Designation and address
Professor and Head,
Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Orathanadu 614 625.

MVSc, PhD (Veterinary Surgery and Radiology)
Post graduate Diploma Diagnostic ultrasound(PGDDUS)
MSC7000Y: Regenerative Medicine -TPRM- NCRM, University of Toronto
M +91-9443534757
E arunprasad[dot]a[at]tanuvas[dot]ac[dot]in

Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Veterinary Surgery and Radiology
Specializing field : Small animal Soft tissue surgery and orthopedics surgery Veterinary Regenerative Medicine
Current Projects
Project title Role in the project Fund outlay Funding agency
Autologous platelet rich plasma seeded on biodegradable extra cellular matrix for the regenerative therapy of musculo-skeletal disorders in companion animals Principal Investigator DBT-GoI 23.43 lakhs
Completed Projects
Recent Research Publications
  • Arun Prasad, A., Shafiuzama, M., Jayaprakash, R., Ayyappan, S., Ganseh, T. and Thilagar, S. (2015). Cemented total hip arthroplasty in dogs. J. Agri. Vet. Science, 8(II), pp.36-42.
  • Arun Prasad, A., Jayaprakash, R., Rao, G., Joseph, C. and Sureshkumar, R. (2013). Ovarian remnant syndrome with uterine horn and stump pyometra in a bitch. Indian J Vet Surg, 35(2).
  • Arun Prasad, A., Shafiuzama, M., Ayyappan, S., Sureshkumar, R. and Jayaprakash, R. (2012). Incidence of Coxofemoral Joint Affections in Dogs -. Intas Polivet, 13(II), pp.281-283.
  • Ayyappan, S., Harikrishna, S., Ramesh, R. and Arun Prasad, A. (2014). Hemipelvectomy in a dog. Indian J Vet Surg, 35(2).
  • Bharathidasan, M., Thriumurugan, R., George, R., Arun Prasad, A., Kannan, T. and Viramuthu, S. (2014). Xylazine-ketamine immobilization and propofol anesthesia for surgical excision of sebaceous adenoma in a jaguar (Panthera onca). Veterinary World, 7(11), pp.986-990.
  • George, R., Arun Prasad, A., Kulkarni, H., Ganesh, R. and William, B. (2014). Management of open dislocated metacarpo-phalangeal joint in a calf using external skeletal fixator. Indian J Vet Surg.,, 35(1).
  • Velavan, A., William, B., Arun Prasad, A., Ganesh, R. and Rao, G. (2014). Surgical Repair of Traumatic Rumino-Omentocoele with Rib Fracture in a Pregnant Cow. Indian Vet J, 91(4), pp.62-64.
Honours & Awards
  • Best doctoral thesis Dr. Menon award Gold medal during XIV Convocation TANUVAS held on 18.03.2011
  • Gold Medal Best oral paper presentation in the orthopaedic session on " Total hip arthroplasty in dogs" during XXXIV annual congress of Indian society for veterinary surgery and International symposium held at Department of Veterinary surgery and radiology, RGCOVAS, Pondicherry, 08.12.2010 to 10.12.2010.
  • Gold Medal – Small animal Surgery Session 2009 titled " Digital photography as an aid for diagnosis and teaching of veterinary ophthalmology: Basic principles and few case studies" at XXXIV annual congress of Indian society for veterinary surgery
  • Gold Medal – Orthopedic surgery Session 2009 titled " Management of Complex long bone fractures in dogs: A report of 46 cases" at XXXIV annual congress of Indian society for veterinary surgery
  • Appreciation certificate –Poster session: Small animal 2009 titled "Axial skeleton tumours in dogs: A review of twelve cases" at XXXIV annual congress of Indian society for veterinary surgery.
  • Best oral presentation award on Small Animal surgical session during TANUVAS –VMRCVM international symposium on "Changing scenario in veterinary medicine challenges for the veterinary students and practitioners" and 2st National case management competition, MVC, Chennai- 2010.
  • Best poster presentation entitled "Congenital abnormalities of Domestic animals" in XXII Annual convention of IAVA & National Symposium held during 2007 at College of Veterinary Sciences,Venkateswara Veterinary University, Thirupathi.
  • ICAR Junior fellowship award in 1996 in Veterinary Surgery and radiology.