European Congress of Neurosurgery (EANS), Prague, Czech Republic, October 12-17, 2014.
  • “Parasagittal Meningiomas” : Faculty lecture delivered at the 15th European Congress of Neurosurgery (EANS), Prague, Czech Republic, October 12-17, 2014.
  • “Gliomas – Are we doing enough?” : Faculty lecture delivered at the ACNS Educational Course organized at the Federal Center Of Neurosurgery in Tyumen, Russia, 16– 18 Oct 2014.
  • “Ethics and Dilemmas in Management of Skull Base Lesions” : Faculty lecture delivered at the ACNS Educational Course organized at the Federal Center Of Neurosurgery in Tyumen, Russia, 16– 18 Oct 2014.
  • “Ethical issues in the Management of Low Grade Gliomas (LGG)”: Faculty lecture delivered at the 10 th Pan Arab Neurosurgical Society Congress in Abu Dhabi, UAE, 4-7 Dec 2014.
  • “Vestibular Schannoma-Microsurgery or Radiosurgery? Doing the balancing act: Paper delivered at the 63 st Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India (NSI), Coimbatore, 12-15 December, 2014.
  • “Neurosurgery: Recent developments and Future Perspectives”: Lecture delivered at Enterprise Dubai Award function Dubai, 19 th December 2014.
  • “Chordomas-our experience”: Faculty Lecture delivered at Asia Oceanian International Skull Base Meeting (AOISBS), at Mumbai, India, 6-11 January, 2015.
  • “Giant Vestibular Schwannomas-Microsurgical Techniqes and results”: Faculty Lecture delivered at Asia Oceanian International Skull Base Meeting (AOISBS), at Mumbai, India, 6-11 January, 2015.
  • “Gliomas: Are we doing enough?”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at RTN International congress, Cairo, Egypt, 10-12 January, 2015.
  • “Impact of Modern advances in the management of pediatric brain tumors”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at RTN International Congress, Cairo, Egypt, 10-12 January, 2015.
  • “Ethics and dilemmas in management of skull base lesions”: Faculty Lecture delivered at World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies-Neurological Society of India (WFNS-NSI) Educational Course, Lucknow, India, 23-25 January, 2015.
  • “Microsurgery for Giant Vestibular Schwannomas”: Faculty Lecture delivered at World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies-Neurological Society of India (WFNS-NSI) Educational Course, Lucknow, India, 23-25 January, 2015.
  • “Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia”: Faculty Lecture delivered at 6 th Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons (ACNS) Educational Course, Chitwan, Nepal, 10-12 February, 2015.
  • “Utility of Intraoperative Ultrasound in Neurosurgery”: Faculty Lecture delivered at 5 th Annual Meeting of the Intra Operative Imaging Society (IOIS), Gurgaon, Haryana, 12- 15 February, 2015.
  • “Clivocervical Chordomas: Our experience of 74 cases”: Faculty Lecture delivered at 6 th Maharashtra Chapter of Neurosurgeons (MCNS) Conference, Kolhapur, India, 21-22 February, 2015.
  • “Impact of Modern Advances in the Management of Pediatric Brain Tumor”: Faculty Lecture delivered at Asian Australasian Society of Neurological Surgeons (AASNS) Educational Course, Cochin, Kerala, 2-3 March, 2015.
  • “Surgical Resection of Clival Chordoma”: Faculty Lecture delivered at The 2 nd Walter E Dandy Educational Course 2015, Trivandrum, India, 29-31 st March. 2015.
  • “Management of Giant Acoustic Tumors”:Faculty Lecture delivered at 7 th International Conference on Acoustic Neuroma, Shanghai, China, 12-15 April, 2015.
  • “Radiosurgery for Vestibular Schwannomas”: Faculty Lecture delivered at 7 th International Conference on Acoustic Neuroma, Shanghai, China, 12-15 April, 2015.
  • “Complications following Radiosurgery for Vestibular Schwannomas”: Faculty Lecture delivered at 7 th International Conference on Acoustic Neuroma, Shanghai, China, 12-15 April, 2015.
  • “Management of Cranio Cervical Chordomas-Our experience of 74 cases: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 4 th Asian Australasian Congress of Neurological Surgeons (AACNS), Jeju Island, Korea, 15-18 April, 2015.
  • “Clivo-cervical Chordoma: Our series of 74 cases”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 7 th ACNS Education Course, Coventry, UK, 16-19 May, 2015.
