Experience Brain & Spine centre, Consultant Apollo Hospitals, Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon & HOD 2005 - 2011, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Senior Resident 2011 - 2016, Gauhati Medical College & Hospital, Assistant Professor
AwardsReceived training in Neuronavigation-guided Surgery, Neuro-Endoscopy, Paediatric Neurosurgery, Neuro Oncology, Cerebro-Vascular and Stroke Surgery, and Complex Spinal Surgery with instrumentation.Thesis: A comparative study of the treatment of chronic subdural hematoma-Burr hole drainage versus continuous closed drainage.Thesis: Cranio-vertebral junction anomaly with hind brain herniation and syringomyelia – a retrospective study.Thesis: Postoperative pulmonary infection after abdominal surgery.CPP based management of severely head injured patients using "Indigenous poor man's ICP monitoring" system.Standardization of Indigenous technique: "Mini Craniotomy" in SDH.Cost-effective localisation technique by using "Craniomaper" (low-cost Neuro Navigation) during craniotomy."Awake Craniotomy": Tenants & Technical Nuance!Continuous BIS monitoring in Severely Head injured patients: Can it conjunct GCS?Steroid as Cerebral decongestant in acute traumatic brain injury: Can we alter the myth?Runners Up in 11th IAP Pediatric Quiz. Silchar, 1998.Winner of Surgi-Quiz during ASACON 2005, Dibrugarh.Awarded as Best paper in 17th National Neuro-Trauma conference in Bhubaneswar, "Civilian gunshot injuries - Experience of 22 cases (A prospective study)". 2008.Award paper at Indo-US emergency medicine conference (2008, Mangalore): Multimodel management of gun shot injuries in a level 1 trauma center. 2008.Award paper presentation at national neurotrauma conference 2009 (Jaipur) : Outcome in head injured patients.Best Poster award: Outcome in head injured patients - Indian scenario. NSI conference.Award paper presentation at national Neurotrauma conference 2010 (Chennai) - Portable Mobile CT in Neurotrauma ICU : usefulness as a bedside intracranial morphological monitoring tool.Best Paper Award: TRAUMA 2010 – Mobile CT as a bedside monitoring tool.Top 10 off-beat professional pursuits of India in 2008 (The Times of India).Author of the Year award ("The Success Story"), Books Today. Sep 2008.Recipient of “Rastriya Gaurav Award". 2016.Recipient of "Best Doctor in Neurosurgery (East Zone) Award “ under India Health Care Award session. 2016.Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.
Memberships Member, Assam Medical Council Member, Indian Medical Association Neurological Society of India (NSI) Neuro-Trauma Society of India (NTSI) Indian Society for Trauma & Acute Care (ISTAC) Traumatology Institute, Toronto, Canada AANS/CNS Section on Neurotrauma & Critical Care Society for Advanced Studies in Medical Sciences (MSASMS) Guwahati Neuro Society