Anil R. Prasad, MD

Associate Professor of Pathology

Email Address: 
Phone Number: 
(520) 872-1132
(520) 884-7670
Short Bio: 

Dr. Prasad completed his residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan in 1999.  He subsequently did a fellowship in Cytopathology and completed a fellowship in Surgical Pathology at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota in 2001.  He joined as Assistant Professor of Pathology at the University of Arizona, Tucson in August 2001.  Dr. Prasad also holds a joint appointment at the Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System as Clinical Director of Pathology Research and Development.  He has two large grants to his credit, one on human tissue biorepository and the other on genomic initiatives in colon and lung cancer (VA Cancers Project).  He is co-investigator in the AACC GI SPORE program as well as the colon and skin cancer prevention program projects.  Dr. Prasad currently also works as staff pathologist at St. Mary's Hospital Tucson since April 2009.

Clinical Information

Disease or Clinical Specialty: 
Barrett Esophagus
Breast Cancer
Colon-Colorectal Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Thyroid Cancer

Research Information

Research Program: 
Cancer Biology
Member Status: 
Affiliate Member
Year of Membership Acceptance: 
Summary of Research Activity: 

Dr. Prasad is PI of a VA human tissue biorepository project and a VA genomic program in lung and colon cancer.

Collaborative Research: 

Prostate, Skin, and GI SPORE

Professional Information

Board Certifications: 

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology; Cytopathology

Professional Affiliations: 

University of Arizona
Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System
St. Mary's Hospital


Clinical Investigator of the Year, 2007