Dr. Savitr Sastri BV

Consultant Neurosurgeon and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeon

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Qualification/Position Period College/Institution:

  • MBBS 1997-2001 - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry
  • Internship 2001-02 - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry
  • Masters in Surgery MS (General Surgery) 2003-06 - Bangalore Medical College, Bengaluru
  • Senior Resident in Neurosurgery (Casualty) 2007 - AIIMS, New Delhi
  • Magister Chirurgiae MCh Neurosurgery 2007-10 - NIMHANS, Bengaluru
  • Chief Resident (Post MCh) in Neurosurgery 2010-11 - NIMHANS, Bengaluru
  • Assistant Prof Neurosurgery, Associate Prof Neurosurgery - 2011-2014 VIMS & RC, Bengaluru
  • Consultant Neurosurgeon 2011-14 - Axon Hospital, Bengaluru
  • Consultant Neurosurgeon 2013-14 - Mallya Hospital, Bengaluru
  • Consultant Neurosurgeon 2014-19 - Yashoda Hospital, Hyderabad
  • Observer Trainee, Spine Surgery July - Aug 2015 - Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA

Awards and Achievements:

  • 1997: Outstanding performance (top 0.1%) in Biology (100/100) - CBSE
  • 1998: Certificate of Honour in Physiology – JIPMER
  • 1999: Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana Fellowship.
  • 1999: Certificate of Honour in Pathology - JIPMER
  • 2001: Dr Chakravarthy Memorial Prize in Anesthesiology awarded by the Indian Society of Anesthesiologists, Pondicherry.
  • 2002: Dr KS Sridhar Memorial JIPMER Alumni Association Prize Best All Round UG in MBBS, JIPMER, Pondicherry.
  • 2010: Ciba-Geigy Award for best paper in Epilepsy, Neurocon 2010.
  • 2013: Best Poster ASSICON 2013
  • Editorial Board member for Indian Journal of Neurosurgery, Journal of Neurovascular Science
  • Reviewer for Journal of Health Nutrition and Aging and Indian Journal of Neurosurgery, Journal of Neurosurgery in Rural Practice


Ghosh A, Sastri SB, Mahadevan A, Anandappa CB, Shankar SK. Malignant triton tumor of cervical spine with hemorrhage. J Clin Neurosci. 2011 May;18(5):721-3. PMID:21414786

Madhugiri V, Sastri BVS, Bhagavatula ID, Sampath S, Chandramouli BA, Pandey P. Posterior fossa subdural empyema in children-management and outcome. Childs Nerv Syst. 2010 May 23. PMID: 20496071

Srikantha U, Morab JV, Sastry S, Abraham R, Balasubramaniam A, Somanna S, Devi I, Bangalore CA, Pandey P. Outcome of ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement in Grade IV tubercular meningitis with hydrocephalus: a retrospective analysis in 95 patients. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2009 Aug;4(2):176-83. PMID: 19645554

Venkatesh S Madhugiri, Savitr Sastri BV, Umesh Srikantha, Anirban Deep Banerjee, Sampath Somanna, B Indira Devi, B A Chandramouli, Paritosh Pandey. Focal intradural brain infections in children – an analysis of management and outcome. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2011;47:113–124. PMID: 21893955

Savitr Sastri, Devi BI, Gangadharan J, Shukla D. Cerebral Aneurysmal Childhood Arteriopathy. Pediatr Neurosurg, 2011; 47(3):233-4. PMID: 22041599

Sastri SB, Dwarkanath S, Chandramouli BA.Trigeminal Schwannoma with intratumoral hemorrhage – report of a case and review of literature. Neurol India. 2011 Sep- Oct;59(5):773-5. PMID: 22019675 F3

Savitr Sastri, Santosh V, Chandramouli BA, Arivazhagan A. Distant extraventricular recurrence in central neurocytoma – A case report. Neurol India, 2011 Nov- Dec;59(6):926-7. PMID 22234223

Savitr Sastri, Nishanth Sadashiva, Paritosh Pandey. Giant cavernous carotid aneurysm with spontaneous ipsilateral ICA occlusion – report of 2 cases and review of literature. J Neurosci Rural Pract 2013;4:113-6

Sastri BS, Dwarakanath S, Arvinda H R, Sampath S. Double fenestration of the anterior communicating artery: "The figure-of-8" anomaly. Indian J Neurosurg 2013;2:93-5

Sastri BS, Pandey P. Carotid endarterectomy: The procedure of choice for carotid stenosis. Indian J Neurosurg 2013;2:9-17

Sastri S, Srinivas D, Somanna S. Multiple aneurysms with meningiomas: Coincidence or co-incidence?. Indian J Neurosurg 2013;2:99-100

Savitr Sastri B V, Arivazhagan A, Santosh V, Indiradevi B, Sampath S, Chandramouli B A. Clinical, histopathological and immunohistochemical profile of central neurocytomas: An institutional series and literature review. Indian J Neurosurg 2013;2:154-61

Savitr Sastri BV, Satish Babu HV. Concomitant Occurrence of Vestibular Schwannoma and Epidermoid Tumor. Indian J Neurosurg 2013;2:282-3

Savitr Sastri BV, Arivazhagan A, Sinha S, Mahadevan A, Bharath RD, Saini J, Jamuna R, Kumar JK, Rao SL, Chandramouli BA, Shankar SK, Satishchandra P. Clinico- pathological factors influencing surgical outcome in drug resistant epilepsy secondary to mesial temporal sclerosis. J Neurol Sci. 2014; 350(1-2): 183-90.

