Profile Description

Dr. Rajendra Prasad

MBBS, FRCS (Glasgow), FRCS (Surgical Neurology), CCST
Senior Consultant- Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi
Department- Neurosurgery and Spine surgery
Procedures Expertised : Microsurgery for brain and spine tumors, Minimally Invasive spine surgery, surgery for acute brain and spine injury, neuro intensive care, Neuro rehabilitation for head and spine injuries

Introduction of Dr. Rajendra Prasad

Dr. Rajendra Prasad is a well known Neuro and spine surgeon presently associated as a Senior Consultant at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital in New Delhi. He has performed over 3000 brain and spines surgeries in the hospital till date. He has more than 35 years of experience in the field and has performed different types of neurological surgeries of the brain and spine. His areas of expertise involve minimally invasive spine surgery, surgery for acute brain and spine injury, microsurgery for brain and spine tumors, surgery for degenerative spine diseases, trauma, scoliosis, neuro intensive care and neuro rehabilitation for head and spine injuries.

Dr. Rajendra Prasad has been trained in Neurosurgery from the National Hospital for Nervous Diseases in London as well as the Nottingham University Hospital. He completed most of his trainings from the United Kingdom and is an MRCS examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. He had a major role to play in starting the Spinal surgery division at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital. He is one of the chief neuro surgeons in the country with extensive experience in the management and surgical treatment of various neurological diseases and disorders.

Work Experience of Dr. Rajendra Prasad

  • Senior Consultant, Neurosurgery and Spine Surgery, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, 1996- Present
  • Consultant, Neurosurgery, Social Insurance Hospital, Saudi Arabia, 1992- 1995
  • Senior Registrar, Neurosurgery, Frenchay Hospital, UK, 1991- 1992
  • Registrar, Neurosurgery, Nottingham University Hospital and Queens Medical Centre, UK, 1984-1987
  • Registrar, Neurosurgery, National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, UK, 1983- 1984
  • Senior House Officer, Cork Regional Hospital, Ireland, 1979- 1980

Education of Dr. Rajendra Prasad

  • MBBS, Ranchi Medical University, 1976
  • FRCS, Surgery, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow, 1983
  • FRCS, Neurosurgery, Royal College of Surgeons, UK, 1995
  • CCST, Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training, UK
  • Fellowship, Neurosurgery, Intercollegiate Specialty Board, UK

Life Memberships

  • Association of Spine Surgeons of India
  • Neurological Society of India


  • Indian Head Injury Foundation, Honorary Medical Director
  • Primary Trauma Care Foundation India, Founder Chairman
  • Delhi Spine Society, Past President
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons, USA
  • AO Spine

  • Neurosurgeries
  • Spine surgeries
  • Brain and spine Minimal Access surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neuro Surgeries
  • Micro neurosurgery
  • Spine surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Spine Fractures fixation

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