Rupa Prasad, MD

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine
1955 Citracado Pkwy Ste 102
Escondido, CA 92029
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15611 Pomerado Rd
Ste 580
Poway, CA 92064
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6010 Hidden Valley Rd
Ste 200
Carlsbad, CA 92011
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Pain MedicineAnesthesiology


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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.

Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, 2022American Board of Anesthesiology, 2021

Medical Education

University of Miami School of Medicine, MD, 2016


Scripps Mercy Hospital, Internship-Medicine, 2017


University of California, San Diego, Anesthesiology, 2020


University of California, San Diego, Pain Medicine, 2021

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