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Ketan R. Bulsara, M.D.

Chief, Division of Neurosurgery
Director, Neurovascular and Endovascular Surgery
Director, Skull Base Microsurgery
Academic Office Location:
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-8073
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Dr. Ketan R. Bulsara is a world-renowned neurosurgeon with an unparalleled range of expertise in treating neurological disorders including complex tumors, aneurysms, brain- or nerve-related problems, and a full spectrum of treatment of both hemorrhagic stroke and ischemic stroke. 

He joins UConn Health from Yale University, where he built successful programs in neurovascular and skull base surgery. He is among an elite few neurosurgeons in the world with dedicated dual fellowship training in skull base/cerebrovascular microsurgery and endovascular surgery.

Dr. Bulsara completed both medical school and his neurosurgical residency training at Duke University Medical Center where he trained with the pioneers in neurosurgery and is an author on many national and international guidelines and standards. 

He has received numerous awards from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. Dr. Bulsara is a frequently invited national and international lecturer. He has published three books and more than 120 peer-reviewed publications, and has held numerous leadership positions in academic neurosurgery, both nationally and internationally. Dr. Bulsara consistently has been listed as one of the top physicians and surgeons in the United States by the Consumer Research Group of America based in Washington, D.C.

B.S.Davidson CollegeBiology/Neuroscience
M.D.Duke University School of MedicineMedicine
M.B.A.Yale School of ManagementBusiness Administration

Post-Graduate Training
InternshipDuke University Medical CenterGeneral Surgery
FellowshipUniversity of IowaSkull Base Surgery
ResidencyDuke University Medical CenterNeurosurgery (Chief Resident 2002-2003)
FellowshipUniversity of ArkansasSkull Base/Cerebrovascular Microsurgery
FellowshipDuke University Medical CenterNeurointerventional Surgery

Journal Articles

Case Reports


  • Training guidelines for endovascular stroke intervention: an international multi-society consensus document.
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