  • “Management of Head Trauma-Current Scenario of TBI in India”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 7 th ACNS Education Course, Coventry, UK, 16-19 May, 2015.
  • “Microsurgical decompression of Lumbar Canal Stenosis”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at 7 th ACNS Education Course, Coventry, UK, 16-19 May, 2015.
  • “Microsurgery for Giant Vestibular Schwannomas”: Guest Lecture delivered at the Internationally Renowned Burdenko Neurosurgical Institute in Moscow, Russia, 1 st June, 2015.
  • “Craniocervical Chordoma”: Guest Lecture delivered at 1 st Joint Indo-Russian Conference with 7 th Conference of Russian Society of Neurosurgeons, Kazan, Russia, 2-6 June 2015.
  • “Gliomas: Are we doing enough?”: Faculty Lecture delivered at the WFNS 2021 Interim Meeting of FLANC-AANS Conference, Bogota, Colombia, 2-4 July, 2015.
  • “Microsurgical Internal Decompression for Spinal Stenosis (MIDSS)”: Faculty Lecture delivered at the Bogota WFNS 2021 Interim Meeting of FLANC-AANS Conference, Bogota, Colombia, 2-4 July, 2015.
  • “Gliomas: Are we doing enough?”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at an Educational Course on Contemporary Management of Intracranial Gliomas, Novosibirsk, Russia, 14-15 August, 2015.
  • “Awake Craniotomy for Gliomas in Eloquent Brain”:Invited Guest Lecture delivered at an Educational Course on ‘Contemporary Management of Intracranial Gliomas’ Novosibirsk, Russia, 14 th - 15 th August, 2015.
  • “Awake Surgery”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at a CME on Brain Tumors, Pune, 22 nd -23 rd August 2015.
  • “Evolution of our management of Clivocervical Chordomas”: Faculty Lecture delivered at 15 th Interim Meeting of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Rome, Italy, 8 th - 12 th September 2015.
  • “Ethics and Dilemmas in Management of Skull Base Lesions”: Faculty Lecture delivered at 15 th Interim Meeting of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Rome, Italy, 8 th -12 th September 2015.
  • “Ethical Management of Skull Base Lesions”: Faculty lecture delivered at the Educational Course on Skull Base Surgery: Microsurgical and Endoscopic Approaches under the auspices of Neuroendoscopy Committee of World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Tyumen, Russia 8 th -12 th October 2015.
  • “Microsurgery for Giant Vestibular Schwannomas (based on our Experience of nearly 1000 cases)”: Faculty lecture delivered at the Educational Course on Skull Base Surgery: Microsurgical and Endoscopic Approaches under the auspices of Neuroendoscopy Committee of World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Tyumen, Russia 8 th -12 th October 2015.
  • “The Evolution of our Surgical Treatment of Clivocervical Chordomas: a Series of 75 Cases”: Faculty lecture delivered at the Educational Course on Skull Base Surgery: Microsurgical and Endoscopic Approaches under the auspices of Neuroendoscopy Committee of World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Tyumen, Russia 8 th -12 th October 2015.
  • “Awake Surgery for Lesions in Eloquent Areas of the Brain”: Lecture delivered at the Staff Meeting of Breach Candy Trust Hospital, Mumbai, 16 th October 2015.
  • “Clivo Cervical Chordoma - our experience of 74 cases”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at the 5 th International MASSIN Congress Regional Conference of the Jordanian Society of Neurological Surgeons, Jordan, 12-14 November 2015.
  • “Parasagittal Meningiomas-an enigma”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at an 5 th International MASSIN Congress Regional Conference of the Jordanian Society of Neurological Surgeons, Jordan, 12-14 November 2015
  • “Management of Giant Vestibular Schwannomas”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at an 5 th International MASSIN Congress Regional Conference of the Jordanian Society of Neurological Surgeons, Jordan, 12-14 November 2015
  • “Radiosurgery for Vestibular Schwannomas”: Invited Guest Lecture delivered at an 5 th International MASSIN Congress Regional Conference of the Jordanian Society of Neurological Surgeons Jordan, 12-14 November 2015
  • “Awake surgery”: Faculty lecture delivered at the French Speaking Neurosurgeons SNCLF Conference, Paris, 30 th Nov - 2 nd December 2015.
  • “Hypoglossal Neurilemmomas”: Faculty lecture delivered at the 64 th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India (NSI), Hyderabad, India 16-20 December 2015.
  • "Low Grade Glioma-Conservative Vs Surgery": Guest Lecture delivered at NeuSurge Conference of Neuroscientists Association of Gujarat, Ahmedabad, 6-7 February 2016.
