Dr. Laxmi Narayan Tripathy has been the Director of Medica Institute of Neurological Diseases, Medica Superspecialty Hospital, Kolkata from April 2010. He took over as Vice-Chairman, Medica Superspecialty Hospital, Kolkata from 2nd July 2010. Dr. Tripathy has performed over 5000 major Neurosurgical procedures including Aneurysm Clippings, Microsurgeries for Brain & Spinal Tumours, Spinal Exations, Endoscopic, Stereotactic procedures, Traumatic Brain Injuries etc.

Senior Vice Chairman, Director & Senior Consultant

MS, M.Ch (PGI), FRCS (Neurosurgery),

OPD Schedule: Mon – Sat (9am -5pm)

Areas of Expertise

Special interest in Aneurysm clipping, microsurgery for brain & spinal cord tumour and spinal
degenerative diseases (microdiscectomy) using BrainLAB, spinal fixation and arthroplasty
Stereotactic, Endoscopic and Functional Neurosurgery

  • Worked as a Consultant Neurosurgeon at I.G.H, Rourkela from 1990 till 1993
  • Worked in U.K as a Specialist Registrar in Neurosurgery from 1993 till 1999 and passed intercollegiate exam
    (FRCS) in Surgical Neurology from Glasgow in 1998
  • Worked as Head of Neurosurgery at National Neurosciences Centre, Peerless Hospital, Kolkata from 1999 till
  • Established Department of Neurosurgery in Suraksha Hospital, Kolkata (now AMRI, Salt Lake) in 2001 and
    headed the Department till April 2010
  • Head of the Department of Neurosurgery in Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata as Senior Consultant till April
Medical Education, Certifications, Fellowships, Research Papers

Graduated from SCB Medical College, Cuttack (Utkal University) as the Best Medical Graduate with 8 University Gold Medals in 1983
Trained in AIIMS (Residency) and then M.S (Surgery) and M.Ch (Neurosurgery) from PGI, Chandigarh in 1987 and 1990 respectively
Presented many papers at National & International Seminars

Awards & Honours
  • CCST- awarded by Post-graduate Medical Education and Training (UK) in 2008
  • Award – Rotary International Citation for Service Above Self in 2007