Praveen Prasad, MD Expert Witness

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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: 27

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 20+


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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 27 years and is currently Director, Dignity Health Neurosciences Institute and Neurosurgical Director of a Level II Trauma Center. 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 12 times in medical malpractice and personal injury cases, offering opinions for both defense and plaintiffs’ counsels. He is available to review records and perform IMEs.