Dr Mazda K. Turel is a practicing Neurosurgeon at the prestigious Wockhardt Hospitals, South Mumbai, India. He is also an Honorary Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the Grant Medical College and Sir J.J. Groups of Hospitals. He specializes in the treatment of diseases of the brain and spine and advocates an approach to neurosurgery that is both balanced and aggressive. His prolific clinical research has garnered several academic accolades both nationally and internationally and has resulted in numerous publications in esteemed scientific journals. Dr Turel’s practice style is hugely collaborative. He strongly believes that incorporation of patients, their families and the medical staff as members of his team allows patients the best possible outcome and speediest recovery.


Dr Mazda K. Turel completed his degree in medicine (MBBS) from Grant Medical College and Sir JJ groups of Hospitals in Mumbai, and went on to pursue an MCh degree in Neurosurgery from the prestigious Christian Medical College in Vellore, India. He was awarded the Jacob Chandy Gold Medal at his graduation – a distinction that has been conferred previously to just 4 other recipients since it’s institution, 35 years ago. After completing his residency he visited several departments of neurosurgery across the world and earned a Diploma in Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery from Beijing, China. He then went on to complete a fellowship in skull-base surgery and neurooncology at the illustrious Toronto Western Hospital, Canada and another fellowship in minimally invasive and complex spine surgery at the Rush University in Chicago, USA. Dr Mazda K. Turel earned his specialization in cerebrovascular surgery, with an emphasis on arterial bypasses in the brain, from the Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.


Consultant Neurosurgeon at the Wockhardt Hospitals, Mumbai Central
Honorary Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the Grant Medical College and Sir J.J. Groups of Hospitals
  • Complex brain tumor surgery in adults and children
  • Endoscopic surgery for skullbase tumors, hydrocephalus and deep-seated brain tumors
  • Cerebrovascular and bypass surgery
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Surgery for craniofacial pain syndrome such as trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm and glossopharyngeal neuralgia
  • Surgery for Traumatic brain injury
  • Craniovertebral junctions surgery
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery for degenerative conditions such as spondylosis and herniated disc, spinal tumors and infection, tuberculosis and spinal deformity

Mazda Turel's TEDx Talk