Physician Detail
Avinash Prasad, MD
Neurology
Practice
Hartford Hospital / Neurology

85 Jefferson Street
Suite: #604
Hartford, CT 06106
Phone: (860) 545-3621
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Specialty
Neurology
Practice
Hartford Hospital / Neurology

Office(s)
Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
85 Jefferson Street
Suite #604
Hartford, CT 06106
Phone: (860) 545-3621
Fax: (860) 545-5003
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1260 Silas Deane Highway
Sleep Disorder Center
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Phone: (860) 696-2820
Fax: (860) 545-5080
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Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
80 Seymour Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Phone: (860) 545-5047
Fax: (860) 545-5003
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About Avinash Prasad

Dr. Prasad received his MD degree from Institute of Medical Sciences, Varanasi, India. He completed his neurology residency at New York University Medical Center, New York. He then pursued Epilepsy fellowships of 1 year at New York University Medical Center and 2 years at University of Virginia Medical Center. He worked as Assistant professor at University of Alabama, Birmingham for 3 years before joining Hartford Hospital.

Dr. Prasad is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology.

Professional Organizations
American Epilepsy Society, Member
American Academy of Neurology, Member
Language
English
Hindi
Urdu
Areas Of Interest
Epilepsy
Insurance
Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross
Cigna
Connecticare
Healthnet
Medicare
Oxford Health Plans
United Healthcare
Education
Medical School:  Institute of Medical Sciences (India) -1977 MD
Internship:  New York Hospital - Med. Center of Queens 1994-1995 Transitional Internship
   New York University Medical Center 1995-1998 Neurology Residency
Fellowship:  New York University Medical Center 1998-1999 Neurology Clinical/Neurophysiology Fellowship
   University of Virginia Hospital 1999-2001 Neurology/Epilepsy
Board Certifications
Clinical Neurophysiology
Neurology
Faculty Appointments
University of Alabama, Assistant Professor, Neurology
Hartford Hospital, Associate Clinical Professor, Neurology
University of Connecticut Health Center, Assistant Clinical Professor, Neurology
Research

1. Extent of ictal origin in mesial temporal sclerosis patients monitored with subduralintracranial electrodes predicts outcome. A Prasad, SV Pacia, O Devinsky, WK Doyle. J of Clinical Neurophysiology. 20;243-248:2003.

2. Evolving Antiepileptic drug therapy in juvenile myoclonic epilepsy. A Prasad, R Martin, R Knowlton, M Mendez, T Welty, R Kuzniecky, E Faught. Archives of Neurology. 60;1100-1105:2003.

3. Neurotoxicity following addition of intravenous valproate to lamotrigine therapy. A Prasad, R Martin, R Knowlton, R Mendez, T Welty, R Kuzniecky, E Faught. Neurology.60;1991-1992:2003.

4. Teddy bears: an interesting observational finding in patients with nonepileptic events. J Burneo, R Martin, R Knowlton, M Mendez, E Faught, A Prasad, R Kuzniecky. Neurology. 61;714-715:2003.

5. Phenobarbital and MK-801, but not phenytoin, improve long-term outcome in status epilepticus. A Prasad, Williamson J, EH Bertram. Annals of Neurology. 52;175-181:2001.

6. Propofol and midazolam in the treatment of refractory status epilepticus. A Prasad, B Worrall, EH Bertram, T P Bleck. Epilepsia 42;380- 386:2001.

 


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