Prasad Manian is originally from southern India. He completed undergraduate and medical school at Government Medical College and B.J. Medical College from 1979 to 1984. Transitional Residency was conducted at B.J. Medical College as well from 1984-1986. Dr. Manian then came to the United States where he completed Residency at Baylor College of Medicine and like the other PCCS physicians, served as Chief Medical Resident in 1991, at which point he was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He remained at Baylor for Pulmonary and Critical Care training, ultimately becoming full-time Baylor Faculty from 1994 to 1999. He then joined Drs. Walker, Dahlberg and Herlihy in 1999. He continues to remain active on the Baylor volunteer faculty teaching service, being recognized for excellence on multiple occasions.
Even with his busy clinical practice and teaching responsibilities, Dr. Manian pursued additional training in Sleep Medicine at Baylor and now serves as Director of the St. Luke’s Sleep Disorders Center. His areas expertise includes sleep disorders and the effect of obstructive sleep apnea on the heart.
Dr. Manian serves as the PCCS managing partner and serves as Secretary of the Medical Staff at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital.