Dr. Prasad understands that pain, especially when chronic, is something that no person should have to live with. His thorough studies and extensive experience with pain management allows him to bring patients the rest and relief they deserve from suffering.
Dr. Prasad Lakshminarasimhiah (Dr. Prasad) is a board-certified physician in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation working with the Texas Pain Relief Group.
After receiving his medical degree from Bangalore University in India, his interest in the field of Pain Medicine was piqued while doing a clinical rotation in Comprehensive Pain Management at the Wayne State University in Detroit. He was able to witness first-hand, the impact of modern technology, cutting-edge research, education, and a multi-disciplinary approach towards improving quality of life of patients suffering from pain. Dr. Prasad is passionate about providing patients with a wide spectrum of treatment options to ensure that pain treatment is customized to each patient’s particular pain profile.
He served in the US Army, in the capacity of a major, at the San Antonio Military Medical Center, San Antonio. After receiving training in interventional pain medicine, his interest in pain medicine was furthered while taking care of injured soldiers at San Antonio Military Medical Center. He has also provided care in physical medicine and rehabilitation in several locations throughout the country.
Dr. Prasad’s treatment philosophy is based on a holistic, evidence-based care approach using conservative treatment in conjunction with physical rehabilitation and behavioral support. His experience and education allow him to provide each patient with a tailor made, thorough care and a highly effective course of treatment. In addition, he utilizes interventional techniques for patients whose pain does not respond to the initial course of conservative treatment.
Dr. Prasad enjoys spending time with family and friends. His personal interests include playing tennis, travelling and exploring the nature. He also participates in community charitable health fairs for the underprivileged.