Deepak Prabhakar, MD, MPH

Medical Director, Outpatient Services


  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Concussion
  • Public Health
  • Sports Psychiatry
  • Suicide Prevention

Deepak Prabhakar, MD, MPH is the medical director of outpatient services for Sheppard Pratt Health System. He earned his MD at NHL Municipal Medical College, and completed his residency in psychiatry and fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Wayne State University. Dr. Prabhakar is board certified in both general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. His research interests include depression, suicide, psychiatric education, and physician distress. He also specializes in sports psychiatry. Dr. Prabhakar is certified by the National Football League and the Major League Baseball. Dr. Prabhakar has presented nationally and internationally at the annual meetings of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), The American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training (AADPRT), Association for Academic Psychiatry (AAP), American Psychiatric Association (APA), and the World Psychiatric Association-Epidemiology (WPA).