Dr.Arvind Sukumaran is Senior consultant Neurosurgeon with more than 13 years of experience. Specialised surgical expertise: Robotic surgery/ stereotaxy, Laser interstitial thermal therapy( LITT), Deep brain stimulation(DBS), sacral neuromodulation, spinal cord stimulation( for pain), endoscopic( and open) craniosynostosis surgery,endoscopic( flexible) choroid plexus cauterization with third ventriculostomy(ETV-CPC), customised disconnection surgeries in Epilepsy, Fluorescence guided brain/spine tumour resection.



  • Bachelor degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) from Stanley Medical College & Hospital 2002
  • Master of Surgery (MCh) in Neurosurgery from National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences 2009".
  • Fellowship in Paediatric Neurosurgery from University of Calgary 2020
  • Fellowship in Functional and Epilepsy neurosurgery from University of Calgary 2021


  • Consultant Neurosurgeon Neuro One Hospital (2010-2019)
  • Clinical Fellow,Paediatric Neurosurgery University of Calgary (2019-2020)".
  • Clinical Fellow, Epilepsy Neurosurgery University of Calgary (2020-2021)

Publications & Awards


  • Pediatric to adult Hydrocephalus: A smooth transitionPediatric to adult Hydrocephalus: A smooth transition
  • Fluorescence guided glioma excision using a novel & cost-effective solution : Experience with 25 cases
  • Results of invasive EEG from a large epilepsy center
  • Differential expression of a novel voltage gated potassium channel - Kv1.5 in astrocytomas and its impact on prognosis in glioblastoma.
  • Myelopathy in a dwarf: a case of Morquio's syndrome without odontoid hypoplasia.

Areas of Expertise


  • Robotic surgery/ stereotaxy
  • Deep brain stimulation(DBS)
  • Laser interstitial thermal therapy( LITT)
  • Sacral neuromodulation
  • spinal cord stimulation( for pain)
  • choroid plexus cauterization with third ventriculostomy(ETV-CPC)
  • customised disconnection surgeries in Epilepsy
  • Fluorescence guided brain/spine tumour resection.

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