Mukesh Prasad, M.D.

Otolaryngology
Mukesh Prasad

Dr. Prasad graduated from Harvard College with honors. He received his medical degree from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Prasad completed his internship in General Surgery and Residency in Otorhinolaryngology at Columbia University. Dr. Prasad treats both adults and children. His clinical interests include the management of sinus disease, including advanced endoscopic sinus surgery, as well as the treatment of sleep apnea, and other ear, nose, throat, and head neck disorders.

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Having trained at premier institutions, Dr. Mukesh Prasad combines the utmost in expertise and care with a personal touch. He prides himself on being accessible to his patients and their families at all times. His focus on the individual needs of each patient evokes a return to the era of the trusted small-town family physician.

Dr. Prasad's distinctive approach is indicative of the quality of service and results you can expect from this dedicated and caring physician. He treats both children and adults.

The scope of his practice includes:

General Otolaryngology
>> Infections of ears, nose, throat, and skin
>> Snoring and obstructive sleep apnea

Rhinology
>> Allergic rhinitis
>> Nasal obstruction from a deviated nasal septum
>> Sinusitis with both medical therapy and the latest in endoscopic sinus surgical approaches

Pediatric Otolaryngology
>> Chronic infections of the tonsils and adenoids
>> Chronic ear infections necessitating myringotomy
>> Pediatric sinus disease

Laryngology and Swallowing Disorders
>> Vocal cord paralysis
>> Benign and malignant vocal cord lesions
>> Reflux management

Head and Neck Oncology
>> Benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck, including the salivary glands, skin, thyroid, oral cavity, and throat

Otology
>> Hearing loss and vertigo
>> Acute and chronic ear infections
>> Ear drum perforations
>> Cholesteotoma

Insurances

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please feel free to contact this physician or this physician's practice as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Essential
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup [CHP]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Medicare [Medicare]
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]

Publications

1. Articles:

Prasad M, Bent JP, Ward R, April M. "Endoscopically placed nitinol stents for pediatric tracheal obstruction." International Journal of Pediatric Otolaryngology. November 2002.

Prasad M, Ward R, April M, Bent JP, and Froehlich P. " Topical Mitomycin C as an Adjunct to Choanal Atresia Repair." Archives of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery. 2002 April; 128: 398-400.

Prasad M and Keller J. " Imaging quiz case. Granular Cell Tumor." Accepted by Archives of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery. 2002 May.

Prasad M and Niparko J. " Imaging quiz case 1. Neurosarcoidosis." Archives of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery. 1997 Jan; 123(1): 110. 112-113.

• Skinner M, Honrado C, Prasad M, Kent HN, and Selesnick SH. "The Incudostapedial Joint Angle: Implications for Stapes Surgery Prosthesis Selection and Crimping. Laryngoscope. Accepted for publication.

Prasad M and Niparko J. " Imaging quiz case 1. Neurosarcoidosis." Archives of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery. 1997 Jan; 123(1): 110. 112-113.

 

2. Books, book chapters, and reviews:

• Delacruz A, Fayad J, and Prasad M. "Revision Stapedectomy." In Essentials of Otology and Neurotology. Book in press.

Prasad M and Fayad J. "ABR – Routine and Stacked." In Essentials of Otology and Neurotology. Book in press.

Prasad M and Selesnick SH. "Stapedectomy – Crimping Prosthesis." In Essentials of Otology and Neurotology. Book in press.

Prasad M, Bhayani R, and Selesnick SH. "Transcochlear Approach." In Essentials of Otology and Neurotology. Book in press.

Prasad M and Blevins N. "Ossiculoplasty." In Essentials of Otology and Neurotology. Book in press.

• Selesnick SH, Yang G, and Prasad M. "Revision Stapedectomy." In Otology and Neurotology. Book in press.

 

3. Presentations:

Prasad M. "Functional Anatomy of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract," at the Contemporart Evaluation and Management of Dysphagia, Reflux and Diseases of the Pharynx and Esophagus." November 8, 2002 at the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. Course Directors: Jonathan E. Aviv, James A Koufman.

• "Non Facial Movement Clinical Deficits of Facial Nerve Dysfunction and Their Management." Presented by M Prasad at the Fourth International Facial Nerve Conference. San Francisco, CA; August, 2001

• "Cadaveric Analysis of the Variations of the Anatomy of the Anterior Ethmoid Artery." Presented by M Prasad at the American Rhinological Society National Meeting. Washington, D.C.; September, 2000.

• "Changes in Serum Lp(a) in Hyperlipidemic Subjects undergoing Long-Term Treatment with Lipid-Lowering Drugs." Presented by M Prasad at the Eastern Regional Meeting for the American Federation for Clinical Research. New York, NY; October, 1995.

4. Poster Presentations:

• "Endoscopically Placed Nitinol Tracheal Stents." Prasad M, Bent J, Ward R, April M. Poster presentation at the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngologists (ASPO). Scarsdale, AZ; May, 2001.

• "Topical Mitomycin C as an adjunct to Repair of Choanal Atresia." Prasad M, Ward R, April M, Bent JP, and Froehlich, P. Poster presentation at the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngologists (ASPO). Scarsdale, AZ; May, 2001.