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Keep your spine safe.

If you would seek health , look first to the spine

Dr.P.V Ramana


 Spinal Surgery

32 Years of Experience 


  • HOD Neurosurgery and Spine Surgery, Director Pinnacle Institute of Neurosciences

  • Member National Academy of Medical Sciences

  • Fellow in Microsurgery, Fujita Health University, Japan

  • Fellow in Minimally invasive Neurosurgery, St, Radboud University, Holland.Fellow in Endoscopic Microdiscectomy, Bordeaux, France

  • Visiting Fellow in Spine Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, USA.

  • Fellowship of Spinal Surgery, Catholic University, S Korea

  • Fellow of International College of Surgeons

  • Fellow American Association of Neurological Surgeons



Experience the Magic of Neuroscience.


The Spine Surgeon could be your best guide.

Dr. P. V. Ramana is a renowned Spine Surgeon in Visakhapatnam who has accumulated experience of over 30+ years as a Spine Specialist. He is a HOD of Neuro & Spine Surgery department and Director of Pinnacle Institute of Neurosciences at Pinnacle Hospital, Health City, Arilova, Visakhapatnam.

Pinnacle center for spine health offers comprehensive care for the diagnosis and treatment of all major spine ailments. At Pinnacle we determine the underlying cause of your spine condition and identify the best solutions for your lifestyle.

Personalized care

Our spine surgeon will advise you an individualized treatment plan based on your needs and goals.

Innovative surgical techniques and technology 

When surgery is recommended, our Spine surgeons are expert in using minimally invasive techniques, and other advanced technology.

In House Yoga and Physiotherapy

Pinnacle center for Spine health is equipped with in house Yoga and Physiotherapy training facilities .


Cranial nerves sometimes crave for neurologist.


Years of Experience


Professional Affiliations




Perioperative Ischemic Evaluation (POISE) trial: a randomized controlled trial of metoprolol versus placebo in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery

  • DOI: 2006.05.19

CRASH Trial Collaborators. Effect of intravenous corticosteroids on death within14 days in 10,008 adults with clinically significant head injury (MRC CRASH Trial): a randomized placebo-controlled trial.

  • Lancet 2004; 364: 1321–28.

Research Interests

  • Sinus node function in normal individuals, Short term Indian Council for Medical Research project at Department of Cardiology, MKCG Medical College, Berhampur 1987

  • Corticosteroid Randomisation After Significant Head injury (CRASH) TRAIL, MRC, London, Lead clinician, Trail center at Care Hospital, Visakhapatnam.

  • Clinical Randomisation of Antifibrinolytic in Significant Haemorrhage (CRASH 2)TRIAL, MRC LONDON- leads clinician, Trial center at Care, Visakhapatnam.

  • Peri Operative ISchemic Evaluation (POISE) TRIAL, Canadian Cardiovascular Collaboration PHRI, Ontario, Lead Clinician Care Hospital


Health and lifestyle tips

Information for individuals with neurological problems, and care givers on healthy lifestyle habits and tips on how to deal with everyday situations.

Food for Brain

The main components of a balanced diet are:

  • five portions of fruits and vegetables per day

  • carbohydrates from foods such as brown rice, potatoes, cereals, and whole wheat pasta

  • protein-rich  foods such as oily fish, eggs, and meat


"Best Doctor in Visakhapatnam for Neuro. His way of diagnosing a problem is accurate. Thank you doctor for giving the best treatment."

Jyothi B

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