Dr. Jagath Lal Gangadhar

Dr. Jagath Lal Gangadhar
Neurosurgeon, Aluva

MBBS, MS, DNB, MCh Neurosurgery, MRCS(Ed)

  • Dr. Jagath Lal Gangadharan is a Consultant and HOD in Neurosurgery at RAJAGIRI HOSPITAL, Aluva-Perumbavoor Road, Cochin, Kerala, 683112.
  • He was an Associate Professor in Neurosurgery at NIMHANS, Bangalore-an institute of national importance
  • He did his fellowship in Minimally Invasive Skull base surgery at the Weill Cornell University - NewYork Presbyterian Hospital, USA.
  • He has 12 years experience in Brain and Spine surgery.


Lecturer in Neurosurgery, Calicut Medical College, Calicut June, 2003 -  July, 2004

NIMHANS, Resident in Neurosurgery, Bangalore August, 2004 -  June, 2007

Chief Resident, NIMHANS, Bangalore August, 2007 -  May, 2008

Consultant (Associate Professor), NIMHANS, Bangalore June, 2008 -  August, 2014

Fellow in Minimally Invasive Skullbase Surgery, Weill Cornell University-NYPH, New York December, 2014 -  March, 2015

Consultant and HOD in Neurosurgery, Rajagiri Hospital, Aluva-Cochin August, 2014 -  Present


  • Neurosurgery

  • Spondylolisthesis

  • Spine Related Disorders

  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

  • Neurointensive care

  • Neuro Ophthalmology

  • Neuro Oncology

  • Lumbar Spondylosis

  • Cervical Spondylosis

  • Accident & Emergency

  • Spine Surgery


  • Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Surgery for skull base tumors like Pituitary adenoma, Craniopharyngioma.
  • Brain Tumors- Gliomas, Meningiomas
  • Neuro endoscopy for hydrocephalus
  • Surgery for skull base tumors like acoustic neuroma
  • Head injury and spine injury following trauma.
  • Surgery for spine diseases including disc prolapse, spondylosis and tumors.
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Vascular Neurosurgery for Aneurysms, AVM and Stroke.
  • Functional surgery for Trigeminal Neuralgia(Facial pain)
  • Gamma knife radiosurgery and stereotactic surgery


MBBS, 1998, Calicut Medical College, Calicut, India

MS, 2003, Calicut Medical College, Calicut, India

DNB, 2004, National Board of Examinations, NewDelhi, India

MRCS(Ed), 2004, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

MCh, 2007, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India

MNAMS, 2012, NAtional Academy of Medical SCiences, NewDelhi, India

Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Skull Base Surgery, 2015, Weill Cornell University, New York, USA

