Department General Pediatrics
Primary Location Elyria Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Children & Adolescents Only
Languages English, Tamil
Surgeon No


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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 Education - The General Infirmary - Leeds University
House Officer

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

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

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


  • Pediatrics
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

58 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

14 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

great experience within the Dr. office and great doctor!

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

awesome Dr. Prabahkarian

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Good experience, finding a doctor that had availability.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

dr Prabhakaran is always kind, knowledgeable, helpful, and shows genuine care and compassion. I feel confident that she knows my kids, knows their issues, and is able to provide me the guidance I need to ensure their health is good and their development is on track.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Dr. P is amazing. I felt better about the COVID-19 situation (and I didn't have any concerns!) just because of her fact-based, caring tone. She always listens to my children and truly hears them. She is patient and thorough and a great care provider.

Reviewed on May 13, 2020

I really enjoyed having the ability to stay home and not have to run out for something little just to get a doctor signature I feel though you can only do so much over the phone as far as being diagnosed with stuff

Reviewed on May 8, 2020

all of the staff with Dr.Prabhakaran's office are excellent! They stayed in communication with me during this pandemic and responded to me promptly.

Reviewed on May 8, 2020

Dr. Prabhakaran is always so kind and willing thorough with us at Avery's visits she always has great advice to give. She is such a sweet doctor we trust.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2020

We love Dr. P and she has been very accommodating, during this time.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

love our child's doctor and nurse. we get amazing care.

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2019

This doctor was very friendly and my child was happy with her. However, we were only there for a yearly check up and routine immunizations. I don't particularly appreciate having to discuss things like healthy eating habits, whether or not the child has regular dentist appointments, safely in play, socialization, etc. unless I've asked for input. All of these things are under my supervision and discretion as a parent, and my expectation is for the doctor to play a supportive role where the child is healthy and thriving rather than an instructive one. This is the first doctor we have ever gone to that entered into what I felt was overreach.

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2019

Doctor was so caring & able to answer our concerns patiently

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2019

Dr. Prabhakaran is the best. She's great with all my kids, always remembers little details about them and makes them feel important when they see her. I recommend her all the time to other families.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

*Dr. Prabhabkaran has always given us the best care. Our children love her and she has helped us in so many ways.

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