Success Stories

Siddhagiri Hospital completes 300 brain surgeries in a year

        At Siddhagiri Hospital and Research Center, the hospital's neuro surgeon Dr. Shivshankar Marjakke performed more than 300 complex and difficult surgeries on the brain and spine in a single year. Since the admission of Dr. Shivshankar Marajakke to Siddhagiri Hospital, many patients from Kolhapur, Sangli, Satara, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts as well as Belgaum, Bangalore and Bijapur areas of Karnataka have been receiving treatment for brain and spinal diseases.

       Dr. Marajakke has performed 230 free surgeries out of 300 under various health schemes. These include 80 surgeries under the state government's Rajiv Gandhi Jeevandayi Yojana, 95 surgeries under the Karnataka government's Suvarna Arogya Trust and 55 surgeries free of cost through the medical social services department of Siddhagiri Hospital. Siddhagiri Hospital has CT scan, MRI, sonography, X-ray, blood test, dialysis etc. facilities under one roof. In the Department of Neuro Surgeon, patients are provided facilities at very low rates as per the concept of Shri Kadsiddheshwar Swamiji.