Dr. Anand B Kakani is a skilled Neurosurgeon practising at Radiant Superspeciality Hospital in Amravati, Maharashtra. Being the only neurosurgeon in the city, he has had ample opportunities to handle all kinds of neurosurgical cases. He has developed a special interest in neurotraumatology and neurooncology. In the last three years he has managed more than 1,000 cases of head injuries and has operated on more than 400 cases of various neurosurgical problems.

A graduate of Nagpur University (MBBS), Dr. Kakani completed his Masters in General Surgery from PGIMER Chandigarh and MCh in Neurosurgery from Mumbai University. He also underwent a Fellowship in Microneurovascular Surgery at Fujita Health University in Japan from October to December 2008. Dr. Kakani served as Registrar, Neurosurgery at Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences in Mumbai for three years (2004-07) and Senior Registrar, Neurosurgery, at Sir JJ Group of Hospitals and Grant Medical College in Mumbai from October 2007 to March 2008.

Apart from his clinical and administrative work, the medical college environment also gave Dr. Kakani an opportunity to teach the basics of neurosurgical science to undergraduate and postgraduate medical students. The teaching posts he held included Assistant Professor of General Surgery at Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sewagram (January 2003 to July 2004), and Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at Datta Meghe Institute of Health Sciences,... [+]

  • MS (General Surgery): Comparative analysis between bladder tumor antigen (BTA) stat test and urinary cytology in diagnosis and management of bladder cancer.

  • MCh (Neurosurgery): Comparative analysis between 1p-19q co-deletion and extent of surgical resection as markers of survival in patients with oligodendroglial tumors of the brain.

  • Publications
  • Infra-optic ACA with ICA bifurcation aneurysm: Anatomic case report. Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences. 2006, Vol.1: 27-29.

  • Germinoma of Fourth Ventricle: A case report and review of literature. Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences. 2006, Vol.1: 33-36.

  • Bilateral Medulloblastomas: A case report and review of literature. The Internet Journal of Neurosurgery. 2008. Volume 5, Number 1.

  • Dorsal intramedullary astrocytoma presenting as syringobulbia: A case report. Internet Journal of Neurosurgery. 2009; Volume 6, Number 1.

  • Book Chapter: Congenital spinal tumours. In: Textbook of Neurosurgery, 3rd edition. (Editors: PN Tandon and R Ramamurthi).

  • Neurofibroma with bone destruction masquerading extracranial meningioma. Iranian Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2010;3(1):53-55.

  • Cerebral abscess an unusual sequel of partially treated carbuncles. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 2009; 17(6):396.

  • Cerebellar infarction after head injury. J Emerg Trauma Shock. 2010; 3(2):207-209.

  • Midline frontal depressed skull fracture with venous infarct. Indian Journal of Neurotrauma. 2010; 7(1):97-98.

  • Cystic hemangioblastoma of the brain stem. J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2010; 1:20-22.

  • Isolated transverse process fracture of the lumbar vertebrae. J Emerg Trauma Shock. 2009; 2:217-8.

  • Shunt malfunction due to proximal migration and subcutaneous coiling of a peritoneal catheter. J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2010; 1(2):120-121.

  • Postmeningitic massive subdural empyema in an infant. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 2010; 18(5):349-350.

  • Metastatic lung cancer presenting with jugular foramen syndrome in a case of Von Recklinghausen's disease. Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics. 2010; 6(3):391-393.

  • Paradoxical manifestation of cerebellar tuberculoma. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 2011; 19(1); 72-74.

  • Extensive supratentorial haemorrhages following posterior fossa meningioma surgery. J Surg Tech Case Rep. 2010 Jul-Dec; 2(2): 87-89.

  • Acute hypodense haemorrhage in an organised chronic subdural hematoma causing sudden neurological deterioration in a severely anaemic patient. Indian Journal of Neurotrauma. 2010; 7(2);173-176.

  • A giant occipital encephalocele. APSP J Case Rep. 2010; 1: 16.

  • Resource utilization in the management of traumatic brain injury patients in a critical care unit: An audit from rural setup of a developing country. Int J Crit Illn Inj Sci. 2011 Jul- Dec; 1(2):110-113.

  • Total migration of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt catheter into the ventricles. J Pediatr Neurosci. 2011; 6:88-89.

  • Cervical intramedullary epidermoid cyst with liquid contents. Asian Spine J. 2011 Mar; 5(1):59-63.

  • Intracranial dural AVF presenting with myelopathy.   Electronic poster presented at 8th Annual conference of Indian Society of Cerebrovascular Surgery. Kolkata, Sep 2008.

  • Distal migration of coil mass in an A-Comm aneurysm: An unusual clinical experience. Annual meeting of Bombay Neurosciences Association.  Mumbai, May 2008.

  • Supratentorial cortical ependymoma: A report of two cases and review of literature. Annual Research Meeting of the Medical Research Centre of Bombay Hospital Trust. Mumbai, Jan 2007.

  • Endovascular Management of Intraoperative Internal Carotid Artery Injury. Asian Australasian Federation of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology. Goa, Sep 2006.

  • Intraventricular Arachnoid Cysts. 54th Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India. Visakhapatnam, Dec 2005.

  • Secured first position in "Intercollegiate Surgery Quiz". Government Medical College, Nagpur. Jun 1995.

  • Distinction in English in HSC Examinations.

  • Cleared three levels of examinations in Hindi literature. Organised by Hindi Rashtrabhasha Prachar Samiti, Wardha.

  • Second Prize in Intercollegiate Badminton competition. During undergraduate training.

  • MBBS: Nagpur University. Jan 1996.

  • MS (General Surgery): Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh. Jan 2002.

  • MCh (Neurosurgery): Mumbai University. Aug 2007.

  • Attended: Asian Australasian Federation of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology. Goa, Sep 2006.

  • Attended: Microneuro Vascular Surgery Workshop. Ethicon Institute of Surgical Education. Workshop included lectures and simulated training on porcine brain. Mumbai, Jul 2006.

  • Attended: "Basic Assessment and Support in Intensive Care" provider course. Organised by Chinese University of Hong Kong and The Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine at Bombay Hospital. Mumbai, Apr 2006.

  • Attended: 6th Asian Conference of Neurological Surgeons. Mumbai,  Jan 2006, Mumbai.

  • Attended: World Federation of Neurological Surgeons Education Course. Mumbai, Jan 2006.

  • Attended: International Update on Multiple Myeloma. Bombay Hospital, Mumbai. Jan 2006.

  • Attended: 54th Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India. Visakhapatnam, Dec 2005.

  • Attended: Medical Informatics and Biomedical Communication.  Bioinformatics Centre, MGIMS, Sewagram. Sep 2003.

  • Attended: Microvascular Surgery Hands-on Workshop. Conducted at Calcutta by Rosemarie Frick. Organised by Indian Society of Cerebrovascular Surgery. Sep 2008.

  • Fellow of Microneurovascular Surgery. Fujita Health Univeristy, Japan.

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