Primary Care and Specialties

Prakash Thopiah

Prakash Thopiah, MD Cardiologist

101 West University Avenue Champaign, IL 61820 217.366.1304

Now accepting new patients
“Each patient is a personal challenge to me and allows me the opportunity to serve him/her with the very best knowledge and medical talent I have to offer. I appreciate what the patient is dealing with and strive to educate him/her as well as treat the medical problem with individual care and concern – the same way I would treat my family.”

Fellowship

Wayne State University Affiliated Hospitals, Detroit, Michigan, Cardiology; Interventional Cardiology at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan

Residency

Wayne State University Affiliated Hospitals, Detroit, Michigan, and Chief Medical Resident

Internship

Wayne State University Affiliated Hospitals, Detroit, Michigan

Medical School

Bangalore Medical School, Bangalore, India

Education

M.R. Medical School, Gulbarga India

Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases

Professional Organizations

American Medical Association (AMA), American College of Physicians, Fellow in American College of Cardiology

Get to know Prakash Thopiah

Why I Became a Medical Provider

"My father was my biggest influence in becoming a medical provider. He was a family medicine practitioner and was quite well known, very hardworking and extremely caring. He inspired me to be a doctor and follow in his footsteps in caring for his patients."

Department of Cardiology

Dr. Thopiah has served as an Interventional Cardiologist in the Champaign area for 25 years and has extensive expertise implanting stents to the heart, legs and kidneys. He diagnoses and treats patients with conditions ranging from acute heart problems to chronic cardiovascular diseases such as congestive heart failure, peripheral arterial disease and renal artery disease. Dr. Thopiah can also implant pacemakers and defibrillators to correct irregular heart rhythms.

Personal

Dr. Thopiah has served as a Cardiologist in the Champaign area for 25 years and enjoys his time here with the diverse community, vast cultural activities and one of the greatest universities nationwide. In his spare time, Dr. Thopiah loves outdoor gardening, cycling, hiking and traveling. He has 2 wonderful daughters; Ashley, an aspiring ballerina and Melanie, a nurse pursuing a career in the medical field. He is very proud of their achievements.

Hospital Affiliation

Carle Foundation Hospital, Gibson Area Hospital and Presence Covenant Medical Center

Additional Locations
Champaign, IL

Christie Clinic on University

101 West University Avenue

Champaign, IL 61820

Main Phone: (217) 366-1200
Billing Services: (217) 366-1382
Toll Free: (888) 391-0412

Gibson City, IL

Gibson Area Hospital

1120 N Melvin St

Gibson City, IL 60936

(217) 784-2240

Urbana, IL

The Carle Foundation Hospital

611 W Park St.

Urbana, IL 61801

(217) 383-3311

Urbana, IL

Presence Covenant Medical Center

1400 West Park Street

Urbana, IL 61801

(217) 366-1200

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