Dr Karam Chand Sharma, MS, Mch

Dr. Karam is a consultant neurosurgeon and former head of the Department of Neurosurgery at Safdarjung hospital, one of the largest hospitals in India. He also serves as Professor of Neurosurgery at Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University and Vardhman Mahavir Medical College.

Dr. Karam earned his medical degree at Indra Gandhi Medical College in Shimla, and received the Gold medal in Medicine. He continued his medical training at the The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGI) in Chandigarh with a degree in Master of Surgery (MS). He received his MCh (NEUROSURGERY) degree in 1986 from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.

Dr Karam has invented 15 specialist surgical instruments like the Karam Chand Trepause Scalp Retractor and laminectomy instrument. He has also invented operations like Karam Chand operation for Chiari1 with Syringomyelia and Karam Chand operation for chronic subdural haematoma.

Throughout his career, Dr. Karam has been a sought-after reviewer for numerous national & international journals. He has published over 45 papers, contributed to three book chapters and written numerous blog posts on neurosurgery. In addition to his publishing accomplishments, Dr. Karam is frequently invited as a visiting professor, speaker, and instructor at hospitals, universities, and major medical meetings. He is a member of the Neurological Society of India, Delhi Neurological Association & the Indian Medical Association.

Many neurosurgeons from all over world consult Dr Karam on a wide range of topics. Dr Karam has worked internationally at hospitals in Iraq, Sri Lanka, Western Samoa & Ethiopia.

His contributions to neurosurgery have earned his numerous accolades and honors.

Frontotemporal craniotomy by karam chand method

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