MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB - Neurosurgery
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Dr. Prakash Khatri is a Neurosurgeon in Paschim Vihar, Delhi and has an experience of 25 years in this field. Dr. Prakash Khatri practices at Sehgal Neo Hospital in Paschim Vihar, Delhi,Santom Hospital in Rohini, Delhi and Tarak Hospital in Dwarka, Delhi. He completed MBBS from Sardar Patel Medical College in 1995,MS - General Surgery from Dr. Sampurnanand Medical College, Jodhpur in 2001 and DNB - Neurosurgery from St. Stephen's Hospital Delhi in 2009. He is a member of Delhi Medical Council. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Peripheral Nerve,Migraine Treatment,Vertigo Treatment,Decompression Micovascular and Paralysis etc.
Q: Who is a neurosurgeon?
A: A neurosurgeon is a doctor with a specialization in diagnosis and treatment of brain, spinal cord and nerve-related diseases.
Q: Can a neurosurgeon operate a brain tumour?
A: Yes, a neurosurgeon can operate and remove brain tumours by a procedure called as craniotomy.
Q: Does a neurosurgeon only perform surgery?
A: Neurosurgeons are trained to perform complex surgeries, but when possible, they try to treat the condition with medicines alone. When medicines fail to give relief, neurosurgeons opt for a surgery to provide relief.
Q: For which diseases can one see a neurosurgeon?
A: One can see a neurosurgeon if you have any symptoms like birth-defects, trauma to brain or spine due to some shock or accident, brain tumours, vascular disorders, infections in the brain or spine, stroke, or degenerative diseases of the spine like multiple sclerosis.
Q: Can a neurologist treat birth defects in nervous system?
A: No, a neurologist cannot treat birth-defects in the nervous system, but a neurosurgeon can operate on such defects present since birth in the brain and spinal cord in infants and children.