DR. Ishwar Chandra Premsagar


Chief of Neuro & Spine, Oncology Services

Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, Sector - 5, Rohini, Delhi - 110 085
Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, Mahender Kumar Jain Marg, Niti Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi 110049


Image Guided Brain Tumor Surgery
Neurophysiology Monitoring during Brain Tumor Surgery
Craniotomy for Brain Tumor Surgery
Brain Tumor Surgery through nose (Transsphenoidal) by Endoscope
Minimally invasive and Endoscopic Spine Surgery
Stereotactic Brain Surgery particularly biopsies of deep seated lesions including Brain stem


MBBS, K.G Medical College, Lucknow, India
MS (General Surgery) K.G Medical College, Lucknow, India
M.Ch.(Neuro Surgery), K.G. Medical College, Lucknow, India
Commonwealth Fellowship at Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, UK
Senior Registrar, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, UK
Clinical Fellowship, Neuro Surgery, Grace Hospital, Detroit, USA
Clinical Fellowship, Stereotactic Neuro Surgery, Detroit Medical Centre, Detroit, USA
Clinical Fellowship, Neuro Oncology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, USA


1981 - 1984 Registrar in General Surgery, K.G. Medical College, Lucknow
1984 - 1987 Registrar in Neurosurgery, K.G Medical College, Lucknow
1987 - 1988 Registrar in Neurosurgery, Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi
1988 - 1989 Pool Officer in Neurosurgery, K.G. Medical College, Lucknow
1989 - 1997 Consultant Neurosurgeon, Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi
1995 - 1996 Registrar Neurosurgery, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, UK
1997 - 1999 Consultant Neurosurgeon, Dr RML Hospital, New Delhi, India
1999 - 2000 Clinical Fellow Stereotactic Neurosurgery, Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, USA
2000 - 2001 Clinical Fellow in Neuro- Oncology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, USA
2001 - 2010 Professor and Head Neurosurgery, Dr RML Hospital & PG Institute, New Delhi, India
2010 - 2014 Senior Consultant & Head Neurosurgery, Sri Balaji Action Medical Institute, New Delhi, India
2014 - 2016 Senior Consultant Neurosurgery, Max Smart Hospital, New Delhi, India
2016 - 2018 Senior Consultant & Head / Associate Dean Neurosurgery, Thumbay Hospital/Gulf Medical University, Ajman, UAE


Life Member, Delhi Spine Society
Life Member, Neurological Society of India
Life member, Neurological Surgeons Society India
Life Member, Neurotrauma Society of India
Life Member, Delhi Neurological Association
Life Member,Indian Society of Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery
Life Member, Indian Society for Trauma & Acute Care
Life Member, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeons of India
Life Member, Georgian Alumni Association, Lucknow
Life Member, Indian Federation of Sports Medicine
International member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, USA
International member, Association of American Neurological Surgeons


Dr. I.C. Premsagar is one of the leading Brain & Spine surgeons in India. He is having more than 30 years of experience in Brain & Spine Oncosurgery.
He routinely performs procedures such as Image Guided Brain Tumor Surgery, Neurophysiology Monitoring during Brain Tumor Surgery of Eloquent Regions and Spine Surgery.
He also performs awake craniotomy for Brain Tumor Surgery. He has special interest in removing pituitary and adjoining Brain Tumors through nose (Transsphenoidal) by endoscope. He is also experts in endoscopic Brain Surgery for removal of Intraventricular Brain Tumors.
He is expert in dealing of all type of spine problems. He has special interest in minimally invasive and endoscopic spine surgery.


After 3 years of training as registrar in neurosurgery, He passed M.Ch. in neurosurgery at King George’s Medical College Lucknow. He was awarded prestigious EMerck Gold Medal for Best Research paper in annual conference of neurological society of India. Later he joined as consultant neurosurgeon in Safdarjang Hospital New Delhi. In September 1995 He was awarded Commonwealth Medical Fellowship in an international competition and worked as senior registrar at Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, UK for a year and did all types of cranial base surgery. While in UK he also passed USMLE. In October 1997 he joined Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Dr.RML Hospital, New Delhi. In 1999 he joined Detroit Medical Center affiliated to Wayne State University. He worked there as clinical fellow in general neurosurgery and later in stereotactic neurosurgery. Then he joined as clinical fellow in neuro-oncology at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland. After experience in premier institutions he came back and joined Dr. R.M.L.Hospital, New Delhi. He upgraded the department, started stereotactic neuro oncology in brain and spine. He also started teaching program in Neurosurgery; first DNB and after few years M Ch. In 2010 He took voluntary retirement from Govt. Service. He worked as professor and head of Neurosurgery at Thumbay Group of Hospitals affiliated Gulf Medical University, Ajman, UAE for 2 years.He was also associate dean, Gulf Medical University, Ajman, UAE. Published : Many research papers in national and international Journals.

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