Dr. Leela M Prasad MD

Dr. Leela Prasad is a colon & rectal surgery doctor in Park Ridge, Illinois. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System. He received his medical degree from Guntur Medical College NTR and has been in practice for 48 years. He is one of 2 doctors at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and one of 3 at University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System who specialize in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Colon & Rectal Surgery

Education & Medical Training

John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County
Residency, General Surgery, 1972 - 1975

Guntur Medical College NTR
Class of 1966

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Publications & Presentations

Obesity increases the risk of postoperative peripheral neuropathy after minimally invasive colon and rectal surgery.
Velchuru, V. R.,Domajnko, B.,deSouza, A.,Marecik, S.,Prasad, L. M.,Park, J. J.,Abcarian, H.

Spontaneous ureterocolic fistula secondary to diverticulitis: report of a case and review of literature.
Pai, A.,Coralic, J.,Park, J. J.,Marecik, S.,Prasad, L. M.

Cost-Effectiveness of Laparoscopic vs Open Resection for Colon and Rectal Cancer.
Jensen, C. C., Prasad, L. M., Abcarian, H.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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