HE DEVELOPED A CENTER OF EXCELLENCE IN NEUROSURGERY AND POLY TRAUMA MANAGEMENT IN KOLHAPUR WHICH HAS TREATED OVER 160000 NEUROLOGICAL PATIENTS.
Dr. santosh prabhu a renowned nurological and Spinal surgeon, is the director, Neurological surgery at Western Institute of Neurosciences(WIINS), Kolhapur. An alumnus ofMGIMS, Sevagram(1980), he received gold medals in Pharmacology and Surgery and did his M.S in General Surgery Standing first in Nagpur University (1985). He Superspecialized in Neurosurgery from Seth GS Medical Collage and KEM hospital, Mumbai, obtaining M.Ch in 1987.he was a Teaching Faculity and Assistant Professor in Neurosurgery at KEM hospital till 1991.
It has now metamorphosized into Western India Institute of Neuro Scinces and Postgraduate Institution(W.I.I.N) an Ultra modern and high tech center accredited by the National Board of Examinations , New Delhi for DNB in Neurosurgery. Dr. Prabhu has performed over 1200 Neurosurgeries and treated over 3000 head injuries.He has Championed Vim Thalamotomy, an operation for treating Parkinson’s disease.
The institute has been designated as training center for Neuronavigation for South East Asia by Stryker Inc USA. Recipient of Avishkar by Life Time achievement Award 2008. Recipient of Icons of South Maharashtra by Daily Lokmat 2014.
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