Dr Arun K Srivastava

Dr Arun K Srivastava

Professor, Department of Neurosurgery,
Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow.


M.B.B.S. – passed in 1999 from Government medical College, Bellary (Karnataka) (Gold Medalist)

M.S. – passed in 2004 from MLN Medical College, Allahabad.

MCh -Neurosurgery passed in 2007 from AIIMS New Delhi.


Total of 17 years’ experience in Neurosurgery.

Area of interest

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Skull base Neurosurgery

 Cranio-vertebral anomalies  Spine


1.     Neurological Society of India

2.    INDSPN

3.    ISPN

4.    AANS

5.     Neurological Surgeon’ Society of India

6.     Indian Medical Association



Total Publications:203

Original Article as a 1st /Corresponding Author:48



Intramural Project: 01

Individual Project:02





1.    Arun Kumar Srivastava ;S Behari;J sardhara;K K Das;Simultaneous odontoid excision with bilateral posterior C1-2 distraction and stabilization utilizing bilateral  posterolateral corridors and a single posterior midline incision;Neurology India,Neurology India:Year :2017  |  Volume : 65  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 1068—1075

2.    Srivastava A, Sardhara J, Behari S, Pavaman S, Joseph J, Das K, Mehrotra A,Jaiswal AK, Bhaishora K. Knock and Drill Technique: A Simple Tips for the Instrumentation in Complex Craniovertebral Junction Anomalies without using Fluoroscopy. J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2017 Jan-Mar;8(1):14-19. doi:10.4103/0976-3147.193555. PubMed PMID: 28149076; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC5225702

3.    AK Srivastava, GP Bettaswamy, JC Sardhara,  A Mehotra, , KK Das, Kumar R ;Multi-Compartmental Primary Spinal Extra-Medullary Tumors: Value of an Interdisciplinary Approach; Asian Journal of Neurosurgery | Volume 12 | Issue 4 | October-December 2017

4.     SrivastavaAK ,SinghAK, , Pal L, Kumar R, SinghS, DasKK, Mehrotra A, SahuRN, JaiswalAK, BehariS Extraosseous intracranial Ewing sarcoma peripheral PNET- (EWS-pPNET): series of seven cases and review of literature; Asian Jour of Neurosurgery AJNS_75_16.

5. Srivastava AK ,Singh AK, ,Sardhara J, Bhaisora KS,  Das KK, Mehrotra A, Sahu RN,Jaiswal AK, Behari S. Skull base bony lesions: Management nuances; a retrospective analysis from a Tertiary Care Centre. Asian J Neurosurg. 2017 Jul-Sep;12(3):506-513. doi: 10.4103/1793-5482.185068. PubMed PMID: 28761532;PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5532939

6. Srivastava A,Bettaswamy G, Ambesh P, Das KK, Sahu R, , Mehrotra A, Jaiswal A,Jaiswal S, Behari S. Extradural spinal meningioma: Revisiting a rare entity. J Craniovertebr Junction Spine. 2016 Jan-Mar;7(1):65-8. doi:10.4103/0974-8237.176630. PubMed PMID: 27041890; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC4790153.

7.    Srivastava AK, Bhaisora KS, Sharma P, Mehrotra A, Das KK, Sardhara J, Behari S, Jaiswal AK, Sahu RN. Single staged complete length excision of the holocord ependymoma: Team work. J Pediatr Neurosci. 2015 Oct-Dec;10(4):396-8. doi:10.4103/1817-1745.174450. PubMed PMID: 26962355; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC4770661.

8.    Srivastava AK, Singh S, Sardhara J, Sharma P, , Das KK, Bhaisora KS, Mehrotra A,Jaiswal AK, Behari S, Kumar R. Is it the Monster “Teratoma” or Simply Meningomyelocele: Our Experience of “Histological Surprise” J Pediatr Neurosci. 2017 Apr-Jun; 12(2):192-195. doi: 10.4103/jpn.JPN_188_16. PubMed PMID: 28904585; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5588652.

