Vikram Prabhu, MD, FACS

Neurological Surgery

Radiation Oncology
Medical Director, Neurosurgery, Residency Program Director, Neurological Surgery

Languages Spoken


Clinical Expertise

  • Acoustic Tumors
  • Complex Cranial Base Tumors
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Radiosurgery
  • Skull Base Tumors
  • Brain Tumors

About Dr. Prabhu

Art History, Baseball, Gardening, Family, Social- Political and International History

Medical Education

Medical School
St. John's Medical College, India
West Virginia University Hospitals - Neurological Surgery
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - Neurosurgical Oncology

Board Certification

Neurological Surgery - General Cert: AM Board of Neurological Surgery


  • Bilateral ptosis as initial presentation of gliomatosis cerebri: case report Kovanda, T.; Braca, J.; Prabhu, V., Journal of neurological surgery.Part A, Central European neurosurgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leakage from Tegmen Tympani Defects Repaired via the Middle Cranial Fossa Approach Braca, J. A., 3rd; Marzo, S.; Prabhu, V. C., Journal of neurological surgery.Part B, Skull base
  • The efficacy and safety of preoperative lumbar drain placement in anterior skull base surgery Ackerman, P. D.; Spencer, D. A.; Prabhu, V. C., Journal of neurological surgery reports
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  • Transpterygoid Stent Placement for Management of a Recurrent Infratemporal Fossa Epidermoid Cyst: A Technical Note Ibrahim, T.; Ackerman, P. D.; Welch, K. C.; Prabhu, V. C., Journal of neurological surgery reports
  • Jugular foramen syndrome as initial presentation of metastatic lung cancer Hayward, D.; Morgan, C.; Emami, B.; Biller, J.; Prabhu, V. C., Journal of neurological surgery reports
  • Management of diffuse low-grade cerebral gliomas. Prabhu, V.; Khaldi, A.; Barton, K.; Melian, E.; Schneck, M. J.; Primeau, M.; Lee, J. M., Neurology Clinics
  • The clinical significance and optimal timing of postoperative computed tomography following cranial surgery. Khaldi, A.; Prabhu, V. C.; Anderson, D. E.; Origitano, T. C., Journal of neurosurgery
  • Clinicopathological review: esthesioneuroblastoma Bragg, T. M.; Scianna, J.; Kassam, A.; Emami, B.; Brown, H. G.; Hacein-Bey, L.; Clark, J. I.; Muzaffar, K.; Boulis, N.; Prabhu, V. C., Neurosurgery
  • Avoidance and management of trigeminocardiac reflex complicating awake-craniotomy. Prabhu, V. C.; Bamber, N. I.; Shea, J. F.; Jellish, W. S., Clinical Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Intraventricular schwannoma in a 15-year-old adolescent: a case report Benedict, W. J., Jr; Brown, H. G.; Sivarajan, G.; Prabhu, V. C., Childs Nervous System
  • Laparoscopic-assisted lumboperitoneal shunt placement for idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Hammers, R.; Prabhu, V. C.; Sarker, S.; Jay, W. M., Seminars in ophthalmology
  • Technological synergy improving the placement and performance of ventriculoperitoneal shunts. Experience with stereotactic-guided ventricular catheters with programmable shunt valves: Part 2. Hammers, R.; Anderson, D.; Prabhu, V. C.; Origitano, T. C., Contemporary Neurosugery
  • Carotid artery pseudoaneurysm resulting from an injury to the neck by a fouled baseball. Benedict, W. J.; Prabhu, V.; Viola, M.; Biller, J., Journal of the neurological sciences
  • Cortical mapping in the resection of cerebral gliomas: anesthetic considerations Prabhu, V. C.; Vargas, C.; Benedict, W.; Owen, K.; Jellish, W. S., Contemporary Neurosurgery
  • Cortical mapping in the resection of cerebral gliomas: surgical considerations Prabhu, V. C.; Benedict, W.; Primeau, M.; Blodgett-Dycus, C.; Macken, M.; Hacein-Bey, L.; Jellish, W. S., Contemporary Neurosurgery
  • Management of scalp toxic epidermal necrolysis and cranial osteomyelitis with serratus anterior myocutaneous pedicle flap: a case report. Levitt, M. R.; Benedict, W. J.; Barton, K.; Melian, E.; Gamelli, R. L.; Vandevender, D.; Rosseau, G.; Prabhu, V. C., Journal of Burn Care & Research
  • Cortical mapping in the resection of cerebral gliomas: preoperative planning Benedict, W.; Primeau, M.; Blodgett-Dycus, C.; Thulborn, K. R.; Prabhu, V. C., Contemporary Neurosurgery
  • Malacoplakia of the cranium and cerebrum in a human immunodeficiency virus-infected man. Case report. Toubes-Klingler, E.; Prabhu, V. C.; Bernal, K.; Poage, D.; Swindells, S., Journal of neurosurgery
  • A history of the treatment of craniopharyngiomas DiPatri, A. J., Jr; Prabhu, V., Childs Nervous System
  • Metastatic Melanoma to the Central Nervous System: Case Report and Review of the Literature Schneck, M. J.; Patel, A.; Rodriguez-Quinonez, A.; Brown, H. G.; Clark, J. I.; Prabhu, V.; Dafer, R. M.; Biller, J., Seminars in Cerebrovascular Diseases and Stroke
  • The pathogenesis of craniopharyngiomas Prabhu, V. C.; Brown, H. G., Childs Nervous System
  • Results of preoperative embolization for metastatic spinal neoplasms. Prabhu, V. C.; Bilsky, M. H.; Jambhekar, K.; Panageas, K. S.; Boland, P. J.; Lis, E.; Heier, L.; Nelson, P. K., Journal of neurosurgery
  • Chronic subdural hematoma complicating arachnoid cyst secondary to soccer-related head injury: case report Prabhu, V. C.; Bailes, J. E., Neurosurgery
  • Diagnosis and management of a metastatic tumor in the atlantoaxial spine Bilsky, M. H.; Shannon, F. J.; Sheppard, S.; Prabhu, V.; Boland, P. J., Spine