Dr Prashanth L K

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Dr Prashanth L K

MBBS, DM (Neurology)


  • 15 Years of experience
  • English,Hindi,Telugu,Kannada
  • 265 Recommendations
  • MON-TUE, THU | 09:00 AM-01:45 PM, 01:45 PM-03:15 PM Show More

Research and Publications

Publications :

  • Sinha S, Vasudev MK, Taly AB, Arunodaya GR, Ravishankar S, Prasanth LK, Venugopal KS, Swamy HS. Wilson’s disease: Cranial MRI observations and clinical correlation in 74 patients From India. Neurology (USA) 2003; 60: 288-289. 
  • Sinha S, Taly AB, Prashanth LK, Arunodaya GR, Swamy HS. Successful pregnancies and abortions in symptomatic and asymptomatic Wilson's disease. J Neurol Sci 2004;217(1):37-40.
  • Prashanth LK, Taly AB, Sinha S, Arunodaya GR, Swamy HS. Wilson's disease: diagnostic errors and clinical implications. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2004;75(6):907-909
  • Sinha S, Prashanth LK, Mahadevan A, Satish S, Ravishankar S, Arunodaya GR, et al. Co-occurrence of Wilson's disease and glioblastoma multiforme--is it a chance association? Clin Neuropathol 2004;23(5):241-244.
  • Meenakshi-Sundaram S, Sinha S, Rao M, Prashanth LK, Arunodaya GR, Rao S, et al. Cardiac involvement in Wilson's disease--an electrocardiographic observation. J Assoc Physicians India 2004;52:294-296.
  • Sinha S, Ravishankar S, Taly AB, Arunodaya GR, Prashanth LK, Vasudev MK. Wilson’s disease: A 31P and 1H MR spectroscopic study. Neurology 2004; 62(5): 539-540.
  • Sinha S, Christopher R, Prashanth LK, Vidya N, Arunodaya G R, S Rao, Taly AB. Malonialdhyde levels in Wilson’s disease? Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology, 2004;7(4):507-510.
  • Prashanth LK, Sinha S. Pupil. Chakravorty A(ed) In Neurophthalmology. Journal of Association of eastern India, Kolkata, 2004: 406-423.
  • Sinha S, Christopher R, Arunodaya GR, Prashanth LK, Gopinath G, Swamy HS, et al. Is low serum tocopherol in Wilson's disease a significant symptom? J Neurol Sci 2005;228(2):121-123.
  • Prashanth LK, Taly AB, Sinha S, Ravishankar S, Arunodaya GR, Vasudev MK, et al. Prognostic factors in patients presenting with severe neurological forms of Wilson's disease. QJM 2005;98(8):557-563.
  • Prashanth LK, Taly AB, Sinha S, Arunodaya GR, Swamy HS. Wilson’s disease: Diagnostic errors and clinical implications. Psychiatric review 2005; 5: 91-93.
  • Prashanth LK, Taly AB, Ravi V, Sinha S, Arunodaya GR. Adult onset subacute sclerosing panencephalitis: clinical profile of 39 patients from a tertiary care centre. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2006;77(5):630-633.
  • Prashanth LK, Taly AB, Ravi V, Sinha S, Rao S. Long term survival in subacute sclerosing panencephalitis: an enigma. Brain Dev 2006;28(7):447-452.
  • Sinha S, Taly AB, Ravishankar S, Prashanth LK, Venugopal KS, Arunodaya GR, et al. Wilson's disease: cranial MRI observations and clinical correlation. Neuroradiology 2006;48(9):613-621.
  • Prashanth LK, Taly AB, Sinha S, Ravi V. Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE): an insight into the diagnostic errors from a tertiary care university hospital. J Child Neurol 2007;22(6):683-688.
  • Sinha S, Taly AB, Prashanth LK, Ravishankar S, Arunodaya GR, Vasudev MK. Sequential MRI changes in Wilson's disease with de-coppering therapy: a study of 50 patients. Br J Radiol 2007;80:744-749.
