Dr. Ambekar is currently a Consultant in Neurological Surgery at the Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre. Previously, he graduated cum laude with a M.B.B.S. from JIPMER, Pondicherry, which is one of the primer institutes in India. He completed a 5-year neurosurgical residency at NIMHANS, which is the best University for training in Neurosurgery in India, followed by a 1- year skullbase surgery fellowship and a 2-year endovascular fellowship at the LSUHSC, Shreveport, LA and the University of Miami Department of Neurological Surgery, United States. Dr. Ambekar specializes in the treatment of brain aneurysms and AVMs (arteriovenous malformations). He is one of the few dual-trained neurosurgeons in the country able to offer both surgical and minimally invasive endovascular solutions to complex cerebrovascular disease. The minimally invasive endovascular techniques allows for patients to be treated through a 1mm incision in the leg with no incisions in the head. Because of his dual training, he unbiased with regards to the treatment chosen. While most lesions can be treated endovascularly, there are some cases are safer with surgery. Dr. Ambekar is able to perform every procedure from the initial angiogram to the final embolization or surgery. He is also a specialist in pediatric vascular disease such as aneurysms and tumors, and treating children with surgical and endovascular techniques. Dr. Ambekar also is specifically involved in mechanical thrombectomy for acute ischemic stroke, intracranial stenting for atherosclerotic disease, carotid endarterectomy/stenting and treatment of intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulae.
Jaslok Hospital And Research Centre
Best Outgoing Resident in Neurosurgery (2011). Has published over 75 peer reviewed journal articles and 5 book chapters. Research in the role of Computational Fluid Hemodynamics in characterizing the growth and rupture of intracranial aneurysms.
M.B.B.S. (2006) JIPMER, Pondicherry. M.Ch. (2011) NIMHANS, Bangalore. Fellowship in Skullbase surgery (2014) LSUHSC, Shreveport, LA, United States. Fellowship in Endovascular Neurosurgry (2015) University of Miami, Fl, United States. Dr. Ambekar has worked for 1 year at NIMHANS following his residency and 3 years at the LSUHSC and the University of Miami, United States.
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