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Dr. BSV Raju - Best Spine Surgeon in Hyderabad

Dr. B.S.V.Raju

MS., DNB (Ortho), M.Ch (Neuro)

Senior Consultant Neuro & Spinesurgeon

About Dr. BSV Raju

Dr. BSV Raju is among the best Neurosurgeons in Hyderabad and is a Neuro & Spine surgeon at Aster Prime Hospital, Hyderabad. He has completed his MBBS training from Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada in 1989. In 1992, he obtained his MS (Orthopaedics) and DNB from Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam.

In 1996, Dr. Raju completed MCh from Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), Hyderabad.

Dr. BSV Raju completed the certification course from US Medical License Examination (USMLE) in 1998. Later, in 2003, he completed the Spine & Peripheral Nerve Fellowship from Stanford University and Spine Fellowship from Wayne State University, Detroit, USA.

He has been widely recognized for his achievements in spine surgery and has won awards from the Association of Spine Surgeons of India.

Dr. Raju has held prestigious professional positions, such as Treasurer, Andhra Pradesh Neuroscientists Association (2009-2012) and Secretary, Andhra Pradesh Neuroscientists Association (2012- 2015).

Area of expertise

Dr. Raju’s area of expertise includes skeletal muscle therapy, CSF rhinorrhoea repair surgery, spine surgery, spinal diseases, muscle release, musculoskeletal pain management, wrist problems, and correction of deformities.


  • Performed the first percutaneous laser discectomy in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Dr. Raju presently has the vastest experience of this technique in the country.

  • Association of Spine Surgeons of India- Traveling Spine Fellowship for the year 2001

  • Member of the prestigious North American Spine Society

  • Selected in “Who is Who in the USA” in the year 2003

  • Performed over 6000 spine surgeries including minimally invasive spine surgery, spinal fixations, disc replacements, and dynamic spinal stabilizations.

  • Acharya Sushrut, Sadbhavana Puraskar Award in 2010 by Indian Cultural Department of Hyderabad

  • Seva Ratna award from the Mother Theresa Foundation, Hyderabad for the year 2012

  • Best Doctor’s Award, From “ Health Care International”, Hyderabad  for the year 2015

  • Best Hyderabad Neuro & Spine Surgeon Award “Global Healthcare Excellence Awards,” New Delhi, 2015



  • BSV Raju, Purohit AK, VSSV Prasad, DS Ganapathi Rao, Dinakar I, Cerebellar vermian dysgenesis and associated anomalies. Management of six cases and a brief review of the literature. Clinical Proceedings of NIMS, 9:4: 11-15, 1995.

  • BSV Raju, VSSV Prasad, Dinakar I, UN Das, AK Purohit. Role of Quantitative estimation of malondialdehyde (MDA) and the effect of Methylprednisolone after acute spinal injury Clinical Proceedings of NIMS, 11:2:10-14, 1996.

  • VSSV Prasad, Dinakar I, BSV Raju, AK Purohit, RTA Naik, BCM Prasad, PK Gupta, Imageology in acute spinal trauma, Proceedings of the 2nd National Neurotrauma Conference (Supp). 16-21, August 1993.

  • PK Gupta, L Prasad, BSV Raju, Dinakar I. Split atlas with atlantoaxial dislocation, The Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging, 4:3: 177-178, August 1994.

  • PK Gupta, L Prasad, BSV Raju, Dinakar I. Scar Carcinoma of the scalp-2 case reports and review of the literature. The clinical proceedings of NIMS 9:1:32-37, January 1994.

  • VSSV Prasad, BSV Raju, Dinakar I. Diabetes Insipidus in Cervico-dorsal Spinal Cord Injury. Neurology India, 43, 206-208, 1995.

  • AK Purohit, BSV Raju, JJM Reddy, Dinakar I. Claudicatory priapism in lumbar canal stenosis with lumbar disc prolapse, Neurology, India, Vol 46; Vol. 1 June 1997.

  • AK Purohit, Meena Minz, BSV Raju, Dinakar I. Primary hypothyroidism presenting as precocious puberty and sellar – suprasellar mass. Quarterly Journal of Surgical Sciences. Accepted for publication in December 1997.

