Dr. Satish Rudrappa is one of the most eminent and distinguished Senior Neurosurgeons in India. He has done his M.B.B.S from Karnataka Medical College, Hubli in the year 1990. He completed M.Ch (Neurosurgery) at the prestigious National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in the year 1995 where he was awarded gold medal for “Best Outgoing Student”. This was followed by a Fellowship in Complex Spine Surgery from Detroit Medical Centre, Detroit, Michigan, USA, Thoracoscopic Spine training from Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, USA and a Fellowship of Microvascular Anastomosis at Henry Ford Hospital, USA. Dr. Satish.R was a visiting Prof. of Neurosurgery at Louisiana State University, Shreveport, USA, and has extensively worked and taught skull base surgical skills and cadaver dissection techniques. At present he is the Director of Institute of Neurosciences, Senior Consultant Neurosurgery & Head - Department of Spine Surgery at SAKRA WORLD HOSPITAL, BANGALORE.