Dr. G R Vijay Kumar

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

Research & Presentation

  1. Vijay Kumar: Surgical strategy for intraspinal tumour. AOSpine Basic Course, Mumbai, July 2005.
  2. Vijay Kumar: Staging & grading of Spinal tumours. AOSpine Basic Course, Mumbai, July 2005.
  3. Vijay Kumar: Craniovertebral junction anomaly: Case presentation. AOSpine Basic Course, Mumbai, July 2005.
  4. Vijay Kumar: Principles of spinal cord injury & recovery. AOSpine Summer Seminar, New Delhi, May 2005.
  5. Vijay Kumar: Biopsy: When, Where, How & Who? AOSpine Summer Seminar, New Delhi, May 2005.
  6. Vijay Kumar: Biopsy: Endoscopic Spine Surgery. AOSpine Monsoon Seminar, Kolkata, October 2004.
  7. Vijay Kumar: Biopsy: Degenerative Disc Disease: Radiology. AOSpine Monsoon Seminar, Kolkata, October 2004. 
  8. Vijay Kumar: Disc Replacement. AOSpine Monsoon Seminar, Kolkata, October 2004.
  9. Vijay GR Kumar, Gary L Rea, Lawrence J Mervis, John M McGregor: Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: Functional and Radiographic Long Term Outcome after Laminectomy and Posterior Fusion. Presented at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons meeting in Seattle, USA, in Sept, 1998.
  10. Vijay GR Kumar, Gary L Rea, Lawrence J Mervis, John M McGregor: Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: Functional and Radiographic Long Term Outcome after Laminectomy and Posterior Fusion. Presented at the Ohio State Neurosurgical Society 1997 Meeting at Granville, Ohio, USA on 21st-23rd November, 1997.
  11. "Workshop on Practical Techniques in Spinal Instrumentation", 16-18th May, 1997 at the Ohio State University Medical Center, Division of Neurosurgery, Columbus, Ohio, USA.  I organized and presented this workshop based on Cadaveric Prosection for the Residents and Faculty at the Ohio State University.
  12. Kumar V, Maurice-Williams R, Bradford R: "Cervical foraminotomy: An unjustly forgotten procedure?". Presented at the British Cervical Spine Society 1995 Meeting, held in Southampton, UK, on 10-11th Nov1995.
  13. Kumar V, Maurice-Williams R, Bradford R: "Cervical foraminotomy: An unjustly forgotten procedure?". Presented at the joint meeting of the British and German Neurosurgical Societies, held in Hannover, Germany, 14-17th September, 1996.
  14. Kumar V, Harkness W, Gadian D, Connelly A: “The use of functional magnetic resonance imaging in planning operative strategy and intra-operative verification of cortical representation”. Presented at the 10th European Congress of Neurosurgery, Berlin, Germany, in May 1995.
  15. Dunwoody G, Bradford R, Kumar V: “Thoracic disc disease - Personal experience in 8 consecutive operative cases”.  Presented at the 6th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Clinical Neuroscience Society, Singapore, on the 5th of March1995.
  16. Kumar V, Harkness W, Gadian D, Connelly A: “Intra-operative confirmation of functional magnetic resonance imaging and localization using cortical stimulation during stereotactic craniotomy”.  Presented at the Society of British Neurological Surgeons’ meeting at Birmingham, UK, in Nov. 1993.
  17. Connelly A, Gadian D, Kumar V, Harkness W: “Presurgical identification of the motor cortex using functional MRI”. Presented at the 12th annual scientific meeting of the Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine at New York, USA, in Aug. 1993.
  18. Das R, Kumar V: “Why do patients leave the A&E Department without waiting for treatment-A follow-up study”.  Based on a follow-up of patients over a 3-month period at the St. George’s Hospital A&E Department, London.  Presented at the International Conference on Emergency Medicine in Washington D.C, USA, in May 1992.