Dr. Kodeeswaran

  • Neurosurgeon, Bostan Brain And Spine Care Chennai

Dr. Kodeeswaran is a Neurosurgeon at Boston Brain And Spine Care, Chennai. An MBBS, MRCS, and M.Ch (Neuro) are what showcase Dr. Kodeeswarans illustrious career. He is a well-known Neuro Surgeon with immense experience in the diagnosis and surgical management of General Neurosurgical cases including Aneurysms, Neuro-Oncology, Neuro-Trauma, Paediatric Neurosurgery, Spinal Disorders, and Neuro-Endoscopy. Dr. Kodeeswaran conducts routine neurosurgical operations independently which include Routine and Complex Head Injuries, Microsurgical clipping of Aneurysms, excision of a spectrum of brain and spinal tumors, Microdiscectomy for Lumbar and Cervical degenerative spine disease, spinal instrumentation, and peripheral nerve decompressive surgeries. He is a true professional and has numerous triumphant surgeries to his credit

  • M.Ch. (Neurosurgery) Stanley Medical College (The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai) August 2008
  • M.R.C.S. (I): Royal College of Surgeons, UK November 2007
  • M.B.B.S. Madras Medical College (The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai) May 2001

Boston Brain and Spine Care established by Dr. M. Kodeeswaran, a neurosurgeon with more than 17 years clinical experience in the field of Neurosurgery.

Chief Neurosurgeon Dr. Kodeeswaran Marappan specializes in brain and spine surgeries. He has performed more than 3,000 of them. They include Aneurysms, Neuro-Oncology, Neuro-Trauma, Neuro-Infection, Paediatric Neurosurgery, Neuro-Endoscopy and Spinal Disorders, including Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS).

Surgical Skills and Experience

Elective Spine Surgeries

  • Brain Tumor Excision
  • Neurovascular Surgeries
  • Functional Neurosurgeries
  • Epilepsy Surgeries
  • Lumbar Discectomy

Emergency Neurosurgical Procedures

  • Brain Hematoma Evacuation
  • Burrhole Evacuation
  • Brain Abscess Surgery
  • Craniotomy
  • Fixing of Craniofacial Fractures
  • VP Shunt
  • Brain Abscess Surgery
  • External Ventricular Drainage

Brain and Skull Surgeries

  • Endoscopic Brain Surgery
  • Endoscopic 3rd Ventriculostomy
  • Endoscopic Skull-based Surgery
  • Pituitary Tumor Excision
  • Skull-based Tumor Excision
  • Stereotactic Brain Surgery

Professional Registrations and Memberships

  • Tamil Nadu Medical Council
  • Life Member of Neurological Society of India
  • International Member of American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Life Member of Neurospinal Surgeons Association of India
  • Member of Royal College of Surgeons – Edinburgh
  • Life Member of Indian Medical Association
  • Executive Committee Member: Young Neurosurgeons Committee, World federation of Neurosurgical societies -Current Held
  • Professor in Neurosurgery: Department of Neurosurgery, Govt. Vellore Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, Tamilnadu. India – Currently Held
  • Neuroendoscopy Fellowship: NSCB Medical College, Jabalpur, India Mar-Apr 2011
  • Tutor in Neurosurgery: Stanley Medical College, Chennai, India Sep 2008 – Jul 2009
  • Observer Fellowship (Neurosurgery – Spine Service): BIDMC, Harvard Medical School, USA Jul 2007
  • Resident (Neurosurgery): Stanley Medical College, Chennai, India Jul 03 – July 08
  • SHO (Surgery): Sri Ragavendra Hospital, Namakkl, Tamil Nadu, India Jul 01 – Jun 03
  • RHO (General Medicine, General Surgery, O & G): Govt. General Hospital/Madras Medical College, Chennai – May 00 – 01

Research

Randomised controlled study of Anterior cervical fusion:Between allograft with plating and carbon fiber cages-Co researcher with Dr.Michael.W Groff, Chief spine service, BIDMC, Harvard Medical School.

