Dr. Suresh Prasad has practiced medicine for over 15 years in the Permian Basin and remains both inquisitive and patient-focused. He is from India and attended Patna Medical College and Hospital. While there, he was awarded the "Shifton Gold Medal" for securing the highest rank in general medicine. After finishing medical school, Dr. Prasad enrolled in the Edgewater Medical Center residency program in Chicago, IL for his Internship and Texas Tech University Health Science Center in Odessa, TX for his residency. Upon completing his residency programs, he began working in Monahans in 1999. Next, Dr. Prasad opened his own practice in 2004, Permian Internal Medicine Associates, where he currently is the president and holds certifications in internal medicine, hypertension, diabetes, sleep medicine, and obesity medicine. He also served as the medical director at Odessa Sleep Associates and as the chairman of the P & T committee at Odessa Regional Medical Center. Further, Dr. Prasad is also the cofounder of premier research group, the Permian Research Foundation (PRF), which has brought west Texas to the forefront of Medical Research. He is a clinical assistant professor for the department of internal medicine at Texas Tech University Health Science Center and is involved in teaching residents, medical students, physician assistant students, and nurse practitioner students. He has received "Bridge to Excellence physician ( BTE) " Recognition in diabetes, hypertension, asthma, COPD and cardiac care, the Patient's Choice Award and Compassionate Doctor Recognition for 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 TTUHSC School of Medicine "Distinguished Alumni Award for Community Outreach," and Community Statesman Heritage Foundation Award in Health and Science for 2012. He was elected for Fellowship by American College of Physician (FACP) in 2010 as well.