  • "Awake Surgery-Emphasis on gliomas": Guest Lecture delivered at 7 th Maharashtra Chapter of Neurological Surgeons (MCNS) Conference held at Nashik, 13-14 February 2016.
  • "Awake craniotomy": Guest Lecture delivered at the 6 th South Asian Neuosurgical Congress & 8 th International Scientific Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 22-24 February 2016.
  • "Microvascular Decompression-Trigeminal Neuralgia with Special reference to veins and transpositioning of Arteries": Guest Lecture delivered at the 6 th South Asian Neuosurgical Congress & 8 th International Scientific Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 22-24 February 2016.
  • "Supratentorial Low Grade Gliomas-Role of Radical surgery and Molecular Biology": Guest Lecture delivered at the 6 th South Asian Neuosurgical Congress & 8 th International Scientific Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 22-24 February 2016.
  • "Vestibular Schwannomas-strange views": Guest Lecture delivered at the 6 th South Asian Neuosurgical Congress & 8 th International Scientific Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 22-24 February 2016.
  • "Pitfalls of Radiosurgery in the treatment of Vestibular Schwannomas": Guest Lecture delivered at the 6 th South Asian Neuosurgical Congress & 8 th International Scientific Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 22-24 February 2016.
  • "The Retrosigmoid Approach": Guest Lecture delivered at the 6 th South Asian Neuosurgical Congress & 8 th International Scientific Conference Dhaka, Bangladesh, 22-24 February 2016.
  • “Management of Low Grade Gliomas: The Plea for early surgery and it’s outcome”: Faculty lecture delivered at the 12 th International Conference of Cerebrivascular Surgery (ICCVS) and 1 st Interim Meeting of the Asian Australasian Society of Neurological Surgeons (AASNS), Mumbai 26-28 February 2016.
  • “Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia with Special Emphasis on Venins and Tranpostion of Arteries-Analysis of about 1000 operated cases”: Faculty lecture delivered at the 11 th Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons (ACNS) 2016 in conjunction with the 21 st Annual Scientific Meeting of Indonesian Society of Neurological Surgeons, Surabaya, Indonesia 08-12 March 2016.
  • “Awake Surgery: Our Experience over 18 years”: Faculty lecture delivered at the 11 th Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons (ACNS) 2016 in conjunction with the 21 st Annual Scientific Meeting of Indonesian Society of Neurological Surgeons, Surabaya, Indonesia 08-12 March 2016.
  • “Low Grade Glioma Surgery-Aggression vs Conservatism”: Faculty lecture delivered at the 8 th Annual Conference of Indian Society for Neuro-Oncology (ISNOCON), Hyderabad 1-3 April 2016.
  • "Vestibular Schwannomas: Microsurgery or Radiosurgery? Doing the Balancing Act": Guest Lecture delivered at the 5 th Symposium of World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies Tehran, Iran, 17-22 April, 2016.
  • "Microsurgical Technique, Pitfalls & Results for Spinal Intramedullary Tumors: A series of 250 personally operated cases": Guest Lecture delivered at the 5 th Symposium of World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies Tehran, Iran, 17-22 April, 2016.
  • "White Matter Dissection”: Guest Lecture delivered at the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies Conference hosted by Zimbabwe Association of Neurological Surgeons Zimbabwe, 26-28 April, 2016.
  • "Retrosigmoid Approach”: Guest Lecture delivered at the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies Conference hosted by Zimbabwe Association of Neurological Surgeons Zimbabwe, 26-28 April, 2016.
  • "Microsurgery for Spinal Intramedullary Tumor”: Guest Lecture delivered at the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies Conference hosted by Zimbabwe Association of Neurological Surgeons Zimbabwe, 26-28 April, 2016.
  • “Evidence-Based Mindfulness Practices or a Review of Literature of Mindfulness- Based Interventions”: Faculty Lecture delivered at the 19 th Convention of Academia Eurasiana Neurochirugica (AEN), Jerusalem, Israel 19-22 May 2016.
  • “Giant Vestibular Schwannoma”: Faculty Lecture delivered at the International Course Skull Base Surgery and Surgery of Craniovertebral Junction, Tyumen, Russia 13-15 October 2016.
  • “Retrosigmoid Approach”: Faculty Lecture delivered at the International Course Skull Base Surgery and Surgery of Craniovertebral Junction, Tyumen, Russia 13-15 October 2016.
