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Lona Prasad, MD, FACOG

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Locations and Appointments

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Personal Statement

Dr. Lona Prasad specializes in gynecology.  She sees patients at 525 East 68th Street, 425 East 61st Street, and 156 William Street.

Biographical Info

Dr. Lona Prasad is a board certified gynecologist who provides both medical and surgical care for her patients.  Her areas of interest include treating fibroids, endometriosis, abnormal uterine bleeding, ovarian cysts and abnormal pap smears.  She also offers routine wellness, preconception, family planning, sexual health and menopausal care.

Dr. Prasad is also certified through the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine (ABIHM) and combines the use of conventional and complementary therapies whenever possible in order to facilitate optimal health for her patients.

In addition, she is a member of the LGBT steering committee and has completed healthcare training through the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH).  

She practices health care holistically, addressing each patient as a whole person – body, mind and spirit, using a comfortable and non-judgmental approach.

Dr. Prasad received an MS in Physiology from the University College, London (UK) and received her MD from Saint Bartholomew's and the Royal London College of Medicine (UK). She has completed post-doctoral training at Whipps Cross Hospital, London (UK) and at the Royal London Hospital (UK). She completed her intern year of residency at Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, followed by three years of residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York. Dr. Prasad accepted a faculty appointment at Weill Cornell Medical College in 2006.

Board Certifications
American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Clinical Expertise
Gynecologic Tumors
Gynecologic Hormonal Disorders
Gynecologic Exams
Gynecological Disease
Gynecologic Disease
Gyn Exam
Fibroid
Ovarian Cyst
Wellness Examination
Pre-Conception Counseling
Family Planning
Menopause
Colposcopy
Fibroids
UTI (Urinary Tract Infection)
Contraceptive Care
General Gynecology
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Endometriosis
Languages
English
Education 
  • M.B.,Ch.B.
    St. Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine (United Kingdom)
    1999
  • M.S.
    University College, London (United Kingdom)
    1994
Appointments 
  • Assistant Attending Obstetrician and Gynecologist
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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