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Houston, Texas

A full range of modern neurosurgical specialties and techniques are provided by top BCM neurosurgery specialists.
Department of Neurosurgery
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Shashikant Patil, M.D.


Shashikant Patil, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Medical School

  • Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India


  • LSU Health Science Center, Shreveport, LA

Pre-residency fellowships

  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO
  • Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Primary Neurosurgical Interests

  • Degenerative disease of the spine, instrumented fusion, peripheral nerve disorders including carpal tunnel syndrome and ulnar nerve entrapments, tumors of the spine and spinal cord, spinal trauma and head injury, minimally invasive methods for the treatment of spinal disorders, brain tumors and aneurysms

Professional Associations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Louisiana Neurosurgical Society

Contact Information

  • Clinic: 1327 Lake Pointe Parkway, Suite 400
  • Sugar Land, TX 77478
  • Phone: 713-798-4696
  • Fax: 281-565-6534
  • Mail: Department of Neurosurgery
  • 1709 Dryden, Suite 750
  • Houston, TX 77030

Selected Publications

  • Patil S, Hosseini P, Bates R, Brown B, Guthikonda B, D'Souza E. Metastatic prostrate cancer mimicking chronic subdural hematoma: Case Report and Review of the Literature. J La State Med Soc, 2010; Jul-Aug, 162(4):201-5.
  • Williams S, Patil S, Toledo EG, Vannemreddy P. Management of acute ischemic stroke: current status of pharmacological and mechanical endovascular methods. Neurol Res, 2009; Oct, 31(8):807-15.
  • Nourbakhsh A, Patil S, Vannemreddy P, Smith D. A non contiguous two level spinal injury in a young female driver due to a 3-point seat belt restraint. J Manipulative Physiol Ther, 2009; Sep, 32(7):592-6.
  • McCarthy P, Patil S, Conrad S, Scott K. International and specialty trends in the use of prophylactic antibiotivs to prevent infectious complications after insertion of external ventricular draining devices. J Neurocrit Care, 2010; Apr, 12)2):220-4.
  • Cardenas RJ, Javalkar V, Patil S, Gonzalez-Cruz J, Ogden A, Mukherjee D, Nanda A. Comparison of allograft bone and titanium cages for vertebral body replacement in the thoraco-lumbar spine: a biomechanical study. Neurosurgery, 2010; Jun, 66(6 Suppl Operative):314-8; discussion 318.

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