Venu Prabaker, M.D.
Primary Care Physician/Internist
Originally from India, Dr. Prabaker completed seven years of medical school at the University of Madras. He then completed four years of surgical residency and became a board diplomat in surgery while in India.
Upon arriving to the United States, he pursued further training in Internal medicine at the University of Maryland and John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore.
Dr. Prabaker was awarded the position of Chief Resident and Teaching Fellow in Internal medicine at one of the affiliated hospitals of Case Western Hospital in Cleveland. He was board-certified and served as an Assistant Director of Internal Medicine Residency Program. As a program director he began a long career of training and mentoring medical students, young physicians, and other allied health professionals.
When he moved to San Diego, his expertise in Internal Medicine and his experience in training quality clinicians were instrumental for his appointment as Director of Internal Medicine of the Family Practice Residency Program at Grossmont Hospital which he held for eight years.
He served as an assistant professor of Internal Medicine at Stanford University and is currently an associate professor at Western University of Medicine, a faculty member of the University of California, at San Diego, and an Assistant Professor at Midwestern Medical School.
His leadership talents include board member in San Diego County Medical Society, Chairman of the Board, San Diego Association of Indian Physicians, and Chairman of 4,000 membered Indian Association, Board Member of National Indian Medical Association, and Board Member of San Diego Indian American Society.
He has a passion for aggressive preventative care, which will evaluate the impending life threatening cardiovascular issues for his patients. He drives immense pleasure in preventing strokes and heart attacks so that his patients live longer and healthier lives.