Rakesh Prashad

M.D., FA.C.C., F.A.C.P., F.S.C.A.I.

 

Dr Prashad

Dr. Rakesh Prashad

Board Certification

› Endovascular Medicine (2027)
› Interventional Cardiology (2019)
› Nuclear Cardiology (Lifetime)
› Cardiology (2028)
› Internal Medicine (2023)
› Medical Examiners (Lifetime)

Medical Licensure

› Florida, (2020)

Society Memberships

> American College of Cardiology
> American Society of Internal Medicine
> American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
> American College of Physicians
> American Medical Association
> Florida Society of Internal Medicine
> Marion County Medical Society
> Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography

Fellowships:

› Fellow Society Coronary Angiography – 2003
› Fellow American College of Physician – 1999
› Fellow American College of Cardiology – 1999

Professional Experience

2017-Present Citrus Cardiology Consultants,
Ocala, Florida
2013 – 2016 Medical Director, Cardiac Catheterization and Intervention Laboratory
Ocala Regional Medical Center, Ocala, Florida
2007 – Present Medical Director, Heart & Vascular Care of Ocala
Ocala, Florida
2007 – 2010 Co-Medical Director, Heart Failure Center
Munroe Regional Medical Center, Ocala, Florida
2000 – 2006 Medical Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit
Ocala Regional Medical Center, Ocala, Florida
2000 – Present Medical Director, Ocala Research Institute, Inc.
Ocala, Florida
1998 – 2000 Medical Director, Research Associates of Central Florida
Ocala, Florida
1997 – 2013 Associate Medical Director, Cardiac Catheterization and Intervention Laboratory
Ocala Regional Medical Center, Ocala, Florida
1997 – 2010 Ocala Interventional Cardiology, P.A
Ocala Heart Institute, Ocala,Florida
1996 – 1997 Emergency Room Physician, Quincy General Hospital
Quincy, Massachusetts
1994 – 1996 Emergency Room Physician, Hollywood Memorial Hospital
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1993 – 1995 Urgent Care Attending Physician/CAC-Ramsay
Miami, Florida
1992 – 1993 Director of Urgent Care/ CAC- Ramsay
Miami, Florida

Education

1996 – 1997 Heart Failure and Transplantation Fellowship Tufts University/New England Medical Center,
Boston, Massachusetts
1996 – 1997 lnterventional Cardiology Fellowship, Tufts University/ New England Medical Center,
Boston, Massachusetts, PTCA, Stent, DCA, Rotablator, IVUS, Valvuloplasty
1993 – 1995 Clinical Cardiology Fellowship, University of Miami/Mount Sinai Medical Center,
Miami, Florida, Nuclear Imaging, TEE, TIE, Pacemaker Implantation Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization
1990 – 1992 Medical Residency, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital,
Miami, Florida
1989 – 1990 Medical Internship, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital,
Miami, Florida
1985 – 1989 Doctor of Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine,
Gainesville, Florida

University Appointments

2017 – Present Associate Professor, University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
Orlando, Florida
2009 – 2017 Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
Gainesville, Florida
2006 – Present Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Florida College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
Gainesville, Florida
2012 – 2015 Cardiology Board of Review, University of Florida College of Medicine , Department of Internal Medicine
Gainesville, Florida
1992 – 1996 ACLS Instructor, University of Miami & Tufts University
Miami, Florida
1996 – 1997 Instructor in Medicine/Cardiology, Tufts University/New England Medical Center,
Boston, Massachusetts

Hospital Appointments

2016 – Present Cardiovascular Executive Committee, Ocala Regional Medical Center,
Ocala, Florida
2015 – Present Internal Medicine Sub Specialty Director: Cardiology, Ocala Regional Medical Center,
Ocala, Florida
2018 – Present Director of Graduate Medical Education Research, Ocala Regional Medical Center,
Ocala, Florida
2018 – Present L-GMEC Subspecialty Liaison, Ocala Regional Medical Center,
Ocala, Florida
2014 – 2015 President Elect for Medical Staff Office, Ocala Regional Medical Center,
Ocala, Florida
2014 – Present Graduate Medical Education Committee, Ocala Regional Medical Center,
Ocala, Florida
2012 – 2013 Vice President Elect for Medical Staff Office, Ocala Regional Medical Center,
Ocala, Florida
2012 – 2013 Chairman of Performance Improvement Council, Ocala Regional Medical Center,
Ocala, Florida
2014 – 2015 Chairman of Medical Executive Committee, Ocala Regional Medical Center,
Ocala, Florida
2012 – 2013 Vice Chairman of Medical Executive Committee , Ocala Regional Medical Center,
Ocala, Florida
2008 – Present Credentials Committee, Ocala Regional Medical Center ,
Ocala, Florida
2007 – 2015 Cardiovascular Quality Committee, Chair, Ocala Regional Medical Center,
Ocala, Florida
2006 – 2008 Cardiovascular Advisory Committee, Ocala Regional Medical Center ,
Ocala, Florida
2006 – 2008 Utilization Management Committee, Ocala Regional Medical Center,
Ocala, Florida
2000 – 2006 Medical Director of Medical Intensive Care Unit, Ocala Regional Medical Center,
Ocala, Florida
1997 – 1999 Critical Care Committee, Ocala Regional Medical Center,
Ocala, Florida
1994 – 1996 Critical Care Committee, Mt. Sinai Medical Center,
Miami, Florida

