Ramesh P Babu

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Ramesh P Babu, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor;
Department of Neurosurgery (Neurosurgery)

Clinical Addresses

530 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Hours: Mon. 9 - 7; Tue. 9 - 7; Wed. 9 - 7; Thu. 9 - 7; Fri. 9 - 7
Handicap Access: yes
Phone: 212-263-7481
Fax: 212-263-6907

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Medical Specialties


Medical Expertise

Hydrocephalus, Chiari Malformation, Acoustic Neuromas, Brain Tumors, Pituitary Adenoma, Skull Based Tumors, Spine Neurosurgery, Microsurgery, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Meningioma, Craniopharyngioma, Facial Pain (Cranial/Myo)

Clinical Responsibilities

Ramesh Babu, M.Ch., M.D., began his neurosurgical training in India at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences before coming to the United States and completing his residency at NYU Medical Center. Following this, Dr. Babu completed two fellowships in skull base and microvascular neurosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center under Drs. Jannetta and Sekhar, and at the Nordtstadt Klinik in Hanover, Germany under Professor Samii. Dr. Babu has an interest in management of spine disorders including degenerative spine disease and traumatic injuries. He also maintains an interest in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia. He is an active member of the North American Skull Base Society.




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Board Certification

1998 — Ab Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery


1975-1979 — Andhra Medical College, Medical Education
1978-1979 — King George Hospital (Surgery (Gen)), Internship
1980-1985 — National Institute of Mental Health and NeuroSciences (Neurosurgery), Residency Training
1986-1987 — NYU Medical Center (Neurosurgery), Clinical Fellowships
1987-1993 — NYU Medical Center (Neurosurgery), Residency Training
1992-1993 — University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (No Value Specified), Clinical Fellowships

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -


The effect of intraoperative infusion of dexmedetomidine on the quality of recovery after major spinal surgery
Bekker, Alex; Haile, Michael; Kline, Richard; Didehvar, Sorosch; Babu, Ramesh; Martiniuk, Frank; Urban, Michael
2013 Jan;25(1):16-24, Journal of neurosurgical anesthesiology
— id: 203812, year: 2013, vol: 25, page: 16, stat: Journal Article,

Rodgers, Shaun D.; Marascalchi, Bryan J.; Strom, Russell G.; Riina, Howard; Samadani, Uzma; Frempong-Boadu, Anthony; Babu, Ramesh; Sen, Chandra; Zagzag, David
2012 OCT;14 6 6:106-106, Neuro-oncology
— id: 204942, year: 2012, vol: 14 6 6, page: 106, stat: Journal Article,

Right leg pain
Singh, Anuradha; Engler, John; Babu, Ramesh
Case-based neurology New York : Demos Medical, c2012,
— id: 5939, year: 2012, vol: , page: 133, stat: Chapter,

Melanocytic tumor with GNA11 p.Q209L mutation mimicking a foramen magnum meningioma
Strom, Russell G; Shvartsbeyn, Marianna; Rosenblum, Marc K; Hameed, Meera R; Nafa, Khedoudja; Mikolaenko, Irina; Babu, Ramesh P
2012 Oct;114(8):1197-1200, Clinical neurology & neurosurgery
— id: 177014, year: 2012, vol: 114, page: 1197, stat: Journal Article,

Brain tumor location and psychiatric symptoms: is there any association? A meta-analysis of published case studies
Madhusoodanan, Subramoniam; Opler, Mark G A; Moise, Despina; Gordon, Jessica; Danan, Deepa M; Sinha, Abhishek; Babu, Ramesh P
2010 Oct;10(10):1529-1536, Expert review of neurotherapeutics
— id: 114475, year: 2010, vol: 10, page: 1529, stat: Journal Article,

The effect of dexmedetomidine on perioperative hemodynamics in patients undergoing craniotomy
Bekker, Alex; Sturaitis, Mary; Bloom, Marc; Moric, Mario; Golfinos, John; Parker, Erik; Babu, Ramesh; Pitti, Abishabeck
2008 Oct;107(4):1340-1347, Anesthesia & analgesia
— id: 87811, year: 2008, vol: 107, page: 1340, stat: Journal Article,

Up-cycling of PET (polyethylene terephthalate) to the biodegradable plastic PHA (polyhydroxyalkanoate)
Kenny, Shane T; Runic, Jasmina Nikodinovic; Kaminsky, Walter; Woods, Trevor; Babu, Ramesh P; Keely, Chris M; Blau, Werner; O'Connor, Kevin E
2008 Oct 15;42(20):7696-7701, Environmental science & technology
— id: 95064, year: 2008, vol: 42, page: 7696, stat: Journal Article,

