Profile Description

Dr. Prahraj S S

Additional Director- Fortis Hospital, Banerghatta Road, Bangalore
Department- Neurosurgery and Spine Surgery
Procedures Expertised : Microdiscectomy, Endoscopic Pituitary surgery, Cervical Laminoplasty, Skull Base surgery, Craniofacial reconstruction surgery

Introduction of Dr. Prahraj S S

Dr. Prahraj S S is a highly experienced Neurosurgeon in India who has performed more than 6000 complex cranial and spinal operations. He is considered the best neurosurgeon in whole of South India and has immense expertise in neurosurgical procedures that include cervical lateral mass fixation, posterior lumbar inter-body fixations, anterior cervical plate and screw fixation, Thoracolumbar transpedicular fixations as well as transthoracic fixations.

With close to three decades of serving as a highly experienced neurosurgeon, Dr. Prahraj S S has been a major part of National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro  Sciences for several years. He finds interest in the areas of spinal surgery and instrumentation, skull base surgery, Micro neurosurgery and craniofacial reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Prahraj S S has been actively involved in the field of research specifically for the critical care management of head injury and has published over 20 papers related to his work. He has also been a guide to many for theses in MCh and PhD degree. He has been teaching and training several post graduate students from all over Karnataka as well as other parts of South India. He regularly participates in workshops and seminars and is invited to deliver lectures and speeches at prestigious science conventions all over the world.

Work experience of Dr. Prahraj S S

  • Additional Director, Neurosurgery and Spine surgery, Fortis Hospital, Banerghatta Road, Bangalore, Present
  • Additional, Associate and Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore, 1995-2006
  • Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 1995
  • Registrar, Neurosurgery, New Castle General Hospital, UK, 1994-1995
  • Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery, St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore, 1993-1994
  • Consultant, Neurosurgery, Sehgal Neurological Research Institute, New Delhi, 1992


  • MBBS, G R Medical College, Gwalior, 1984
  • MS, General Surgery, G R Medical College, Gwalior, 1988
  • DNB, Neurosurgery, National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, 1992
  • MCh, Neurosurgery, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Science and Technology, Trivandrum, 1992


  • Neurosurgery, New Castle
  • Neurotrauma, USA


  • Neurological Society of India
  • Neuro-ontological Society of India
  • Asian Congress of Neurosurgeons

Awards and recognition

  • Best paper Award, Annual British Neurological Research Conference, UK, 1995
  • Best Poster Award, 46th Annual Neurological Society of India Conference, 1996
  • Neurological Update for Young Neurosurgeons of Asia, Japan, 1998
  • Main investigator, Corticosteroid Randomization after Severe Head Injury (CRASH)

  • Gender
  • Hospital Affiliations Fortis Hospital, Bangalore
  • Experience / Tranining
  • Medical School
  • Internship
  • Residency
  • Fellowship
  • Certifications
  • Leadership Roles
  • Skull base Reconstruction & Resection
  • Neurosurgeries
  • Spine surgeries
  • Cervical Laminoplasty
  • Craniofacial reconstruction surgery
  • Endoscopic Pituitary surgery
  • Micro neurosurgery

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