Vikram Prabhu, MD, FACS

Neurological Surgery

Radiation Oncology
Medical Director, Neurosurgery

Languages Spoken


Clinical Expertise

About Dr. Prabhu

Tennis, Family and Friends, Cubs baseball

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
American Board of


  • Defensive Medicine in Neurosurgery Prabhu, V. C., World neurosurgery
  • Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines in Neurosurgery Prabhu, V. C., World neurosurgery
  • Operant Conditioning and the Practice of Defensive Medicine Prabhu, V. C., World neurosurgery
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  • Neurosurgery Initiatives in Global Health Prabhu, V. C., World neurosurgery
  • 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
  • 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 Neurosurgery
  • 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