Quantitative evaluation of transtemporal and facial translocation approaches to infratemporal fossa
Kuriakose, Moni A; Sorin, Alex; Sharan, Rajeev; Fishman, Andrew J; Babu, Ramesh; Delacure, Mark D
2008 Jan;18(1):17-27, Skull base
— id: 96303, year: 2008, vol: 18, page: 17, stat: Journal Article,

The conversion of BTEX compounds by single and defined mixed cultures to medium-chain-length polyhydroxyalkanoate
Nikodinovic, Jasmina; Kenny, Shane T; Babu, Ramesh P; Woods, Trevor; Blau, Werner J; O'Connor, Kevin E
2008 Sep;80(4):665-673, Applied microbiology & biotechnology
— id: 95065, year: 2008, vol: 80, page: 665, stat: Journal Article,

Plexiform neurofibroma of the cauda equina: case report
Joseffer, Seth S; Babu, Ramesh P; Kleinman, George
2005 Feb;63(2):182-4; discussion 184, Surgical neurology
— id: 49010, year: 2005, vol: 63, page: 182, stat: Journal Article,

Evaluation of preoperative administration of the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor rofecoxib for the treatment of postoperative pain after lumbar disc surgery
Bekker, Alex; Cooper, Paul R; Frempong-Boadu, Anthony; Babu, Ramesh; Errico, Thomas; Lebovits, Allen
2002 May;50(5):1053-7; discussion 1057, Neurosurgery
— id: 48718, year: 2002, vol: 50, page: 1053, stat: Journal Article,

Thoracic paraganglioma presenting with spinal cord compression and metastases
Houten, John K; Babu, Ramesh P; Miller, Douglas C
2002 Aug;15(4):319-323, Journal of spinal disorders & techniques
— id: 95066, year: 2002, vol: 15, page: 319, stat: Journal Article,

Isolated inflammatory pseudotumor of the occipital condyle - Report of two cases
Pallini, R; Liverana, L; Maria, LL; Cesare, C; Eduardo, F; Babu, R
2002 Sep;97(2):248-251, Journal of neurosurgery
— id: 32441, year: 2002, vol: 97, page: 248, stat: Journal Article,

Erdheim-Chester disease of the central nervous system. Report of two cases
Babu, R P; Lansen, T A; Chadburn, A; Kasoff, S S
1997 May;86(5):888-892, Journal of neurosurgery
— id: 133232, year: 1997, vol: 86, page: 888, stat: Journal Article,

Pott's puffy tumor: the forgotten entity. Case report
Babu RP; Todor R; Kasoff SS
1996 Jan;84(1):110-112, Journal of neurosurgery
— id: 56803, year: 1996, vol: 84, page: 110, stat: Journal Article,

Resection of olfactory groove meningiomas: technical note revisited
Babu R; Barton A; Kasoff SS
1995 Dec;44(6):567-572, Surgical neurology
— id: 56802, year: 1995, vol: 44, page: 567, stat: Journal Article,

Cavernous angiomas of the internal auditory canal. A case report and review of literature
Babu R; Ransohoff J; Cohen N; Zagzag D
1994 ;129(1-2):100-104, Acta neurochirurgica
— id: 9355, year: 1994, vol: 129, page: 100, stat: Journal Article,

Late radiation necrosis of the brain: case report
Babu R; Huang PP; Epstein F; Budzilovich GN
1993 Jul;17(1):37-42, Journal of neuro-oncology
— id: 6312, year: 1993, vol: 17, page: 37, stat: Journal Article,

Post-traumatic syringomyelia: a general review
Jafar JJ; Babu R; Siegel B; Machi J
Thoracolumbar spine fractures New York : Raven Press, 1993,
— id: 3016, year: 1993, vol: , page: 421, stat: Chapter,

Schwannoma of the fourth ventricle presenting with hemifacial spasm. A report of two cases
Weiner HL; Zagzag D; Babu R; Weinreb HJ; Ransohoff J
1993 Jan;15(1):37-43, Journal of neuro-oncology
— id: 9357, year: 1993, vol: 15, page: 37, stat: Journal Article,

Intramedullary abscess associated with a spinal cord ependymoma: case report
Babu R; Jafar JJ; Huang PP; Budzilovich GN; Ransohoff J
1992 Jan;30(1):121-124, Neurosurgery
— id: 13715, year: 1992, vol: 30, page: 121, stat: Journal Article,

Babu, R; Murali, R
1991 Jun;28(6):886-887, Neurosurgery
— id: 32213, year: 1991, vol: 28, page: 886, stat: Journal Article,