Dr. Atta Bhatti is a neurosurgeon whose main interest is in operative micro-neurosurgery, neuroanatomy, neuroradiology and neuroembryology. He is well versed with the challenges of neurosurgical care in developing countries.
Dr. Bhatti has a two-year fellowship in neuroendovascular interventional surgery from Switzerland. He is the only neurosurgeon who is currently practicing both neurosurgical and endovascular specialties in Pakistan. Dr. Bhatti has also specialized in the field of neurointerventional radiology/endovascular neurosurgery. He is trained in procedures including AVMs, aneurysms, cranial dural AVFs, tumor embolization, spinal AVMs, and spinal dural AVFs, carotid stenting, intra-arterial fibrinolysis and mechanical thrombectomy, super selective WADA, inferior petrosal sinus sampling, temporary and permanent balloon occlusions, embolization of skull base tumors, management of epistaxis and craniofacial lesions.
Dr. Bhatti has worked as an instructor neurosurgeon at Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi and set up the first private sector neurosurgery unit at the Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salam, Africa.