Mr. Yagnesh Vellore is a highly qualified Australian trained neurosurgeon, who treats all neurosurgical conditions. He takes a contemporary approach to neurosurgery and adopts the latest in neurosurgical skills and technology to ensure the best results for his patients.
Mr. Vellore graduated from the University of Melbourne Medical school in 2001. Early surgical resident and non-accredited Neurosurgery registrar years were completed at The Alfred and Austin hospitals in Melbourne. During this time, he also conducted extensive research into Blunt Carotid and Vertebral artery injuries and published extensively on the subject. He subsequently entered the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons training program, during which he gained extensive experience in all aspects of Neurosurgery at Royal Hobart Hospital, The Alfred, St. Vincent’s and Royal Children’s hospitals in Melbourne. Mr. Vellore obtained his FRACS in Neurosurgery from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
Mr. Vellore is up to date with the latest Neurosurgical technology including robotic spine surgery as well as stereotaxis for both brain and spine surgery. He utilises minimally invasive techniques when indicated. He performs a wide range of Neurosurgical procedures relating to the Brain, Spine and Peripheral Nerves.
Mr. Vellore frequently travels to The United States of America and Europe to collaborate with fellow international surgeons and develop new technology and techniques in Spine Surgery. He also participates regularly in Major Worldwide Spinal Surgery meetings to advance the body of knowledge available to other practitioners. Furthermore, Mr.Vellore is involved in designing newer Spinal prosthesis, which will benefit patients worldwise.
Mr. Vellore holds public appointments at the Austin and Northern Hospitals. He also operates at The Epworth Hospital Richmond, Cabrini Hospital Malvern, Knox Private Hospital Wantirna and The Valley Private Hospital Dandenong.
Teaching is one of Mr. Vellore’s passions and he is involved in the education of medical students, junior medical staff as well as allied health staff.
Clinical Educator to Medical Students, The University of Melbourne
- Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Part 2 Examination (FRACS Neurosurgery) 2014 -first sitting
- Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Part 1 Examination (2007) –first sitting
- Early Management of Severe Trauma (EMST) Certificate (2005)
The University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery 2001
Don Bosco Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chennai, India
Higher Secondary School Certificate 1995
Ranked first in Don Bosco School as highest aggregate throughout primary, high and higher secondary school
First in the State of Tamil Nadu in year 10 and year 12 Board Examinations
AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
Finalist in Singapore Airlines Youth Scholarship (Full Academic Fee, Board and Lodge in select Singapore Junior Colleges) 1993
Government of India Scholarship (Full Fee for education in any Indian University) 1995
The University of Melbourne International House Residential Scholarship 1997 & 2001
"Predictors of stroke and mortality following blunt carotid and vertebral artery injury at a single trauma centre" oral presentation; Spine Society of Australia Annual Meeting, April 2013 Perth, WA
"Evaluation of Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury at a single state Trauma centre" digital poster presentation; Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, September 2008 Orlando, USA
"Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury: Major Trauma Hospital Perspective and Proposal of a protocol for management" oral presentation; World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies 13th Interim Meeting/12th Asian-Australasian Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, November 2007, Nagoya, Japan
Sinonasal Inverted Papilloma mimicking a pituitary macroadenoma
Balasubramani YV, Ellul S, Kam A, Maclean C, Malham G; J.Clin Neuroscience 2009; 16: 328-330
The Epidemiology of BCVI at a single State Trauma Centre
Hwang PYK, Lewis PM, Balasubramani YV, Madan A, Rosenfeld JV; Injury 2010; 41(9): 929-934
Idiopathic spinal cord herniation: Clinical review and report of three cases
Summers JC, Balasubramani YV, Chan PC, Rosenfeld JV; Asian J Neurosurg 2013; 8(2): 97-105
Recurrent artery of Heubner aneurysm
Vellore Y, Madan A, Hwang PYK; Asian J Neurosurg 2014; 9: 244-5
Intracranial hypotension after syringopleural shunting in post-traumatic syringomyelia: Case report and review and of the literature
Summers JC, Vellore Y, Chan PC, Rosenfeld JV; Asian J Neurosurg (Epub ahead of print) cited March 3, 2015
Predictors of stroke and mortality following blunt carotid and vertebral artery injury at a single trauma center Vellore Y, Chan CHP, Fitzgerald MCB, Madan A, Paul E, Rosenfeld JV; British Journal of Neurosurgery (submitted)
Vellore Y, Rosenfeld JV; WHO textbook of Neurosurgery (in press)
- Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
- Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
- North American Spine Society
- General Medical Council (UK)
OTHER INTERESTS AND SKILLS
Clinical instructor to medical students (Neurosurgery), University of Melbourne Clinical School (Austin Health) 2008-2010
Clinical educator in Neurosurgery: Resident Doctor Orientation Program, Alfred Health 2011-2013
Cricket, Swimming, E-commerce
Script writing, acting
French, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu
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