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Priya Prakash, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Priya Prakash, MD, is a fellowship-trained surgeon who specializes in trauma, critical care and emergency surgery. She also performs general surgical procedures. Dr. Prakash is active in patient care and research, and she regularly volunteers on medical mission trips in developing nations.

Dr. Prakash’s research interests include trauma systems development and violence recovery programs. She has received several awards for her work in sepsis and inflammation, including the New Investigators Travel Award at the Shock Society 35th Annual Conference. Dr. Prakash serves as an ad hoc reviewer for the European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery and the Journal of American College of Surgeons.

Practice Locations

University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

General Surgery
Surgical Critical Care

Medical School

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Internship & Residency

University of Cincinnati


University of Pennsylvania (Trauma and Surgical Critical Care)


Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
Society of Critical Care Medicine
Surgical Infection Society

Languages Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 834-2482

Office Fax

(773) 702-5050

Office Postal Address

Priya Prakash, MD
University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 5033
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

  • Trauma surgery
  • Acute care surgery
  • Surgical critical care

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Prakash’s publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.