Dr. Shaji KR is working as Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon at Aster MIMS, Kottakkal. A neurosurgeon with nearly two decades of experience, Dr. Shaji K R has authored several publications, presentations, and research work. He completed undergraduate medical education (MBBS) from Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore. He is qualified as a Master of Chirurgiae (MCh) in Neurosurgery from the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, where he also was a resident doctor. He has worked as a consultant with West Fort Hospital, West Fort Hi-Tech Hospital, and Daya Surgical Speciality Hospital in Thrissur before joining the Aster group. In course of his career, he has also won awards for presenting papers at various medical conferences including - the 49th annual conference of the Neurological Society of India - World Congress of Neurosurgery organised by the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies in Sydney in 2004 - International conference on psychiatric and neurological rehabilitation in Bangalore in 1997.