Dr. Rajendra Prasad

Dr. Rajendra Prasad
Dr. Rajendra Prasad

Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi

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Designation

Dr. Rajendra Prasad 
Senior Consultant, Neurosurgery and Spine surgery
Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India 

Profile Snapshot

  • Dr. Rajendra Prasad is one of the most experienced Neurosurgeon and Spine surgeons in India.
  • He received his trainings in Neurosurgery from the UK and holds an experience of more than 3 decades of experience in the field.
  • He is an expert in all neuro and spine surgeries that includes micro neurosurgery, minimally invasive spine surgery, surgery for degenerative spine diseases, surgery for brain and spine trauma and neuro tumor surgeries.
  • Prior to joining Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Dr. Prasad has spent most of his years in the UK in various hospitals both practicing and training in neuro and spine surgery.
  • At Indraprastha he is credit to having started the neuro-spine surgery department and has helped extensively in making it one of the best centers of neurosurgery in India.
  • He is an expert neurosurgeon and has brought in years of skills and experience in the treatment of every patient with utmost care.

Expertise

  • Microsurgery for brain and spine tumors
  • Minimally Invasive spine surgery
  • Surgery for acute brain and spine injury
  • Surgery for degenerative spine diseases
  • Neuro intensive care
  • Surgery for trauma
  • Skull base tumor surgery
  • Neuro rehabilitation for head and spine injuries
  • Spine surgery for spinal fusion, spinal tumor, spinal decompression and trauma

Work Experience

  • Senior Consultant of Neurosurgery and Spine Surgery at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi since 1996
  • Consultant of Neurosurgery at Social Insurance Hospital, Saudi Arabia from 1992 to 1995
  • Senior Registrar of Neurosurgery at Frenchay Hospital, UK from 1991 to 1992
  • Registrar of Neurosurgery at the Nottingham University Hospital and Queens Medical Centre, UK from 1984 to 1987
  • Registrar of Neurosurgery at the National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, UK from 1983 to 1984
  • Senior House Officer at Cork Regional Hospital, Ireland from 1979 to 1980

Qualifications

  • MBBS from Ranchi Medical University, 1976
  • Fellowship in Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow, 1983
  • Fellowship in Neurosurgery, Royal College of Surgeons, UK, 1995
  • Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training, UK
  • Fellowship in Neurosurgery from the Intercollegiate Specialty Board, UK

Memberships

  • Association of Spine Surgeons of India
  • Neurological Society of India
  • Honorary Medical Director of the Indian Head Injury Foundation
  • Founder Chairman of the Primary Trauma Care Foundation India
  • Past President of Delhi Spine Society
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons, USA
  • AO Spine

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