Practice Information

Rajagiri Hospital, Aluva

Rajagiri Hospital, Aluva

Chunangamvely, Aluva, Kerala - 683112

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • “Can CSIRPS predict outcome in surgically treated cervical subluxation”, (awaiting publication)
  • “Emotional perception and social cognition following mild traumatic brain injury (awaiting publication)
  • “Genetic markers of Pediatric Ependymoma”, (2014)
  • “Alpha 2 Spectrin breakdown products and  Ubiquitin level in prediction of neuropsychological outcome after head injury” (2014)
  • “Cell culture and response to novel antimetabolites in high grade glioma”(2015)
  • “Resting state fMRI in cervical cord injury”(2015) “Social behavior and reaction following traumatic brain injury- a neuropsychological study with DTI correlation” (2016)
  • Final Investigators meeting of the STITCH (Trauma), New Castle Uty, March 2014 at Budapest, Hungary.
  • Young neurosurgeon Travel fellowship for the Japan – India neurosurgical summit, 2012 at Osaka, Japan.
  • Final Investigators meeting of STICH –II, New Castle Uty, Feb 2013. at Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Young neurosurgeon Travel fellowship for 8th Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 2010-Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Young neurosurgeon Travel fellowship  for 9th Intl. conference on cerebro vascular surgery 2009, at Nagoya, Japan
  • B Braun Medical Trust Foundation award for outstanding achievement in post graduate medical studies in the field of Neurosurgery, 2007
  • Presented research papers in 6 international conferences and 15 national conferences. I have attended 20 skills training workshops in India and abroad
  • Member of many Neurosurgical associations like Congress of Neurosurgeons, USA, Neurosurgical Society of India, Member of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and National Academy of Medical sciences, NEWDELHI
  • Presented Research Papers In 6 International And 15 National Conferences . I Have Attended 20 Skills Training Workshops In India And Abroad.
  • Jagathlal G, Bhagavatula Indira devi  “Congenital cystic eye with meningocele – A case report on management issues Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences. 136 -137, 4(2), 2009.
  • Rajeev Sharma, Jagathlal, B Indiradevi, Sampath S, B AChandramouli. “Neoplastic vertebral lesions in children: a 10 year experience”. Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences 178, 5,  2010
  • Tanmoy K. Maiti, Jagathlal Gangadharan, Anita Mahadevan, Arivazhagan, B.A.Chandramouli, Shankar S. K. “RosaiDorfman disease presenting as a cervical extradural lesion” – a case report and review of literature. Neurology India 438-442, 59(3), 2011.
  • B.V. Savitr Sastri, Bhagavatula Indira Devi, Jagathlal Gangadharan, Dhaval Shukla “Cerebral Aneurysmal Childhood Arteriopathy” Pediatric Neurosurgery 47(2), 2011.
  • Christina george, VJ Ramesh, JagathLal Gangadharan, SubashKantiKonar “Airway management during anesthesia for stereotactic placement of intra-tumoural drug delivery system in a patient with Anaplastic Astrocytoma”. Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology, 129-130, 28(1), 2012.
  • Dhaval Shukla,Jagath lal Gangadharan, Bhagavatula Indira devi, Sudhir Ambekar.“Tuberculous spinal subdural abscess in an infant with dermal sinus”. Neurology India 237, 60(2) 2012.
  • Jagathlal Gangadharan, ParitoshPandey, VaniSantosh, Rose Dawn Bharath ”Spinal ependymoma presenting with visual and hearing impairment - An unusual sequelae” Indian Journal of Neurosurgery 169 -171, 1 (2) 2012.
  • D. I. Bhat , G. Jagat lal & B. Indira Devi “A rare vascular complication of transsphenoidal Surgery” ActaNeurochir.131-134, 155 (1), 2013.
  • Dhaval Shukla,Jagath lal Gangadharan, Arindom kakati,  Bhagavatula Indira devi “Posterior  clinoid process meningioma” Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery 1517-1519. 115(8), 2013
  • Jagath lal Gangadharan, G.G. Sharath Kumar, Chandrajit Prasad, Sampath Somanna, Bhagavatula Indira Devi “Can diffusion tensor imaging predict outcome in acute traumatic deterioration of degenerative cervical spine disease” Indian Journal of Neurotrauma. 97-104, 10(2), Dec 2013.
  • Jagath lal Gangadharan, Dhaval Shukla, Dhananjay Bhat, Sampath S, Bhagavatula Indiradevi  “ Suprasellar arachnoid cyst- the lessons learned” Journal of NeuroEndoscopy, vol2 pg 10,2013 [Abstract] IFNE2013, Mumbai;Journal of NeuroEndoscopy. 10, l2,2013
  • Andi Sadayandi Ramesh, Jagath Lal Gangadharan, Anita Mahadevan, Aravinda Hanumanthapura Ramalingaiah, Bhagavathula Indiradevi. “Clinical, radiological, surgical, and pathological determinants of olfactory groove schwannoma” Indian Journal of Neurosurgery 3(2) May-August 2014.
  • KVL NarasingaRao, Jagath lal Gangadharan, Vikas V, Sampath S, “Arterial Infarcts Following Surgery For Pituitary Adenoma- A Fatal Complication - Proposal of New Mechanism for its cause” Journal of  Neurosurgery in Rural Practice 2014 (accepted for publication).
  • Raghunath  , S Sampath, B Indira Devi, BA Chandramouli, G Jagathlal,  Yasha T Chickabasaviah, Rose Dawn Bharath “Is there a need to diagnose Rathke's cleft cyst pre operatively?” Neurology India 69-72, 58(1), 2010.
  • Member of National  Academy of Medical Sciences (2013).
  • Life member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (2012)
  • Life member of AOCMF - Asia Pacific, AO Foundation (2012)
  • Life member of the Indian Society of Neuro Oncology (2012)
  • Life member of the  Neuro Spinal Surgeons Association (2011)
  •  Fellow of Royal Society of Medicine, London (2011)
  •  Life member of Brachial Plexus Society of India (2011)
  •  Life member of Neuro trauma Society of India (2011)
  •  Life member of Cerebrovascular society of India ( 2010)
  • Life member of Indian Assn. of Physical medicine and Rehab (2008)
  • Life member of Neurological Society of India (2007).
  • Life member of Association of Surgeons of India (2004)
  • Member of Royal college of Surgeons of Edinburgh (2004).
  • Member of Bangalore Neurological society since 2004
  • Member of Karnataka spine society
  • Member of AXON – Neuro-ophthalmology group in Bangalore
  • Member of Bangalore Pituitary forum
  • Membership of Editorial board Reviewer of Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice, a pubmed indexed journal.