9.    Srivastava AK, Singh S, Sardhara J, Singh AK, Bhaisora KS, Das KK, Mehrotra A,Sahu RN, Jaiswal AK, Behari S. Spinal intradural hydatid cyst causing arachnoiditis: A rare etiology of cauda equina syndrome. J Craniovertebr Junction Spine. 2016 Oct-Dec; 7(4):282-284. PubMed PMID: 27891041; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5111333.

10. Simple Patadia, Amit kumar Keshri, Saurin Shah, Arun Srivastava. Benign Parapharyngeal Tumours: Surgical Intricacies by Transcervical Approach :Otolaryngology 2016, 6:1.

11. Mehrotra A, Jamdar J, Sharma P, Godbole C, Singh S, Das KK, Verma A, Bhaisora KS, Sardhara J, Jaiswal AK, Sahu RN, Srivastava AK, Behari S, Kumar R.Constipation in degenerative cervico-thoracic spine myelopathy: a simple co-existence or a complex inter-relationship? Eur Spine J. 2017 Jul 24. doi:10.1007/s00586-017-5227-z. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28741147.

12.Gupta S, Pal L, Sardhara JC, Jaiswal AK, Srivastava A, Mehrotra A, Das KK,Behari S. Recurrent or symptomatic residual posterior fossa hemangioblastomas: how are they different from their primary counterparts? Acta Neurochir (Wien).2017 Aug; 159(8):1497-1510. doi: 10.1007/s00701-017-3225-x. Epub 2017 Jun 11.PubMed PMID: 28601978.

13.Sardhara J, Behari S, Sindgikar P, Srivastava AK, Mehrotra A, Das KK, Bhaisora KS, Sahu RN, Jaiswal AK. Evaluating Atlantoaxial Dislocation Based on Cartesian Coordinates: Proposing a New Definition and Its Impact on Assessment of Congenital Torticollis. Neurosurgery. 2017 May 3. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyx196.[Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28472514.

14.Godbole C, Behari S, Bhaisora KK, Sardhara J, Srivastava A, Mehrotra A, Das KK, Kumar R, Jaiswal AK. Surgery for superior hypophyseal artery aneurysms: A new classification and surgical considerations. Neurol India. 2017 May-Jun;65(3):588-599. doi: 10.4103/neuroindia.NI_229_17. PubMed PMID: 28488626.

15.Das KK, Singh S, Sharma P, Mehrotra A, Bhaisora K, Sardhara J, Srivastava AK, Jaiswal AK, Behari S, Kumar R. Results of Proactive Surgical Clipping in Poor-Grade Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Pattern of Recovery and Predictors of Outcome. World Neurosurg. 2017 Jun;102:561-570. doi:10.1016/j.wneu.2017.03.090. Epub 2017 Mar 27. PubMed PMID: 28359925.

16.Pandey SD, Mehrotra A, Das KK, Bhaisora KS, Sardhara J, Sharma P, Singh S,Srivastava AK, Sahu RN, Jaiswal AK, Behari S, Kumar R. Factors Leading to Oro-Facial Herpetic Eruptions in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Vestibular Schwannoma. World Neurosurg. 2017 Jun;102:28-34. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.02.127.Epub 2017 Mar 9. PubMed PMID: 28284969.

17.Gupta S, Chunnilal J, Mehrotra M, Mehrotra A, Srivastava AK, Das KK. Recurrent Abortion and Tethered Cord Syndrome Caused by Anterior Sacral Meningocele: A Report of a Rare Case with a Review of the Literature. World Neurosurg. 2017 May;101:815.e5-815.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.02.112. Epub 2017 Mar 6. Review. PubMed PMID: 28279771.

18. Mehrotra M, Mehrotra A, Nair A, Srivastava A, Sahu RN, Pradhan M, Kumar R.Intracranial hemorrhage from giant aneurysm in pregnancy: A rare association.Asian J Neurosurg. 2017 Jan-Mar;12(1):142-144. doi: 10.4103/1793-5482.145553.PubMed PMID: 28413559; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5379791.

