Dr. Prasad initially trained in India at the University of Calcutta, followed by further specialist training in the UK in a range of units including Dorchester, Oxford, Wirral, and Sheffield. His clinical interests include cataract and vitreoretinal surgery. He regularly lectures and instructs at the local and international level and has over 70 publications and 100 presentations to his credit. In 2008, he was conferred a Fellowship by the American College of Surgeons. Among his honors are an Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology and an Honors Award from the American Society of Retina Specialists. He has served on the Scientific Committee and co-chaired the Retina Day program of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. Now based in Kolkata, India, married, with a daughter, he can be found taking photographs or whizzing around in fast cars when not at work.