An expert in advanced neuroimaging techniques, Neal Prakash, M.D., Ph.D., is City of Hope’s chief of the Division of Neurology and director of neuro-optical imaging. Dr. Prakash leads programs for and treats patients with chemotherapy-induced neuropathy, headaches and chemobrain. He is heading a program to analyze and treat the long-term neurological effects of cancer patients who also recovered from COVID-19.
Educated at University of California Berkeley and University of California Irvine, Dr. Prakash practiced in Hawaii before arriving at City of Hope in 2011. He regularly appears on a variety of “Top Doctor” lists and was named one of the “Leading Health Professionals in the World for Neurology and Neurosciences.”
Dr. Prakash is a past president of the Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics. He publishes frequently and has helped create video animations to illustrate the workings of the brain.