19.Das K, Nair A, Jaiswal S, Sahu R, Srivastava A, Kumar R, Mehrotra A.Supratentorial intermediate grade meningeal melanocytoma with intratumoral bleed in the background of neurocutaneous melanosis: Report of an unusual case and review of literature. Asian J Neurosurg. 2017 Jan-Mar;12(1):98-102. doi:10.4103/1793-5482.145113. PubMed PMID: 28413547; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC5379819.

20.Nair P, Das KK, Srivastava AK, Sahu RN, Kumar R, Yadava K, Pandey R. Primary intracranial rhabdomyosarcoma of the cerebellopontine angle mimicking a vestibular schwannoma in a child. Asian J Neurosurg. 2017 Jan-Mar;12(1):109-111. doi: 10.4103/1793-5482.150000. PubMed PMID: 28413550; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC5379781

21. Sindgikar P, Das KK, Sardhara J, Bhaisora KS, Srivastava AK, Mehrotra A,Jaiswal AK, Sahu RN, Behari S. Craniovertebral junction anomalies: When is resurgery required? Neurol India. 2016 Nov-Dec;64(6):1220-1232. doi:10.4103/0028-3886.193781. PubMed PMID: 27841190.

22. Sardhara J, Pavaman S, Das K, Srivastava A, Mehrotra A, Behari S. Congenital Spondylolytic Spondylolisthesis of C2 Vertebra Associated With Atlanto-Axial Dislocation, Chiari Type I Malformation, and Anomalous Vertebral Artery: Case Report With Review Literature. World Neurosurg. 2016 Nov;95:621.e1-621.e5. doi:10.1016/j.wneu.2016.08.010. Epub 2016 Aug 12. Review. PubMed PMID: 27535630.

23. Sindgikar PP, Das KK, Jaiswal AK, Sahu RN, Srivastava AK, Mehrotra A, Sardhara Resurgery in Craniovertebral Junction JC, Bhaisora KS, Behari S. 171 Abnormalities. Neurosurgery. 2016 Aug;63 Suppl 1:168. doi:10.1227/01.neu.0000489740.77340.df. PubMed PMID: 27399450.

24. Khandelwal A, Haldar R, Srivastava A, Singh PK. Sympatholysis subsequent to intraoperative amygdalohippocampal stimulation: A report of three pediatric neurosurgical cases with literature review. J Pediatr Neurosci. 2016 Jul-Sep;11(3):261-263. PubMed PMID: 27857803; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5108137.

25. Bhaisora KS, Godbole C, Das KK, Mehrotra A, Jayesh S, Sahu RN, Behari S,Srivastava AK, Jaiswal AK. Delayed intramedullary abscess in operated case of spinal lipoma. J Pediatr Neurosci. 2016 Jul-Sep;11(3):234-236. PubMed PMID: 27857795; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5108129.

26. Mehrotra A, Sharma P, Das KK, Bhaisora KS, Sardhara J, Gupta S, Pandey S,Jaiswal AK, Sahu RN, Srivastava AK, Behari S. Mirror Aneurysms Among Multiple Aneurysms: Lesser of the Two Evils. World Neurosurg. 2016 Aug;92:126-32. doi:10.1016/j.wneu.2016.04.124. Epub 2016 May 10. PubMed PMID: 27185651.

27. Sharma P, Mehrotra A, Das KK, Bhaisora KS, Sardhara J, Godbole CA, Pandey S,Srivastava AK, Sahu RN, Jaiswal AK, Behari S. Factors Predicting Poor Outcome in a Surgically Managed Series of Multiple Intracranial Aneurysms. World Neurosurg. 2016 Jun;90:29-37. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.02.058. Epub 2016 Feb 20. PubMed PMID: 26902780.

28. Mehrotra A, Jamdar J, Verma A, Das KK, Bhaisora KS, Sardhara JC, Gosal JS,Jaiswal AK, Sahu RN, Srivastava AK, Behari S. Rectal Manometric Findings and Associated Clinical Changes in Myelopathy from Extradural Spine Pathology. World Neurosurg. 2016 Jun;90:45-50. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.02.046. Epub 2016 Feb 18. PubMed PMID: 26898491.

