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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 67  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 516--529

Forty years of clinical excellence at the Dr A Lakshmipathi Neurosurgical Centre and Post-Graduate Institute of Neurological Surgery, Voluntary Health Services (VHS) Hospital

1 Department of Neurosurgery, Institute of Neurosciences and Spinal Disorders, MGM Healthcare, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Neurosurgery, Post-Graduate Institute of Neurological Surgery, Dr A Lakshmipathi Neurosurgical Centre, VHS Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
3 Department of Neurosurgery, Institute of Neurosciences, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
4 Department of Neurosurgery, SDM College of Medical Sciences and Hospital, Dharwad, Karnataka, India

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Dr. K Sridhar
2/154, MGR Street, Eden Garden Uthandi, ECR Chennai - 600 119, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/0028-3886.257984

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The Achanta Lakshmipathi Neurosurgical Center (ALNC) and Post Graduate Institute of Neurological Surgery is a private teaching neurosurgical institution located in the VHS (Voluntary Health Services) Hospital Chennai. It has been a leader and trendsetter among the private academic neurosurgical training institutions, and because of its unique legacy, has influenced the progress of Neurosurgery in India. The center was the second neurosurgical Institute to be created by Prof. B Ramamurthi and has trained neurosurgeons in the unique ALNC school of Neurosurgery. The Institute has grown to become a centre of excellence in microsurgery, and spinal surgery and has become a training centre for neurosurgery since 1985. The unique humanitarian aspects of the Voluntary Health Services Hospital helped in bringing the best of Neurosurgery to all strata of society. Forty years after its inception, the ALNC continues its delivery of excellence in clinical neurosurgery and academics.


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