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Dr. Banu Prakash A. S.

MBBS, MS(General Surgery), MCh(Neuro Surgery)

ENGLISH, KANNADA

18 years

 clinical experience

Ex PGI


Malleswaram  Ayu Health Super-speciality hospital - Malleswaram

About Dr. Banu Prakash A. S.

An eminently qualified consultant neurosurgeon and spine surgeon, and a leading member of the elite neurosurgical team at the Sita Bhateja Specialty hospital, Dr. Banu Prakash has experience and expertise to back his numerous qualifications. He is a product of the renowned Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, the batch of 1998, who went on to gain his MS degree in General Surgery in the Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, Mumbai in 2004. He further honed his surgical skills in the prestigious Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, where he added an MCh in Neurosurgery to his qualifications in 2008. This highly-recommended surgeon who is currently based in Bangalore further went on to develop his interests in the fields of Deep Brain Stimulation, Minimally Invasive Surgery, 3-D Endoscopy and Endovascular techniques in the US. He has done observerships at the Barrow Neurosurgical Institute at Phoenix, Arizona (in areas of skull base surgery, vascular surgery, functional DBS, VNS, and Spine-X LIF) and at City of Hope, Los Angeles in areas of robotic surgery and nanomedicine in the treatment of brain and spine tumors. Aside from all these qualifications and experiences, this surgeon par excellence also holds memberships with the Neurological Society of India, Bangalore Neurological Society, Indian Society of Neuro-Oncology, IMA, Karnataka Spine Forum, and the North American Skull Base Society. Dr. Banu Prakash has interests in academia too and has vast teaching experience as well as numerous national and international research publications in illustrious journals. Known for his down-to-earth, humane approach towards his patients, Dr. Banu Prakash is a much-sought-after neuro- and spine surgeon in Bangalore. With eighteen years of experience, Dr. Prakash is amongst the topmost surgeons in Bangalore. 53275 Karnataka Medical Council, 1999 Read Less

Education

  • MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute Bangalore 1999

  • MS - General Surgery - Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital 2004

  • MCh - Neuro Surgery - POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH CHANDIGARH

  • 2008

Qualification

  • MBBS

  • MS(General Surgery)

  • MCh(Neuro Surgery)

Experience

  • 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

Awards

  • 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

Surgeries Specialized

  • Interested in pursuing functional deep brain stimulation

  • minimally invasive surgery

  • Robotic surgery

  • 3-D endoscopy and endovascular techniques for a comprehensive care. aneurysm clipping

  • AVM excision

  • skull base surgeries

  • endoscopic ventricular and sphenoidal surgeries

  • spinal fusions including CVJ

  • stereotactic surgeries

  • pediatric neurosurgery

  • oncological cases

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