Presentations

  • Decompressive Craniectomy in head injury should be considered in the treatment of refractory high ICP University Teaching Course (2010)
  • A study of 9 cases of vertex extradural hematoma Neurocon 2005,NSI conference held in Vizag (December 2005)
  • A case of Giant Calcified Intraventicular Pilocytic Astrocytoma Neurocon 2005, NSI conference held in Vizag (December 2005)
  • A case of multiple cerebrospinal cavernous hemangioma Neuro update 2006 & Neuroendoscopy workshop – Held in NIMHANS (April 2005) Awarded as the best poster
  • Evolution in the surgical management of lumbar disc prolapse, from open laminectomy to endoscopic surgery,A government medical college experience Neurocon 2006 – NSI conference held in Madurai (December 2006)
  • Reverse coning and pre reverse coning, two case reports with CT evidence Neurocon 2006 – NSI conference held in Madurai (December 2006)
  • Anterior cervical fusion:Randomised controlled study between carbon fiber cages and allograft with plates Neurocon 2007 – NSI conference held in Agra (December 2007)
  • Penetrating brain injury caused by Nailgun – A case report Neurocon 2007 – NSI conference held in Agra (December 2007)
  • Sacrectomy for Primary Sacral tumors-Our experience Neurocon 2008 – NSI conference held in Pune (December 2008)
  • A Combination Of Two Rarities: Idiopathic CD4+ Lymphocytopenia And Cerebellar Phaeohypomycosis Neurocon 2008 – NSI conference held in Pune (December 2008)
  • Vertex epidural hematoma – Our experience & largest series reported in the literature Neurotrauma 2010 held in Chennai-India (2010)
  • Penetrating brain injury caused by Nail Gun- A case report and review of literature Neurotrauma 2010, Chennai (2010)
  • MR Spectroscopy and Histopathological correlation Neurocon 2005 – NSI conference, Vizag (December 2005) Benign Intracranial hypertension-our experience Neurocon 2005 – NSI conference, Vizag (December 2005) Co-author
  • Clinico -radiological correlation of Tuberculous Spine AAN 2007, Boston, USA (2007) Co-author
  • Head injury in elderly above 70 years Neurocon 2006, Madurai, India (2006) Co-author
  • Brain abscess: Our experience Neurocon 2006, Madurai, India (2006) Co-author
  • Recurrent Intracerebral hemorrhage with intraventricular extension due to basal ganglion PLEXUS (April 2006) Regional Neuroscientists meeting held once in a month at Chennai
  • Neuroenteric Cyst :a rare cause of Quadriparesis PLEXUS (June 2007) Regional Neuroscientists meeting held once in a month at Chennai
  • Acoustic Schwannomas Combined Neurosurgeons and Neuropathologists meeting (January 2007) Regional Neuropathology Meet
  • Sellar and Suprasellar SoI Combined Neurosurgeons and Neuropathologists meeting (May 2007) Regional Neuropathology Meet
  • A Combination Of Two Rarities: Idiopathic Cd4+ Lymphocytopenia And Cerebellar Phaeohypomycosis WFNS Congress, Boston, USA (2009)
  • Vertex epidural hematoma: Conservative treatment is the main modality of management AANS 2009, Philadelphia, USA (2009)
  • Spinous process osteotomy and laminectomy is a better alternate for conventional laminectomy NSI & CNS Meeting, Jaipur, India (2010)

Conferences and Workshops Attended

  • Neurocon 2005 Neurological society of India (NSI), Vizag (2005)
  • Cochrane protocol development workshop SAEN Cochrane Network, Chennai (2005)
  • Neuroendoscopy Workshop NeuroUpdate 2006, Bangalore (2006)
  • Cochrane protocol development workshop SAEN Cochrane Network, Chennai (2006)
  • Neuropedicon 2006Goa, India (2006)
  • Neurocon 2006 Neurological Society of India (NSI), Madurai (2006)
  • 9th Microneurosurgery Workshop AIIMS, New Delhi, India (February 2007)
  • Microneurosurgery Workshop VHS Hospital, Chennai, India (October 2007)
  • Neurocon 2007 Neurological Society of India (NSI), Agra (2007)
  • Neurocon 2008 Neurological Society of India (NSI) (2008)
  • WFNS Congress Boston, USA (2009)
  • Neurocon 2009 Neurological Society of India (NSI), Lucknow (2009)
  • AANS Annual Meeting Philadelphia, USA (2010)
  • CNS & NSI Joint Meeting Jaipur, India (2010)
  • National Neurotrauma ConferenceChennai, India (2010)
  • Neuroendoscopy Fellowship WorkshopJabalpur, India (2011)

Teaching Experience

Involved myself in teaching, history taking and practical demonstration of clinical procedures to the undergraduate medical students. Conducted Postgraduate entrance examination coaching classes for the medical graduates.

Managerial Experience

  • Screening Diabetes and Hypertension: Along with Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), participated in 7 health camps / blood camps in rural parts of India. (1996 – 98)
  • Participated in “PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE” health camps: Conducted by the Government of India (1999) Created public awareness about the common health problems in the society
  • Tsunami Medical Relief Camp: Led a team of junior doctors and health workers attending to medical emergencies and injuries, creating public awareness and providing psychosocial counselling (Dec 2004)
  • Conducted one day workshop on “FIRST AID” to the road transport employees: Road safety week, Chennai Road Transport Office, India (7th Jan 2005)

Awards & Grades

  • Best Poster: Neuro update 2006 & Neuroendoscopy workshop – Held in NIMHANS,Bangalore,India (April 2006) Topic: A case of multiple cerebrospinal cavernous haemangioma
  • First Class Aggregate: M. Ch. (Neurosurgery) Part 1 & Part 2 (2004, 2006) Stanley medical college, The Tamilnadu Dr MGR medical University, Chennai, India.
  • First Class Aggregate: Pathology, Microbiology, Medicine, Surgery, ENT in MBBS University Exams (1995-2001) Madras Medical College (The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical College, Chennai, India)