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Richard Prayson, MD

216.444.8805

Richard Prayson, MD

Appointed: 1993

Richard Prayson, MD
Department: Anatomic Pathology
Section Head
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code L25
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
WorkAppointment:216.444.8805
WorkFax:216.445.6967
Richard Prayson, MD
Department: Neurology
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code L25
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
WorkAppointment:216.444.8805
WorkFax:216.445.6967
Richard Prayson, MD
Department: Neurological Surgery
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code L25
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
WorkAppointment:216.444.8805
WorkFax:216.445.6967
Richard Prayson, MD
Department: Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code L25
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
WorkAppointment:216.444.8805
WorkFax:216.445.6967
Surgeon:
No
Treats:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

Richard A. Prayson, MD, is Section Head of Neuropathology at Cleveland Clinic, and Professor of Pathology at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.

Dr. Prayson received his BS in biology in 1984 from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He obtained his MD degree from Case Western Reserve University in 1988.

Education & Fellowships

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
Cleveland, OH USA
1993
Medical School - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
1988
Undergraduate - Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH USA
1984

Certifications

  • Anatomic & Clinical Pathology

Specialty Interests

neuropathology

Memberships

  • American Association of Neuropathologists
  • American Society of Clinical Pathologists
  • Cleveland Society of Pathologists
  • College of American Pathologists
  • United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology

Treatment & Services

  • Neuropathology Diagnosis and Consultation

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As of 4/23/2014, Dr. Prayson has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by the Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about the Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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