Dr Prashanth L K

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MBBS, DM (Neurology)


  • 15 Years of experience
  • English,Hindi,Telugu,Kannada
  • 265 Recommendations
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    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM , 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM


MBBS, DM (Neurology)

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,

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

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