Bhagavathula Venkata SS, Arimappan A, Lafazanos S, Pruthi N. Syringomyelia secondary to cervical spondylosis – case report and review of literature. J Neurosci Rural Pract 2015;5, Suppl S1:78-82

N Sadashiva, S Sastry, D Bhat, P Pandey. Operative nuances of excision of colloid cysts in septum pellucidum: A report of three cases. Neurology India 62 (6), 665, 2014

Rao SM, Kotgire L, Sastri BVS. Pneumocephalus caused by an epidural ozone injection for treatment of disc prolapse. Anesthesiol Open J. 2019; 3(2): 34-36.

Book Chapters:
1. Sastri S. Neurosurgical Consult. In: Goel A., Joshi R., Jain AP, editors. ICU Manual 3rd edition. Paras; 2013.

Presentations in National & International Conferences:

February 2020 - Presentation, CANS 2020
Troubles in Paradise - Challenging cases in Neurosurgery in the Cayman Islands

November 2019 - Neuro CME, Grand Cayman Endoscopic pituitary surgery.

July 2013: Poster KNACON 2013,
Dr. SR Patil, Dr. Varadaraju DN,Dr. Ananth G, Dr. Savitr Sastri BV, Dr. Santosh, Dr. HV
Satish Babu, - A rare case of intradiploic epidermoid cyst.
Dr Varadaraju DN, Dr Patil SR, Dr Ananth G, Dr Savitr Sastri BV, Dr HV Satish Babu -
Fronto-orbital advancement and cranial remodeling for craniosynostosis in Apert
syndrome: -A Case Report

January 2013: Best Poster ASSICON 2013 -
Savitr Sastri, Arivazhagan A, Nupur Pruthi, Department of Neurosurgery, NIMHANS -
Syringomyelia secondary to cervical spondylosis.

December 2010: Epilepsy Award Paper, Neurocon 2010, the 59th National Conference of
Neurological Society of India
Savitr Sastri BV, Arivazhagan A, Sanjib Sinha, Anita Mahadevan, Rose Dawn Bharath,
Satish Chandra, PS, Shankar, SK, Chandramouli, BA; Departments of Neurosurgery,
Neurology, Neuropathology, Neuroimaging and Interventional Radiology, NIMHANS –
Clinicopathological Factors affecting outcome in Mesial Temporal Sclerosis

November 2010: Oral Poster, 8th ACNS, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Savitr Sastri BV, Arivazhagan A, Santosh V, Chandramouli BA; Departments of
Neurosurgery and Neuropathology, NIMHANS – Clinicopathological study of Central

September 2010: Paper, Bangalore Neurological Society
Savitr Sastri BV, Arivazhagan A, Sanjib Sinha, Anita Mahadevan, Rose Dawn Bharath,
Satish Chandra, PS, Shankar, SK, Chandramouli, BA; Departments of Neurosurgery,
Neurology, Neuropathology, Neuroimaging and Interventional Radiology, NIMHANS –
Factors affecting outcome in MTS.

September 2005: Paper, Bangalore Surgical Society (Awarded Best Paper)
Savitr Sastri BV, Lakshmikanth TK; Department of General Surgery Bowring and Lady
Curzon Hospitals, Bangalore – Omentoplasty in Peripheral Vascular Disease

December 2004: Paper presentation, ASICON, Jaipur, India
Savitr Sastri BV, Ravishankar Bhat, Rajashekhar Nayak, Ashok Kumar; Department of
Surgical Gastroenterology, Victoria Hospital, Bangalore – Outcomes in Ca Esophagus

September 2003: Poster, Bangalore Surgical Society (Awarded Best Poster)
Savitr Sastri BV, M Seshasayi, Suresh Chandu, Lakshmikanth TK; Department of General
Surgery Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospitals, Bangalore – Foreign body Rectum.

Professional Association Memberships:
  • Associations of Surgeons of India
  • Bangalore Neurological Society
  • Neurological Society of India
  • AOSpine
  • Twin Cities Neuro Club
  • Cerebrovascular Society of India
  • Association of Spine Surgeons of India
  • Minimally invasive Spine Surgeons of India

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