Saiprakash Venkateshiah, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Department of Medicine


Dr. Venkateshiah completed his undergraduate and medical education in India. He obtained his medical education from Bangalore Medical College, India in 1994. He completed a 3 year internal medicine residency at Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India from 1995 to 1998. He completed a second internal medicine residency at Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL from 1998 to 2001. Subsequently he completed a pulmonary and critical care fellowship at Cleveland Clinic from 2001-2004. He was faculty in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at Creighton University, NE for three and a half years before joining Emory as faculty in November 2008. Dr.Venkateshiah is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary diseases, critical care medicine and sleep medicine. He also has a sleep medicine board certification from American Board of Sleep Medicine.

Dr.Venkateshiah is a Staff Physician at the Atlanta VA Medical Center and medical director of the VA pulmonary and sleep medicine clinics. His areas of interest include resident and fellow education, sleep disorders and various positive airway pressure delivery options for obstructive sleep apnea.