• Dr Savitr Sastri completed his undergraduate medical training (MBBS) from the Jawaharlal Institute of Post-graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), in 2002.
  • He did his Masters in General Surgery from Bangalore Medical College and superspeciality training in Neurosurgery at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore.
  • He has been chief resident at NIMHANS and following that an Assistant and Associate professor at Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre in Bangalore and Consultant Neurosurgeon at Mallya and Axon Hospitals Bangalore before joining Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderabad, as a full-time consultant.
  • He currently works as Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spine Surgeon at Health City Cayman Islands.
  • He has worked and trained at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, (AIIMS), New Delhi and undergone specialized training in Spine Surgery and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, USA and Riverside Hospital, Columbus, USA.
  • He has performed over 2500 surgeries independently including aneurysms, complex skull base surgeries, pediatric neurosurgery such as neural tube defects and craniosynostoses, complex spinal surgeries including degenerative, inflammatory, neoplastic and traumatic conditions, craniovertebral junction anomalies apart from brain tumors and head injuries. His expertise is in the management of brain tumors, head injuries, strokes and aneurysms, spinal disorders, minimal access spine surgery, image-guided surgery, pediatric neurosurgery, skull base surgery and neuro-oncology.
  • He is trained in the use of the latest technological innovations in Neurosurgery such as neuronavigation, image-guided surgery and neuromonitoring to ensure the best possible safety in all brain and spine surgeries.
  • He has a keen interest in the design of medical technology and surgical ergonomics.
Qualification Period Institution/Hospital
MBBS 1997-2002 JIPMER, Pondicherry
MS 2003-2006 BMC, Bangalore
Senior Resident NS 2007 AIIMS, New Delhi
MCh 2007-2010 NIMHANS, Bangalore
Chief Resident 2010-2011 NIMHANS, Bangalore
Assistant, Associate Professor 2011-2014 Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore
Consultant Neurosurgeon 2011-2014 Axon Hospital, Mallaya Hospital, Bangalore
Observer in Spine Surgery 2015 Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH; Riverside Hospital, Columbus, OH
Consultant Neurosurgeon 2014-2019 Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderabad
Consultant Neurosurgeon 2019-2021 Health City Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman
Consultant Neurosurgeon 2021- KIMS Hospital, Kondapur, Hyderabad