Visiting Professorships and Invited Lectures – 2015 – Present

> EKG interpretation Lecture Series- Ocala, Florida
> Acute Coronary Syndromes – Ocala, Florida
> Congestive Heart Failure – Ocala, Florida
> Valvular Heart Disease – Ocala, Florida
> Treatment of the CAD patient – Ocala, Florida
> Syncope Evaluation – Ocala,
> Florida Pre-operative evaluation of the non-cardiac surgery patient – Ocala, Florida
> Arrhythmia management – Ocala, Florida
> Hypertension – Ocala, Florida
> Case presentations and review – Ocala, Florida

Committees and Office Held

2019 – Present Advisory Board Member, HCA Healthcare Journal of Medicine
2007 – 2008 EMSA Task Force, Board of County Commissioners Evaluation of Ambulance Service,
Ocala, Florida
2002 – 2011 Fire Rescue Advisory Board, Marion County Board of Commissioners, Ocala, Florida


Publications (Books and Chapters)|

Prashad, R., Masani, N., & Pandian, N.G. Diseccion Aortica. lntravascular Ultrasound Evaluation of Dissection and other Aortic Disorders. Book Chapter. Publisher, Hancourt Brace. I. Villacosta and San Roman, Spain 1997.

Abstracts/Poster Presentations & Papers

Geriatric Hip Alert —- Jeffrey Anglen MD, Darwin Ang MD, Joshua Hagan MD, Rakesh Prashad MD, Steven Tieche MD, Richard Petrik MD, Adesh Prashad DO, Steven Quach MD, Cory Hewitt RN, HCA Trauma Summit. September 2019.

Improving Time to Surgery for Geriactric Hip Fractures across a large Health Care System.– Darwin Ang MD PhD MPH FACS, Michele Ziglar MSN, Joshua Hagan MD FACS, Donna Nayduch MSN, Jeffrey Anglen MD, Rakesh Prashad MD, Richard Petrik MD, Corey Hewitt BSN, Betsy Seislove MSN and Julie Nash MSN. TQIP Hip fracture in Geriatric Patients. October 2017

Steven H. Quach, MD, Michelle P. Nguyen, MD, Adesh M. Prashad, MS2, Archana Machavarapu, M D, Berenice Garcia, MD, Irina Moulette, MD, Nelson Mane, MD, Rakesh Prashad, MD. “Hemopericardial effusion in a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and chronic kidney disease being treated with Eliquis and ibrut inib.” Poster Presentation at: Florida Medical Association. FMA 2017 Annual Meeting; 2017 Aug 5; Orlando, Fl

Papillary Muscle Rupture and Endocarditis: A Flailing Diagnosis
Faisal Rahim, MD, Erika Lara, MD, Rakesh Prashad, MD FACC, University of Central Florida College of Medicine- Ocala Campus. Poster Present ation. ACP, Orlando, FL, March 4, 2017

ED Resuscitative Thoracotomy Is Life-Saving for Blunt Cardiac Rupture. JP Farrah, MD; AJ Garcia, MD; JD Hagan, MD FACS; JM Clark, MD; Rakesh Prashad, MD, FACC, JH Hurst, MD, FACS; DN Ang, MD, PhD, FACS. Ocala Health Trauma at Ocala Regional Medical Center; Ocala, FL, March 2016

Moye, L.A., Henry,T.D., Baran, K.W., Bettencourt,J., Bruhn-Ding, B., Caldwell,E., Chambers, E., Flood,K., Francescon,J., Bowman,S., Kappenman,C., Kar, B., Lambert,C., LaRock,J., Lerman,A., Mazzurco,S., Prashad,R., Raveendran,G., Simon,D., Westbrook,L., Simari, R.D. Cell Therapy and Satellite Centers: The Cardiovascular Cell Therapy Research Network Experience. 2011

Prashad, R., & Urban, P. The Economic Advantages of Femoral Closure Device Use: A Randomized Comparison of Suture-Mediated Closure versus Compression . Poster Abstract. Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeut ics. 2002.

Acosta, R.J., & Prashad, R. Echocardiografia Transesofagia, Unimetro, 1996; Vol 22., 14-20.

Nagel, J., Reddy, S.P., Hurwitz, B.E., Scneiderman, N., Prashad, R., & Agaston, A.|
Quantification of Biomedical Engineering-Applications of Aortic Valve Stenosis Based on Time-Frequency Analysis of Ultrasound Signals . Basis and Communicat ions. Proceedings of the 2nd Medical Engineering Week of the World. May 1996.

Acosta, R.J., Prashad, R., & Agaston, A. Echocardiografia Transesofagia. MEDICO lnteramericano 1996; Vol. 15, No.11, 635-646.

Agatson, A.S., Janowitz, W.R., Kaplan, G., Prashad, R., Lee, D., & Lamas, G.L. Electron Beam CT Coronary Calcium Predicts Future Coronary Events. Circulation 1996; 94: l-360A.

Reddy, S.P., Nagel, J., Lindquist, C. Agatson, A., Prashad, R., Schneiderman, N., & Hurwit zB.E. Quantification of Aortic Valve Stenosis From Doppler Images Using Time-Frequency Analysis. Computers in Cardiology, 1995.

Prashad, R., Agatston A., Lamas, G.A., & Lieberman, E.H. Multiplane Transesophageal Echocardiographic Assessment of Valvular Aortic Stenosis. Journal of Investigative Medicine; 386A Vol. 43, No. 2, 1995 (Supplement 2).

Prashad, R., & Lamas, G.A. Should angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors be administered to all patients with acute myocardial infarction? European Heart Journal (1995) 16 (Supplement E), 41-43.