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Venkatraman Sadanand, MD


Doctor of Medicine

St. Luke's Health Partner
St. Luke's Health Partner

These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.


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About Venkatraman Sadanand


Venkatraman Sadanand MD, PhD has clinical interests are in pediatric brain and spinal cord tumors, epilepsy, spasticity, myelomeningocele, and hydrocephalus. His research interests are in neural plasticity and cognition, artificial intelligence, brain-computer interface, clinical epidemiology, health economics, and game theory. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and has published extensively. He has served as an associate professor of neurosurgery at Loma Linda University, California, and associate professor of neurosurgery at University of Saskatchewan. 

Dr. Sadanand enrolled in medical school with a determination to become a pediatric neurosurgeon and practice with compassionate excellence. He is also an electrical engineer and, in his spare time, volunteers for a group of physicians who provide free and compassionate healthcare to rural and economically disadvantaged communities around the world.

  • Medical School

    University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
  • Residency

    Royal University Hospital
  • Fellowships

    Ann & Robert Lurie Childrens Hospital of Chicago
    Banting Institute
    University of Toronto
  • Board Certification

    Neurological Surgery
  • Gender

  • Languages Spoken

    German,Gujrati (Indian),Hindi,Tamil,English