Sreekala Prabhakaran

Sreekala Prabhakaran, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor

Department: MD-PEDS-PULMONARY
Business Phone: (352) 273-8381
Business Email: sprabhakaran@peds.ufl.edu

About Sreekala Prabhakaran

Dr. Sreekala Prabhakaran is the interim-chief of Pediatric Pulmonary division and has been a faculty in the UF Pediatric department since 2010. She is the Director of the Pediatric Severe Asthma Program at UF Health. Dr. Prabhakaran attended medical school in India, did her pediatric residency at Maimonides Medical Center in New York, and completed both Pulmonary and Sleep fellowships at UF. She is board certified in Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Medicine. During her fellowship in the Pediatric Pulmonary Division, Dr. Prabhakaran was a trainee in the federally funded UF Pediatric Pulmonary Center Interdisciplinary Leadership Training Program, a program on which she now serves as faculty. Dr. Prabhakaran envisioned and implemented the innovative interdisciplinary Severe Asthma Program. This interdisciplinary clinical program includes nursing, nutrition, social work and a new medico-legal partnership in which attorneys from the Southern Legal Counsel attend and assist patients in clinic. The clinic serves over 50 patients with severe asthma and has resulted in decreased hospital and ICU stays and decreased ER visits in this population. She has given several presentations on the topic of pediatric asthma and has a number of publications and a book chapter on this topic. She is interested in global health and has participated in patient care in India, as well as assisting on a medical mission trip to Zambia

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Pulmonary
    American Board of Pediatrics
  • Sleep Medicine Board
    American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Subspecialties
  • Pediatric Pulmonary

Grants

Jul 2019 ACTIVE
109 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Care Center and Patient Registry
CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOU ·
Oct 2018 ACTIVE
Child Asthma Exacerbation: Role of Caregiver Risk Beliefs
WASHINGTON UNIV ·
Sep 2018 ACTIVE
ReACT an Adaptive Mobile Health Intervention for Adolescent Asthma
UNIV OF KANSAS ·
Jul 2016 ACTIVE
FLDOH CMS Disease Management Contract – COQWY
FL DEPT OF HLTH CHILDRENS MED SERVS ·

Patents

Published September 2018
Materials and Methods for Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis and For Induction of Ion Secretion
#UF-2019-0000865-A1
Issued October 2018
Materials and Methods for Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis and For Induction of Ion Secretion
#10,086,007

Education

Residency – Pediatrics
2005 · Maimonides Medical Center
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
1999 · Kottayam University

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-8381
Emails:
Addresses:
Mailing:
PO Box 100296
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical:
1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE FL 32610