Dr. Brig. Prof. Prafulla Kumar SahooApollo Doctor

Dr. Brig. Prof. Prafulla Kumar Sahoo



36+ years experience


MBBS ( Utkal ), MS ( General Surgery, AFMC-Pune ), MCh ( Neuro Surgery, AllMS, New Delhi ) . Chief Consultant - Brain, Neuro, Spine & Radio Surgery.


English, Hindi, Bengali, Oriya, Bhojpuri


Apollo Hospitals Old Sainik School Road

30/15 Khordha Odisha

About Doctor

Dr Prafulla Kumar Sahoo is one of the leading neurosurgeons in Bhubaneswar. He has received focused training in managing conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord and nerves. He has also treated many patients with traumatic brain injuries, brain aneurysms, tumours, strokes and head injuries.

Dr Brig. Prof. Prafulla Kumar Sahoo plays a critical role in diagnosing and treating diseases that can cause significant disability or death. He treats patients of all ages, from infants with hydrocephalus to deep brain stimulation in elders with Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease or epilepsy.  In addition, he specialises in brain and spine surgery using advanced techniques like micro neurosurgery and endoscopic, stereotactic and image-guided operations.

Neurosurgeons like Dr Prafulla Kumar are trained to deliver specialised care like carotid stenting, gamma-knife radiosurgery, vagus nerve stimulation, or botulinum toxin treatment in epilepsy. He is also trained in percutaneous vertebroplasty for compression fracture and microdiscectomy to remove a herniated disc from the spine. In addition, he has treated patients who require spinal deformity correction in congenital conditions like spina bifida and conducted procedures for nerve pain like sciatica.

Dr Prafulla Kumar performs a wide range of procedures as one of the best neurosurgeons in Bhubaneswar. Some of these procedures include craniotomies, decompression surgeries and endovascular surgeries. These are minimally invasive procedures done to treat blood vessel abnormalities in the brain or spinal cord.

With more than 30 years of experience, Dr Kumar is known for his empathy and patient-focused care. "Neurosurgery is a constantly evolving field, and I am always learning new techniques and approaches to help my patients. It's a challenging but deeply fulfilling profession,” says Dr Brig. Prof. Prafulla Kumar.



Work Experience

Work Experience

Consultant at Apollo Hospital



- Indian Medical Association (IMA)

- Indian Academy of Neurology

- Neurotologic & Equillibriometric Society of India




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Where does Dr Prafulla Kumar Sahoo practice?

Dr Prafulla Kumar Sahoo offers online consultations on our web platform Apollo 24/7 and Apollo 24/7 App. Also, available for physical consultations at the following locations:

Apollo Hospitals Old Sainik School Road,Bhubaneswar

What is the educational qualification of Dr Prafulla Kumar Sahoo ?

Dr Prafulla Kumar Sahoo is a Neurosurgeon with over 36 Yrs. years of experience and has the following qualifications -MBBS ( Utkal ), MS ( General Surgery, AFMC-Pune ), MCh ( Neuro Surgery, AllMS, New Delhi ) . Chief Consultant - Brain, Neuro, Spine & Radio Surgery.

What languages can Dr Prafulla Kumar Sahoo speak?

Dr Prafulla Kumar Sahoo can speak English, Hindi, Bengali, Oriya, Bhojpuri.

Why do patients visit Dr Prafulla Kumar Sahoo?

Patients visit Dr Prafulla Kumar Sahoo for Neurosurgery related problems. To see more reasons visit the doctor's profile on Apollo 24|7.