Patients with spine problems always have confusion whether to consult an orthopedic surgeon or a neurosurgeon. National board of examinations came out with spine surgery fellowship where in the spine surgeon gets trained under both orthopedic 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.
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.
Consultation and treatment services are being provided for the following spinal problems by Dr.Vishnu Prasath.
On Infective Spondylodiscitis – Antibiotic Protocol for Patients With Inconclusive Results.
Posterior only approach in surgical treatment of thoracolumbar tuberculosis.
Minimally invasive Spine Surgery
Predicting neurological recovery in cervical spine injury patients using diffusion tensor imaging(DTI).
Evaluation of cervical spondylotic myelopathic patients using diffusion tensor imagimg(DTI).
A team of orthopedic spine surgeon and a neurosurgeon giving round the 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 the needs of high risk and critically injured spine patients.
Round the clock availability of orthopedic surgeons, general surgeons, neurosurgeon and anesthetists to take care of poly trauma 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 Spine department of SKS hospital.
Robotic arm fot CT guided interventional procedures is available.