29.Mehrotra A, Srivastava A, Sahu RN, Kumar R. Evaluation of modified Kumar and Kalra myelopathy scoring system in sub-axial spinal pathologies. Asian J Neurosurg. 2016 Oct-Dec;11(4):378-383. PubMed PMID: 27695541; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4974962.

30.Mehrotra A, Srivastava A, Sahu RN, Kumar R. Role of effective canal diameter in assessing the pre-operative and the post-operative status of patients with bony cranio-vertebral anomalies. Asian J Neurosurg. 2016 Oct-Dec;11(4):396-401.PubMed PMID: 27695544; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4974965.

31.Shamshery C, Haldar R, Srivastava A, Kaushal A, Srivastava S, Singh PK. An unusual cause of unilateral facial injuries caused by horseshoe headrest during prone positional craniovertebral junction surgery. J Craniovertebr Junction Spine. 2016 Jan-Mar;7(1):62-4. doi: 10.4103/0974-8237.176629. PubMed PMID:27041889; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4790152.

32.Singh G, Mehrotra A, Sardhara J, Das KK, Jamdar J, Pal L, Srivastava AK, Sahu RN, Jaiswal AK, Behari S. Multiple glioblastomas: Are they different from their solitary counterparts? Asian J Neurosurg. 2015 Oct-Dec;10(4):266-71. doi:10.4103/1793-5482.162685. PubMed PMID: 26425153; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC4558800.

33.Singh G, Das KK, Sharma P, Guruprasad B, Jaiswal S, Mehrotra A, Srivastava AK,Sahu RN, Jaiswal AK, Behari S. Cerebral gliosarcoma: Analysis of 16 patients and review of literature. Asian J Neurosurg. 2015 Jul-Sep;10(3):195-202. doi:10.4103/1793-5482.161173. PubMed PMID: 26396606; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC4553731.

34.Shah SR, Keshri A, Patadia S, Sahu RN, Srivastava AK, Behari S. Stage III nasopharyngeal angiofibroma: Improving results with endoscopic-assisted midfacial degloving and modification to the Fisch staging system. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2015 Oct;43(8):1678-83. doi: 10.1016/j.jcms.2015.07.025. Epub 2015 Jul 31. PubMed PMID: 26302935.

35.Shukla M, Behari S, B G, Das KK, Mehrotra A, Srivastava AK, Sahu RN, Jaiswal AK, Jain M. Spinal neurenteric cysts: Associated developmental anomalies and rationale of surgical approaches. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2015 Sep;157(9):1601-10.doi: 10.1007/s00701-015-2484-7. Epub 2015 Jul 26. PubMed PMID: 26210479.

36.Sahu RK, Das KK, Bhaisora KS, Singh AK, Mehrotra A, Srivastava AK, Sahu RN,Jaiswal AK, Behari S. Pediatric intramedullary spinal cord lesions: Pathological spectrum and outcome of surgery. J Pediatr Neurosci. 2015 Jul-Sep;10(3):214-21.doi: 10.4103/1817-1745.165660. PubMed PMID: 26557160; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC4611888.

37.Kumar R, Das KK, Jaiswal AK, Mehrotra A, Sahu RN, Srivastava AK, Jaiswal S,Behari S. Clear cell meningioma in a child: A case report and review of literature. Asian J Neurosurg. 2015 Jan-Mar;10(1):53. doi:10.4103/1793-5482.151520. PubMed PMID: 25767587; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC4352640.

38.Bhaisora KS, Jaiswal AK, Mehrotra A, Sahu RN, Srivastava A, Jaiswal S, Behari S. Solitary juvenile xanthogranuloma of the cervical spine in a child: A case report and review of literature. Asian J Neurosurg. 2015 Jan-Mar;10(1):57. doi:10.4103/1793-5482.151525. PubMed PMID: 25767592; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC4352645.

39.Mehrotra M, Mehrotra A, Nair A, Srivastava A, Sahu RN, Pradhan M, Kumar R.Dissecting intracranial aneurysm in pregnancy: A rare association. Asian J Neurosurg. 2017 Jan-Mar;12(1):127-130. doi: 10.4103/1793-5482.150224. PubMed PMID: 28413555; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5379786.

