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Dr. Aditya Gupta
Additional Director – Neurosurgery
Neurological Surgery
Hospital - Artemis Hospital, Gurugram Haryana

Dr Aditya Gupta is highly knowledgeable and skillful neurosurgeon presently practicing in the world renowned Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon. A graduate and topper from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Dr Aditya Gupta is an accomplished and experienced neurosurgeon. As a student, resident and later Faculty at AIIMS, he has won several awards, such as the prestigious Sir Dorabji Tata Award.

He was Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at AIIMS till late 2009. Dr Aditya has not only developed excellent surgical techniques for a wide variety of brain tumors, spine diseases, but also has special and unique skills in managing patients with Movement Disorders with Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), Surgery for Epilepsy, Nerve and Brachial Plexus Surgery, Radiosurgery as well as Cerebrovascular Surgery.

He contributed significantly to the setting up and success of all these programs at AIIMS. He has trained abroad at several universities for these specialized skills. Dr Aditya has more than 40 publications and chapters in books, and has been invited speaker at several national and international conferences and on national television. Dr Aditya Gupta is available for consultation and clinical services at Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon.

Education and fellowships

  • September 2012: training visit on Cyberknife, University of Vicenza, Italy with Prof. Colombo
  • February 2010: Advanced training on Stereotactic Radiation Therapy (LINAC based), Wake Forest University, United States
  • January 2010: First Neurosurgeon from India to be trained on Fluorescence guided surgery for Gliomas, University of Kiel, Germany
  • January 2008: Visiting Professor, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, United States
  • June 2007 -June 2008: Neurosurgeon-Research Associate, CJW Medical Center, Richmond, United States
  • February 2007: Advanced Training for Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease at Hopital Pitie-Saltpetriere, Paris.
  • Sep 2006: Advanced Training in use of Radiosurgery  for Functional Disorders at  Hopital La Timone, Marseilles, France.
  • 2002: Visiting Neurosurgeon, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong, Dec 2002.
  • 2001: Visiting Neurosurgeon, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Sep 2001.
  • 1995-1999:  Completed Magister Chirurgiae (M.Ch.) Master’s Course in Neurosurgery, from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, INDIA
  • 1989-1994: Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS): AIIMS, New Delhi.

Previous Experience

  • Present Position: Addl Director, Neurosurgery, Medanta Medicity Hospital, Gurgaon, India (joined 2009)
  • 2005- 2009: Associate Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
  • June 2007-July 2008: Neurosurgeon-Research Associate, Neurosciences and Gamma Knife Center, CJW Medical Center, Richmond, VA since June 2007. Working as a Neurosurgeon and on Research Projects, including Sterotaxy and Radiosurgery. Treated  numerous cases of Trigeminal Neuralgia with Radiosurgery.
  • 2001- 2005: Assistant Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India

Awards & Honors (If any)

  • 1989: Selected to the most prestigious medical school in India: AIIMS.
  • 1991: Awarded prize for the Best Undergraduate student in the subject of Anatomy.
  • 1991: Given Sir Dorabji Tata Award for the Best Undergraduate student in the subject of Biochemistry.
  • 1995: Selected to the Neurosurgery integrated 5 years Post-graduate training program (only 1 position annually) at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, N Delhi.
  • December, 1999: Best Research Paper award, Indian Epilepsy Association Annual Conference, December 1999, Hyderabad, India for paper titled: “Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor as a cause of intractable epilepsy in young patients”.
  • December, 1999: MCQ Prize, Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India, December 1999, Hyderabad, India.
  • Admitted to the Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons, as a Life Member in December 2002, Hong Kong meeting.
  • Sep 2003: Invited to Pavlov Institute of Physiology, St. Petersburg, Russia as Visiting Professor to initiate Research Project.
  • Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India travelling Fellowship Award, 2002 and 2005.
  • Oct 2005: Invited to Pavlov Institute of Physiology, St. Petersburg, Russia as Visiting Professor to start work on the bilateral Indo-Russian Research Project.
  • August 2006: Invited to National Television for a live talk-in show on the topic of “Neurosurgery”
  • September 2006: Invited for advanced Gamma Knife Training Programme funded by Hopital La Timone, Universitaire de Marseille, France.
  • December 2006: Awarded distinguished BOYSCAST Fellowship Award in the field of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. Selected from more than 1000 applications received from eminent scientists.
  • April 2009: Invited to National Television for a live talk show on “Parkinson’s Disease”.
  • October 2009: invited by Congress of neurological Surgeons in the Annual Meeting as  Guest faculty
  • First Neurosurgeon from India to be trained on “Fluorescence guided surgery for Gliomas”

