Neurosurgery, as a line of treatment, has advanced manifold to offer complex and advanced treatments for specific brain disorders. It is indeed a critical task to narrow down to a neurosurgeon who has acquired expertise in treating these specific conditions.
As cited by ClinicSpots, a leading healthcare portal, Dr Gurneet Singh Sawhney is considered as one of India’s most highly accomplished neurosurgeon. Presently, he is a Senior Consultant Neuro and Spine Surgeon, Fortis Hospital, Mulund, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India with 14+ years of experience in treating neurological disorders and diseases.
He has a high success rate in performing brain tumour surgeries, brain trauma surgeries, deep brain stimulation surgeries (DBS), epilepsy surgeries and vascular-neuro surgeries and so on.
Additionally, he is trained in neuroendoscopy, especially endoscopic pituitary surgery and AVM surgeries. His expertise includes CVJ spine surgery and minimally invasive spine surgery too.
He has operated on almost all types of brain tumours across different locations in the brain for many patients with positive outcomes. These brain surgeries require a high degree of accuracy and precision to the extent of sub-millimetre as a slight deviation can lead to complications such as paralysis, coma and so on. His competence in performing tumour excision is noteworthy.
Dr Sawhney states, ‘Complete tumour excision changes the outcome of the patient. These surgeries are performed with immense precision and accuracy to ensure their success. My focus has been to restore the patient’s health in the best possible manner. I am satisfied with my success in performing neuro-oncological surgeries.’
Dr Gurneet Singh Sawhney is also expert with functional neurosurgery, a rapidly developing specialty of neurosurgery. It focusses on correcting neurological conditions and functions in patients through deep brain stimulation and neuromodulation.
The scope of treatment in functional neurosurgery encompasses through deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease, pallidotomy and thalamotomy for movement disorders, rhizotomy for spasticity, baclofen pump for spasticity, Dorsal Root Entry Zone lesioning. These surgeries are performed under a stereotactic frame with eye precision.
Dr Sawhney has operated on high risk patients who have had a new lease of life post their functional neurosurgery. Dr Sawhney has helped patients recover from Parkinson’s disease, Dystonia and Tremors through functional neurosurgery.
Dr Sawhney states, ‘Functional Neurosurgery is a rapidly evolving sub-specialty which arms the neurosurgeons with the efficiency to overcome difficult neurological issues of the physical body due to movement disorders and impractable pain.’
Dr Gurneet Singh Sawhney, one of India’s leading top neurosurgeon has practiced extensively in Maharashtra. He has received awards acknowledging his contribution toward treating neurological patients in rural India. He is the recipient of the “Most Promising Neurosurgeon in Maharashtra – 2016” award by the Times Group. He is featured in the annual listing of Top Doctors Mumbai – 2020 by India Today.
He is a multi-linguistic doctor with proficiency in nearly ten languages. He has treated patients across all age groups. Patients find him to be friendly and easy to approach doctor and confidante.