Padmashree Dr. (PROF.) V.S. Mehta

Padmashree Dr. (PROF.) V.S. Mehta

Chairman Neurosciences

Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon

Padmashree Dr. (Prof.) V.S. Mehta is a stalwart in the field of neurosurgery and is known all over the world for his exceptional expertise and medical precision. He comes with extensive experience of 38 years. He is one of the few doctors to receive awards like the Padma Shree and the Life Time Achievement Award (ASSOCHAM & 6th MT Awards- Mumbai). Over the years he has been instrumental in initiating various clinical protocols and introducing technology interventions such as the brain tumor navigation technology to the forefront of neurosurgery to ensure that 100% surgical accuracy and surgical brilliance are delivered. His patient outcomes, code of conduct, and ethical framework has been exceptional all through his medical career. Being a part of the medical ethics committee of MCI, he has always adhered to all protocols and ensured that organizations that he is associated with also adhere to the same

Previous Experience

  • 2001- 2006: Chief – Neurosciences Center, AIIMS, New Delhi
  • 1994- 2006: Head – Dept. of Neurosurgery, Gamma Knife Centre, AIIMS (New Delhi)

Education and Fellowships

  • M.B.B.S.
  • M.S. (Gen. Surg.)
  • M.Ch. (Neurosurgery)

Awards and Honors

  • E. MERCK Gold Medal for best paper for year 1980 at its Annual conference of Neurological Society of India held at Calcutta.
  • E. MERCK Gold Medal for best paper for year 1985 at its Annual conference of Neurological Society of India held at Madurai.
  • Jack and Monica Britton Traveling Fellowship to visit different Neurological Centres in United Kingdom in 1986.
  • Senior Commonwealth Fellowship 1994.
  • Indian Medical Association South Delhi Branch Special Award for excellence in academics, 16th December 2001.
  • Awarded for best recruiting STICH Centre in Asia June 2003.
  • Presidential Oration on 2nd February 2003 – Delhi Neurological Association.
  • Fellow of National Academy of Medical Sciences 2003.
  • Awarded PADMA SHRI Award by the President of India for the year 2005 for the contribution in the field of Medicine.
  • Nominated as Founder Member of World Academy of Neurological Surgeons in 2005.
  • Dr Satyapal Aggarwal Memorial Annual Indian Medical Association (IMA) Oration on “Brain Tumours Past, Present and Future”, 22nd October 2005, Ludhiana
  • Nominated as a guest member of “ The Japan Neurosurgical Society in 2006”
  • Nominated as International member of the “Brazilian Academy of Neurosurgery in 2007”.
  • Delivered key note address in 6th Annual Meeting of Association of Neurosurgeon of China in 2006at Beijing”
  • Presidential Oration on 17th December’2007 in its annual Conference of Neurological Society of India held at Agra”
  • A.D Sehgal Oration on 07th February’2009 in its annual conference of Delhi Neurological Association held at AIIMS, New Delhi.
  • Invited to Deliver A.D.Sehgal Oration at Neurotrauma Conference 7-9th August 2009 at Jaipur on “Brachial Plexus Injuries”.
  • Presidential oration on 11th Sept 2009 in its annual conference of Indian Society of Cerebrovascular Surgery held at Manipal on 11-12th Sept 2009.
  • S.P. Srivastava Memorial oration on 14th Nov 2010 at its U.P. Con 2010, (U.P. Branch of IMA) at Saharanpur.
  • Honoured with Swasthya Bharat Samman by L.I.C. Zee News on 15th Nov. 2010 at Gurgaon.
  • Dave – Newton oration on 19th Nov 2011 at K.G.M.C. Lucknow.

Research and Publications

  • A prospective study of pulmonary infection among 100 consecutive head injured patients.
  • Reliability of CT scanning in the histological diagnosis of intracranial occupying lesions.
  • Mycotic infection of the brain. A review of 12 cases.
  • Critical evaluation and management of subdural hematoma.
  • ICMR Research Project entitled “Collaborative study of head injuries, epidemiological, pathological, clinical and psychiatric aspects” – 1978-79. V.S. Mehta, P.N. Tandon etal.
  • Results of surgery for brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injuries especially with the use of sural nerve grafts.
  • Long-term follow up of Head injuries along with their psychological evaluation.
  • Pharmacological intervention in neurogenic pulmonary edema hemodynamic and biochemical profile.
  • Day care surgery for selected group of Neurosurgical patients.
  • Cardiovascular abnormalities in head injuries with use of betalblockers in selected group of patients.
  • Clinical trial in high grade Malignant Glioma – combining radiotherapy with 2 Deoxy-D-Glucose in Escalating Doses.
  • Mechanics of intracranial pressure to hyperthermia and raised ICP in primates.
  • Role of Gamma Knife in Benign tumour of the brain.
  • Role of Gamma Knife in A.V.M. of the brain.
  • Recurrent Astrocytic tumours : A study of Proliferative Index, Apoptotic Index and P53 Protein expression.
  • Ralte Angela Mercy, Sarkar Chitra, Karak A.K., Sharma M.C., Mehta V.S.
  • The response of chemotherapy and Radiotherapy in high-grade glioma in Relation to P53 Protein expression.
  • Ketan Kalinga, Julka P., Rath G.K., Sarkar C., Bal C.S., Mehta V.S.
  • Treatment of severe Intraventricular Hemorrhage by Intraventricular infusion of Urokinasae – A Pilot Study.
  • Padma M.V., Jain S., Maheshwari M.C., Mehta V.S., Tripathi M. and Sharma P.
  • Non invasive optical firbre probe based Near Intra red Spectroscopy (NIRS) for assessing brain activity a D.S.T. Project in collaboration with IIT and National Physical Laboratory 2003-2005.
  • Sharma Anurag, Mehta V.S., Gupta Aditya, Gupta B.D., Malhotra R.
  • Multicentric International Trial on “Surgial Trial of Intracerebral Haemorrhage” funded by Stroke Association and Medical Research Council (U.K.). Mehta V.S., Chandra P.S., Prasad K., Tripathi Manjari, Singh Sumit 2000-2003.
  • Decompressive craniectomy for intradural lesions in Head Injury, Multi Centric International Survey. A European Brain Injury Consortium 2001-2002.
  • Randomised Double Blind Placebo Controlled, Multientric, Dose Escalation Study to Evaluate the Safety and Preliminary Efficiency of Recombinant Factor VIIa (Novo-Seven/Nia Stase) in subjects with Brain Contusion (Trial ID: F7CBI-1600) 2005. Mehta V.S., Kumar Rajender, Gupta A., Sinha S.
  • Evaluating the status of pro-inflammatory mediators across different grades of human astrocytoma (NBRC) 2009. Sen E., Mehta V.S.
  • Higher (Fourth) Order Diffusion Tensor MRI based Generalized Anisotropic mapping of low and high grade gliomas : Towards a pathognomic diagnostic signature. Paul S., Mehta V.S., Roy P.K.
  • Higher (Fourth) Order Diffusion Tensor MRI based Generalized Anisotropic mapping of low and high grade gliomas : Paul S., Mehta V.S., Roy P.K.
  • Higher Rank Diffusion Tensor Imaging of Brain Tumors. Paul S., Mehta V.S., Roy P.K.
  • Compensatory mechanisms to preserve picture naming in patients with frontal lobe tumor. Chakraborty A., Mehta V.S., Singh N.S.

OPD Schedule:

Dr. V. S. Mehta
Director – Neurosciences
9:00 am to 10:00 amMon to Sun
3:00 pm to 4:00 pmMon To Fri