Dr. D K Vatsal splendid list of qualifications consisting of MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MCh (Neurosurgery) and DCH degrees have all being achieved from the renowned K G Medical College (Lucknow). The fact that Dr. Vatsal is a two time Gold Medallist, one in MS and the other in MCh examinations is an exemplary illustration of academic brilliance and ingenuity. Finalization of multidisciplinary training in Emergency Care (MDTEC- USA, UK, and India) was an augmenting factor to his existing qualifications thus providing him an insight into emergency and urgent patient care.
A glimpse into his past experience brings out the fact that Dr. Vatsal formerly served at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals (New Delhi), a hospital of high repute. This was followed by teaching experience as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery, University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi for a period of two years. Dr. Vatsal later worked in the Neurosurgery Department of KGMU as a Senior Research Associate. During this tenure, Dr. Vatsal performed various major neurosurgical operations and within a span of three years molded extremely skilled Neurosurgeons imbibing high professional excellence.
Till date, Dr. Vatsal has performed over 10000 operations with the numbers growing rapidly. His publication record includes 40 papers in reputed national & international journals with two chapters on posterior decompression of cervical spine and Ependymoma Brain in Clinical Neurosurgery book.
Besides academics, Dr. Vatsal has won several awards in sports events, all playing a crucial part in his versatile personality. His invention of a new operation named Square Laminoplasty in 2003, published in the Journal of Neurosurgical Surgery tops the list of his professional achievements. Such an accomplishment indeed figures among the praiseworthy feats achieved by a doctor.
His specializations include,
- Brain Tumor
- Neurovascular Diseases of Brain
- Head Injury
- Spinal Cord Injury and Tumor