Dr. Rajnish N. Prasad , MD

Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine

(770) 424-6893

WellStar Medical Group
55 Whitcher St NE Ste 350
Marietta, GA 30060


Dr. Prasad is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and critical care medicine. He completed a six-year bachelor/medical degree program at Lehigh University and the Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1994. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 1997. Afterwards, he completed his Cardiovascular Disease fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh in 2000. He had extensive training in nuclear cardiology and transesophageal echocardiography during his fellowship. During his residency and Cardiovascular Disease fellowship training he received awards from the Medical College of Pennsylvania/Hahnemann University School of medicine for excellence in teaching. After completing Cardiovascular Disease, Dr. Prasad pursued additional fellowship training in critical care medicine at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Md. During this training, he was involved in research of biomarkers of heart transplant rejection. Afterwards, he joined the University of Maryland in Baltimore as an assistant professor of medicine. He was the director of the cardiac care units and also a member of the echocardiography faculty. He also was a member of the cardiac computed tomography (CT) research team. As a faculty member at the University of Maryland, he received an excellence in teaching award from the internal medicine residency program. Dr. Prasad%u2019s interests include cardiac critical care, noninvasive cardiac imaging including cardiac CT, transesophageal echocardiography, and nuclear cardiology. With his critical care background, he has extensive experience taking care of critically ill cardiac patients. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Prasad joined WellStar Medical Group, Cardiovascular Medicine in August 2005 and is currently on staff at WellStar Cobb, Douglas and Kennestone hospitals.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 25 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine

Graduation Date: in 1994

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Wellstar Paulding Hospital
  • Wellstar Kennestone Regional Medical Center

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Alliant Health Plan
  • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
  • Anthem Blue Open Access POS Alternate Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS GA Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS GA Blue Choice PPO
  • BCBS GA Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS GA BlueChoice Option POS
  • BCBS GA Pathway X Enhanced POS
  • BCBS GA Pathway X Ind Direct Access
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry CoventryOne - GA
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Prasad's Office Information

Fax: (770) 042-4909
Website: wellstar.org
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon7:30 AM-5:00 PM
Tue7:30 AM-5:00 PM
Wed7:30 AM-5:00 PM
Thu7:30 AM-5:00 PM
Fri7:30 AM-5:00 PM

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