Deep brain stimulation surgery is available in India since 1997. There are several centres offering DBS surgery for various disorders in India. The surgery is performed as per the international standards, i.e. use of high end MRI machine, Micro electrode recording etc.
Dr. Paresh Doshi, President of the Indian society of stereotactic and functional neurosurgery and Director of Neurosurgery is pioneer in performing this surgery in India, having to his credit several firsts, including the first DBS surgery in India, the highest no. of DBS surgeries etc. It is a tertiary referral centre for the patients who have failed to respond to DBS surgeries or have failed DBS surgeries at other centres. These failures can be fixed by smart reprogramming which comes with an experience of programming more than 400 DBS surgeries patient at this centre.
The cost of DBS surgeries varies from centre to centre and is based on the type of implants used. The average cost is around 8-9 lacs for a non rechargeable implant.
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