Senior Consultant , Fellowship, FRCS, MBBS, 36 years of experience
New Delhi , India
Dr. Rajendra Prasad is a spine surgeon with more than 36 years experience.
He has performed more than 3100 major brain and spine surgeries including over 300 spinal instrumentations.
He was instrumental in introducing cervical and lumbar radiofrequency rhizotomies at his current hospital and has successfully performed more than hundred such procedures in a span of almost 3 years.
He was the finalist of BMJ Awards for South Asia 2015 and was the winner of First BMJ awards 2014.
Trained as a Registrar in Neurosurgery at the National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, London and Nottingham University a Hospital.
He received training as Senior Registrar at Frenchay Hospital Bristol, UK.
He has worked in teaching hospitals like Cork Regional Hospital, Cork, National Hospital for Nervous Disease, London between 1979-1987.
He is the Founder Chairman of Primary Trauma Care Centre UK (Delhi chapter).
He is the Hon. Medical Director of Indian Head Injury Foundation and the MRCS Examiner of Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. He is delegate of AO Spine Asia Pacific.
Dr. Prasad is the life member of Associations Of Spine Surgeons Of India, Neurological Society Of India and Neuro Trauma Society Of India.
He is a member of the Congress Of Neurological Surgeons(CNS), UK and the Past President and Founder Member of Delhi Spine Society.
He did his MBBS from Ranchi University in 1979 and pursued his FRCS in Glasgow and UK. He received a Fellowship of the Intercollegiate Speciality Board In Neurosurgery (UK). He did a Spine Fellowship at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Stanmore, London.
Minimal invasive spine surgery, Microdiscectomy for cervical and lumbar discs Spinal instrumentation for spinal injuries, Lumbar & Cervical Canal Stenosis. Radio frequency Rhizotomy, Acute head and spine injuries, Microsurgery and Stereotactic surgery, Neuro-rehabilitation
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Work Experience of Dr. Rajendra Prasad
Registrar, National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, London
Fellowship, 1996, Royal National Orthopedic Hospital, London
FRCS, 1995, Intercollegiate Specialty Board in Neurosurgery (U.K.)
MBBS, 1979, Ranchi University
1. First BMJ Awards 2014(Rewarding excellence in Indian Healthcare): Robotic Spine Surgery Team—in the category of Surgical Team Of The Year 2. Finalist of BMJ Awards for South Asia 2015,recognising excellence in South Asian Healthcare representing Indian Head Injury Foundation in the category of Healthcare Advocacy
“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.
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