Dr. Prashant Kelkar, DO

Dr. Prashant Kelkar, DO

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 36
Dr. Prashant Kelkar, DO is a neurosurgery specialist in Southfield, MI and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Midwestern University in 2007 and specializes in neurosurgery, neuroendovascular surgery, and more.Read his story

22250 Providence Dr Ste 601

Southfield, MI 48075

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Dr. Kelkar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kelkar "Dr. Kelkar is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon, subspecializing in skull base, pituitary, and cerebrovascular neurosurgery as well as neuroendovascular intervention. He received his medical degree from Midwestern University in 2007 and later completed his neurosurgical residency at Providence Hospital, Michigan State University in 2014. Dr. Kelkar underwent 3 fellowships: two neuroendovascular surgery fellowships at the University of Alabama, Birmingham in 2012 and at St. John Providence Health system in 2014, and a skull base/cerebrovascular fellowship at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute in 2015. Dr. Kelkar was board certified by the American Board of Osteopathic Surgery in 2015. Since then, he has become a clinical assistant professor of the College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University in 2016, and was promoted to the Chief of Neurosurgery at Beaumont Hospital, Troy, Michigan in 2017. Dr. Kelkar joined the practice in 2015."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kelkar "Dr. Kelkar's values are:

  • Excellence – He maintains the highest standards and achieves them by continually measuring and improving outcomes.
  • Compassion – He demonstrates his commitment to world-class care by providing a caring and supportive environment for his patients, patients' families, and fellow caregivers.
  • Integrity – He adheres to high moral principles and professional standards by a commitment to honesty, confidentiality, and respect.
  • Dignity – He treats each patient with respect, honoring their aspirations and value as an individual.
  • Innovation – He welcomes change, encourages invention, and continually seeks better, more efficient ways to achieve his goals.
  • Teamwork – He collaborates and shares knowledge to benefit patients and fellow caregivers.
  • Service – He strives to exceed his patients' and/or fellow caregivers' expectations.
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5  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neuroendovascular Surgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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16  Procedures

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  • Midwestern University
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Providence Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Saint John Providence Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Swedish Hosp Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Prashant Kelkar, DO
Dr. Kelkar is a wonderful human being and an excellent surgeon. He has performed 3 surgeries on me over the past two years and I know his skills very well. He is very compassionate and attentive, he never made me feel like I was just a patient. He spent time with me and talked with me and my...Read More
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Christine in Hartland, MI – Jul 18, 2018
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My back pain was unbearable. I was at a point that I could not walk and stand for long. Then I was recommended to the spine center. That is when I met Dr Kelkar. He was very informative and easy to speak to. Had my spine fusion in late August by December I was golfing and bowling with no back...Read More
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Maria in Troy Michigan – May 03, 2018
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I call the man God for a reason. I could call him "mom" since he gave me life again.
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Dawn Girven in Center Line MI – Mar 07, 2018
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Dr Kelkar was so friendly and caring about my condition. He did my surgery and he had the best staff I had ever seen. He came to visit me in the hospital, even though he had staff giving him reports on my healing process. His bedtime manner could not be beat. Thank You Dr. Kelkar for taking care...Read More
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Cheryl – Feb 23, 2018
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Had an extremely successful surgery in November. Dr Kelkar and his staff (Steve Myers) are beyond complimentary remarks! Confidence immediately filled the room upon meeting him. I was referred to him by my Pain Doctor who gave him the highest possible recommendation. Boy, was he right on...Read More
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Regina Miller in Richmond, Michigan – Dec 21, 2017
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