 

PUBLICATIONS & OTHER ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS

Published papers/chapters

  • Gupta A., Singh V.P., Bhatia M.et al: Surgery for epilepsy: AIIMS experience in 20 cases. Neurol India 1997, 45 (suppl 1): 17.
  • Gupta A., Singh V.P., Bhatia M. et al: Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor: a cause of intractable epilepsy in young patients. Neurol India 1999, 47(suppl 1):27.
  • Gupta A., Singh V.P., Mehta V.S. et al: A study of EVD associated infections. Neurol India 1999, 47(suppl 1):17.
  • Mehta VS, Gupta A.: Stereotaxy in Neurosurgery (editorial) JIMSA 2000; 13(4):231-2.
  • Gupta A., Mehta V.S., Singh V.P., et al: Management of Intracranial cavernous malformations: Surgical experience and a review. 12th World Congress of Neurosurgery Proceedings 2001;pp. 208.
  • Gupta A., Mehta V.S., Singh V.P., Vaishya S.: Gamma Knife radiosurgery for pituitary adenomas: our experience and trends. 12th World Congress of Neurosurgery Proceedings 2001;pp. 134.
  • Gupta A., Mehta V.S.: Intracranial cavernous malformations: A review and trends. Advances in Clinical Neurosciences 2001;11:469-486.
  • Gupta A., Singh VP and Dash HH: A review of awake craniotomy: waking up to an old technique. Neuroscience Today 2001; 5(1): 52-55.
  • Gupta A., Mehta VS, Singh VP and Mahapatra AK: Percutaneous ventriculostomy infections: our experience and a review. Neuroscience Today 2001; 5(2): 97-102.
  • Gupta A., Mahapatra A.K.: Current status of Hypothermia in Severe Head Injury Management. Neurosciences Today 2002; 6(2): 228-32.
  • Gupta A., Mehta V.S., Sarkar C.: Giant cystic fibrous dysplasia of the temporal bone. J. Clin Neuroscience (Australia) 2003;10: 364-67.
  • Sarkar C, Mukhopadhyay S, Ralte AM, Sharma MC, Gupta A, Gaikwad S, Mehta VS. Intramedullary subependymoma of the spinal cord: a case report and review of literature. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2003 Dec;106(1):63-8.
  • Gupta A., Mahapatra A.K.: Coagulation disorders in Head Injury: A brief review. Pan Arab J Neurosurgery (April 2004) 8 (1): 1-11. .
  • Sanyal SK, Gupta A. Neurocutaneous melanosis: Criteria for diagnosis. Neurol India. 2004 Mar;52(1):127. (Corresponding Author)
  • Agrawal D, Sharma BS, Gupta A, Mehta VS. Efficacy and results of expansive laminoplasty in patients with severe cervical myelopathy due to cervical canal stenosis. Neurol India. 2004 Mar;52(1):54-8.
  • Agarwal D, Gupta A, Mehta VS: Role of shunt surgery in pediatric tubercular meningitis with hydrocephalus. Ind Pediatrics 2005 March; 42: 245-250.
  • Mohanty S, Dhawan B, Kapil A, Das BK, Pandey P, Gupta A: Brain abscess due to Enterococcus avium. Am J Med Sci 2005;329(3):161-2.
  • Chandra PS, Gupta A, Mishra N, Mehta VS:  Association of craniovertebral and upper cervical anomalies with dermoid and epidermoid cysts: report of four cases. Neurosurgery. 2005 May;56(5):E1155; discussion E1155.
  • Deb P, Gupta A, Sharma MC, Gaikwad S, Singh VP, Sarkar C. Meningioangiomatosis with meningioma: an uncommon association of a rare entity-report of a case and review of the literature. Childs Nerv Syst. 2006 Jan; 22(1):78-83.
