Dr. Rajendra Prasad

Qualification - MBBS, FRCS (Glas.), FRCS (SN), CCST

Specialization - Neuro & Spine surgeon

Designation - Senior Consultant

Location - New Delhi, India

Hospital(s) - Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals

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Career Profile

Dr. Rajendra Prasad is an accomplished and renowned surgeon with specialization in neurosurgery and spine surgery, with more than 35 years of rich experience.

In his 18 years of medical service at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, he has performed over 4000 surgeries, including more than 1400 brain surgeries and 1700 spinal surgeries.

Dr. Prasad is a highly qualified surgeon with educational qualifications and training from nationally and internationally reputed medical institutions.

He has also been involved in clinical work in countries like Saudi Arabia, Mauritius, Dubai, Tanzania and Nepal, other than India.

He holds expertise in various types of Spine surgeries and is a sought after name for the treatment of neurological and spinal disorders.

He has performed large number of these surgeries including 600 Cervical discectomy and fusion, Lumbar discectomy and 700 laminotomy for canal stenosis.

He has been a pioneer for introducing procedures like cervical and lumbar radiofrequency rhizotomies at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital and successfully performing these in the past years.Education

Education & Training

  • MBBS from Ranchi Medical University, 1978
  • FRCS Surgery from Royal College of Physician & Surgeons of Glasgow, 1983
  • FRCS (SN) Neurosurgery from Intercollegiate Speciality Board in Neurosurgery, 1995

Experience

  • Sr. Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spine Surgeon at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi
  • Hon. Medical Director for Indian Head Injury Foundation
  • Senior Registrar in Neurosurgery at Frenchay Hospital, UK
  • Senior House Officer at Cork Regional Hospital

Clinical Focus

  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Cervical discectomy and fusion
  • Lumbar discectomy
  • Laminotomy for canal stenosis
  • Cervical and Lumbar
  • Radiofrequency Rhizotomies

Awards & Achievements

  • Hon. Medical Director for Indian Head Injury Foundation

Research and Publications

  • Hon. Medical Director for Indian Head Injury Foundation

Memberships

  • Fellowship of the Intercollegiate Specialty Board in Neurosurgery (U. K)
  • Founder Chairman of Primary Trauma Care Foundation India
  • Immediate past President of Delhi Spine Society
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • Life Member of Association of Spine Surgeons of India
  • Life Member of Neurological Society of India
  • MRCS Examiner with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Member of Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) USA
  • AO SPINE Member

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Dr. performs 12 different procedures. Click on a procedure name to see more details and to view doctors for that specialty.

Spinal Surgery

Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)

Neurosurgery

Craniotomy is a surgical procedure in which a section of the skull is removed in order to access the brain, and then replaced after the other necessary procedures have been performed on the brain. Craniotomies can be performed to remove brain tumors, to drain brain abscesses, correct skull fractures, and more. Main types of craniotomies include stereotactic craniotomy, keyhole craniotomy, endoscopic craniotomy, and craniectomy.

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