  • “Brain Anatomy (Basics)”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at the 3 rd International Congress on Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery (ISMINS), Cairo, Egypt 18-21 October 2016
  • “White Matter Dissection and its application to (LGG)”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at the 3 rd International Congress on Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery (ISMINS), Cairo, Egypt 18-21 October 2016.
  • “Insular Gliomas: Surgical Challenge”: Faculty lecture delivered at the 65 th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India (NSI), Chennai, India 15-18 December 2016.
  • “Sphenoid wing meningioma”: Faculty Lecture delivered at the 1 st Interim Meeting of World Federation Skull Base Society (WFSBS), Mumbai 3-5 February 2017.
  • “Insular Gliomas: How to do safe Radical Resection?”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at Midwest Chapter of Neurological Surgeons (MCNSCON), Mahabaleshwar 18-19 February 2017.
  • “Neuronavigation errors”: Paper delivered at “International Conference on Complications in Neurosurgery (ICCN2017)”, Mumbai, 3-5 March 2017
  • “TN-Persisting pain despite MVD? Causes?? Solutions”: “International Conference on Complications in Neurosurgery (ICCN2017)”, Mumbai, 3-5 March, 2017.
  • “Catastrophic outcome following apparently trivial sinus injury in tentorial meningioma”: Presidential Oration delivered at International Conference on Complications in Neurosurgery (ICCN2017), Mumbai, 3-5 March, 2017.
  • “Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) - Indian Scenario”: Invited Guest Speaker: Lecture delivered at the 5 th Annual Conference of Indian Federation of Rehabilitation (IFNRCON), Mumbai, 31 March-2 April 2017
  • “Insular Gliomas: Two potential threats- MCA branch Injury and fibre tract disruption” Guidelines to maximal safe resection”: Invited Guest Speaker: Lecture delivered at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Los Angeles, California, 20-26 April 2017.
  • “Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia and Hemifacial Spasm”: Invited Guest Speaker: Lecture delivered at World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies Foundation, Beijing, China, 28-30 April 2017.
  • “Spinal Intramedullary Tumors: Pitfalls and results of over 250 personal operated cases”: Invited Guest Speaker: Lecture delivered at World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies Foundation, Beijing, China, 28-30 April 2017.
  • “Microvascular Decompression in Trigeminal Neuralgia”: Invited Guest Speaker: Lecture delivered at Hannover International Neurosurgical Congress 2017, Hannover, Germany, 17-19 June 2017.
  • “TBI – The Indian perspective; its clinical management, neuropsychological and rehabilitation aspects”: Invited Guest Speaker: Lecture delivered at 7 th European Teaching Course on Neurorehabilitation, Eforie Nord, Romania, 29 June–2 July 2017
  • “Skull Base Meningioma: Tricks for safe surgery”: Faculty Lecture delivered at the 7 th International Neurosurgery Update, Mumbai, India, 24-25 June 2017.
  • “Complications of CSF leak and its Management: Experience sharing with use of onlay graft”: Invited Guest Speaker Lecture delivered at scientific session “Expanding possibilities in Duraplasty: A scientific forum, Mumbai, India, 15 th July 2017.
  • "Scope of Microsurgical Procedures in Neurosurgery": Paper read at the Proceedings in Microsurgery Lyon, France, Aug. 1982.
  • "Facial Nerve Grafting in Acoustic Neurinomas" in Clinics in Plastic Surgery. Special Section of Peripheral Nerve Microsurgery, Vol. II, Jan. 1984, W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia.
  • "Experience with Nimodipine in combination with post-operative hypertensive, hypervolemic treatment in the management of ruptured intracranial aneurysms" - Paper delivered at an International Conference on Aneurysm Surgery in Graz, Austria, Nov. 1984.
  • "Microsurgery of Acoustic Neuromas with special emphasis on preservation of Seventh and Eighth Cranial Nerves, and the scope of Facial Nerve Grafting". "Microsurgery" ed. by R. Rand, 3 rd Edition, 1985.
  • "Reconstruction of Some Cranial Nerves". "Microsurgery" ed. by R.Rand, 3 rd Edition, 1985.
  • Priest (Parsee community)
  • Linguist (Speaks seven languages)
  • Scout and Rover (leader of the Bombay State Scout Group, 1961-62)
  • Sportsman (Cricket, Boxing, Athletics, Body-Building)
  • Photographer and Film maker (Medical films). Held solo Photography Exhibition in Mumbai, 2005.
  • Arts and Literature.
  • Professional stage actor (with late Phiroze Antia and Adi Murzban).
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