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Haran Ramachandran, MD

Haran Ramachandran, MD
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  • Neurosurgery
  • Conditions treated

    All aspects of neurosurgery: spinal surgery, surgery of brain tumors and cerebrovascular surgery
  • About

    Dr. Haran Ramachandran is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Kentucky. He trained in medicine and neurosurgery at the Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, India, a premier medical institution where neurosurgery and neurosurgical training first started. After obtaining his MBBS and MCh degrees, he joined his alma mater as an academic faculty where he practiced for 15 years.

    After relocating to the US, he completed residency training in Neurosurgery at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. He then continued as an attending neurosurgeon for the last 10 years at the Lahey Clinic in Boston. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. His 30-year experience covers all aspects of neurosurgery: spinal surgery, surgery of brain tumors and cerebrovascular surgery. He has a special interest in spine surgery, the treatment of neck and back pain and the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia.

    Faculty Rank

    Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery


    MCh, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

    MBBS, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India


    Neurosurgery, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

    Neurosurgery, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Mass.


    Skull Based/Vascular Neurosurgery, Mid Atlantic Brain, Ear and Spine Institute, Annandale, Va.

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Board of Neurological Surgery

  • Procedures performed

    • Anterior cervical cisectomy and fusion (ACDF)
    • Cervical laminectomy and lateral mass fusion
    • Lumbar microdiscectomy (LMD)
    • Lumbar hemilaminotomy
    • Bilateral laminar and lateral recess decompression
    • Cervical laminectomy for excision of spinal cord tumor
    • Lumbar laminectomy for resection of synovial cyst
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