Dr.R. Ramnarayan Neurosurgeon in Chennai

Dr.R. Ramnarayan

Neurosurgeon, Chennai


  • 1 Hospital


Dr. R. Ramnarayana is a consultant Neurosurgeon focused on functional Neurosurgery that includes surgery for movement disorders like Parkinson's Disease, Surgery for chronic pain, surgery for bladder disturbances, surgery for epilepsy and more. He has a private practice at Lakshmi Neuro Clinic, Bangalore.


Neurosurgeon, Lakshmi Neuro Clinic, Chennai


  • Neurosurgery


  • Hydrocephalus

  • Stroke


Functional neurosurgery including
1. Deep brain stimulation (DBS) for:
  • Movement disorders like Parkinsonism, dystonias, essential tremor
  • Some psychiatric problems like depression, OCD, and some other psychiatric illnesses.
  • Intractable alcoholism      
  • Chronic pain especially the central post stroke pain
  • Intractable epilepsy
  • Intractable obesity
  • some types of autism (aggressive types with self harm).  
2. Intrathecal pumps:           
A). Intrathecal morphine (ITM) pumps are very useful in:
  • Cancer pains
  • Failed back surgery syndromes
  • Other types of noxious pain.          
B)  Intrathecal baclofen (ITB) pumps are good in                     
  • All types of spasticity (including cerebral palsy/ multiple sclerosis, traumatic paraplegics etc).
  • Patients in persistent vegetative state.
  • Cases of spino-cerebellar degeneration     
3). Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) is very useful in:               
  • Ischaemic heart disease not controlled with medicines, angioplasty or bypass surgery.
  • Intractable heart Failure (Class 3 and 4)
  • Patients with failed back surgery syndrome.
  • Patients with severe pain in the legs due to diabetes (painful diabetic neuropathy).
  • Patients with brachial plexus (nerves going to the hands) injury pain.
4) Sacral nerve stimulation for sphincter disturbances (both bowel and bladder)
5) Epilepsy surgery including temporal lobectomy and vagal nerve stimulation. 


MBBS, Medical College, Trivandrum

M.Ch (Neurosurg), National Institute of Mental Health and NeuroSciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore

Functional Neurosurgery Fellowship, The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Liverpool, U.K

FRCS, Conferred by the Royal College of Surgeons of England, London

Practice Information

Lakshmi Neuro Clinic, Chennai

Lakshmi Neuro Clinic, Chennai

No 37, 1st Avenue, Sastri Nagar, Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 60002


10:00 AM - 01:00 PM


10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Achievements & Contributions

  • Dr R Ramnarayan Received the "BEST DOCTOR AWARD" Certificate from Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University
  • Dr R. Ramnarayan Received "GOLD STAR MILLENNIUM AWARD & GOLD MEDAL" from National Integrity Cultural Academy
  • Dr R Ramnarayan accepting "BEST DOCTOR AWARD" from Dr Mayilvahnanan, Vice Chancellor, Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University
  • Dr Ramnarayan is a member of various professional organisations including
  • Life Member of the Neurological Society of India (NSI)
  • International member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS).
  • Member of the Indian Medical Association, Kerala Chapter, India.
  • Life Member in Neurological Society of India (Kerala Chapter).
  • Member of the Indian Medical Association, Tamilnadu Chapter, India.
  • Life member of the Indian society of Stereotactic and Functional neurosurgeons (ISSFN)