Dr. Vishnu Prasad, having a professional experience of 37 years in Neurosurgery, did his M.B.B.S from Andhra Medical College in 1979 & M.S.(Ortho) from AMC/KGH in 1984.
He received the Dhanwantary medal for best paper presentation in 1983 while doing M.S.(Ortho) and Dr. C. Vyaghreswarudu Gold Medal for Best paper presentation as Asst. Professor, 1984
He started his professional career as tutor in Neurosurgery in 1984 under the guidance of Dr.Dinakar and finished his M.Ch. (Neurosurgery) in AMC/KGH– 1990
He has presented lectures and research studies at various National and International level conferences.
Fellowship in Micro-Neurosurgery- Fujitha Health University, Japan and Fellowship in Neuro Endoscopy from Paris.
He worked at OGH / OMC, Hyderabad as Professor of Neurosurgery from November,2000 - May, 2005
Professor & HOD, Dept. of Neurosurgery King George Hospital/Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam (2005 – 2013) as well as Principal of Andhra Medical College (Rtd) and OSD at VIMS, Visakhapatnam(former) and was instrumental in establishing an emergency trauma critical care center in King George Hospital for the first time
Retired as Director of Medical Education for Andhra Pradesh State in 2013.