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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (21)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Praveen Prasad, Neurological Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Prasad has been reviewed by 46 patients who have provided 21 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. Praveen Prasad, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery and Internal Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 10 areas:
  • Arthrodesis (Spinal Fusion)
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndromes
  • Head Trauma (Craniocerebral Trauma)
  • Neck Pain
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis

Education & Awards

Dr. Prasad graduated from University of California at Davis. He has 7 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Sacramento, CA
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater Sacarmento
Alpha Omega Alpha (National Medical Honor Society) *


Dr. Prasad has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Sutter General Hospital 
  • Mercy General Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Praveen G Prasad MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 34 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery and Internal Medicine.
Where does Dr. Praveen G. Prasad practice?
Dr. Praveen Prasad has 1 office location.
Dr. Praveen Prasad practices Neurological Surgery and Internal Medicine near Sacramento, CA.
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