Menaka Umapathy Prakasam, M.D. is a board-certified family medicine physician who sees patients at the UW Neighborhood Factoria Clinic.
Dr. Prakasam's clinical interests include preventative care, women's health and chronic disease management.
Dr. Prakasam enjoys family medicine because it allows her to care for her patients whether they are in good health, experiencing an acute illness or managing a chronic disease. She believes in educating patients on their health and empowering them to make positive lifestyle changes. She loves working with patients from different cultures and backgrounds.
Dr. Prakasam enjoys spending time with her husband and friends, road biking and reading fiction.
Education and Training
Swedish Family Medicine Residency
University of Transkei (Walter Sisulu University)
Medical education, 2005
Family Medicine, 2011, American Board of Family Medicine