Dr. G R Vijay Kumar

FRCS (Lond), FRCS (Neurosurgery), CCST (UK), Spine Fellowship (USA). Skull-base & Vascular Fellowship (USA). Head of Department Neurosurgery.


  1. Lyall H, Kumar V, Constant CR: “The absent radial pulse in supracondylar fracture of the humerus: pulse oximetry or Doppler probe?”.  International Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 1992; 2: 216-217.
  2. Kumar V, Harkness W, Gadian D, Connelly A: “Intra-operative confirmation of functional MRI of motor cortex”. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry 1994; 57 3 :394.
  3. Casey ATH, O’Brien M, Kumar V, Hayward R, Crockard H A: “Don’t twist my child’s head off - Iatrogenic cervical dislocation”. BMJ 1995; 311: 1212-3.
  4. Kumar V, Phipps K, Hayward R: “Ventriculo-peritoneal shunt requirement in children with posterior fossa tumours : an eleven year audit”. British Journal of Neurosurgery  1996;10(5):467-470.
  5. Burton BJL, Kumar GRV, Bradford R: "Granular cell tumour of the spinal cord in a patient with Rubenstein-Taybi syndrome". British Journal of Neurosurgery 1997;11(3):257-259.
  6. Book Review on "Principles of Spinal Surgery", Editors: Arnold H Menezes & Volker KH Sonntag.  AANS/CNS Joint Section on Spine and Peripheral Nerves. Newsletter September, 1997.
  7. GRV Kumar, RS Maurice-Williams, R Bradford: “Cervical foraminotomy: An effective treatment for cervical spondylotic radiculopathy”. British Journal of Neurosurgery 1998; 12(6): 563-568
  8. Vijay GR Kumar, Gary L Rea, Lawrence J Mervis, John M McGregor: “Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: Functional and radiological long-term outcome after laminectomy and posterior fusion”. Neurosurgery 1999; 44(4)771-778.
  9. Lane S, Kumar GRV, Mervis LJ, Rhodes D: “Lessons from atypical groin pain: Presentation and treatment of a schwannoma”. Physician and Sportsmedicine 1999; 27(3): 111-117.
  10. Vijay GR Kumar & Gary L Rea: Suboccipital craniectomy and cervical laminectomy for chiari malformation. Book chapter in Richard Fessler & Laligam N Sekhar (Eds.) Atlas of Neurosurgical Techniques, Thieme Medical Publishers Inc. (To be published).
  11. Vijay GR Kumar & Gary L Rea: Posterior occipitocervical fusion and stabilization using bent titanium rods and cables. Book chapter in Richard Fessler & Laligam N Sekhar (Eds.) Atlas of Neurosurgical Techniques, Thieme Medical Publishers Inc. (To be published)
  12. V. G. R. Kumar, Christopher Madden, Gary L Rea: Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy. Book Chapter in Youmans Neurological Surgery, Fifth Edition 2004. Volume 4, chapter 289, 4447-4458. ISBN 0-7296-929.
  13. GR Vijay Kumar: Spinal Intradural and Meningeal Tuberculosis: Book chapter in the ASSI Textbook of Spinal Injury and Infection, Ist Edition, 2011. Ed. S Rajasekaran. Chapter 11, pg 114-119. ISBN 978-93-5025-075-4.
  14. GR Vijay Kumar, S Basu: Range of Motion. Book chapter in Measurements in Spine Care, 2012. Editors Chapman, Lee, Hermsmeyer, Dettori, Norvell. ISBN 9783131711915. Pg 9-26.