Dr. Prakash obtained his Ph.D. in Molecular and Human Genetics and subspecialty training in Cardiovascular Disease at Baylor College of Medicine. His research focuses on genetic causes of bicuspid aortic valves and related congenital abnormalities involving the left ventricular outflow tract and aorta. This work is supported in part by grants from the National Institutes of Health. His clinical specialty is cardiovascular medicine and aortic imaging. He co-directs the Turner Syndrome Adult Comprehensive Care Center and the Multidisciplinary Aortic and Vascular Disease Clinic in the UT Professional Building.


Bachelor Degree
Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Medical Degree
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Doctor of Philosophy
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Cardiovascular Disease American Heart Association/Bugher Foundation Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Board Certifications

  • Board certified in Adult Transthoracic and Transesphoageal Echocardiography
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease