Dr. Vijay Prakash is one of the most respected gastroenterologists of India. He has rightly been awarded with coveted Padma Award (Padma Shree). He is Head of Department of Gastroenterology Department of Patna Medical College and Hospital, Patna. Apart from taking classes and seeing patients in the OPD of PMCH, he also practices in his own clinic at Patna.
Dr. Vijay Prakash is considered as the best doctor in his area of specialization in the North India. Even patients who get negative suggestions from AIIMS Delhi come to him to get second opinion. There are umpteen examples where he correctly diagnosed and treated serious ailments previously termed as terminal with no hope of survival. He is also considered an authority when it comes to the treatment of Hepatitis (A, B and C). You will hardly find any patient not getting satisfaction from him.
Profile of Dr. Vijay Prakash
Dr. Vijay Prakash was born in Patna in the family of famous doctors. His father Late Manik Singh was a well-known doctor of Bihar. Dr. Vijay studied from PMCH and later went to the UK for further studies. He has plethora of degrees from reputed medical institutions of the United Kingdom.
Dr. Vijay has written many medical research papers. Some of these papers have become path breaking and helped the entire world in diagnosis and treatment of various diseases in the field of gastroenterology.
Dr. Vijay Prakash was awarded Padma Shree by the Government of India in 2003. Few people have accused him of using the influence of his guide Dr. C. P. Thakur in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Government to get this coveted civilian award. However, seeing the achievement and treatment records of Dr. Vijay Prakash Singh, one can only thank the then Government of India for recognizing a gem in the field of medicine.
Dr. Vijay Prakash practices at Raj Laxmi Nursing Home, which is also famous as Stone Clinic. This clinic is located near BahadurPurGumti, few meters away from Rajendra Nagar Terminal Railway Station. Apart from this, he is also the medical director of BIG Hospital which is located in Kankarbagh and also known as Sanjivani Hospital. Generally, Dr. Prakash sees diagnostic reports of his patients at this premise.
There is no emergency facility and a patient needing emergency service should get admitted to the BIG Hospital, where if possible Dr. Vijay Praksh will see the case. This hospital is also equipped with many good doctors and run under the overall supervision of Dr. Vijay Prakash and hence there shouldn’t be any problem.
The personal appointment of Dr. Vijay Prakash is little bit tedious. You need to wait for at least 15 days after making appointment request at Raj Laxmi Nursing Hospital.
There is also online appointment facility. But, the waiting time is the same.
Currently, the appointment fee is Rs. 800.