Krishanthan Vigneswaran, MD
- Clinical Assistant Professor, Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Dr. Krish Vigneswaran is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon who earned his bachelor’s degree in neuroscience and English at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, graduating magna cum laude with research honors. He received his medical degree at UT Southwestern School of Medicine in Dallas with distinction in research, and was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed residency training in neurological surgery at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, and subsequently completed a fellowship in neurosurgical oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.
While at Emory University as a resident, Dr. Vigneswaran received an NINDS R25 Research Education Grant and a Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation Research Fellowship to study new drugs to treat glioblastoma and conduct clinical trials. He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and abstracts, has presented research at national and international conferences, and has written book chapters.
Dr. Vigneswaran has extensive experience in elective spine surgery and is an expert in treating degenerative spine conditions with minimally invasive techniques.
In addition, Dr. Vigneswaran has special expertise in benign and malignant tumors of the brain and spine, using stereotactic neuro-navigation, intra-operative brain mapping, awake craniotomies, fluorescence-guided surgery, endoscopic surgery and other tools to provide safe resection of tumors. These tools allow for custom surgeries that target lesions with precision and help patients recover faster.
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- Medical Degree
- UT Southwestern School of Medicine
- Residency, Neurological Surgery
- Emory University School of Medicine
- Fellowship, Neurosurgical Oncology
- University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center