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Mr Prabhakar Rao

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS, MS Ortho, AFRCS, FRCS Tr & Orth, Fellow of European Board of Orthopaedics and trauma

Practices at: The Highfield Hospital, The Alexandra Hospital

A photo of Mr Prabhakar Rao

Mr Rao qualified from prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences in  New Delhi, India in 1998 and completed his orthopaedic higher surgical training in Wales, followed by an accredited spinal fellowship at University Hospital Wales.  

In addition to his clinical practice, Mr Rao has published many research papers, presented his work at numerous national and international conferences. To further his knowledge on spinal conditions, Mr Rao currently finishing his European Spine Diploma course.

He is responsible for teaching higher surgical trainees for trauma and spinal disorders and is a faculty member, lecturer on courses held to teach advanced spinal surgical techniques.

  • Backpain
  • Sciatica
  • Lumbar disc Prolapse Degenerative disc disease
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Spinal fusion Neck pain
  • Arm pain
  • Cervical disc prolapse
  • Cervical fusion
  • Disc replacement Osteoporosis
  • Infection
  • Fractures
  • Vertebroplasty

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
  • Fellow of European Board of Orthopaedics and Trauma
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Medical Association
  • British Association of Spinal Surgeons
  • AO Spine

Additional training

  • European Spine Diploma European Spine Foundation 2013