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Yagnesh Vellore

MBBS, FRACS
Spinal Neurosurgeon
+61 3 9429 7888

Neurosurgery

  • Neurosurgical conditions, Neurosurgery, Blunt Carotid, Vertebral Artery injuries, Robotic spine surgery, Stereotaxis, Minimally invasive techniques, Peripheral Nerves, Spinal prosthesis, Neck & Arm Pain, Low Back Nerve Pain, Leg Cramps, Back Pain, Slipped Verterbrae, Disc Prolapse, Spinal Compression, Spinal Disc Degeneration
Location(s):
  • Richmond, VIC, Australia
  • Malvern, VIC, Australia
  • Mulgrave, VIC, Australia
  • Wantirna, VIC, Australia
  • Box Hill, VIC, Australia
  • Frankston, VIC, Australia
  • Bendigo, VIC, Australia
  • Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • Bundoora, VIC, Australia
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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.

TEACHING

Clinical Educator to Medical Students, The University of Melbourne

POSTGRADUATE QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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)

TERTIARY EDUCATION

The University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery 2001

SECONDARY EDUCATION

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

PRESENTATIONS

"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

PUBLICATIONS

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)

BOOK CHAPTERS

Missile Injuries
Vellore Y, Rosenfeld JV; WHO textbook of Neurosurgery (in press)

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
  • North American Spine Society
  • General Medical Council (UK)

OTHER INTERESTS AND SKILLS

Teaching

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

Recreational

Cricket, Swimming, E-commerce

Cultural

Script writing, acting

Other Languages

French, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu

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