Dr. Rahul Modgi

Dr. Rahul Modgi
Dr. Rahul Modgi

Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai

Designation

Dr. Rahul Modgi
Consultant, Neurosurgery
Wockhardt Hospitals, Mumbai, India 

Profile Snapshot

  • Dr. Rahul Modgi is a highly established neuro and spine surgeon in Mumbai specializing in all types of brain and spine surgeries.
  • He has been in the field of neurosurgery for more than a decade and has performed over 3000 surgeries for various types of neurological diseases and disorders.
  • His expertise lies in brain and spine tumor surgeries, neuro spine trauma surgery, peripheral nerve surgery for entrapments, endoscopic neurosurgery, brain aneurysms, AVMs and vascular neurosurgery.
  • His name has been recorded in the Limca Book of Records in 2014 when he removed the heaviest iron rod from the brain of a 17 year old patient. He has also performed various other risky surgeries for which he has been greatly appreciated.
  • Dr. Modgi holds memberships of various prestigious medical associations and is regularly invited to attend the annual meetings and conferences. He is also a regular invitee to seminars and scientific meetings where he has presented papers and delivered lectures on neurosurgery.
  • He is actively involved in research and has written numerous papers, abstracts and articles on various aspects of neurosurgery which have been published in renowned medical journals of the world.

Expertise

  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery- entrapment and tumor
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Varicose veins surgery
  • Cervical and Lumbar Spine surgery
  • Vascular Neurosurgery for stroke
  • Brain aneurysms and AVMs
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • Micro Neurosurgery for brain and spine tumors
  • Surgery for Degenerative spine disorders
  • Surgical treatment for Cerebella Hemagioblastoma, Medulloblastoma and Lumbar Epidural cyst

Work Experience

  • Consultant of Neurosurgery and Spine Surgery at Wockhardt Hospitals, Mumbai, Presently
  • Consultant of Neurosurgery and Spine Surgery at Sri Sai Baba Sansthan Trust Hospital, Shirdi, Maharashtra
  • Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General Hospital, Sion
  • Clinical Assistant for Neurosurgery at Bombay Hospital, Mumbai
  • Senior Resident at National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore

Qualifications

  • MBBS from Grant Medical College and Sir J J Hospital, Mumbai
  • MS in General Surgery from Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General Hospital, Sion
  • DNB in General Surgery from Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General Hospital, Sion
  • DNB in Neurosurgery from Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Mumbai
  • MCh in Neurosurgery from Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Mumbai
  • Fellow of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mumbai
  • Fellowship training in Micro vascular, Advanced and Specialized Neurosurgery from Fujita Health University, Japan
  • Fellowship Program in Endoscopic Neurology from Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, Jabalpur

Memberships

  • Neurological Society of India
  • Neuro-spinal Surgeons Association
  • Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • World Endoscopic Spine Society
  • Bombay Neurosciences Association
  • Indian Medical Association (New Delhi Branch)

Awards and Recognitions

  • Received the Padma Bhushan Dr. Ramamurthi Gold Medal, Dr. Dipak l Kothari Gold Medal and Dr. L R Patel Gold Medal
  • Listed in Limca Book of Records for “removing heaviest iron rod from the brain” in 2014
  • Awarded the B Braum Scholarship in 2005
  • Awarded the R D Birla Scholarship in 2009
  • Received the Late Vasantrao Gupte Puraskar in 2014

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