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Sunil Prasad, M.D.

Cardiology, Organ Transplant, Surgery

Clinical Interests

Cardiac - Adults; Cardiac Surgery, Adult; Heart Failure, Transplant & VAD (Ventricular Assist Device); Transplant, Heart

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-6964

Office: (585) 275-6964

Fax: (585) 276-1478

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Prasad is American Board Certified in Thoracic Surgery. Prior to joining UR Medicine, he served as Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Illinois and Washington University School of Medicine. Most recently, he held the position of Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Mercy Springfield Hospital. He serves as Council on Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery of the American Heart Association, and is a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Surgeons and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

Research

June 1988 - Dec 1989 Cardiovascular Anesthesia Assistant, Dept. of Anesthesia, St. Francis Hospital of Evanston, Evanston, Il

June 1991 - Sept 1991 Research Assistant, Division of Transplant Surgery, Dept. of Surgery, University of Illinois School of Medicine, Chicago, Il

June 1995 - July 1996 Research Assistant, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Dept. of Surgery, University of Illinois School of Medicine, Chicago, Il

July 1997 - May 1998 Research Assistant, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Dept. of Surgery, University of Illinois School of Medicine, Chicago, Il

July 2000 - June 2002 Post Graduate Research Fellow, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Dept. of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MI

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery (Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery) - American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Education

1993
BS | Michigan State University
Physiology, All Other

1993-1994
Graduate School | Duke University

1998
MD | Univ of Illinois-Chicago
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1998 - 06/30/1999
Internship in Surgery-General at Barnes-Jewish Hospitals

07/01/1999 - 06/30/2005
Residency in Surgery-General at Barnes-Jewish Hospitals

07/01/2005 - 06/30/2007
Fellowship in Thoracic Surgery at Barnes-Jewish Hospitals

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Awards

2014
AATS Best Poster

2005
Medical Student Teaching Award
Sponsor: Washington University School of Medicine

2005
Fundamentals in Laparoscopic Surgery Certification from SAGES and ACS

2002
Medical Student Teaching Award
Sponsor: Washington University School of Medicine

2001
Featured Abstract Presentation, Annual Meeting of the American College of Surgeons
Sponsor: American College of Surgeons

2001
2nd Place Presentation, 4th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
Sponsor: International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

1997
American College of Surgeons Medical Student Representative
Sponsor: American College of Surgeons

1994
Lyman Briggs Scholar
Sponsor: Michigan State University

1994
Specialization in Health and Humanities
Sponsor: Michigan State University

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Publications

Journal Articles

2016
Leidenfrost, J.; Prasad, S.; Itoh, A.; Lawrance, C. P.; Bell, J. M.; Silvestry, S. C.;. "Right ventricular assist device with membrane oxygenator support for right ventricular failure following implantable left ventricular assist device placement". 2016; 49(1): 73-7.

2015
Nassif, M. E.; Patel, J. S.; Shuster, J. E.; Raymer, D. S.; Jackups, R., Jr.; Novak, E.; Gage, B. F.; Prasad, S.; Silvestry, S. C.; Ewald, G. A.; LaRue, S. J.;. "Clinical outcomes with use of erythropoiesis stimulating agents in patients with the HeartMate II left ventricular assist device". 2015; 3(2): 146-53.

2015
Prasad, S. M.; Robertson, J. O.; Itoh, A.; Joseph, S. M.; Silvestry, S. C.;. "Histologic analysis of clots in explanted axial continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices". 2015; 34(4): 616-8.

Books & Chapters

2009
Chapter Title: Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery
Book Title: Heart Valves: Disorders, Repair, and Replacement
Author List: Chedrawy EG, Prasad SM, Trakji A, Massad MG
Edited By: Columbus
Published By: Nova Publishing2009

2005
Chapter Title: Common Surgical Procedures
Book Title: The Washington University Manual of Surgery
Author List: Prasad SM, Mutch M
Edited By: Klingensmith
Published By: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins2005

2003
Chapter Title: Robotics and Telemanipulation with the ZEUS System
Book Title: Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
Author List: Maniar HS, Prasad SM, Damiano RJ
Edited By: Goldstein and Oz
Published By: Humana Press2003 in Totowa, NJ

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