  • BSV Raju, AK Purohit, A Krishna Reddy, VSSV Prasad, BP Sahu, Non-Surgical therapeutic interventions after acute spinal cord injury. The clinical proceedings of NIMS, 12:1, 16-22, March 1998.

  • BSV Raju, AK Sinha, AK Reddy, C Sundaram, VSSV Prasad, BP Sahu, TVRK Murthy, Giant Spinal neurofibromas. Neurology India, Vol. 47, Supplement 1, December 1999 (Abstract).

  • Jagan Mohan Reddy, VSSV Prasad, BSV Raju, BP Sahu, AK Purohit, Clinical outcome following Cervical Spine surgery: Prognostic indicators. Neurology India, Vol. 47, Supplement 1, December, 99 (Abstract).

  • AK Purohit, Jagan Mohan Reddy, Ramana Murthy, BSV Raju, TVRK Murthy. Sciatic selective motor fasciculotomy for spastic knee flexion in Cerebral Palsy. Neurology India, Vol 47, Supplement 1, December, ’99 (Abstract).

  • AC Upadhyaya, BSV Raju, C Sundaram, Subash Kaul, S Ram Murthi, AK Purohit. An unusual case report of actinomycosis of scalp & skull vault with intradural extension. Neurology India, Vol. 47, Supplement 1, December, ’99 (Abstract).

  • C. Sundaram, T.R. Paul, B.S.V.Raju: Cysts of the central nervous system: A clinicopathologic study of 145 cases, Neurology India, 2001:49, No.3- 237-242

Chapter in books

  • BSV Raju, VSSV Prasad, AK Reddy. Recent advances in spinal cord injury. In reviews in Neurology. Ed.S.Mohan Das, Rupam Borgohain. Indian Academy of Neurology. 119-137, 1999.

  • AK Reddy, BSV Raju, P Tripathy, M Panigrahi, BP Sahu, Extended anterior approaches to the cervicothoracic spine. In: Indian Clinical Neurosurgery Vol. 1, Ed; AK Singh

Presentations in Scientific Meetings

  • Presented over 100 papers in national and international meetings

  • Regular faculty in several regional and national meetings and CME`S

Conference Organized

  • Organizing Secretary: Xth Annual Conference of Indian Society for Paediatric Neurosurgery, Hyderabad, India, December 1999.

  • Treasurer: Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India, Hyderabad, India, December 1999.

  • Organising Secretary: Neuro endoscopy Workshop (with hands-on cadavers) Hyderabad, India, 20 & 21st May 2000.

  • Organizing Secretary: 15th Annual Conference of Andhra Pradesh Neuroscientist’s Association, 12-13th July 2008, Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad, India.

  • Course Director: Current Reviews in Brain & Spine Surgery, 28th Feb’ 2010, Hotel Taj Krishna, Hyderabad, India.

  • Course Director: current trends in spine surgery, March 2011, Hyderabad

  • Advances in Spine surgery, Dec 9th, 2013, Hyderabad

  • Challenges in spine surgery, 24th April 2016, Hyderabad

Professional Associations

  • Indian Medical Association

  • Neurological Society of India

  • Life Member of Andhra Pradesh Neuroscience’s Association

  • North American Spine Society

  • Indian Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery

  • Twin Cities Neuro Club

  • Twin Cities Spine club

Professional Experience

  • Director & Chief Neurosurgeon and Spine Surgeon at Prime Hospital, Hyderabad, India from 2007 till date

  • Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spine Surgeon at Yashoda Hospital, Somajiguda, Hyderabad from July 2003 to October 2007

  • Assistant Professor in Neurosurgery- Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), Hyderabad from 1997 to 2001

  • Senior Resident (Post MCh Neurosurgery) at Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), Hyderabad, July 1996 to June, 97

  • Senior Resident (During MCh Neurosurgery) at Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), Hyderabad from 1996-1997

  • Resident in Orthopaedics (MS) from Feb 1989 to Dec 1992

  • Internship from Oct 1987 to Nov 1989


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