Dr. Prasad Pillai MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Prasad Pillai is a medical oncologist in Merced, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Mercy Medical Center Merced and University of California, Davis Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Coimbatore Medical College and has been in practice for 16 years. Dr. Pillai accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 2 doctors at Mercy Medical Center Merced and one of 14 at University of California, Davis Medical Center who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology, Hematologic

Clinical Interests: Medical Oncology, Hematology

Education & Medical Training

Pennsylvania Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2005–2008

Drexel University/Hahnemann University Hospital
Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology, 2008–2011

Coimbatore Medical College
Class of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 6 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 3 years in Hematology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 3 years in Medical Oncology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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