  • Deb P, Sharma MC, Gaikwad S, Gupta A, Mehta VS, Sarkar C. Cerebellopontine angle paraganglioma - report of a case and review of literature. J Neurooncol. 2005 Aug;74(1):65-9.
  • Shukla G, Bhatia M, Padma Srivastava MV, Tripathi M, Srivastava A, Singh VP, Saratchandra P, Gupta A, Gaikwad S, Bal CS, Jain S. Unidirectional whole body turning: a new lateralising sign in complex partial seizures. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2005 Dec;76(12):1726-1729.
  • Gupta A, Kasliwal MK. Unusual MR features of adult cerebellar medulloblastoma. J Neurooncol. 2006 May;78(1):47-8.
  • Ahmad FU, Gupta A, Sharma MC, Shukla G, Mehta VS. The enigmatic origin of subfrontal schwannomas: report of a case without hyposmia. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2006 Jun;148(6):671-2.
  • Epari S, Sharma MC, Sarkar C, Garg A, Gupta A, Mehta VS. Chordoid Meningioma, an uncommon variant of meningioma: A clinicopathologic study of 12 cases. J Neurooncol. 2006 Apr 21; [Epub ahead of print]
  • Sarkar C, Sharma MC, Deb P, Singh VP, Chandra PS, Gupta A, Tripathi M,Bhatia M, Gaikwad S, Bal CS, Jain S. Neuropathological spectrum of lesions associated with intractable epilepsies: A10-year experience with a series of 153 resections.Neurol India. 2006 Jun;54(2):144-50.
  • Gupta A, Ahmad FU, Kumar A, Gaikwad S, Vaishya S. Umbilical CSF Fistula: a rare complication of ventriculoperitoneal shunt. Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2006; 148:1205-7.
  • Deb P, Sharma MC, Tripathi M, Sarat Chandra P, Gupta A, Sarkar C. Expression of CD34 as a novel marker for glioneuronal lesions associated with chronic intractable epilepsy. Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol. 2006 ;32(5):461-8.
  • Gaikwad SB, Garg A, Deol PS, Sharma MC, Bhatia M, Gupta A, Gupta V, Mishra NK: Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial Tumors. Imaging findings. Rivisita di Neuroradiologica 2003 Oct; 16: 877.
  • Dhandapani SS, Gupta A, Vivekanandhan S, Mahapatra AK and Mehta VS: Serum ionic magnesium in traumatic brain injury. Ind J neurotrauma 2005;2:103-106. (Coresponding Author).
  • Ahmad FU, Tripathi M, Padma MV, Gaikwad S, Gupta A, Bal CS, Sarkar C, Gupta S, Wadhawan AN, Sharma BS, Chandra PS.Health-related quality of life using QOLIE-31: Before and after epilepsy surgery: a prospective study at a tertiary care center. Neurol India. 2007 Oct-Dec;55(4):343-8.
  • Gupta R, Rishi A, Suri V, Sharma MC, Gupta A, Garg A, Sarkar C.Sacral myxopapillary ependymoma with extensive osteolysis.J Neurooncol. 2007 Oct 20
  • Gupta A, Ahmad FU, Sharma MC, Garg A, Mehta VS. Cerebellopontine angle meningeal melanocytoma: a rare tumor in an uncommon location. Case report. J Neurosurg. 2007 Jun;106(6):1094-7.
  • Sharma BS, Sinha S, Mehta VS, Suri A, Gupta A, Mahapatra AK. Pediatric intracranial aneurysms-clinical characteristics and outcome of surgical treatment. Childs Nerv Syst. 2007 Mar;23(3):327-33. Epub 2006 Nov 21.
