Rupa Prasad, MD

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine
Rupa Prasad, MD
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6010 Hidden Valley Rd
Carlsbad, CA 92011
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1955 Citracado Parkwy #102
Escondido, CA 92029
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15611 Pomerado Rd
Suite 505
Poway, CA 92064
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  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology


  • Spanish
  • English


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, 2022
  • American Board of Anesthesiology, 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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