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Dr. Rajendra Prasad

Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals , New Delhi, India 

Neurosurgeon • Senior consultant Neurosurgeon and Spine Surgeon specializing in minimally invasive spine surgery and has performed over 3100 brain & spine operations. Has a special interest in neuro-rehabilitation. Over 35 years of experience including over 12 years of international experience in the UK, Ireland and the Middle East.
My experience
35+ years
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$100
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2 working days
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About Me

Dr. Rajendra Prasad is a Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon and is the Medical Director of the Indian Head Injury Foundation. He also helps run two rehabilitation enters in India – New Delhi and Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

Dr. Prasad has performed more than 3100 brain & spine operations at the Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi in the last 18 years this includes 1400 brain surgeries and 1700 spinal surgeries. The most common procedures performed includes cervical discectomy and fusion (600), lumbar discectomy and laminotomy for canal stenosis (700). Dr. Prasad introduced cervical and lumbar radiofrequency rhizotomies at Apollo Hospital and has performed 120+ of these procedures in the last 3 years.

In 2007, he took over as the first Hon. Executive Director of the Indian Head Injury Foundation (IHIF) and subsequently became the first Medical Director in 2013. They conduct yearly workshops on neuro-rehabilitation and run help run the two rehab centres in New Delhi and Jodhpur. I have conceived, developed and personally supervised all the above activities.

Additionally, he is the Founder-Chairman of the Primary Trauma Care Foundation, New Delhi. They  conducted the first Primary Trauma Course on behalf of PTC U.K. in September 2005, since then we have conducted 50 doctor’s courses and one Paediatric Trauma Course. We have  modified the PTC course for “First Responders” and have conducted several courses for traffic policemen.

Dr. Prasad has also served as an Executive Committee member of the Association of Spine Surgeons of India and founder Vice–President of the Delhi Spine Society of which he is the immediate past President.

Experience
1996 - current Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon & Spine Surgeon Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, India
1995 - 1996 Spine Fellow Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, NHS Trust, London, U.K.
1992 - 1995 Consultant Neurosurgeon Social Insurance Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
1991 - 1992 Senior Registrar in Neurosurgery Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, U.K.
1987 - 1991 Consultant Neurosurgeon Various hospitals, India
1984 - 1987 Consultant Neurosurgeon Nottingham University Hospital, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, U.K.
1983 - 1984 Registrar in Neurosurgery National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, London, U.K.
1980 - 1983 Senior House Officer in General Surgery Various Hospitals, U.K. & Ireland
1979 - 1980 Senior House Officer Cork Regional Hospital, Ireland
Educational Qualifications
  • Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons, NeurosurgeryRoyal College of Physicians & Surgeons, 1995
  • Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons, SurgeryRoyal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow, 1983
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) - Ranchi Medical University, 
Professional Affiliations
  • Association of Spine Surgeons of India - Life Member
  • Neurological Society of India - Life Member
  • Delhi Spine Society - Past President & Founder
  • Primary Trauma Care Foundation U.K., India - Founder Chairman
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow - Fellow
  • Intercollegiate Specialty Board in Neurosurgery ( U. K) - Fellowship
  • Indian Head Injury Foundation - Hon. Medical Director
Publications / Others
  • Surgical Team of the YearBritish Medical Journal (BMJ), October 2014
    • Successfully undertook world's first robotic spinal surgery to help a 10 year old boy with bone destruction as a result of spinal tuberculosis.
  • Healthcare AdvocacyBritish Medical Journal (BMJ), 2015
    • Finalist BMJ awards for South Asia 2015- Recognizing excellence in South Asian Healthcare representing Indian Head Injury Foundation.

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