Dr. Praveen Prasad MD
Neurosurgeons — Sacramento, CAContact Dr. Prasad
Dr. Praveen Prasad specializes in neurosurgery, orthopedic spine surgery, internal medicine in Sacramento, California. Details of Dr. Prasad's 35 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at University of California are available on your free doctor report.
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2801 K St
Sacramento, CA 95816
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Dr. Praveen Prasad identified specializing in
A neurological surgeon provides the operative and non-operative management (i.e. prevention, diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, critical care, and rehabilitation) of disorders of the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems, including their supporting structures and vascular supply; the evaluation and treatment of pathological processes which modify function or activity of the nervous system; and the operative and non-operative management of pain. A neurological surgeon treats patients with disorders of the nervous system; disorders of the brain, meninges, skull, and their blood supply, including the extracranial carotid and vertebral arteries, disorders of the pituitary gland; disorders of the spinal cord, meninges, and vertebral column, including those which may require treatment by spinal fusion or instrumentation; and disorders of the cranial and spinal nerves throughout their distribution. No Sub Specialty, Orthopedic Spine Surgery and Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs.. He is certified in Neurosurgery.
Dr. Praveen Prasad accepts the following plans for Anthem Blue Cross at 2801 K St
- Local California Providers 51-99 Employee Elect
- Local California Providers Access for Infants & Mothers (AIM) EPO
- Local California Providers Access for Infants & Mothers (AIM) HMO
- Local California Providers Advantage HMO
- Local California Providers Blue Cross HMO (CaliforniaCare)
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Dr. Prasad is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa
3325 Chanate Rd
Santa Rosa, CA
EducationDr. Prasad attended medical school at University of California Davis School of Medicine and graduated in 1978 having 35 years experience.
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