Common Specialities
{{speciality.keyWord}}
Common Issues
{{issue.keyWord}}
Common Treatments
{{treatment.keyWord}}
Book
Call
Dr. Swaroop Gopal  - Neurosurgeon, Bangalore

Dr. Swaroop Gopal

MBBS, MCh - Neuro Surgery, Fellowship in Interventional Neurosurgery (FINR)

Neurosurgeon, Bangalore

31 Years Experience  ·  800 - 1000 at clinic
Book Appointment
Call Doctor
Dr. Swaroop Gopal MBBS, MCh - Neuro Surgery, Fellowship in Interventional N... Neurosurgeon, Bangalore
31 Years Experience  ·  800 - 1000 at clinic
Book Appointment
Call Doctor
Submit Feedback
Report Issue
Get Help
Feed
Services
Reviews

Personal Statement

I believe in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care....more
I believe in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care.
More about Dr. Swaroop Gopal
Dr. Swaroop Gopal is a popular Neurosurgeon in Indira Nagar, Bangalore. He has been a successful Neurosurgeon for the last 31 years. He is a qualified MBBS, MCh - Neuro Surgery, Fellowship in Interventional Neurosurgery (FINR) . You can meet Dr. Swaroop Gopal personally at Skin Clinic in Indira Nagar, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Swaroop Gopal on Lybrate.com.

Lybrate.com has a number of highly qualified Neurosurgeons in India. You will find Neurosurgeons with more than 44 years of experience on Lybrate.com. You can find Neurosurgeons online in Bangalore and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.

Info

Education
MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore - 1987
MCh - Neuro Surgery - NIMHANS - 1993
Fellowship in Interventional Neurosurgery (FINR) - USA - 2005
Awards and Recognitions
Best Outgoing Gold Medal, NIMHANS
International Cancer Research Fellow
Professional Memberships
Neurological Society of India
Society for Neurovascular Intervention

Location

Book Clinic Appointment with Dr. Swaroop Gopal

Skin Clinic

# 395, C.M Hospital Road, 2nd Stage, Indiranagar. Landmark: Above Allahabad Bank & Opp.Manyavar, Near Kanti Sweet & Beyond H.D.F.C Bank and Between 78 and 79 Metro PillarBangalore Get Directions
1000 at clinic
...more

Skin Clinic

# 395, C M Hospital Road, 2nd Stage. Landmark: Opp. Manyavar, Near Kanti Sweet & Beyond H.d.f.c Bank And Between 78 And 79 Metro Pillar, BangaloreBangalore Get Directions
800 at clinic
...more

Sakra World Hospital

52/2 & 52/3, Devarabeesanahalli Flyover, Kariyammana Agrahara, Outer Ring Road, Marathahalli Landmark : Near Passport Office & Opposite To IntelBangalore Get Directions
800 at clinic
...more
View All

Services

Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
View All Services

Submit Feedback

Submit a review for Dr. Swaroop Gopal

Your feedback matters!
Write a Review

Reviews

Popular
All Reviews
View More
View All Reviews

Feed

Nothing posted by this doctor yet. Here are some posts by similar doctors.

I have migraine problem what should I do. If I don't take torkast FX I feel pressure what should I do?

PhD, Human Energy Fields, Diploma in PIP, EFI, Aura scanning for Health evaluation; Energy field assessment, Fellowship Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Rehabilitation, MD (Ayur - Mind Body Med), Mind Body Medicine
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Pune
Dear Migrane is also a result of lack of sleep, weakness in blood; poor digestion, gas and sever acidity. First, make sure your food and rest is proper. Migrane may go away on its own. Regards.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Dementia - Easy Tips To Help You Cope With It!

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Dementia - Easy Tips To Help You Cope With It!

