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Dr. Banu Prakash A. S.

Dr. Banu Prakash A. S.

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neuro Surgery




Spine Surgeon


General Surgeon


19 Years Experience Overall  (15 years as specialist)

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I completed my surgical training at the PGI, Chandigarh a 3000 bedded multi-disciplinary tertiary referral teaching hospital with case input from adjoining seven states. PGI has aneurysm surgeries of at least two in a day with a commitment for immediate round the clock angio diagnosis and immediate surgery apart from the wide variety of other cases. The advanced radiological set up with 1.5 Tesla MRI, PET, 16 slice spiral CT for image-guided intervention. During my three-year residency, I trained in basics and various specialties of neurosurgery like vascular, trauma, pediatric, onco, skull base-CVJ, spine, infections, microsurgical, functional, stereotactic, endoscopic, epilepsy and movement disorders, research in neurology. This three-year period was vital to my understanding and development of surgical principles and skills. During this period I performed under the supervision and individually various surgeries-both elective and emergency. I was also involved in running outpatient clinics seeing about 150 patients a week. In these four years in neurosurgery. I have done many major and countless minor procedures and trained to take crucial decisions independently. I have seen the state of art surgical gadgetry to skills working with all range of patient condition severity, affordability. As a consultant, I have independently done aneurysm clipping, AVM excision, skull base surgeries, endoscopic ventricular and sphenoidal surgeries, spinal fusions including CVJ, stereotactic surgeries, pediatric neurosurgery, with good outcome and functional preservation especially oncological cases with total / maximum resection holistically. Performed live demonstration surgery of lateral skull base workshop.Interested in pursuing functional deep brain stimulation, minimally invasive surgery, Robotic surgery, 3-D endoscopy and endovascular techniques for a comprehensive care. I am working on mobility preserving stabilization at CVJ. To pursue my interest I did observership at Barrow Neurosurgical Institute in the skull base, vascular, functional –DBS, VNS, Spine –X-LIF. I even visited City of Hope where research work is being done in Nanomedicine for brain tumors and Robotic surgery. I attended the Nanotechnology conference at Cedars-Sinai hospital which has evoked the zeal in an implementation of latest technology in clinical medicine.

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Langford Road, Bangalore

Sita Bhateja Specialty Hospital


8 & 9, O’Shaughnessy Road, Landmark: Near Karnataka State Hockey Association, Bangalore

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Observership in Vascular, Skull Base, Functional, Spine - Barrow Neurosurgical Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Observership in Brain and Spine tumor research, Robotic surgery - City of Hope, Los Angles
1st Minimally invasive transforaminal endoscopy training programme Osteoporosis update
Invited lecture on reccent advances in neurosurgery at Association of Physicians.
Pediatric Neurosurgery update lecture at Rajarajeshwari Medical College


MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 1999
MS - General Surgery - Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, 2004


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Neurological Society of India
Bangalore Neurological Society
North American Skull Base Society
Indian Society of Neuro Oncology
Karnataka Spine Forum


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2008 - 2011 DNB, Neurosurgery at Narayana Hrudayalaya
2011 - 2015 Mentor for BMC Clinical-surgical Skills Centre at Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute
2011 - Present Faculty for the spine instrumentation at cadaver workshop at NSSA Spine
2004 - 2007 Post graduate teaching experience at PGI Chandigarh at PGI CHANDIGARH
2001 - 2004 Undergraduate medical and dentistry student teaching at T.N. Medical College & B.Y.L Nair Hospital


53275 Karnataka Medical Council, 1999
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