Dr. Rakesh Kumar Dua, New Delhi


Dr. Rakesh Kumar Dua, New Delhi, Delhi

  • Designation : Director: Neuro Spine Surgery
  • Qualifications: MBBS,MS,MCH
  • Experience: 42 Years
  • Speciality: Deep Brain Stimulation,Epilepsy,Brain Tumour,Meningioma,Brain Stroke
  • Category: Neurology and Neurosurgery

  • Hospital :Fortis Hospital, Shalimar Bagh
  • Location : Delhi, Delhi

About Doctor

  • Dr Rakesh Dua is one of the top leading Neurologist in India. He has wide experience of 4 decades in Neuro & Spine surgeries. Dr Dua is currently working as Director Neurosurgery & Head Neurospine in Fortis Hospital. He is also working as a Faculty member, Examiner/Assessor, Neurosurgery & Spine at National Board of Examinations, Ministry of Health & Family welfare, New-Delhi. Dr Dua area of interest is in minimally invasive neuro & spine surgeries & Neurocritical care including various complex vascular skull base, endoscopic, brain & spine tumours, spinal decompression & fixation and neurotrauma with successful outcomes.


  • Mini craniotomy for tumours, hematomas.
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Epilepsy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Brain Stroke Treatment
  • Microdiscectomy Surgery
  • Meningioma Surgery
  • Cyber Knife
  • Gamma Knife
  • Scoliosis and kyposis Surgery
  • Cervical Decompression
  • Lumber Decompression
  • VP shunting
  • Minimally Invasive/ Keyhole surgery for Disc Disease (Spinal Tumors)
  • Congenital anomalies in children

List of Awards

  • Received Mohan Lal Nayyar Award for Best Senior Resident, MAMC & Associated Hospitals, 1999.
  • Received Top Hundred Masterpiece Award 2018.
  • Received Times Healthcare Achievers Award 2017.
  • Received Gem of India Award (Healthcare Category) 2018.
  • Received Rahul Gandhi Ekta Award 2011.
  • Dr Dua published over 20 articles in various national & international indexed journals.
  • Dr Dua presented papers in various national & international as free papers & guest faculty. 
  • Member of North American Spine society
  • Member of Neurological Society of India
  • Member of Neurospinal society of India
  • Member of Delhi Neurological Association
  • Member of Indian Medical Association
  • Member of Delhi Medical Association
  • Member of Association of Surgeons of Haryana

Work Experience

  • Director, Neuro Spine Surgery at Fortis Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi.
  • Director, Neurosurgery & Head Neuro Spine Max Super Specialist Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi.
  • Head of Department, Neurosurgery, UCMS & GTB hospital.
  • Faculty Member, Neurosurgery & spine, National Board of Examinations at New Delhi.
  • Examiner/Assessor in Ministry of Health & Family welfare, New-Delhi.

Education & Training

  • MBBS from the University of Delhi in 1976
  • MS in General Surgery
  • MCh in Neuro Surgery from the University of Delhi in 1979
  • Fellowship in Micro Neurosurgery from Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix Arizona, the USA in 1980