Y. (Y S) S Prakash, M.D., Ph.D.


Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine


  1. Rochester, Minn
  • Mechanisms of anesthetic action
  • Signal transduction in smooth, skeletal and cardiac muscle in development, health and disease
  • Mechanisms of airway inflammation
  • Mechanisms of hypothermia and rewarming in cardiac muscle

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2006
    Resident - AnesthesiologyMayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2003
    Internship - Internal MedicineMayo Clinic in Rochester
  3. 2002
    MDUniversity of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  4. 1996
    Post Doctoral FellowshipMayo Clinic in Rochester
  5. 1994
    PhDPhysiology, Biomedical Engineering Track, Programs, Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  6. 1994
    Predoctoral FellowshipMayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  7. 1990
    MS - Biomedical EngineeringUniversity of Southern California
  8. 1988
    B.Tech - Electrical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology


  1. American Board of Anesthesiology