Dr. (Prof.). V.S. Mehta is one of India’s Top Neurosurgeon with extensive experience as the Head of Neuro Surgery and Chief of Neurosciences Centre. Dr. Mehta is been one of the top neurosurgeons in the country and a veteran in the field of Neurosurgery. He was elected as the president of the Neurological Society and as the President of the South Asian Neurosurgeons. He is renowned worldwide for his work in the field of Brain Stem Surgery, Brachial Plexus Surgery, Aneurysms, and Spinal Tumor Surgery. He is a well-known Brain Tumor Surgeon in India and has treated numerous Indian and International patients all across the globe for Brain disorders.
Dr. V.S. Mehta is a Chairman and HOD of Neurosciences at Paras Hospital. He has pioneered the development and the establishment of the Best Neurosciences Institute at Paras Hospital. Under Dr. Mehta’s Guidance, this has become the first hospital in the region to be equipped with Image-Guided Brain Tumor Navigation Technology for brain tumors and low-grade gliomas, intraoperative monitoring system for neurosurgery, Transcranial Doppler, to list a few, and also with the latest technology, medical expertise to detect and treat all types of neurological and neurosurgical ailments.
Dr. V.S. Mehta has been honored with various awards, including the Indian Medical Association South Delhi Branch Special Award for excellence in academics, PADMA SHRI Award by the President of India for the contribution in the Field of Medicine. He was nominated as a Founder Member of the World Academy of Neurological Surgeons in 2005, as a guest member of “The Japan Neurosurgical Society” in the year 2006 and as an International Member of the “Brazilian Academy of Neurosurgery” in 2007. He was also honored with Swasthya Bharat Samman by LIC Zee News in 2010 at Gurgaon.
Such awards and honors provide the confidence and motivation to continue clinical journey” words of Dr. V.S. Mehta.
- 2001 – 2006: Chief – Neurosciences Center, AIIMS, New Delhi
- 1994- 2006: Head – Dept. of Neurosurgery, Gamma Knife Centre, AIIMS (New Delhi)
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Awards and Honors
- E. MERCK Gold Medal for best paper for year 1980 at its Annual conference of Neurological Society of India held at Calcutta.
- E. MERCK Gold Medal for best paper for year 1985 at its Annual conference of Neurological Society of India held at Madurai.
- Jack and Monica Britton Traveling Fellowship to visit different Neurological Centres in United Kingdom in 1986.
- Senior Commonwealth Fellowship 1994.
- Indian Medical Association South Delhi Branch Special Award for excellence in academics, 16th December 2001.
- Awarded for best recruiting STICH Centre in Asia June 2003.
- Presidential Oration on 2nd February 2003 – Delhi Neurological Association.
- Fellow of National Academy of Medical Sciences 2003.
- Awarded PADMA SHRI Award by the President of India for the year 2005 for the contribution in the field of Medicine.
- Nominated as Founder Member of World Academy of Neurological Surgeons in 2005.
- Dr Satyapal Aggarwal Memorial Annual Indian Medical Association (IMA) Oration on “Brain Tumours Past, Present and Future”, 22nd October 2005, Ludhiana
- Nominated as a guest member of “ The Japan Neurosurgical Society in 2006”
- Nominated as International member of the “Brazilian Academy of Neurosurgery in 2007”.
- Delivered key note address in 6th Annual Meeting of Association of Neurosurgeon of China in 2006at Beijing”
- Presidential Oration on 17th December’2007 in its annual Conference of Neurological Society of India held at Agra”
- A.D Sehgal Oration on 07th February’2009 in its annual conference of Delhi Neurological Association held at AIIMS, New Delhi.
- Invited to Deliver A.D.Sehgal Oration at Neurotrauma Conference 7-9th August 2009 at Jaipur on “Brachial Plexus Injuries”.
- Presidential oration on 11th Sept 2009 in its annual conference of Indian Society of Cerebrovascular Surgery held at Manipal on 11-12th Sept 2009.
- S.P. Srivastava Memorial oration on 14th Nov 2010 at its U.P. Con 2010, (U.P. Branch of IMA) at Saharanpur.