  • Sinha S, Taly AB, Ravishankar S, Prashanth LK, Vasudev MK. Central Pontine Signal Changes in Wilson Disease: Distinct MRI Morphology and Sequential Changes with De-Coppering Therapy. J of Neuroimaging. 2007; 17:286-291.
  • Shanmugiah A, Sinha S, Taly AB, Prashanth LK, Tomar M, Arunodaya GR, Janardhana Reddy YC, Khanna S. Psychiatric Manifestations in Wilson’s disease: A Cross-Sectional Analysis. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2008;20:81-85.
  • Srinivas K, Sinha S, Taly AB, Prashanth LK, Arunodaya GR, Janardhana Reddy YC, S Khanna. Dominant psychiatric manifestations in Wilson’s disease: a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge! J Neurol Sci. 2008;266:104-108.
  • Komal Kumar RN, Taly AB, Nair KPS, Sinha S, Prashanth LK, Vidya N, Arunodaya GR, Rao S. Quality of Life in Wilson’s disease. Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology. 2008;11:37-43.
  • Prashanth LK, Veerendrakumar M, Gayathri N, Subbukrishna DK. How many motor unit potentials to sample in diagnostic needle EMG? Clinical Neurophysiology. 2009;120 (Suppl-1):S23-S24.
  • Veerendrakumar M, Gayathri N, Subbukrishna DK, Prashanth LK. Manual Scannin EMG study of variability of motor unit potential parameters. Clinical Neurophysiology. 2009;120 (Suppl-1):S40.
  • Taly AB, Prashanth LK, Sinha S. Wilson's disease: An Indian perspective. Neurol India. 2009 Sep-Oct;57(5):528-40.
  •  Prashanth LK, Sinha S, Taly AB, A Mahadevan, Vasudev MK, Shankar SK. Spectrum of epilepsy in Wilson's disease with electroencephalographic, MR imaging and pathological correlates. J Neurol Sci. 2010 Apr 15;291(1-2):44-51.
  • Sinha S, Taly AB, Ravishankar S, Prashanth LK, Vasudev MK. Wilson's disease: (31)P and (1)H MR spectroscopy and clinical correlation. Neuroradiology. 2010 Feb 20. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Prashanth LK, Sinha S, Taly AB, Vasudev MK. Do MRI features distinguish Wilson's disease from other early onset extrapyramidal disorders? An analysis of 100 cases. Mov Disord. 2010 Apr 30;25(6):672-8.
  • Prashanth LK, Fox S, Meissner WG. l-Dopa-induced dyskinesia-clinical presentation, genetics, and treatment. Int Rev Neurobiol. 2011;98:31-54.
  •  Lang AE, Prashanth LK, Ghosh S, Elahi B, Chen R. Extreme task specificity: is it dystonia or another form of motor programming abnormality?Mov Disord. 2012 Aug;27(9):1202-1203.
  • Fasano A, Valadas A, Bhatia KP, Prashanth LK, Lang AE, Munhoz RP, Morgante F, Tarsy D, Duker AP, Girlanda P, Bentivoglio AR, Espay AJ.Psychogenic facial movement disorders: clinical features and associated conditions.Mov Disord. 2012 Oct;27(12):1544-51.
  • Connolly BS, Prashanth LK, Shah BB, Marras C, Lang AE.A randomized trial of varenicline (chantix) for the treatment of spinocerebellar ataxia type 3.Neurology. 2012 Nov 27;79(22):2218
  • Pondal M, Marras C, Miyasaki J, Moro E, Armstrong MJ, Strafella AP, Shah BB, Fox S, Prashanth LK, Phielipp N, Lang AE.Clinical features of dopamine agonist withdrawal syndrome in a movement disorders clinic.J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2013;84(2):130-135.      
  • L.K. Prashanth, Sakthivel Murugan, Vikram Kamath, Ravi Gupta, Rakesh Jadav, S. Sreekantaswamy, Vedam L. Ramprasad.First Report of Kufor-Rakeb Syndrome (PARK 9) from India, and a Novel Nonsense Mutation in ATP13A2 Gene Movement Disorders Clinical Practice, 2015; 2(3): 326–327,