40.Haldar R, Gyanesh P, Srivastava A, Bettaswamy GP. Trigeminocardiac reflex preceding development of postoperative superior orbital fissure syndrome. Asian J Neurosurg. 2017 Jan-Mar;12(1):116-119. doi: 10.4103/1793-5482.148795. PubMed PMID: 28413552; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5379783.

41.Singh DK, Behari S, Jaiswal AK, Sahu RN, Srivastava AK, Mehrotra A, Dabadgaon P. Pediatric anterior visual pathway gliomas: trends in fluid and electrolyte dynamics and their management nuances. Childs Nerv Syst. 2015 Mar;31(3):359-71.doi: 10.1007/s00381-014-2606-1. Epub 2014 Dec 30. PubMed PMID: 25547874.

42.Ashish K, Das K, Mehrotra A, Jaiswal A, Jaiswal S, Sahu R, Srivastava A .Intracranial dural metastasis presenting as chronic subdural hematoma: a case report and review of literature. Turk Neurosurg. 2014;24(6):992-5. doi:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.9708-13.0. Review. PubMed PMID: 25448223.

43.Kumar R, Das KK, Sahu RK, Sharma P, Mehrotra A, Srivastava AK, Sahu RN,Jaiswal AK, Behari S. Angio negative spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage: Is repeat angiogram required in all cases? Surg Neurol Int. 2014 Aug 7;5:125. doi:10.4103/2152-7806.138367. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 25140284; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4135542.

44.Bhaisora KS, Behari S, Prasadh G, Srivastava AK, Mehrotra A, Sahu RN, Jaiswal AK. A I-segment aneurysms: management protocol based on a new classification.Neurol India. 2014 Jul-Aug;62(4):410-6. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.141284. PubMed PMID: 25237948.

45.Das KK, Jaiswal S, Shukla M, Srivastava AK, Behari S, Kumar R. Concurrent cerebellar and cervical intramedullary tuberculoma: Paradoxical response on antitubercular chemotherapy and need for surgery. J Pediatr Neurosci. 2014 May;9(2):162-5. doi: 10.4103/1817-1745.139336. PubMed PMID: 25250077; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4166844.

46.Behari S, Das KK, Kumar A, Mehrotra A, Srivastava AK, Sahu RN, Jaiswal AK.Large/giant meningiomas of posterior third ventricular region: falcotentorial or velum interpositum? Neurol India. 2014 May-Jun;62(3):290-5. doi:10.4103/0028-3886.136934. PubMed PMID: 25033852.

47.Nair AP, Mehrotra A, Das KK, Srivastava AK, Sahu RN, Kumar R.Clinico-radiological profile and nuances in the management of cervicomedullary junction Intramedullary tumors. Asian J Neurosurg. 2014 Jan; 9(1):21-8. doi:10.4103/1793-5482.131060. PubMed PMID: 24891886; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4038861.



1.External Ventricular Drainage: AK Srivastava, KK Das, RN Sahu, Manual of ICU Procedures, chapter-36;435
2.Cranial Burr Hole: RN Sahu, KK Das, AK Srivastava; Manual of ICU Procedures,chapter-35; 430
3.Surgical Treatment of Spinal Tuberculosis Complicated with Extensive Abscess: Srivastava AK, Behari S,Jayesh Sardhara: tuberculosis of CNS by M Turgut;chapter-31;Springer publication.
4.Petrous apex approach: Behari S, Srivastava AK, Jayesh Sardhara: in Atlas of Neuro-otology and lateral skull base surgery (Chapter 21, Pp 137-48, Thieme publishers)
5.Difficult pathways leads to beautiful destination: Posterolateral approach for simultaneous odontoid drilling and C-1/C-2 instrumentation: A K Srivastava; Progress in clinical Neurosciences;Vol-32;Chapter-24;pg-267-277.
6.A patient with sudden severe headache: Srivastava AK,Kuntal Kanti Das;A K Jaiswal;Practical Neurosurgery;Chapter-10;Thieme publication.