A lot of things can be done to cope with the initial stages of dementia. A person goes through a wide range of emotions such as fear, denial, frustration, and anger, post the diagnosis. Here is a list of tips that will help a patient with dementia to cope better:

  1. Physical health: For a dementia patient, it is very important to take care of one’s health. A good diet along with regular exercise and adequate rest is a prerequisite to manage this disorder.
  2. Regular check-ups: Regular medical check-ups with the doctor are necessary in this condition. Depression and other mental health problems should be discussed with a professional.
  3. Quit alcohol: Alcohol might give momentary pleasure from the misery, but it has long-standing implications. It reacts with the medicine and creates additional health and memory-related complications.
  4. Allocate time for difficult tasks: With time, it can become difficult to perform even the simplest of tasks. The patient should accordingly schedule the time to perform the tasks which may be difficult to carry out. Adequate breaks should be taken while performing a task to avoid getting fatigued.
  5. Redefine work: If a patient is suffering from dementia is still working, it should be ensured that the work is more manageable from a desk. Planning an early retirement may be a good idea in order to cope with dementia.
  6. Be organised: Keeping track of things can get difficult with time. It, therefore, makes sense to organise all belongings systematically. Putting labels on doors and drawers also help.
  7. Continue pursuing your hobbies: Amidst the difficulty and the depression, it is a good idea to continue doing things that are fun. While such activities might require some assistance from the doctor and family members, this helps the patient to be cheerful and healthy.
  8. Maintain notes: Since dementia is involved with forgetfulness, it makes sense to maintain a diary and keep records of phone numbers, people, appointments, etc.
  9. Communication channel: Maintaining a direct communication channel with family, friends, and relatives is a good idea. Sharing feelings will go a long way in maintaining relations with loved ones.
  10. Support group: Joining a dementia support group can be highly beneficial for the patient. It will not only give the patient company but also make sure that the patient gets a lot of useful information about the disorder. It also helps in keeping the morale up.
  11. Getting ready for the future: Things need to be meticulously planned well in advance to ensure that when the disease progresses, the patient has enough people to look after him. Things such as medical arrangements, financial assets, and property details should be carefully handed over as per the patient's wish. This will ensure a smooth run of the patients’ life when they can no longer take care of themselves. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Psychiatrist.
2757 people found this helpful

Brain Tumor - Stages and Treatment!

MBBS, MD-Radio Therapy
Oncologist, Ghaziabad
Brain Tumor - Stages and Treatment!

Grading of brain cancer is entirely different as compared to the staging of other cancers in the body. Cancer in the breast, lung, colon etc. are staged depending on the possible spread, location of a tumor and lymph node involvement etc. However, brain tumors are graded based on the aggressiveness of the tumor cells under a microscope. The resect ability and the grade of the tumor cells guide a doctor on the treatment decisions. The decision of a brain surgery depends on factors such as the location, spread of a tumour and the general health of the patient.

Types of Brain Tumor Grading:

Grade 1 tumor- These sets of tumors are medically known as the juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma and subependymoma. They are slow growing and non-invasive. There is a likelihood of the patient getting cured with surgery.
Grade 2 tumor- These are brain tumors that do not possess dead cells as part of the tumour. But, they do portray a lot of abnormal cells. Tumors of this type can be categorized under oligodendroglioma, astrocytoma, and ependymoma.
Grade 3 tumor- Tumors of this type are graded based on the cell type of the cancer cells. For instance, an anaplastic astrocytoma is a grade 3 tumor that has no dead cells but possesses dividing cells. In contrast, anaplastic ependymoma and anaplastic oligodendroglioma are grade 3 tumor cells that have dead cells in them.
Grade 4 tumor- Tumors of this type are referred to as glioblastoma. The tumor cells are actively dividing, the growth of blood vessels is witnessed and areas of dead tissue keep expanding.

