Dr. Holavanahalli S. Keshava-Prasad, MD

Dr. Holavanahalli S. Keshava-Prasad, MD

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Medical Oncology | Male | 57 years old

EDUCATION Dr. Prasad graduated with a medical degree from the Bangalore Medical College in India. He received graduate training in Medicine and Pathology at the prestigious Jawaharlal Institute for Postgraduate Medical Education and Research in Pondicherry, India. After that he trained and worked in internal medicine and hematology in the UK. He then completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas, and his hematology-oncology fellowship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas. During his stay in Little Rock, he worked at the world-renowned Myeloma Institute. AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST Specializes in the treatment of various cancer types with a special interest in the following areas: anemia, leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, lung cancer, hospice and palliative medicine and clinical research. EXPERIENCE Dr. Prasad has had diverse and wide-ranging clinical experiences outside the US spanning various countries including India, Saudi Arabia and the UK. In Las Vegas, he has worked as an internist as well as a solo hematologist/oncologist. He joined Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada in 2010. He has also participated in many research studies and has published scientific articles. PERSONAL In his free time, Dr. Prasad enjoys music, Indian culture, reading, sports and physical fitness pursuits. BOARD CERTIFIED Internal Medicine Hematology Medical Oncology Hospice/Palliative Medicine MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS American College of Physicians Royal Colleges of Physicians and Pathologists (UK) American Society of Hematology American Society of Clinical Oncology Clark County Medical Society Read more

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Dr. Keshava-Prasad's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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He is amazing, very calm and takes the time to explain and answer your concerns. Takes attention to details and portraits confidence.
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EDUCATION

Dr. Prasad graduated with a medical degree from the Bangalore Medical College in India. He received graduate training in Medicine and Pathology at the prestigious Jawaharlal Institute for Postgraduate Medical Education and Research in Pondicherry, India. After that he trained and worked in internal medicine and hematology in the UK. He then completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas, and his hematology-oncology fellowship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas. During his stay in Little Rock, he worked at the world-renowned Myeloma Institute.

AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST

Specializes in the treatment of various cancer types with a special interest in the following areas: anemia, leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, lung cancer, hospice and palliative medicine and clinical research.

EXPERIENCE

Dr. Prasad has had diverse and wide-ranging clinical experiences outside the US spanning various countries including India, Saudi Arabia and the UK.

 In Las Vegas, he has worked as an internist as well as a solo hematologist/oncologist. He joined Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada in 2010. He has also participated in many research studies and has published scientific articles.

PERSONAL

In his free time, Dr. Prasad enjoys music, Indian culture, reading, sports and physical fitness pursuits.

BOARD CERTIFIED

  • Internal Medicine
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Hospice/Palliative Medicine

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American College of Physicians
  • Royal Colleges of Physicians and Pathologists (UK)
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Clark County Medical Society  

Dr. Keshava-Prasad's Care Philosophy

My patient philosophy is first, do no harm, treat patients with compassion and enhance quality of life.

Dr. Keshava-Prasad's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Medical Oncology
  •  Board certified in Hematology, Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Oncology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Hematology
  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer

Education

  • Medical School
    Bangalore Medical College

    Graduated in 1981

    Jawaharlal Institute Of Post-Graduate Medical Education / Madras University

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    Red Rock Medical Group In Las Vegas

    Completed in 2005

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Nevada, Las Vegas

    Completed in 1998

  • Undergraduate School
    National Schools and College, Bangalore, India

    Graduated in 1976

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Cancer Research
  • Hematology
  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology

Procedures Performed

  • Cancer Treatment
  • Chemotherapy
  • Hematologic Disorder Treatment