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Dr. Rachakonda Prabhu

Civic Engagement

About Dr. Rachakonda Prabhu

dr. rachakonda prabhuDr. Rachakonda Prabhu has been practicing medicine for more than thirty years. Throughout his extensive career, he has significantly contributed to founding the Red Rock Medical Group, El Dorado Medical Center, and the Sleep Center of Nevada. He practices general internal medicine, in addition to pulmonary and sleep medicine, and became the first physician in Nevada to be trained and experienced in Laser Bronchoscopy. He practices Critical Care Medicine and teaches Residents and Fellows in University Medical Center and Valley Hospital Medical Center.

Dr. Prabhu has received a thorough education in both the United States and India, his birthplace, and where he emigrated from in the early 1970s. There, he attended R. G. Kar Medical College in Calcutta before emigrating the United States where he performed his internship, residency, and fellowship training at The Mount Sinai Hospital Services City Hospital Center at Elmhurst.

Dr. Rachakonda Prabhu has been practicing medicine for 30 years.

He's earned recognition from seven world leaders including former United States Presidents Obama, George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush, and Reagan.

Dr. Prabhu has published 4 well-received papers throughout his career.

Throughout his career to this day, Dr. Prabhu has taken on multiple research projects and published four well-received articles. His reputation and accomplishments have garnered such praise that he has been called to speak to these points as a guest at medical conferences and on radio shows.

Dr. Prabhu’s research has been recognized and lauded worldwide by not only the families he has served, but also world leaders such as former United States Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush, and Ronald Reagan, as well as Russia’s former Prime Minister Mikhail Gorbachev. President Obama even invited both Dr. Prabhu and his wife to attend his 2008 Presidential Inauguration. He is a proud member of the Grand Sovereign Dynastic Order of Knights of Saint George.

He has served on various hospital committees such as Quality Assurance, Medical Review, and Critical Care to ensure their patients the utmost quality service. Dr. Prabhu has also conducted numerous clinical research investigations over the past decade, eager to ensure patients are only receiving the safest medicine available.

  • President of the Board of Medical Examiners for the State of Nevada
  • President of the Indian American Forum for Political Education
  • Knighted by his Imperial Royal Highness, Prince Henri Constantine into the Grand Soverign
    Dynastic Order of Knights of St. George.

Dr. Rachakonda Prabhu poses with former President Barack Obama.

Dr. Rachakonda Prabhu

Dr. Prabhu is photographed with former President Ronald Reagan and former leader of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev.

Dr. Rachakonda Prabhu

Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife stand with Dr. Rachakonda Prabhu and his wife.

Currently, Dr. Rachakonda Prabhu and his wife reside in Las Vegas, Nevada. He primarily treats patients with asthma, lung disease, and undiagnosed sleep apnea. When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Prabhu can be found volunteering his time with relief funds all around the world and voluntary medical treatment. This generosity with his time and talents speaks to how much he cares about his patients and community at large. He enjoys participating in and educating and encouraging others to become involved in local level politics. Dr. Prabhu takes great pride in being part of his community and is always willing to hand in whatever capacity is needed.

Benefits of Community Collaboration

Benefits of Community Collaboration

Getting involved in your community is a positive way to bring about change in your area. Whether you are a part of a company or an individual, there are many benefits to immersing yourself in community events, volunteering and participating in surveys. Committing to make your community a better place by giving your time to skills and voice to your surroundings and making an impact.  

Making your voice heard
Many organizations will ask for the opinions, observations, and suggestions from community members and businesses in the area. This is a great time to let your voice be heard. Whether you are an individual in the community or have a family, giving and receiving advise can help move towards a more positive community.

Businesses in the area can benefit largely from sharing their opinions with matters going on in the community. Decisions will affect the way their business runs and if you can help to ensure positive change with open forums and discussions, it will change the future of your company.

Sharing your skills
This pertains to both individuals and companies in their community. Sharing any skills and knowledge you have with the people and businesses in your community helps to continue building that trust. It shows people that you aren’t just here for the “money” aspect and want to give back.

A great way to increase visibility and brand awareness is by networking. One of the easiest ways to network is by getting involved in your community. This is a huge benefit when it comes to you specifically or a company you work for. It creates a bond and a way for people in the community to get to know you or a business, by being able to put a face to the name. People will seek out a business or service if they know they can trust them.

Becoming a reliable member of your community is the bottom line with community involvement and collaboration. People want to see the businesses in their area give back and continue to be enthusiastic about their community. Participation is a key aspect to gain the trust of your fellow community members. Gaining more business and networking, whether it is personal or business related, is what helps everyone involved and keeps our communities thriving.


Tired Henderson cops told to take naps

Dr. Rachakonda Prabhu discusses how about one-third of all night shift workers suffer from severe sleep problems.

Patient wins battle with H1N1

Dr. Rachakonda Prabhu and Dr. Michael Casey guide patient to recovery through H1N1 scare.