Treatment options:
1. Surgery-
If the location of a brain tumor is such that it is accessible to a surgeon, the latter goes ahead and removes most of the tumor if not the whole. If, however, the brain tumor cells are placed very near to the surrounding very sensitive brain tissues, a doctor might remove a small portion of the tumor to curb its growth.
2. Radiation Therapy- This mode of treatment uses high energy X-ray beams to kill targeted cells of the brain. External beam radiation usually targets a small area of the brain. A whole brain radiation, on the other hand, is usually employed when a tumor has spread to most parts of the brain. Radiotherapy is now so evolved that it is highly targeted to tutor cells that kills cancer and spares normal brain.
3. Chemotherapy- Chemotherapy employs drugs to kill cancer cells. Chemotherapy can either be taken in the form of an IV or in the form of pills. The dosage of chemotherapy is decided based on the concentration of cancer cells, spread frequency, platelet count of the patient etc. The most common chemotherapy drug that is prescribed by doctors to fight cancer cells is temozolomide.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

 

3232 people found this helpful

What am I did for migraine problem it is very painful for me I want to get rid of this.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Do take balanced diet and avoid stress anxiety and anticipating the things do regular physical activity and breathing exercises for about 15 minutes duration each time regularly best wishes.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am 22 years old. I have stopped consuming alcohol from last 2 months, but I am having problems like shaky hands, slurred speech, weakness in body, and cannot concentrate on work.Please tell.

Psychologist, Srinagar
I am 22 years old. I have stopped consuming alcohol from last 2 months, but I am having problems like shaky hands, sl...
Dear this condition is called withdrawal phase it remains for 20 to 30 days after stopping consuming alcohol. A person who consumes it in high quantity can remain present for 3 to 6 months. Better is to take anti craving drugs that will help you to control withdrawals.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am 22 years old. I am suffering from fits. It came 5 times till now. Last 3 years before it didn't came. Last 3 days back it was attacked. It first attacked on 2009. Up to now I used eptoin 100mg tablets (two tablets per day. Please give permeanent recover solution.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Do consult neuro physician specialised in epilepsy and do consult neuro psychiatrist to solve your present problem.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am thyagarajan I am 22 yrs old. I have tremors through out my body. Whenever I indulge in physical activities I feel joints aching and shivering in hands.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. My advise to you will be to consult a neurophysician for your complaints of tremors or shivering as these may be some kind of dystonias. Also please get few blood tests like esr, crp, serum vitamin d & b12 levels, serum uric acid and serum electrolytes done and send reports across to me. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. You can also discuss your case and treatment plans with me in a greater detail in a private consultation.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Sleep Disorders

MBBS, DPM (Psychiatry)
Psychiatrist, Thrissur
Sleep Disorders

SLEEP DISORDERS {INSOMANIA}

Sleep disorders
A sleep disorder (somnipathy) is a disorder in the sleep patterns of a person or animal. Some sleep disorders can interfere with mental and emotional function. A test commonly ordered for some sleep disorders is the polysomnogram.
Contents
1 Common sleep disorders
2 Broad classifications of sleep disorders
3 Common causes of sleep disorders
4 General Principles of Treatment

The most common sleep disorders include:
Bruxism
: The sufferer involuntarily grinds his or her teeth while sleeping.
Delayed sleep phase syndrome (DSPS): A sleep disorder of circadian rhythm, characterized by the inability to wake up and fall asleep at the desired times, but not by inability to stay asleep.
Hypopnea syndrome: Abnormally shallow breathing or slow respiratory rate while sleeping.
Narcolepsy: The condition of falling asleep spontaneously and unwillingly.
Night terror or Pavor nocturnus or sleep terror disorder: abrupt awakening from sleep with behavior consistent with terror.
Parasomnias: Include a variety of disruptive sleep-related events.
Periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD): Involuntary movement of arms and/or legs during sleep. See also Hypnic jerk, which is not a disorder.
Rapid eye movement behavior disorder (RBD): Acting out violent or dramatic dreams while in REM sleep.
Restless legs syndrome (RLS): An irresistible urge to move legs while sleeping. Often accompanies PLMD.
Shift work sleep disorder (SWSD).
Sleep apnea
: The obstruction of the airway during sleep.
Sleepwalking or somnambulism: Engaging in activities that are normally associated with wakefulness (such as eating or dressing), which may include walking, without the conscious knowledge of the subject.
Snoring: Loud breathing patterns while sleeping, sometimes accompanying sleep apnea.
Broad classifications of sleep disorders
Dysomnias - A broad category of sleep disorders characterized by either hypersomnolence or insomnia. The three major subcategories include intrinsic (i.e., arising from within the body), extrinsic (secondary to environmental conditions or various pathologic conditions), and disturbances of circadian rhythm.
Insomnia
Narcolepsy
Obstructive sleep apnea
Restless leg syndrome
Periodic limb movement disorder
Hypersomnia
Recurrent hypersomnia - including Kleine-Levin syndrome
Posttraumatic hypersomnia
"Healthy" hypersomnia