- Honoured with Swasthya Bharat Samman by L.I.C. Zee News on 15th Nov. 2010 at Gurgaon.
- Dave – Newton oration on 19th Nov 2011 at K.G.M.C. Lucknow.
Research and Publications
- Reliability of CT scanning in the histological diagnosis of intracranial occupying lesions.
- A prospective study of pulmonary infection among 100 consecutive head injured patients.
- Critical evaluation and management of subdural hematoma.
- Mycotic infection of the brain. A review of 12 cases.
- Results of surgery for brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injuries especially with the use of sural nerve grafts.
- ICMR Research Project entitled “Collaborative study of head injuries, epidemiological, pathological, clinical and psychiatric aspects”, 1978-79. V.S. Mehta, P.N. Tandon etal.
- Pharmacological intervention in neurogenic pulmonary edema hemodynamic and biochemical profile.
- Long-term follow up of Head injuries along with their psychological evaluation.
- Cardiovascular abnormalities in head injuries with use of betalblockers in selected group of patients.
- Day care surgery for selected group of Neurosurgical patients.
- Mechanics of intracranial pressure to hyperthermia and raised ICP in primates.
- Clinical trial in high grade Malignant Glioma – combining radiotherapy with 2 Deoxy-D-Glucose in Escalating Doses.
- Role of Gamma Knife in A.V.M. of the brain.
- Mehta V.S., Sarkar Chitra, Ralte Angela Mercy, Sharma M.C., Karak A.K.
- Role of Gamma Knife in Benign tumour of the brain.
- Recurrent Astrocytic tumours: A study of Proliferative Index, Apoptotic Index and P53 Protein expression.
- Mehta V.S., Julka P., Ketan Kalinga, Sarkar C., Rath G.K., Bal C.S.
- The response of chemotherapy and Radiotherapy in high-grade glioma in Relation to P53 Protein expression.
- Higher Rank Diffusion Tensor Imaging of Brain Tumors. Mehta V.S., Paul S., Roy P.K.
- Mehta V.S., Jain S., Padma M.V., Tripathi M., Maheshwari M.C., and Sharma P.
- Treatment of severe Intraventricular Hemorrhage by Intraventricular infusion of Urokinasae, a Pilot Study.
- Mehta V.S., Malhotra R., Sharma Anurag, Gupta B.D., Gupta Aditya.
- Higher (Fourth) Order Diffusion Tensor MRI based Generalized Anisotropic mapping of low and high grade gliomas: Mehta V.S., Paul S., Roy P.K.
- Compensatory mechanisms to preserve picture naming in patients with frontal lobe tumor. Mehta V.S., Chakraborty A., Singh N.S.
- Higher (Fourth) Order Diffusion Tensor MRI based Generalized Anisotropic mapping of low and high grade gliomas: Towards a pathognomic diagnostic signature. Mehta V.S., Paul S., Roy P.K.
- Evaluating the status of pro-inflammatory mediators across different grades of human astrocytoma (NBRC) 2009. Mehta V.S., Sen E.
- Randomised Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled, Multicentric, Dose Escalation Study to Evaluate the Safety and Preliminary Efficiency of Recombinant Factor VIIa (Novo-Seven/Nia Stase) in subjects with Brain Contusion (Trial ID: F7CBI-1600) 2005. Mehta V.S, Kumar Rajender, Gupta A., Sinha S.
- Non invasive optical fibre probe based Near Intra red Spectroscopy (NIRS) for assessing brain activity a D.S.T. Project in collaboration with IIT and National Physical Laboratory, 2003-2005.
- Multicentric International Trial on “Surgical Trial of Intracerebral Haemorrhage” funded by Stroke Association and Medical Research Council (U.K.). Mehta V.S., Chandra P.S., Prasad K., Tripathi Manjari, Singh Sumit, 2000-2003.
- Decompressive craniectomy for intradural lesions in Head Injury, Multi Centric International Survey. A European Brain Injury Consortium, 2001-2002.