Venkat Prasad

Venkat joined Lee Health in April 2017.

Leadership Responsibilities

Venkat will oversee Lee Physician Group’s clinical operations. As part of a shared leader model, known as a dyad, Dr. Prasad joins Kris Fay, Lee Physician Group and Physician.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Lee Health and Lee Physician Group, Venkat served as senior medical director, medical director, and associate quality assurance medical director at UNC Physicians Network in Morrisville, N.C. He also served as the physician and medical director at Rex Family Practice in Wakefield, N.C., as well as medical director with Tri-County Community Health Center in Newton Grove, N.C.


Venkat earned bachelor’s degrees in medicine and surgery from Grant Medical College, Mumbai, India, where he also earned a master’s degree in surgery. He was awarded a certificate of surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He earned master’s degrees in business administration and in health administration from Pfeiffer University in North Carolina. He also is a Certified Physician Executive.

Board Certification

Venkat is board certified by the American Board Urgent Care Medicine and American Board of Family Physicians.

Memberships/Community Involvement

Venkat is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, and a member of the American Board of Urgent Care Medicine, and the 2017 Roger Schenke award winner for exceptional vision and innovation in physician leadership education.

Last updated 06/07/2017