Dr. Sunil Furtado

Senior consultant
MS (Gen Surgery) MCh (Neurosurgery) DNB (Neurosurgery), Fellowship - Cerebrovascular & Skull Base Surgery (Stanford Univ, California, USA) Fellowship -Endovascular Neurosurgery (The Mt. Sinai Hospital)

Areas of Special Interest:

  • Skull base and intracranial parenchymal tumours
  • Endovascular embolization of head, neck and intracranial tumours
  • Endovascular treatment of cerebrovascular disorders

Dr Sunil V Furtado is a senior consultant neurosurgeon in Bangalore with over 15 years experience in Neurosurgery. After specialising in General surgery, he  secured the MCh degree in Neurosurgery from Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum ; a national institute under the Central ministry of Science and Technology. He worked for 9 years at the Sri Sathya Sai Institute for Higher Medical Sciences at Whitefield, Bangalore. During his stay, he was actively involved with neuro-oncology projects with the Indian Institute of Science and CSIR and focused on brain tumours and cerebrovascular disorders. He then completed two fellowships in the United States: Cerebrovascular & Skull Base Surgery at  Stanford University, California & Endovascular Neurosurgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York. These fellowships provided a multimodality approach to managing complex head, neck and brain tumours, integrating skills of operative neurosurgery and radio-interventional neurosurgery.

He is a member of various national and international neurosurgical societies , holds academic posts and has more than 80 indexed publications and book chapters to his credit.