  • Sharma MS, Gupta A, Kale SS, Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK, Sharma BS. Gamma knife radiosurgery for glomus jugulare tumors: Therapeutic advantages of minimalism in the skull base. Neurol India. 2008 Jan-Mar;56(1):57-61.
  • Kiran NA, Kale SS, Vaishya S, Kasliwal MK, Gupta A, Sharma MS, Sharma BS, Mahapatra AK. Gamma Knife surgery for intracranial arteriovenous malformations in children: a retrospective study in 103 patients. .J Neurosurg. 2007 Dec;107(6 Suppl):479-84.
  • Gupta R, Rishi A, Suri V, Sharma MC, Gupta A, Garg A, Sarkar C. Sacral myxopapillary ependymoma with extensive osteolysis. J Neurooncol. 2008 Feb;86(3):349-52. Epub 2007 Oct 20.
  • Tripathi M, Singh MS, Padma MV, Gaikwad S, Bal CS, Tripathi M, Sarkar C, Gupta A, Shukla G, Singh VP, Jain S, Sharma BS, Chandra PS. Surgical outcome of cortical dysplasias presenting with chronic intractable epilepsy: A 10-year experience. Neurol India. 2008 Apr-Jun;56(2):138-43
  • Sharma BS, Gupta A, Ahmad FU, Suri A, Mehta VS. Surgical management of giant intracranial aneurysms. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2008 Jul;110(7):674-81
  • Kasliwal MK, Kale SS, Gupta A, Kiran NA, Sharma MS, Agrawal D, Sharma BS, Mahapatra AK. Does hemorrhagic presentation in cerebral arteriovenous malformations affect obliteration rate after gamma knife radiosurgery? Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2008 Sep;110(8):804-9. Epub 2008 Jun 24
  • Sharma MC, Jain D, Gupta A, Sarkar C, Suri V, Garg A, Gaikwad SB, Chandra PS. Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor: a clinicopathological study of 32 cases. Neurosurg Rev. 2009 Apr;32(2):161-70. Epub 2009 Jan 23
  • Kasliwal MK, Kale SS, Gupta A, Sai Kiran NA, Sharma MS, Sharma BS, Mahapatra AK. Outcome after hemorrhage following Gamma Knife surgery for cerebral arteriovenous malformations. J Neurosurg. 2009 Jan 30
  • Shukla G, Singh S, Goyal V, Gaikwad S, Srivastava A, Bal CS, Gupta A, Behari M. Prolonged preictal psychosis in refractory seizures: a report of three cases. Epilepsy Behav. 2008 Jul;13(1):252-5.

 

Professional Memberships

  • 1998: Associate member of the Neurological Society of India
  • 2001: Life member of Neurological Society of India
  • 2001: Member, International Leksell Gamma Knife Society.
  • 2002: Full Member, Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • 2005: FullMember, Indian Society of Skull Base Neurosurgery
  • 2006: Full Member, Indian Society of Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery
  • 2009: Member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • 2011: Executive Committee, ISSFN

MENTORSHIP

Mentored the following trainees who are now academic neurosurgeons:

  • Dr. A. Jaiswal, Assistant Professor Neurosurgery, SGPGI, Lucknow, India
  • Dr. Manish Sharma, Faculty, Mayo Clinic, US
  • Dr. Paritosh Pandey: Additional Professor Neurosurgery, NIMHANS, Bangalore, India
  • Dr. A. Kurve, Assistant Professor Neurosurgery, Medical College, Nagpur, India.