Department General Pediatrics
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Children & Adolescents Only
Languages English, Tamil
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Primary Care Pediatrics
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acne
  • Acute Sports Injuries
  • Asthma
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bedwetting
  • Colic
  • Common Cold
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Diaper Rash
  • Ear Infections (Otitis Media)
  • Eczema
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Pediatric Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Strep Throat
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About Radhai Prabhakaran, MD

Dr. Radhai Prabhakaran, MD., F.A.A.P., is a Pediatrician with Cleveland Clinic Children’s department of Community Pediatrics. She practices at Chestnut Commons Family Health Center, Elyria. She is board certified in Pediatrics and is a member of American Academy of Pediatrics. She completed her pediatric residency at Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Prabhakaran completed her medical school at Chennai Medical College, Tamil Nadu, India in 1997. She trained in Pediatrics in United Kingdom for over 5 years, and became a member of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health after completing her board exams. 

Her special interests include general Pediatric preventive care, care for children with disabilities, asthma, ADHD, obesity.

She is involved in medical student and resident teaching.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - Calderdale Royal Hospital (NHS Trust)
Halifax, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Medical School - The General Infirmary - Leeds University
House Officer

Medical School - Royal Liverpool University Hospital
House Officer
Liverpool L7XP,

Internship - Madras Medical College & Government General Hospital
Tamil Nadu, India

Medical School - Madras Medical College & Government General Hospital
Tamil Nadu, India


  • Child Health
  • Pediatrics
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 1/2/2018, Dr. Prabhakaran 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 Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

36 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

7 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2017

Dr. Prabhakaran is wonderful and always spends plenty of time with our children. We never feel like she is rushing us through the appointment (even though she is always very busy)!

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2017

My child has always had a wonderful experience and care from Dr. Prabhakaran and her staff.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2017

Our whole visit and treatment was very good.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2017

Doctor Prabhakaran is great with my daughter and very patient with her. She is humble and answers our questions thoroughly.

Reviewed on May 22, 2017

Dr Prabhakaran is professional but doesn't turn her nose up at us. she's very kind and so good with my kids, when my boy got uncomfortable she didn't push him to finish her physical assessment and was quick to distract him with play.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2017

wouldn't go anywhere else with my children, extremely happy with Dr Prabakaran!!!

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2017

Love Dr. Prabhakaran!

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