Dr S.S.Praharaj, has over 20 years of experience as a consultant Neurosurgeon. He has performed over 6000 Neurosurgical Operations including Complex Cranial and Spinal Operations. In the course of his neurosurgical career, he has rendered invaluable service at institutes like All India Institute of Medical Sciences(A.I.I.M.S, New Delhi) and NIMHANS, Bangalore, in India and also abroad. He has performed Spine Surgery and Spinal Instrumentation of all kinds at NIMHANS, Bangalore and has also been a pioneer of Neuro-surgical Procedures such as Cervical Laminoplasty, Anterior Cervical Plate and Screw Fixation, Cervical Lateral Mass Fixation, Transthoracic Approaches and Fixations, Thoracolumbar Transpedicular Fixations, Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fixations, etc. He is an active member of various organizations such as Neurological Society of India, Neuro-otological Society India, Asian Congress of Neurosurgeons. He was also chosen as the Neurosurgical Update for Young Neurosurgeons of Asia? at Osaka, Japan, 1998. He completed his MBBS degree in 1984 and MS(Gen. Surgery) in 1988 from G.R.Medical College, Gwalior India. He also completed his Diplomate National, Neurosurgery(National Board Exam, 1992) from New Delhi and did his MCh(Neurosurgery) from Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Science and Technology Trivandru in 1991. He has visited the Dept of Neurosurgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas and worked as Research associate in head injury there for 9 months under Professor Claudia Robertson.He specializes in Microneurosurgery, Spinal Surgery and Instrumentation, Epilepsy Surgery, Skull Base Surgery, Craniofacial Reconstruction Surgery, Critical Care Management of Head Injury, Brain Tumours, Cranio Vertebral Anomalies, Skull Base Surgery and Spinal Disorders.