Dr. Prasanna Karki

Dr. Prasanna Karki has finished her Medical School (MBBS) from Nepal Medical College and Teaching Hospital in 2009 and completed her MD, Ph.D. in Neurosurgery from Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima University Hospital (Kagoshima, Japan) in 2015. She worked as a neurosurgeon in Annapurna Neurological Hospital for 6 months and then worked as Consultant Neurosurgeon/Lecturer in Nepalgunj Medical College and Teaching Hospital for 2 years before joining Nepal Mediciti in  July 2018.


Clinical Interest

Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgery, Interventional neurosurgery



Nepal Medical Council (NMC); Medical Practitioner No: 8790 (Specialist certification in neurosurgery)

Nepalese Society of Neurosurgeons (NESON)

Nepal Medical Association (NMA)

Japan Neurosurgical Society (JNS)

The European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS)



Cadaver dissection course on skull base and vascular surgery, Kyorin University, Tokyo, Japan- 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015

Cadaver dissection course on skull base and spinal surgery, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan-2013 and 2014

Various micro neurosurgery training courses, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan

Rhoton micro neurosurgery seminar, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan- 2010 and 2013

World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) Educational     Courses in Dhaka, Bangladesh- 2012

LINNC Asia 2018, Singapore- Live course on Neurointerventional Techniques

WLNC Barcelona 2019- Live course on Neurointerventional Techniques



Paudel, P., Shah, D., Joshi, S., Karki, P., Budhathoki, S., & Sharma, G. (2020). Patient Reported Outcome Analysis after Posterior Decompression and Posterolateral Fusion Surgery in Lumbar Degenerative Spondylolisthesis. Nepal Journal of Neuroscience17(2), 35-41.

Karki, P., Aryal, S., Aryal, G., Panth, R., Bohara, M., Joshi, S., Paudel, P., Shah, D., & Sharma, G. (2019). Colloid cyst of third ventricle: Histopathological and ultrastructural study. Journal of Pathology of Nepal9(2), 1590-1594.

- Karki P, Yamagami M, Takasaki K, Bohara M, Hosoyama H, Handa T, Yamasaki F, Hanaya R, Arita K. Microvascular decompression in patients 30 years old or younger. Asian Journal of Neurosurgery. 2018 Feb 8 Accepted.

- Bohara M, Karki P, Acharya S. Pediatric low-grade chondrosarcoma of the upper cervical spine. Nepal Journal of Neuroscience 14: 49-50, 2017.

- Bohara M, Karki P, Chaudhary L, Pant B. Central Hyperthermia Treated with Baclofen in a Patient with Epidural Hematoma. Nepal Journal of Neuroscience. 2016 Nov. Accepted.

- Karki P, Hirano H, Yamahata H, Fujio S, Yonezawa H, Iida K, Bohara M, Oyoshi T, Hanaya R, Arita K. Solitary Cranial Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis: Two Case Reports. Hiroshima J Med Sci. 2015 Dec 64(4): 59-63.

- Bohara M, Sugata S, Nishimuta Y, Karki P, Nagayama T, Sakamoto S, Tokimura H, Arita K. Effect of Revascularization on Headache Associated with Moyamoya Disease in Pediatric Patients. Hiroshima J Med Sci. 2015 Sep 64 (3): 39-44.

-Bohara M, Hirabaru M, Fujio S, Higashi M, Yonezawa H, Karki P, Hanaya R, Hirano H, Tokimura H, Arita K. Choroid Plexus Tumors: Experience of 10 Cases with Special References to Adult Cases. Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo). 2015 Oct 16. [Epub ahead of print].

-Karki P, Bohara M, K Arita.  An unusual tumor of the cerebellopontine angle. Nepal Journal of Neuroscience. 2015 Feb 25.

-Karki P, Kurihara T, Nakamachi T, Watanabe J, Asada T, Oyoshi T, Shioda S, Yoshimura M, Arita K, Miyata A. Attenuation of inflammatory and neuropathic pain behaviors in mice through activation of free fatty acid receptor GPR40. Molecular Pain. 2015 Jan 26.  

-Awa R, Campos F, Arita K, Sugiyama K, Tominaga A, Kurisu K, Yamasaki F, Karki P, Tokimura H, Fukukura Y, Fujii Y, Hanaya R, Oyoshi T, Hirano H. Neuroimaging diagnosis of pineal region tumors-quest for pathognomonic finding of germinoma. Neuroradiology. 2014 Jul;56(7):525-34.  

-Karki P, Yonezawa H, Bohara M, Oyoshi T, Hirano H, Moinuddin FM, Hiraki T, Yoshioka T, Arita K. Third ventricular atypical meningioma which recurred with further malignant progression. Brain Tumor Pathol. 2015 Jan;32(1):56-60.

-Yunoue S, Tokimura H, Tominaga A, Fujio S, Karki P, Usui S, Kinoshita Y, Habu M, Moinuddin FM, Hirano H, Arita K. Transsphenoidal surgical treatment of pituitary adenomas in patients aged 80 years or older. Neurosurg Rev. 2014 Apr;37(2):269-76

-Bohara M, Karki P, Arika K. Pituitary hyperplasia due to primary hypothyroidism mimicking adenoma. Nepal Journal of Neuroscience 2013; 10:79-80.

-Bohara M, Yonezawa H, Karki P, Bakhtiar Y, Hirano H, Kitazono I, Matsuyama N, Arita K. Mature posterior fossa teratoma mimicking dermoid cyst. Brain Tumor Pathol 2012 Dec 23. [Epub ahead of print]  

-Yamahata H, Yunoue S, Tokimura H, Hanaya R, Hirano H, Tokudome M, Karki P, Yonezawa H, Sugata S, Kawahara K, Maruyama I, Arita K. Immunohistochemical expression of thrombomodulin in vestibular schwannoma. Brain Tumor Pathol 2013 Jan;30(1):28-33. 

-Karki P, Bohara M, Yonezawa H, Tokimura H, Hirano H, Hanaya R, Arita K. Cerebellopontine angle endodermal cyst presenting with hemifacial spasm. Brain Tumor Pathol 2011 Oct;28(4):371-4. 

Practise Groups And Affiliations

  • Affiliations -

  • Medical Education MD, Ph.D. (Neurosurgery)