MBBS, DM (Neurology)

Work Experience

  • Dr. Prashanth LK, is a leading Neurologist & Parkinson's Disease Specialist, practicing in Bangalore, India.
  • He is currently working as Consultant Neurologist and Movement Disorder Specialist at Apollo Hospitals, Bengaluru, India.
  • He is part of the Institute of Neurosciences, with a target of giving specialized care.
  • Dr. Prashanth LK obtained his Medical degree from Mahadevappa Rampure Medical college, Gulbarga and completed residency in Neurology from National institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru, which is a premiere institute for Neurosciences in India.

Following his completion of Residency in 2008

  • He was selected for the Fellowship in Movement disorders at the Movement Disorders Center, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada in 2009.
  • Here he was trained under Professor. Anthony. E. Lang, who is a world renowned leader in Movement Disorders. During this tenure, Dr. Prashanth LK acquired extraordinary skills in recognizing and managing various movement disorders.
  • He was also trained in utilizations of botulinum toxin for various Neurological diseases.

Certifications & Professional Memberships

  • Founding Member - Movement Disorders Society of India (MDSI)
  • Member of International Movement disorders society (MDS)    
  • Member of Parkinson's Research Alliance of India (PRAI)       
  • Member of Indian Academy of Neurolgy (IAN)                     
  • Member of  Banglore Neurological society (BNS)                   
  • Member of Bangalore Neuro Education Trust (BNET).

Medical Council Registration

KMC - 59244

Special Interests

  • Parkinson's Disease, Dystonia, Tremors, Ataxia, Deep brain stimulation, Botox Therapies, Chorea, Ballisum, Wilson's disease, Writers Cramp, Multiple System atrophy, Progressive surpranuclear palsy, corticobasal syndrome, Huntigton's disease, Restless Leg syndrome, Hemifacial spasm, Blepharospasm


