Dr Rajendra Prasad- Brain & Spine Surgeon- Apollo Hospitals New Delhi

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Dr Rajendra Prasad- Brain & Spine Surgeon- Apollo Hospitals New Delhi

MBBS, FRCS (Glasgow), FRCS (Neurosurgery) Intercollegiate Specialty Board in Neurosurgery (U.K.), CCST (U.K), Fellowship in spine surgery (U.K.)

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  • 36 Years of experience
  • English,Hindi
  • 292 Recommendations
  • Monday-Saturday
    9:00 AM – 1:00 PM , 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Qualification

MBBS, FRCS (Glasgow), FRCS (Neurosurgery) Intercollegiate Specialty Board in Neurosurgery (U.K.), CCST (U.K), Fellowship in spine surgery (U.K.)

Awards and Achievements

  • Winner of First BMJ awards 2014 (Rewarding excellence in Indian Healthcare) : “Robotic Spine Surgery Team” –  In the category of  SURGICAL TEAM OF THE YEAR.
  • Finalist BMJ awards for South Asia 2015- Recognizing excellence in South Asian Healthcare representing INDIAN HEAD INJURY FOUNDATION in the category of HEALTHCARE ADVOCACY.

Research and Publications

  • “Recent Advances in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy”.  Co-author. Medicine Update Vol. 14, 2004.  The Association of Physicians of India publication.
  • Spinal Instrumentation – Evaluation of Morbidity related to 250 consecutive   cases”: Apollo Medicine Volume-2 Number1. March 2005.
  • “Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery”: Apollo Medicine Volume-2 Number1. March 2005.
  • Microscopic laminotomy of lumbar canal stenosis”: Apollo Medicine – Volume 3, Issue 4, Dec. 2006.
  • “Minimally invasive endoscopic brain and spine surgery”: Apollo Medicine – Volume 3, Issue 4, Dec. 2006.
  •  “Minimally invasive treatment for craniopharyngioma”:  Apollo Medicine – Volume 3, Number 2, June 2006.
  • “Use of hyperbaric oxygen in traumatic brain injury: Retrospective analysis of data of 20    patients treated at a tertiary care center’ published in       the APRIL Issue 2012  British Journal of  Neurosurgery.
  • “Leiomyoma of skull base” – Reference: APME142 and “Management of non disco-genic low back pain: our experience of 40 cases of RF Rhizotomy” – Reference: APME149 : Apollo Medicine Volume 10 in October 2013.
  • “Design and Development of Technological aids to Rehabilitate Spinal Cord Injury Patients” J. Santhosh, S.Anand, R. Prasad
  • “Design and Development of technological aids to rehabilitate spinal cord injury patients” ongoing project with Department of Biomedical         Engineering – Indian Institute of Technology. (IIT). New Delhi (Got a grant of Rs. 26,33,000 from Government of India for this project)
  • Effects of Hyperbaric oxygen on acute head and spinal injuries’ together with the hyperbaric Oxygen unit at the Apollo Hospital, New Delhi.
  • Tuberculosis of the spine: Retrospective study of diagnosis and treatment of   48 cases and ongoing prospective study.
  •  A pilot study on: Pilot study for Primary Trauma Care with Disaster Drill Training for First Responders.
  • Management of non disco-genic low back pain: our experience of 40 cases of RF Rhizotomy” – Reference: APME149 : Apollo Medicine Volume 10 in October 2013.

Work Experience

  • Did his training in Neurosurgery in U.K. and has been put on the GMC specialist Register for Neurosurgery. Have specialized in Spine surgery with a Fellowship from the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. London
  • and Paediatric Neurosurgery training at Nottingham University Hospital. U.K Returned to India in 1996 to join the Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi as one of the senior Consultants in Neurosurgery and spine surgery.
  • Has performed more than 2000 major brain and spine surgeries at the Apollo Hospitals, including over 300 spinal instrumentations.

Certifications & Professional Memberships

  • Life Member:  Association of Spine Surgeons of India.
  • Life Member:  Neurological Society of India. (PNS 63)
  •        Member of Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) USA
  • Past President and Founder Member: Delhi Spine Society.
  • Founder Chairman :  Primary Trauma Care Foundation U.K. (Delhi Chapter)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.
  • Fellowship of the Intercollegiate Specialty Board in Neurosurgery ( U. K)
  • Hon. Medical Director : Indian Head Injury Foundation
  • MRCS Examiner : Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Life Member: Neuro Trauma Society of India.
  • Delegate AO spine Asia Pacific

Medical Council Registration

19189

Special Interests

 

  •     Minimal invasive spine surgery including microdiscectomy for cervical and lumbar discs
  •    Spinal instrumentation for spinal injuries, tumor, Tb and degenerative spine.
  •     Lumbar & cervical canal stenosis.
  •     Back pain treatment including Radio frequency rhizotomy for facet joint and sacro-illiac pain.
  •     Acute head and spine injuries and neuro-intensive care.
  •     Microsurgery and stereotactic surgery for brain and spine tumors.
  •      Neuro-rehabilitation for head and spine injuries.
Specialty

Neuro & Spine Surgery

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