Dr. Rajendra Prasad
MBBS, FRCS, FRCS (Neurosurgery)

Dr. Rajendra Prasad has performed more than 4000 brain & spine operations at the Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi in the last 20 years. The most common procedures performed include-

  • Cervical discectomy and fusion (600)

  • Lumbar discectomy and laminotomy for canal stenosis (700)


He has introduced cervical and lumbar radiofrequency rhizotomies at Indraprastha Apollo  Hospital and has performed a more than 120 of these procedures in the last 3 years.

His particular interest is spine surgery and was instrumental in setting up the Department of Spine Surgery at Apollo Hospital, with him being the sole neuro-spine specialist.​

In addition to this, Dr. Prasad has also worked and conducted clinics in several countries like India, Saudi Arabia, Mauritius, Dubai, Tanzania and Nepal.


  • Dr. Prasad obtained the General Surgery FRCS in 1983 from Glasgow.  He was also conferred the FRCS (Neurosurgery) in 1995 by the Inter Collegiate Specialty Board, U.K.

  • Between 1995 and 1996, Dr. Prasad completed a Spine Fellowship at the Royal National Orthopedic Hospital, London.

  • His Neurosurgical training was in Ireland and England (1979-1987 and 1991-1992) which involved working in prestigious teaching hospitals like Cork Regional Hospital, Cork, National Hospital for Nervous Disease, London, Nottingham University Hospital and Frenchay Hospital, Bristol. 

  • Dr. Prasad did his schooling from Ranchi University, India and pre-medical from Ramjas College, Delhi. He graduated from Rajendra Medical College University in 1977.  

Professional Affiliations
  • Life Member:  Association of Spine Surgeons of India.

  • Life Member:  Neurological Society of India. (PNS 63)

  • Member of Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) USA

  • Immediate Past President and Founder Member: Delhi Spine Society.

  • Life Member: Neuro Trauma Society of India.

  • Country delegate AO Spine international

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

  • Fellowship of the Intercollegiate Specialty Board in Neurosurgery ( U. K)

  • Founder Member: Indian Federation of Neuro Rehabilitation

  • Founder Chairman :  Primary Trauma Care Foundation U.K. (Delhi Chapter)

  • Life Member: Indian Society for Critical Care Medicine.

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