Suresh Prasad MD FACP, MB

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Suresh Prasad MD FACP, MB
Dr. Suresh Prasad has practiced medicine for over 15 years in the Permian Basin and remains both inquisitive and patient-focused. He is from India and attended Patna Medical College and Hospital. While there, he was awarded the "Shifton Gold Medal" for securing the highest rank in general medicine. After finishing medical school, Dr. Prasad enrolled in the Edgewater Medical Center residency program in Chicago, IL for his Internship and ­­Texas Tech University Health Science Center in Odessa, TX for his residency. Upon completing his residency programs, he began working in Monahans in 1999. Next, Dr. Prasad opened his own practice in 2004, Permian Internal Medicine Associates, where he currently is the president and holds certifications in internal medicine, hypertension, diabetes, sleep medicine, and obesity medicine. He also served as the medical director at Odessa Sleep Associates and as the chairman of the P & T committee at Odessa Regional Medical Center. Further, Dr. Prasad is also the co­founder of premier research group, the Permian Research Foundation (PRF), which has brought west Texas to the forefront of Medical Research. He is a clinical assistant professor for the department of internal medicine at Texas Tech University Health Science Center and is involved in teaching residents, medical students, physician assistant students, and nurse practitioner students. He has received "Bridge to Excellence physician ( BTE) " Recognition in diabetes, hypertension, asthma, COPD and cardiac care, the Patient's Choice Award and Compassionate Doctor Recognition for 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 TTUHSC School of Medicine "Distinguished Alumni Award for Community Outreach," and Community Statesman Heritage Foundation Award in Health and Science for 2012. He was elected for Fellowship by American College of Physician (FACP) in 2010 as well.

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Suresh Prasad MD FACP's Care Philosophy

Permian Internal Medicine Associates is guided at all times by the value of compassion, mercy, and respect for each of our patients. Our mission is to serve the people of this community, as well as, our surrounding communities with the upmost care. Our services are individually designed to meet the varied needs of each patient and to provide comprehensive care for the mind and body.

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    EXCELLENT
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    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
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    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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in Midland, TX |
Dr. S. Prasad, his doctor wife and his Physicians assistants all care very much about you. They are very thorough in their examinations and run additional tests if indicators are there. Very competent and professional. Their website allowing you to look at your test results and ask questions is wonderful.
in Odessa, TX |
been everythihg that you need in a doctor caring him and his wife
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Dr. Suresh Prasad has practiced medicine for over 15 years in the Permian Basin and remains both inquisitive and patient-focused. He is from India and attended Patna Medical College and Hospital. While there, he was awarded the "Shifton Gold Medal" for securing the highest rank in general medicine. After finishing medical school, Dr. Prasad enrolled in the Edgewater Medical Center residency program in Chicago, IL for his Internship and ­­Texas Tech University Health Science Center in Odessa, TX for his residency. Upon completing his residency programs, he began working in Monahans in 1999. Next, Dr. Prasad opened his own practice in 2004, Permian Internal Medicine Associates, where he currently is the president and holds certifications in internal medicine, hypertension, diabetes, sleep medicine, and obesity medicine. He also served as the medical director at Odessa Sleep Associates and as the chairman of the P & T committee at Odessa Regional Medical Center. Further, Dr. Prasad is also the co­founder of premier research group, the Permian Research Foundation (PRF), which has brought west Texas to the forefront of Medical Research. He is a clinical assistant professor for the department of internal medicine at Texas Tech University Health Science Center and is involved in teaching residents, medical students, physician assistant students, and nurse practitioner students. He has received "Bridge to Excellence physician ( BTE) " Recognition in diabetes, hypertension, asthma, COPD and cardiac care, the Patient's Choice Award and Compassionate Doctor Recognition for 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 TTUHSC School of Medicine "Distinguished Alumni Award for Community Outreach," and Community Statesman Heritage Foundation Award in Health and Science for 2012. He was elected for Fellowship by American College of Physician (FACP) in 2010 as well.

Suresh Prasad MD FACP's Care Philosophy

Permian Internal Medicine Associates is guided at all times by the value of compassion, mercy, and respect for each of our patients. Our mission is to serve the people of this community, as well as, our surrounding communities with the upmost care. Our services are individually designed to meet the varied needs of each patient and to provide comprehensive care for the mind and body.

Suresh Prasad MD FACP says...

Each Physician is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, training in all major fields of medicine including cardiology, pulmonology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, and sleep and obesity medicine. Our Physician Assistant is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

Suresh Prasad MD FACP says...

Let us be the ones that you turn to first for checkups, immunizations, and both acute and ongoing problems. Our team treats chronic conditions like asthma, diabetes, hypothyroidism, elevated blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, and sleep apnea. We also provide complete physicals with a head-to-toe examination that consists of a urinalysis, blood tests, cancer screenings, pulmonary function tests, cardiovascular tests, and imaging studies (if indicated).

Suresh Prasad MD FACP's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Sleep Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  Board actions found

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    Suresh Prasad MD FACP has 1 board action

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    • Substandard Care (3/3/2017)
    • Action Taken: Education
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    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Texas
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  • Internal Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Diabetes Type 2
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    Patna University / Patna Medical College

    Graduated in 1993

  • Internship Hospital
    Edgewater Medical Center

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    Tex Tech University Hospital

    Completed in 1999

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Obesity Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Physical Examination
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Vaccination