Dr Dattatraya Muzumdar

Dr Dattatraya Muzumdar



Locations :

Parel, Mumbai

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Dr Dattatraya Muzumdar is an internationally trained medical professional with 23 years of experience in neurosurgery. He has popularized the regular use of ‘Intraoperative Electrocorticography’ during Epilepsy surgery. He was the surgical counterpart of the first comprehensive epilepsy surgery care program in Western India with over 600 epilepsy surgery cases performed between 2001 and 2019. This service primarily caters to the underprivileged class.

Dr Muzumdar has also been the founder member of the Joint Neurooncology meetings / Tumor board, established between KEM Hospital and Tata Memorial Hospital in 1999. It was a premier venture in India of collaboration between various specialists involved in the comprehensive care of brain and spine tumor patients on a single platform.

He’s also been the founder member of the Indian Society of Neuro-oncology (ISNO) and is an esteemed member of other prestigious societies such as the Neurological Society of India (NSI)National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS), Indian Society for Pediatric neurosurgery (Indspn), Bombay Neurosciences Association (BNA), Indian Medical Association (IMA), International Society for Pediatric neurosurgery ( ISPN), Association of Medical Consultants (AMC), British Council Library, and more.

Dr Dattatraya has also been an editorial board member of various reputed national and international journals.

His research work has been impeccable and has over 170 papers published in various national and international journals. He has written about 20 book chapters in various neurosurgery textbooks.

Professional Experience

23 Years of Experience

  • Present

    Consultant, Global Hospital

  • Full-time and Regular Professor

    Department of Neurosurgery, Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas (G.S) Medical College and King Edward VII Memorial hospital, (KEM) Hospital


  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Neurooncology (Tumors of the brain and spine)


  • Recipient of the Ratan Tata Scholarship - 2001.
  • Recipient of the Phirjosha Godrej Foundation Scholarship -2001.
  • Recipient of the International Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery (ISPN) scholarship.
  • Recipient of the International Cancer Fellowship for Technology transfer (ICRETT) - 2004.
  • Recipient of the Hargobind Foundation Medical Fellowship - 2001 and 2007.
  • Recipient of the International Travel Scholarship, Society for Neurooncology - 2008.
  • Listed on Marquis Who’s Who in the World - 2003.


  1. ‘Epidermoid Cysts of the Pineal Region In The Pineal Gland and Melatonin’ Recent Advances in Development, Imaging, Disease and Treatment Endocrinology Research and Clinical Developments, Nova Science Publishers, 2012.
  2. ‘Advances in Glioblastoma Multiforme: Is There Any Ray of Hope?’ Progress in Clinical Neurosciences, Volume 29, Thieme Publications 2014.
  3. ‘Surgery for Tuberculosis, Fungal and Cysticercosis of CNS Handbook of Pediatric Surgery’ Thieme Publishers 2018.
  4. ‘Neurosurgical Management of Empyema Neurosurgical Operative Atlas’ Pediatric Neurosurgery, Thieme Publications 2018.
  5. ‘A child with ataxia and Vomiting’ Practical Neurosurgery-Analysis of clinical cases.
  6. ‘Post tubercular hydrocephalus’ Pediatric Hydrocephalus, Springer 2019.
  7. ‘Posterior Fossa Tumors in Children—A Neurooncological Update’ Progress in Clinical Neurosciences, Thieme Publications 2019.
  8. ‘Midline suboccipital craniotomy for posterior fossa medulloblastoma in sitting position’ Neurosurgery Atlas: A compendium of interesting neuro-oncology cases: Thieme publications 2020.
  9. ‘Mesial temporal lobe epilepsy - An overview of surgical techniques’ published in the International Journal Of Surgery, by Muzumdar D, et al.
  10. ‘Clinical characteristics, surgical and neuropsychological outcomes in drug-resistant tumoral temporal lobe epilepsy’ published in the International Journal Of Surgery, by Muzumdar D, et al.
  11. ‘ Is psychiatric assessment essential for better epilepsy surgery outcomes?’ published in the International Journal Of Surgery, by Muzumdar D, et al.
  12. ‘Surgical outcomes in patients with intraoperative Electrocorticography (EcoG) guided epilepsy surgery-experiences of a tertiary care center in India’ published in the International Journal Of Surgery, by Muzumdar D, et al.
  13. ‘Memory outcomes in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy surgery’ published in the International Journal Of Surgery, by Muzumdar D, et al.
  14. ‘Surgical outcomes with non-invasive presurgical evaluation in MRI determined bilateral mesial temporal sclerosis: A retrospective cohort study’ published in the International Journal Of Surgery, by Muzumdar D, et al.
  15. ‘Ictal asystole: A rare cardiac manifestation of temporal lobe epilepsy, treated with epilepsy surgery’ published Ann Indian Acad Neurol, by Muzumdar D, et al.