3 people found this helpful

Hello doctor I have migration problem last one year I am 35 year old man what should I do please tell me doctor.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1.Take Paracetamol 500mg one Tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily at the time of attack 2.Drink plenty of water and take rest. 3.Check your BP 4. Avoid stress, anxiety, depression, agitation,exposure to loud noise, bright light since it precipitates migraine attack 5. Go for regular exercise 6. practice yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve you from stress 7. If You have chronic migraine, you have to take migraine prophylaxis after consulting neurologist
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Hi, I am 37 year old, my problem is that my legs and hands get numb whenever I sit folded leg or sit on floor. Hands also get numb when I raise for more than 10 sec. My wt is 95 kg and heihgt is 5.11.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Basically you have to reduce weight to at least 45 kgs regarding numbness due to nerve deficit or check whether your diabetic leading to poor circulation when sitting folded or sitting on the floor condition called diabetic neuropathy and also have to rule out of any vascular lesions etc,
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have got lots of shivering problem and I feel too tired always, I have too much of anger problem too with which my period cycles are too late, I feel like I might be suffering from thyroid because my throat is swollen please guide me how to cure this please help me out as my energy is going down day by day.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Please undergo following blood tests CBC,ESR,THYROID PROFILE,VIT-B 12,GLUCOSE morning empty stomach.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

If there is a situation of brain dead to a person then what is solution to cure it ? Please reply us fast.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Indore
IF A NEUROLOGIST HAS DIAGNOSED PATIENT AS " BRAIN DEAD , IT MEANS THAT MOST OF THE PART OF BRAIN HAVE STOPPED FUNCTIONING,BUT BECAUSE VITAL FUNCTIONS LIKE HEART BEAT AND RESPIRATION ARE STILL GOING ON.THIS MEANS PATIENT IS LIVING LIKE A VEGETABLE STILL THERE IS NO POSSIBILITY OF HIM BECOMING CONCIOUS AGAIN.SOME PEOPLE MAY CONTINUE LIVING FOR MONTHS AND YEARS. IT CAN NOT BE CURED.YOU WILL HAVE TO EXCEPT THIS REALITY THAT PRACTICALLY HE IS ADEAD PERSON WHEN BRAIN IS DEAD. ORGAN DONATION AND TRYING TO HELP OTHER PEOPLE IN NEED OF LIVE ORGANS LIKE 2 KIDNEYS LIVER HEART ETC HE CAN GIVE HEALTH TO 5 PEOPLE. CONTACT RENAL FOUNDATION OF INDIA IF YOU WANT THIS GOOD WORK DONE. MY CONSOLATIONS FOR YOUR LOSS.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My father is suffering from memory loss. Since then he has an irritating nature as wel as aggressive. How to treat him or are the treatments available for this problem.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear, many people become forgetful as they become older. This is common and is often not due to dementia. There are also other disorders such as depression and an underactive thyroid that can cause memory problems. Dementia is the most serious form of memory problem. It causes a loss of mental ability, and other symptoms. Dementia can be caused by various disorders which affect parts of the brain involved with thought processes. Most cases are caused by alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, or dementia with lewy bodies. Symptoms of dementia develop gradually and typically become worse over a number of years. The most important part of treatment for dementia is good-quality support and care for the person with dementia and for their carers. In some cases, treatment with medicines may be helpful. Please consult a physician first.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Sir, my sister's husband ko kafi samay se ek problem hai jisme unki neck or hands hilte rahte hai or unka treatment aims me chal raha hai. Unki disease ke liye unko injection lagaye jate h. But unki problem ab jada ho gayi hai. So please suggest me where we should go ?

