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Sumanth D. Prabhu, MD

Sumanth D. Prabhu, MD

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Division of Cardiovascular Disease

Suite 311 THT
1900 University Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35294-0006

Phone: 205-934-3624
sprabhu@uab.edu

Assistant: Alicia Farley
Phone: (205) 934-3624
afarley@uab.edu

Member Since: 2009


Title

Professor and Director, Cardiovascular Disease

Specialty/Subspecialty

Cardiology

Clinical Interest(s)

Heart failure disease management

Research Interest(s)

  • Cardiac failure and remodeling
  • Inflammation
  • Stem cells and cardiac repair
  • Ventricular assist devices

Current / Former SSCI Roles

About Sumanth D. Prabhu, MD

Dr. Prabhu received a BS degree in Science from Penn State University and his MD degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and a Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA). After completing his fellowship, Dr. Prabhu remained on the faculty at UTHSCSA before moving to the University of Louisville. He joined University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2011 as Professor of Medicine and Director of the Division of Cardiovascular Disease.

Dr. Prabhu has published extensively on the mechanisms of ventricular dysfunction, cardiac remodeling and heart failure. Dr. Prabhu serves as a Consulting Editor for Circulation Research and is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation.

Dr. Prabhu has been a member of the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation since 2013 and presently serves on Council. He is also a member of the Publications and Mentoring Committees.

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