Headache Treatment
Brain Mapping
Brain Surgery
Electroconvulsive Therapy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation
Clinical Hypnotherapy
Multiple Sclerosis
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Peripheral Neuropathy
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Neurological Disorders
Arteriovenous Malformation
Brain Aneurysm
Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease
Frontotemporal Dementia
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
Venous Thrombosis
Cluster Headaches
Pituitary Tumor
Mild Cognitive Impairment
Intercostal Nerve Block
Corticobasal Degeneration
Tension Headaches
Parkinsons Disease
Cerebral Palsy
Back Pain
Alzheimers Disease
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Sleep Apnea
Muscular Dystrophy
Spina Bifida
Asperger Syndrome
Diabetic Neuropathy
Guillain Barré Syndrome
Spinal Cord Injury
Wilson Disease
Orthostatic Hypotension
Tuberous Sclerosis
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Tourette Syndrome
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Transverse Myelitis
Meralgia Paresthetica
Foot Drop
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Tardive Dyskinesia
Transient Ischemic Attack
Huntingtons Disease
Chiari Malformation
Piriformis Syndrome
Reyes Syndrome
Restless Legs Syndrome
Pseudotumor Cerebri
Sturge Weber Syndrome
Cerebral Atrophy
Rett Syndrome
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
Dandy Walker Syndrome
Charcot Marie Tooth Disease
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Tabes Dorsalis
Moyamoya Disease
Angelman Syndrome
Shaken Baby Syndrome
Traumatic Brain Injury
Antiphospholipid Syndrome
Behcets Disease
Ataxia Telangiectasia
Gaucher Disease
Brown Sequard Syndrome
Lesch Nyhan Syndrome
Febrile Seizures
Williams Syndrome
Occipital Neuralgia
Tay Sachs Disease
Chronic Pain
Essential Tremor
Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Moebius Syndrome
Lennox Gastaut Syndrome
Neuromyelitis Optica
Klippel Feil Syndrome
Empty Sella Syndrome
Periventricular Leukomalacia
Pinched Nerve
Learning Disabilities
Locked In Syndrome
Fabry Disease
Wernicke Korsakoff Syndrome
Niemann Pick Disease
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Friedreichs Ataxia
Miller Fisher Syndrome
Joubert Syndrome
Incontinentia Pigmenti
Post Polio Syndrome
Hemifacial Spasm
Pompe Disease
Infantile Spasms
Central Cord Syndrome
Zellweger Syndrome
Central Pontine Myelinolysis
Canavan Disease
Refsum Disease
Dravet Syndrome
Fibromuscular Dysplasia
Aicardi Syndrome
Todds Paralysis
Whipples Disease
Metachromatic Leukodystrophy
Melkersson Rosenthal Syndrome
Multiple System Atrophy
Stiff Person Syndrome
Sotos Syndrome
Inclusion Body Myositis
Menkes Disease
Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
Krabbe Disease
Hemicrania Continua
Kleine Levin Syndrome
Septo Optic Dysplasia
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
Kearns Sayre Syndrome
Multi Infarct Dementia
Barth Syndrome
Batten Disease
Sjögrens Syndrome
Mitochondrial Myopathy
Myotonia Congenita
Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia
Landau Kleffner Syndrome
Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis
Alexander Disease
Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis
Binswangers Disease
Sydenham Chorea
Dementia With Lewy Bodies
Cerebral Hypoxia
Leigs Disease
Sandhoff Disease
Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum
Primary Lateral Sclerosis
Ohtahara Syndrome
Paroxysmal Hemicrania
Pelizaeus Merzbacher Disease
Herpes Zoster Oticus
Congenital Myopathy
Tropical Spastic Paraparesis
Lipoid Proteinosis
Encephalitis Lethargica
Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome
Cerebellar Hypoplasia
Kenneds Disease
Multifocal Motor Neuropathy
Machado Joseph Disease
Central Pain Syndrome
Cerebellar Degeneration
Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy
Cerebral Arteriosclerosis
Monomelic Amyotrophy
Motor Neuron Diseases
Lipid Storage Diseases
Postural Tachycardia Syndrome
Coffin Lowry Syndrome
Rasmussens Encephalitis
Tarlov Cysts
Paraneoplastic Syndromes
Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Fahrs Syndrome
Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke
Farbers Disease
Neuronal Migration Disorders
Opsoclonus Myoclonus
Alpers Disease
Spinal Cord Infarction
SUNCT Headache
Meningitis and Encephalitis
Isaacs Syndrome
Gerstmanns Syndrome
Holmes Adie syndrome
Giant Axonal Neuropathy
Brachial Plexus Injuries
Schilders Disease
Cerebral Aneurysms
Neurodegeneration with Brain Iron Accumulation
Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies
Benign Essential Blepharospasm
Arachnoid Cysts
Wallenbergs Syndrome
Cerebral Cavernous Malformation
Alternating Hemiplegia
Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome
Inflammatory Myopathies
Infantile Neuroaxonal Dystrophy
Mitochondrial Myopathies
Infantile Refsum Disease
Thyrotoxic Myopathy
Congenital Myasthenia
Striatonigral Degeneration
Parry Romberg
Developmental Dyspraxia
Klüver Bucy Syndrome
Cephalic Disorders
Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinsons Disease
Troyer Syndrome
Gerstmann Straussler Scheinker Disease
Paroxysmal Choreoathetosis
Acid Lipase Disease
Absence of the Septum Pellucidum
Hereditary Neuropathies
Dyssynergia Cerebellaris Myoclonica
Repetitive Motion Disorders
Multiple System Atrophy with Orthostatic Hypotension
Psychogenic Movement
Brain and Spinal Tumors
Aicardi Goutieres Syndrome Disorder
Neurological Complications of Lyme Disease
Neurological Sequelae Of Lupus
Neurological Complications of AIDS
Ataxias and Cerebellar or Spinocerebellar Degeneration
Erb Duchenne and Dejerine Klumpke Palsies
Familial Periodic Paralyses
Generalized Gangliosidoses
Neurological Consequences of Cytomegalovirus Infection
Vasculitis Syndromes of the Central & Peripheral Nervous Systems