Ketan Ramanlal Bulsara, MD

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

Departments & Organizations

Neurosurgery: Neurovascular

Headache & Facial Pain Center

Interventional Radiology

Stroke Center

Yale Cancer Center: Brain Tumor Program

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Ketan R. Bulsara is an Associate professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at the Yale University School of Medicine. He is a board certified neurosurgeon. He is one of only a select few neurosurgeons in the country who is dual fellowship trained in skull base/cerebrovascular microsurgery and endovascular neurosurgery.

He has won numerous awards from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. Dr. Bulsara has consistently 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.

Prior to his appointment at Yale, he directed the Walter Dandy Neurosurgical Intensive Care unit and served as the Director of Skull Base and Cerebrovascular neurosurgery at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Dr. Bulsara is a frequently invited national and international lecturer. He has published 3 books and over 100 peer reviewed publications. He is the current president of the American Association of South Asian Neurosurgeons. He was appointed to serve on the AANS Maintenance of Certification/CME Committee and is the Vice Chair Elect for the AANS/CNS Cerebrovascular Section.

Education & Training

MD Duke University (1996)
BS Davidson College (1992)
Fellow Duke University Medical Center
Fellow University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Resident Duke University Medical Center
Board Certification AB of Neurological Surgery, Neurological Surgery (2007)

Honors & Recognition

  • AcademicKeys Who’s Who in Higher Medical Education (2008)

  • Augustus McCravey Award Southern Neurosurgical Association Senior Author (2007)

  • Recognized as one of America’s Top SurgeonsConsumer Research Group of America

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Contact Info

Ketan Ramanlal Bulsara, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale NeurosurgeryYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste Lower Level

New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale NeurosurgerySmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale - New Haven
35 Park Street, Ste 8th Floor

New Haven, CT 06511
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Office Location
Tompkins Memorial Pavilion
789 Howard Avenue, Ste 4th Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208082
New Haven, CT 06520-8082

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