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South City Hospital > Surgeon > Neuro Spine Surgeon > Dr. Atta ul Aleem Bhatti

Dr. Atta ul Aleem Bhatti

Dr. Atta Bhatti is a neurosurgeon whose main interest is in operative micro-neurosurgery, neuroanatomy, neuroradiology and neuroembryology. He is well versed with the challenges of neurosurgical care in developing countries.

Dr. Bhatti has a two-year fellowship in neuroendovascular interventional surgery from Switzerland. He is the only neurosurgeon who is currently practicing both neurosurgical and endovascular specialties in Pakistan. DrBhatti has also specialized in the field of neurointerventional radiology/endovascular neurosurgery. He is trained in procedures including AVMs, aneurysms, cranial dural AVFs, tumor embolization, spinal AVMs, and spinal dural AVFs, carotid stenting, intra-arterial fibrinolysis and mechanical thrombectomy, super selective WADA, inferior petrosal sinus sampling, temporary and permanent balloon occlusions, embolization of skull base tumors, management of epistaxis and craniofacial lesions.

Dr. Bhatti has worked as an instructor neurosurgeon at Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi and set up the first private sector neurosurgery unit at the Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salam, Africa. He acquired his Neuroanatomy, Neuroradiology and Neurovascular training form Hanover, Germany, Helsinki, Finland and Zurich, Switzerland. He has contributed to 14 publications in peer-reviewed journals, a book “Neurology in Africa” by Prof Howellet and has presented at national and international forums.

Dr. Bhatti deals in the following general adult and paediatric neurosurgical areas:
• Trauma
• Infective pathologies
• Tumors
• Vascular, involving brain, cranio-cervical junction, and the spine
• Hydrocephalus
• Neural tube defects
• Orbital tumors and vascular lesions
• Peripheral compressive neuropathies (eg. Carpal tunnel syndrome)

His endovascular spectrum of practice encompasses:
• Management of intracranial and spinal AVMs
• Aneurysms
• Cranial & spinal dural AVFs
• Head and neck, and brain tumor embolization
• Carotid stenting
• Intra-arterial fibrinolysis
• Mechanical thrombectomy
• Super selective WADA test
• Inferior petrosal and cavernous sinus sampling
• Temporary and permanent balloon occlusions
• Embolization of skull base tumors
• Management of epistaxis and craniofacial lesions
• Peripheral vasculopathies
• Varicose veins
• Aortic aneurysms

Dr. Atta ul Aleem Bhatti
MBBS (Peshawar), FCPS (Neurosurgery), FINR (Switzerland)
Consultant Neuro-Spine and Endovascular Neurosurgeon
Visiting Consultant

(+9221) 358 62 301 to 03
(+9221) 353 740 72-5

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