Dr. SS  Praharaj

Dr. SS Praharaj

Additional Director
Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road Neuro & Spine Surgery | Neuro-Oncology

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Doctor’s Profile

Dr S. S. Praharaj, has over 31 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 has presented and
published papers at national and international levels and been awarded many times. He
was also chosen as the “Neurosurgical Update for Young Neurosurgeons of Asia” at
Osaka, Japan, 1998.

Area of Expertise:
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.


  • MS, M.Ch (Neurosurgery), DNB (Neurosurgery), Fellowship in Neurosurgery, Fellowship in Neuro Trauma


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