Prof. Dr Gouri kumar Prusty, is one of the finest neurosurgeons in India, who has been recognized as an expert brain and spine surgeon. He is the Chief of Neurosurgery and Sr. Consultant at the Calcutta Medical Research Institute(CMRI) Kolkata.
Dr Prusty’s surgical expertise is phenomenal and extremely well known, and includes all types of Skull Based Surgeries,Cranio Vertebral Junction including Trans Oral surgeries, Microsurgery, and all types of spine surgeries, including Spinal trauma & Peripheral Nerve Surgery. He has performed more than 12,000 major surgeries on brain, nerve, and spine from 1981 to 2001.
Dr. Prusty graduated from the VSS Medical College at Burla in Odisha, following which, he did his M.Ch.in Neurosurgery from the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in Bangalore. He had his training at the CMC, Vellore, NIMHANS, Bangalore, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK, and Hyogo, Japan. Later he worked at the University of Tubingen and Ulm in Germany.He, then joined the Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, as faculty. He did his cerebrovascular Fellowship in Japan and the UK, Spine Fellowship in Germany and Korea, and Advanced Trauma & Life Support in Australia.
The Neurosurgery Dept. at the Bokaro General Hospital, which is considered as one of the best in Jharkhand, was founded and established by Dr. Prusty. He has become synonymous with neuro care at the Calcutta Medical Research Institute.
Dr Gouri kumar Prusty holds Membership in a number of Professional Associations, such as the Neurological Society of India, the Indian Medical Association, the International College of Surgeons, the American College Of Surgeons, the Indian Epilepsy Association, the World Federation of Neurosurgeons, the Indian Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery, and many more.
His name has been included in international reference books like the International Directory of Distinguished Leadership, Asia’s Who’s Who, Who’s Who in Medicine, Top professionals of 2007, Nation’s Who’s Who 2010. He has 14 awards and 103 scientific publications to his credit, and his name has been included in the 8th edition of the International Directory of Distinguished Leadership.