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Patricia W. Finn, MD. Department Chair

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Bharati Prasad, M.D.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor of Medicine                                                                                        

Administrative Positions: Medical Director, MICU JBVAMC; Medical Director, Center for Narcolepsy, Sleep and Health Research, UIC

Division: Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy Medicine

Location: 840 S. Wood St., (MC 719), Chicago, IL 60612

Phone: (312)996-8039 (Office)   Fax: (312)996-4665



MBBS (MD), Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Dehli, India (1994)

Intern, State University of New York, Brooklyn, NY (1995-1996)

Resident, State University of New York, Brooklyn, NY (1996-1997)

Resident, Saint Francis Hospital, Evanston, IL (1997-1998)

Fellow, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL (1998-1999)

Fellow, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL (2004-2009)

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Clinical Specialties

Research Interests

Selected Publications

  1. Prasad B, Carley DW and Herdegen JJ. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Device-based Automated Detection of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Compared to Standard Laboratory Polysomnography. Sleep Breath. 14(2):101-7, 2010.
  2. Prasad B, Radulovacki M, Olopade CO, Herdegen JJ, Logan T and Carley DW. Prospective trial of efficacy and safety of ondansetron and fluoxetine in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Sleep. 33(7):982-9, 2010.
  3. Prasad B, Choi YK, Weaver TE and Carley DW. Pupillometric assessment of sleepiness in narcolepsy. Front Psychiatry. 2:35, 2011.
  4. Prasad B, Carley DW, Krishnan JA, Weaver TE and Weaver FM. Effects of Positive Airway Pressure Treatment on Clinical Measures of Hypertension and Type 2 Diabetes. J. Clin. Sleep Med. 8(5):481-7, 2012.
  5. Prasad B, Radulovacki MG and Carley DW. Proof of concept trial of dronabinol in obstructive sleep apnea. Front Psychiatry 4:1, 2013.