Professional Bio

Professional Bio

Dr. V. Daya Thirumala Rao, Endoscopic Laser Spine Surgeon, is counted amongst the foremost specialists in the area of minimally invasive spinal surgery. Doctor is currently having association with Nova Specialty hospital, NMC in UAE, Sunrise hospitals Cochin. Now that Nova is taken over by Apollo Hospitals. Dr. Rao's vast experience in Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy (PELD) and LASE (Laser Assisted Spinal Endoscopy) - Percutaneous Endoscopic Laser Annuloplasty (PELA) technique for lumbar disc Prolapse (SCIATICA) coupled with his specialization in Endoscopic spine surgery allows our team to perform Spine Surgeries in a Day Care environment. Beyond convention surgical practices, Dr. Rao is also actively involved in research which has successfully brought new innovations in to the field of Endoscopic Spine Surgery as published in the peer reviewed Journal of Spinal Surgery. Dr. Rao graduated from Andhra Medical College and upon completion of his postgraduate studies in Orthopedics from King George Hospital, Andhra Medical College, he commenced sub-specialty training in arthroscopic surgery and then subsequently Spine Surgery at School for Advanced Training in Spinal Surgery from Dr P. S. Ramani, Mumbai [Chairman of the Spine Committee, World Federation of Neurological Societies (WFNS)]. After further advanced training in Spinal Endoscopy from multiple renowned international faculties, he started his own clinical practice and initiated training of doctors in minimally invasive spine surgery with the dream of bringing advanced spinal surgeries within the reach of every individual. Dr. Rao is Member of Asian Academy Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery (AAMISS) and Member of International Society of Minimal Intervention in Spinal Surgery (ISMISS). Recently Dr Rao is awarded with American Minimally invasive Spine Fellowship certification for his excellent new innovative methods in treatment of disc Prolapse coupled with Endoscope and Laser which enable surgeon to perform surgery safe around neural structures like Nerves & Spinal cord under endoscopic vision. Dr Rao is the only certified Spine Specialist in India for performing Laser Annuloplasty with local anesthesia by LASE technique - Laser assisted Spinal Endoscopy for the treatment of Disc problems after failed medical treatment. This technique allows the patient to leave the hospital in one hour after the operation without a stitch.

Academics & Trainings

Academics & Trainings



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Dr Daya Thirumala Rao

Chalam Orthopaedic Spine Center,vizag. Nova Medical Center,bangalore. Nmc Specialty Hospital,dubai, Vtz,hyd,del,bom,blr,dubai, Andhra Pradesh, Zip: 530004, IN