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Dr. Prakash Singh

Dr. Prakash Singh

Dr. Prakash Singh

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MBBS, MCh - Neuro Surgery

Allopath

Neurosurgeon

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Spine Surgeon

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29 Years Experience Overall  (22 years as specialist)

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Dr Singh has more than 25 yrs experience in his core competencies in brain and Spine surgery.He held leading positions in the Indian Army hospital at R&R Delhi and AFMC Pune, BL Kapur Super Speciality Hospital Delhi, Max Super Speciality Hospital Mohali prior to assuming the appointment as Head of Neurosurgery at Saket City hospital.He is versatile neurosurgeon with keen interest in microsurgical excision of various brain tumours, clipping of intracranial aneurysms, stereotactic surgery, endoscopic brain surgery , minimally invasive spine surgery, spine stabilisation procedures and peripheral nerve surgery.

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Dwarka, Delhi

Kalpavriksh Super Speciality Center

4.5

Plot Number 66, 1st Floor, Sector 12A, Landmark: Behind HDFC Bank, Delhi

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Common questions & answers

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.

Awards and Recognitions

Vashisht Sewa Medal by President of India - 2008
Vashisht Sewa Medal by Chief of Army Staff - 2004

Education

MBBS - Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, 1990
MCh - Neuro Surgery - POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH, CHANDIGARH, 1997

Memberships

Neurological Society of India
Skull Base Surgery Soceity of India (SBSSI)

Experience

Consultant at Saket City Hospital,

Registrations

53748 Delhi Medical Council, 2011
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