Primary Care and Specialties

Prakash Thopiah

Prakash Thopiah, MD Cardiologist

1400 West Park Street
Urbana, IL 61801


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“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.”


M.R. Medical School, Gulbarga India

Medical School

Bangalore Medical School, Bangalore, India


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


Wayne State University Affiliated Hospitals, Detroit, Michigan


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


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.

Hospital Affiliation

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


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.

Additional Locations
Urbana, IL

Presence Covenant Medical Center

1400 West Park Street

Urbana, IL 61801

(217) 366-1200

Gibson City, IL

Gibson Area Hospital

1120 N Melvin St

Gibson City, IL 60936

(217) 784-2240

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