• 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

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Ratings & Reviews

4.41 out of 5
7 Reviews

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  • Patient Review

    It was a helpful and learning experience.

    Patient Review

    Dr. Ramachandran is very informative and cares about his patients input.

    Patient Review

    Refer colleagues and friends to *Dr. Ram.

    Patient Review

    They were very detailed and pleasant in talking with me about my back pain and what could be done to help me with it.

    Patient Review

    • 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.