Praveen Prasad, MD Expert Witness

Contact Information

  • Phone: 916 769 5073
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties:

Neurological Surgery and Spine Surgery & Spine Care

Specialty Focus:

Spine Surgery, Failed Back Surgery, Lumbar Fusion, Spinal Cord Injury, Intracerebral Hematoma, Cauda Equine Syndrome, Cervical Spine Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Nerve Stimulator, Spine Trauma, Head Injury, Chronic Pain,

Education:

AB, Stanford University; MD, University of California, Davis

Years in Practice:

31

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:

20+

Additional Information

Dr. Prasad is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery as well as the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has been in clinical practice of Neurosurgery for over 31 years and is currently Chief of Neurosurgery at Mercy General Hospital in Sacramento, CA. In his active practice he performs over 175 surgical cases per year encompassing the broad range of neurosurgical conditions including spine and cranial trauma, degenerative spinal conditions like spinal stenosis and disc herniations, cervical spine surgery including disc replacements, intracranial hemorrhages, brain and spine tumors, and chronic pain treatments such as spinal cord stimulation. He has considerable experience as an expert witness, testifying in court over 14 times in medical malpractice and personal injury cases, offering opinions for both defense and plaintiffs’ counsels. He has been acknowledged for his communication skills and is available to review records with rapid turn-around if necessary.