About Dr. Prakash

Y.S. Prakash, M.D., Ph.D., is Chair of the Division of Anesthesia Research and Vice Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology. He is a board-certified practicing anesthesiologist who spends a significant portion of his time in the research laboratory. He has been at Mayo Clinic since 1990. After completing his Ph.D. and postdoctoral training at Mayo, he completed medical school at the University of Minnesota and residency training in anesthesiology at Mayo. Dr. Prakash is a recognized investigator and expert in lung biology. His research is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Project Grant (R01) and Mayo Clinic.