Dr. Rajendra Prasad Spine Surgeon in Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi | Quick Medical Evaluation

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Dr. Rajendra Prasad Spine Surgeon in Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi | Quick Medical Evaluation


Dr. Rajendra Prasad Spine Surgeon in Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi | Quick Medical Evaluation

Dr. Rajendra Prasad top Spine Surgeon in India. Brain and spine surgeon with over 36 years experience in this field and have performed more than 4000 brain and spine surgeries at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi. Area of special interest is spine surgery. Large experience of spine surgery for degenerative diseases like microdiscectomy for lumbar and cervical disc prolapse, micro-surgical laminotomies for lumbar canal stenosis and spinal instrumentation using implants for spinal injuries, infections like Tb, tumours, spondylo-listhesis and cervical and lumbar artificial disc replacement. Have treated over 250 patients with low back and neck pain with Radio frequency (RF) Rhizotomy. This is one of the largest series in the country performed by a spine surgeon. This work has been presented at the American Congress of Neurological Sciences meeting in the USA. In addition to the above performed approximately 1500 microsurgical excision of brain and spinal tumors,both intra and extra-axial. These include gliomas, acoustic tumors, pituitary tumors (Endoscopic Transnasal procedures) and giant meningiomas. Many of these intracranial surgeries have required robotic frameless image guidance or frame based stereotactic assistance.  Performed Asia’s first Robotic spine surgery using the da vinci robot at Apollo Hospital for which we received the British Medical Journal Award in 2014 for the “Surgical Team of the year”

Speciality And Areas Of Interest

Minimal invasive spine surgery (MISS) including microdiscectomy for cervical and lumbar disc disease and artificial disc replacement, and cervical and lumbar canal stenosis. Spinal instrumentation for spinal injuries, tumor, Tb and degenerative spine. Back pain treatment including Radio frequency rhizotomy for facet joint and sacro-illiac pain. Microsurgery and stereotactic surgery for brain and spine tumors. Neuro-rehabilitation for head and spine injuries. Assistive Technology (AT) in neuro-rehabilitation.

Professional Memberships And Certifications

Fellowship/ Membership of overseas Associations: Member of Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) USA. Fellow of the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Glasgow, U.K. Fellowship of the Intercollegiate Specialty Board in Neurosurgery, U.K. Member of Global Cooperation on Assistive Health Technology (GATE) which is a WHO global initiative with one goal – to improve access to high quality affordable assistive health products.

Membership of Associations in India

Life Member: Association of Spine Surgeons of India. Life Member: Neurological Society of India. (PNS 63). Past President and Founder Member: Delhi Spine Society. Founder Chairman: Primary Trauma Care Foundation U.K. (India Chapter). Life Member: Neuro Trauma Society of India. Life Member: Indian Society for Critical Care Medicine. Life Member of Global Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (GAPIO). 



1. Consulting Services & Treatment Package Development: To accurately assess a treatment plan, a personal medical record is required.

2. Physician Curriculum Vitae: Medical records are transferred to the physician for treatment and pricing options.

3. Second Opinion: Medical report for review by your specialist doctors, with a response expected within 72 hours [3 days].

4. Cost-Effective Treatment Plans: Expect to receive numerous referrals from various hospitals outlining their second opinion and treatment costs.

5. Medical Visa Assistance: Once the patient is satisfied with the recommended treatment and hospital and has finalised their plans to visit India, we will assist them in obtaining a medical visa. The patient must apply for the visa on his or her own at the High Commission of India (Indian embassy) in their home country. We provide the patient with an invitation letter from the appropriate hospital, which is required for submitting their visa application. In addition, our team is trained to answer any questions the patient may have about medical visas and medical attendant visas.

6. Treatment Program: When seeing a doctor, extra contact information for the wardroom is provided.

7. Personal case manager: Once the patient arrives in the designated country for treatment, he or she is completely under our care. To handle any cases involving hospital/doctor negligence or malpractice against patients. We will also be responsible for the accommodation and stay of the members accompanying the patient.

8. Interpretation: If necessary, interpretation assistance is provided.

9. Communication: Help with communication with family and at home. Phone card or mobile phone.

10. Airport arrival and departure assistance: complimentary airport pick-up and drop-off in a cab.

11. Post-acute care rehabilitation: Post-acute care rehabilitation and nursing needs.

12. Wellness and spa packages: Pre and post-procedures have been added to the wellness and spa packages. Palade, yoga, and spiritual classes are available. 4 to 5-star resort accommodations.

13. Follow-up care: Provide free care when patients return to their home countries.

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