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Dr Sudheer Ambekar

( MBBS, M.Ch )


  • Consultant Skullbase, Cerebrovascular and Neuroendovascular Surgeon at Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre from Sep 2015 - Present
  • Fellow of Endovascular Neurosurgery at University of Miami from Jul 2014 - Jun 2015
  • Clinical Fellow of Skullbase and Cerebrovascular Surgery at Jul 2014 - Jun 2015
  • Postdoctoral Fellow at LSUHSC-Shreveport from Jul 2012 - Jun 2013
  • Senior Resident Neurosurgery at NIMHANS from Aug 2011 - Apr 2012
  • Neurosurgery residency at NIMHANS from Aug 2006 - Jul 2011
  • MBBS from JIPMER, Puducherry, India in 2006
  • M.Ch from NIMHANS, Bangalore, India in 2011
  • Fellowship in Skullbase surgery at LSUHSC, Shreveport, US in 2013
  • Fellowship in Neurointerventional Surgery at University of Miami, Miami, US in 2015
  • Frontal intraparenchymal Schwannoma : Case report and review of literature - Ambekar S, Devi BI, Maste P, Chickabasaviah YT. Br J Neurosurg. 2009 Feb;23(1):86-9.
  • Pediatric intracranial subdural empyema caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis : Case report and review of literature - Banerjee AD, Pandey P, Ambekar S, Chandramouli BA.Childs Nerv Syst. 2010 Aug;26(8):1117-20.
  • Isolated cranio-spinal involvement of Rosai-Dorfman disease : Case report - Ambekar S, Somanna S, Bhat DI, Ranjan M.Br J Neurosurg. 2011 Apr;25(2):297-9.
  • MRS Findings in Cerebral Coenurosis due to Taenia Multiceps - Ambekar, S, Chandrajit P , Dwarakanath S, Anita M.J Neuroimaging. 2011 Jun 23. DOI: 10.1111/j.1552-6569.2011.00616.x. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Does CSF composition predict shunt malfunction in Tuberculous Meningitis? - Ambekar S, Dwarakanath S, Chandramouli B.A, Sampath S, Indira Devi B, Pandey P. Indian J Tuberc 2011; 58: 77-81.
  • Large occipitocervical encephalocele with chiari III malformation - Ambekar S, Devi BI, Shukla D. J Pediatr Neurosci 2011;6:116-7.
  • Tuberculous spinal subdural abscess in an infant with dermal sinus - Shukla D, Gangadharan J, Devi BI, Ambekar S. Neurol India 2012;60:236-7.
  • Dorello’s canal and Gruber’s ligament : Historical perspective - Ambekar S, Sonig A, Nanda A. Dorello’s canal and Gruber’s ligament. J Neurol Surg B. //(EFirst). PubMed PMID: 101055S00321329628. Epub 06.11.2012.
  • Intraoperative assessment of STA-MCA bypass patency using near-infrared indocyanine green video-angiography : A preliminary study - Ambekar S, Babu A, Pandey P, Devi IB.Neurol India 2012;60:604-7
  • Morphological Differences between Ruptured and Unruptured Basilar Bifurcation Aneurysms - Ambekar S, Madhugiri V, Bollam P, Nanda A.J Neurol Surg B. (EFirst). Epub 22.01.2013
  • Rapid Enlargement of Aneurysmal Remnant as a Cause of Early Rebleed after Coil Embolization of Posterior Communicating Artery Aneurysm : A Case Report - Ambekar S, Banerjee AD, Chittiboina P, Cuellar-Saenz H, Sin A, Nanda A. J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg. 2013 Mar 19. [Epub ahead of print]
  • The pterional and suprabrow approaches for aneurysm surgery : A systematic review of intraoperative ruptue rates in 9488 aneurysms - Venkatesh S Madhugiri, Sudheer Ambekar, Paritosh Pandey, Bharat Guthikonda, Papireddy Bollam, Benjamin Brown, Osama Ahmed, Ashish Sonig, Mayur Sharma, Anil Nanda.World Neurosurg. 2013 Feb 28. DOI: S1878-8750(13)00382-3. 10.1016/j.wneu.2013.02.072. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Factors influencing shunt malfunction in patients with tuberculous meningitis - Ambekar S, Srinivas D, Pandey P, Sampath S, Bangalore CA, Indira DB. Indian J Neurosurg 2013;2:175-81
  • Charles Stent and the mystery behind the word 'stent' - Ambekar S, Nanda A.J Neurosurg. 2013 Apr 12. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Spinal aneurysms-clinico-radiologic features and management paradigms : A systematic review of literature - Venkatesh S Madhugiri, Sudheer Ambekar, Roopesh Kumar VR, Gopalakrishnan M Sasidharan, Anil Nanda.J Neurosurg Spine. 2013 Apr 26. [Epub ahead of print]. DOI: 10.3171/2013.3.SPINE121026
  • Louisiana Motorcycle Fatalities in the wake of governmentally implemented Change: A Retrospective Analysis of the Motorcycle Morbidity and Mortality Before, During, and After the Repeal of a Statewide Helmet Mandate - Shane F Strom, Sudheer Ambekar, Venkatesh Madhugiri, Anil Nanda.J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Jun;74(6):1559-66. DOI: 10.1097/TA.0b013e31829247c4
  • Quantitative comparison of retrosigmoid intradural suprameatal approach and retrosigmoid transtentorial approach : Implications for tumors in the petroclival region - Sudheer Ambekar, Chiazo Amene, Ashish Sonig, Bharat Guthikonda, Anil Nanda.J Neurol Surg B. [Epub ahead of print]; DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1348025
  • Trends in intracranial meningioma surgery and outcome : A Nationwide Inpatient Sample database analysis from 2001 to 2010 - Ambekar S, Sharma M, Madhugiri VS, Nanda A. J Neurooncol. 2013 Jul 13. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23852621
  • Unruptured intracranial aneurysms : Comparison of perioperative complications, discharge disposition, outcome, and effect of calcification, between clipping and coiling - Sharma M, Brown B, Madhugiri V, Cuellar-Saenz H, Sonig A, Ambekar S, Nanda A. Neurol India. 2013 May-Jun;61(3):270-6. DOI: 10.4103/0028-3886.115067. PMID: 23860147
  • A technique to identify core journals for neurosurgery using citation scatter analysis and the Bradford distribution across neurosurgery journals - Madhugiri VS, Ambekar S, Strom SF, Nanda A. J Neurosurg. 2013 Sep 13. [Epub ahead of print]
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