Spine Surgeon

Dr.Vishnu Prasath


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Patients with spine problems always have confusion about whether to consult an orthopedic surgeon or a neurosurgeon. The National Board of examinations came out with a spine surgery fellowship where the spine surgeon gets trained under both Orthopaedic surgeon and neurosurgeon.

Dr.Vishnu Prasath is one among few surgeons in the country with a national board-certified 2-year fellowship training in spine surgery.


Our Services

  • Consultation and treatment services are being provided for the following spinal problems by Dr.Vishnu Prasath.
  • Low back pain
  •  Neck Pain
  •  Arm and Leg pain
  •  Spinal deformity – scoliosis, kyphosis, and congenital spinal problems
  •  Spinal infections – tuberculous and pyogenic infections
  •  Lumbar degenerative conditions such as Lumbar disc prolapse, Spondylolisthesis, and Lumbar canal stenosis.
  •  Cervical spine problems such as cervical disc prolapse, cervical myelopathy, and cervical spondylosis.
  •  Spinal tumors including vertebral body tumors and intradural tumors.

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OFFICIAL CV

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  • HONOURS AND AWARDS
  • FACILITIES
  • Dr.C.S.Vishnu prasath completed his MBBS from Salem Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College in 2004.
  • He did his M.S(ortho) from Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences – Rohtak., Haryana in the year 2009.
  • He worked as a Senior Resident of Orthopaedics in Ramakrishna Hospitals Coimbatore and Vinayaka Missions Medical College Hospital – Salem between 2009 – 2011.
  • He did his Fellowship in Spine Surgery (FNB Spine Surgery) from Ganga Hospitals Coimbatore from 2011- 2013.
  • He joined as a Consultant Spine Surgeon in SKS Hospital – Salem in July 2013.

BEST PAPER AWARD IN TNOACON 2017 FOR PRESENTATION

On Infective Spondylodiscitis – Antibiotic Protocol for Patients With Inconclusive Results.

 SPINE WEEK -2016- AFRICAN SPINE SESSION – BEST PAPER AWARD

The posterior only approach in the surgical treatment of thoracolumbar tuberculosis.

 INDIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (IMA- SALEM)- DR.SAMPATH ENDOWMENT LECTURE -2014

Minimally invasive Spine Surgery

 NEURO SPINE SURGEONS ASSOCIATION (NSSA)- BEST PAPER AWARD 2013

Predicting neurological recovery in cervical spine injury patients using diffusion tensor imaging(DTI).

 ASSOCIATION OF SPINE SURGEONS OF INDIA (ASSI)- BASIC SCIENCES AWARD -2013

Evaluation of cervical spondylotic myelopathic patients using diffusion tensor imagimg(DTI).

  • A team of an orthopedic spine surgeon and a neurosurgeon giving round clock spine care to the patients.
  •  Dedicated spine operation theatres fully equipped with operation microscope, C-arm fluoroscopy, and well-trained staff nurses.
  •  Fully equipped 15 bedded intensive care unit to cater to the needs of high-risk and critically injured spine patients.
  •  Round the clock availability of orthopedic surgeons, general surgeons, neurosurgeons,s and anesthetists to take care of polytrauma patients.
  •  Physiotherapy unit with experienced therapists for spine rehabilitation.
  •  In-house 1.5 Tesla MRI, 128 Slice CT scan, and Digital X-ray facilities available round the clock.
  •  Poor and needy patients are offered free surgical treatment under the Chief Minister’s comprehensive health insurance scheme and all major insurance cards accepted.
  •  Minimally invasive spine surgeries such as Micro lumbar discectomy, Microscopic cervical spine surgeries, vertebroplasty surgeries are routinely done in the Spine department of SKS hospital.
  •  A robotic arm for CT-guided interventional procedures is available.
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