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Age of patient? Isko commonly tremors kahte hain, thyroid problem, dystonia. Aur age related parkinsonism kuch causes hain. Aapko apne city k achhe neurologist /neurophysician ko dikhana chahiye.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Music therapy for epilepsy

The study says in conjunction with traditional treatment, music may be used as a novel intervention to help prevent seizures in people with epilepsy. It's been found significantly higher levels of brain wave activity in participants when they were listening to music and it's synchronised more with the music expecially in the temporal lobe than in people without epilepsy
17 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

What Are The Risk Associated With Brain Surgery?

MCh, MBBS, MRCS (UK)
Neurosurgeon, Chennai
What Are The Risk Associated With Brain Surgery?

The most powerful and amazing organ in our body is the brain. It differs from many other organs of our body not only by its shape, but also by its special type of cell called neurons. When these cells gets affected or dead it can never be reverted or regenerated which is the most exclusive nature found only in brain cells. The cells in other parts of our body has the capacity to regenerate (can be replaced or new one can be grown or produced), but brain cells are exception. Hence any damage to the brain, injury or trauma is really a crucial thing to be considered with utmost care.

Brain surgeries really need skill, proper training, confidence and intelligence to perform this highly complicated and risky surgery.

Purpose:
Brain surgeries are performed to:

  1. Remove the brain tissues that are grown abnormally
  2. Aneurysm is clipped to prevent flow of blood cliff off an aneurysm
  3. Biopsy purpose or to remove the tumour
  4. Make a nerve free
  5. Drain the abnormal blood or clot collection or to drain any excessive fluid collection caused by infection.
  6. To implant artificial electronic device as a treatment for conditions like Parkinson's disease

Types:

  1. Biopsy: A part of brain tissue is removed for the brain or whole tumour is removed.
  2. Craniotomy: The skull bone is opened to remove tumour, an aneurysm and drain fluid or blood from infection.
  3. Minimally invasive endonasal endoscopic surgery: Endoscopic devices are inserted through the nose to remove the lesions or tumour.
  4. Minimally invasive neuroendoscopy: Similar to endonasal surgery but small incision is made.

Risks:

  1. Anaesthesia risks like breathing difficulty, allergic reaction to medications, excessive bleeding or clots and infection.
  2. Risk related to the brain surgeries are seizures, coma, swelling of brain, infection to brain or meanings, surgical wound infection that intrudes to the brain structures, abnormal clot formation and bleeding.
  3. General risks include muscle weakness, disturbances in memory, speech, vision, coordination, balance and other functions that are controlled by the brain. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Neurosurgeon.
3168 people found this helpful

For numbness in hand or feet. Which doctor I have to consult. I want best opinion.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
For numbness in hand or feet. Which doctor I have to consult. I want best opinion.
Hello, take Hypericum 1x, 2 tabs with warm water twice daily for 7 days. If you don't get relief then consult a neurologist.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have migraine since 15 years I have done many treatment but there is no good result please suggest me medicine which have no size effect.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Migraine is a relapsing headache disorder. It causes episodic one sided headache associated with nausea and/ vomiting, relieved by medicines and rest and aggravated by factors like impaired sleep, stress, allergies, loud noise, sun exposure etc. In addition to taking medicines for acute headache attacks you also have to take treatment foe prevention of further episodes. This can be decided according to the type, duration, severity of headaches, medicines taken so far and associated symptoms like stress, anxiety, depression, sleep problems etc.
3 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback
View All Feed

Near By Doctors

91%
(17 ratings)

Dr. K Kartik Revanappa

MCh - Neurosurgery , MS - Orthopaedics
Neurosurgeon
Apollo Hospitals , 
250 at clinic
Book Appointment