Dr. Prasad is the Chief of the Division of Neuro-Ophthalmology and a member of the Division of Hospital Neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. He is the Associate Program Director for the Harvard Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital Neurology Residency Program, which is the largest training program in the country, with 52 residents. Dr. Prasad completed an undergraduate degree in English Language and Literature at Yale University,
where he graduated with honors. He then completed his medical training at the University of Pennsylvania, where he obtained his medical degree and then completed a medical internship, neurology residency, and fellowships in both Neuro-Ophthalmology and Cognitive Neurology. Dr. Prasad is a renowned teacher who has received four teaching awards, including the BWH/MGH Neurology Faculty Teacher of the Year award in both 2013 and 2014, and the Bernard Lown Award for Excellence in Teaching and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He has served as visiting professor at
numerous institutions, including the University of Pennsylvania, New York University, The University of Iowa, The University of Michigan, Indiana University, Hôpital Ophtalmique Jules-Gonin (Lausanne, Switzerland), St. Luke’s Hospital (Manila, Philippines), and the Faculté de Médicine Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris, France). He has authored over 45 peer-reviewed manuscripts and 20 review chapters. Together with Drs. Allan Ropper, Martin A. Samuels, and Joshua Klein, he is authoring the forthcoming
11th edition of "Adams and Victor’s Principles of Neurology." He is also the author of a forthcoming etextbook called "Modern Neuro-Ophthalmology."