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Rupa Prasad, MD

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Dr. Rupa Prasad, MD

Contact

Fax Number
760-631-3000
Office
6010 Hidden Valley Rd
Ste 200
Carlsbad, CA 92011
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Accepts new patients

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Biography

Dr. Rupa Prasad specializes in chronic and interventional pain medicine. Dr. Prasad is experienced in treating many different chronic pain conditions, such as neck and back pain, joint and musculoskeletal pain, neuropathic pain and postsurgical pain. 


She believes in a multimodal approach to pain management that incorporates interventional techniques, non-opioid pain medications as well as physical, psychological and alternative medicine therapies. She performs a wide variety of fluoroscopy and ultrasound-guided procedures, including epidural steroid injections, nerve blocks and ablations, joint injections and spinal cord stimulation. 


Dr. Prasad values establishing meaningful physician-patient relationships and is passionate about helping patients improve their quality of life. 


In her free time, Dr. Prasad enjoys traveling, going to concerts, hiking with her two dogs, and spending time with her husband, family and friends.

Medical Education

  • University of Miami School of Medicine, MD, 2016

Internships

  • Scripps Mercy Hospital, Internship-Medicine, 2017

Residencies

  • University of California, San Diego, Anesthesiology, 2020

Fellowships

  • University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, Pain Medicine, 2021
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