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

Procedures Performed

  • Spine Surgery
  • 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


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

Training & Education


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

Insurance Information

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Ratings & Reviews

4.41 out of 5
9 Reviews

The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

  • Patient Review

    Dr. Ramachandran is well liked and we feel comfortable talking to him. He wants to help.

    Patient Review

    We will monitor what happens. That is what I received as far as any care instructions.

    Patient Review

    I always so happy tell everyone about my drs., nurses when I come home too. No worries. NO problems too.

    Patient Review

    Very good!

    Patient Review

    Didn't ask how I was dealing with it and had very little concern of my pain. Looked at mri and seen small disc bulge and compares my back problems and pain with others.
    • Patient Review

      I thought he was very smart, very nice, very serious and explained things really good. I fully trust him and the UK Hospital -
    • Patient Review

      Dr. Ramachandran was extremely thorough yet very efficient but not rushed. He made sure you knew what was going and what to expect.
    • Patient Review

      *Dr. Ramachandran was very understanding and knowledgeable about my condition and very patient like he had all day to talk. Grateful I got him as my surgeon.
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