Dr. Shankar Ayyappan Kutty

Consultant Neurosurgeon

Speciality :Orthopaedic Spine Surgery

Practise Locations

NMC Specialty Hospital, Al Ain
NMC Specialty Hospital, Abu Dhabi

Brief Profile

Dr. Shankar Ayyappan Kutty is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at NMC Royal Hospital, Khalifa City, he started his association with NMC Healthcare in June 2013. Prior to joining NMC, he was a Senior Consultant and HOD of Neurosurgery at Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences (MIMS), Kerala, a 600 bed tertiary care facility and the first multi-speciality hospital in India to gain NABH accreditation.

During his stint at MIMS he led a broad range of surgeries spanning the gamut of brain and spine surgeries. These included intracranial aneurysm clipping, excision of skull base tumours, spine tumour surgery and craniofacial surgeries. He was also involved in performing complex multi-specialty surgeries in association with Surgical Oncologists, Plastic Surgeons and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Dr.Shankar was instrumental in setting up a fully-fledged neurosurgery department at Lakeshore Hospital in Kochi, India.

He completed his MBBS from Government Medical College, Kozhikode and went on to do his M.Ch. in Neurosurgery from the prestigious Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore. He has also completed a clinical fellowship in skull base and vascular surgery from Fujita University, Japan and has an MBA in Hospital Management. In 2015 he was also admitted as a Fellow of the European Board of Neurological Sciences (FEBNS).

Dr. Shankar has published articles in various international journals and has also presented papers at national and international conferences. He has also been involved in the peer review process for a number of journals including the Indian Journal of Neurotrauma and BMJ group of journals. He has co-authored a chapter in the Indian Clinical Neurosurgery, Volume II, published in 2002 by CBS Publishers.

He holds membership in several prestigious professional bodies, including the European Association of Neurological Sciences, Congress of Neurological Sciences, USA and the Neurological Society of India. He is an instructor in the ATLS course being conducted by the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Shankar can speak fluently English, Hindi, Malayalam and Tamil.

Practise Locations
NMC Specialty Hospital, Al Ain

Opposite Baladiya Park, Shakhboot Bin Sultan Street, Near Ayla hotel, Al Ain, P.O. Box: 84142, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

+971 3 703 0300
NMC Specialty Hospital, Abu Dhabi

Zayed the First St., Near Sama Tower, Madinat Zayed, P.O. Box: 6222, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

+971 2 633 2255

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