Soordal O. Prakash, MD

Founder & President

Soordal Prakash, MD, is a Dual Board-Certified physician in both Family Medicine & Geriatrics as well as a skilled aesthetics physician offering exper...

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Soordal O. Prakash, MD

Founder & President

Soordal Prakash, MD, is a Dual Board-Certified physician in both Family Medicine & Geriatrics as well as a skilled aesthetics physician offering expert care with a patient-centered approach. Dr. Prakash leads the team at his private practice, Sunshine Medical Center LLC, in Sarasota, Florida.
Dr. Prakash earned his medical degree from Kerala University, one of India’s top medical schools, graduating within the top 10% of his class. He then completed his surgical training at Calicut Medical College in Kozhikode, India, where he obtained his Master’s Degree in Surgery. Dr. Prakash taught surgery to third and fourth-year medical students while working in the Department of Surgery at Kasturba Medical College (KMC).

To pursue additional surgical training, Dr. Prakash moved to the United Kingdom. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow, training in plastic and hand surgery. Dr. Prakash then relocated to the United States and pursued a surgical residency for one year at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital in Manhattan.

While in New York, Dr. Prakash decided to change his focus to Family Medicine and Geriatric care to apply his extensive surgical experience and knowledge while also providing compassionate and personal primary care. He completed his family practice residency at Mount Sinai-St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey, and his geriatric fellowship at Robert Wood Johnson University, New Brunswick.

After receiving his board certification in both Family Medicine and Geriatrics, Dr. Prakash worked in Wayne and Chester, New Jersey, before moving to Sarasota, Florida, with his family. He then realized his goal of opening a private practice along with his wife, Dr. Shanthi Prakash. Dr. Prakash holds privileges at both Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Doctors Hospital of Sarasota. He also has a love for teaching and is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the Florida State University College of Medicine. He is named a Castle Connolly Top Doctor since 2015.

He is proud to welcome his daughter and son-in-law, Rashmi Prakash, MD and Wien Chan, MD, to the practice.

Shanthi Prakash, MD

Co-Founder & Vice President

Shanthi Prakash, MD, is a Board-Certified Family Medicine physician offering routine preventative care along with women's health services with a highl...

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Shanthi Prakash, MD

Co-Founder & Vice President

Shanthi Prakash, MD, is a Board-Certified Family Medicine physician offering routine preventative care along with women’s health services with a highly individualized and personable approach. She provides compassionate patient-centered treatments and services to those she treats at Sunshine Medical Center LLC, in Sarasota, Florida.
Dr. Prakash had a longstanding interest in medicine. She was born in the state of Kerala and graduated with honors from Calicut Medical College in Kozhikode, India. Following her graduation, Dr. Prakash completed her Ophthalmology residency at Kasturba Medical College in Manipal.

After her medical training, Dr. Prakash moved to the United Kingdom with her family and focused on raising her children. She then relocated to New Jersey, where she participated in clinical externships and observations in Family Medicine. Dr. Prakash rounded out her medical training with a residency in Family Medicine at Mount Sinai-St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey.

Dr. Prakash worked in urgent care clinics in Parsippany and Chester, New Jersey, before moving down to Sarasota, Florida, with her family. Both Drs. Soordal and Shanthi Prakash went on to open their private practice in 2002. Dr. Prakash holds privileges at Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Doctors Hospital; she is also a Clinical Assistant Professor with the Florida State University College of Medicine. Dr. Prakash has been named a Castle Connelly Top Doctor since 2015 and is also an awardee of the Exceptional Women in Medicine award in 2020 and 2021.

Rashmi Prakash, MD

Family Medicine

Rashmi Prakash, MD was born in India and raised in England, New Jersey, and finally Sarasota, Florida. She completed her undergraduate degree at the U...

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Rashmi Prakash, MD

Family Medicine

Rashmi Prakash, MD was born in India and raised in England, New Jersey, and finally Sarasota, Florida. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of South Florida, where she studied Biomedical Sciences and Behavioral Health. She then went on to complete her medical education at the American University of Antigua College of Medicine, choosing to do her clinical rotations in Brooklyn and Staten Island, NY, where she worked with diverse patient populations. Dr. Prakash completed her Family Medicine Residency at Humboldt Park Health Hospital in Chicago, Illinois where she served as Chief Resident. She is Board Certified in Family Medicine and holds admitting privileges at Sarasota Memorial Hospital – both Sarasota and Venice Campuses as well as Doctors Hospital. She is happy to be back in sunny Sarasota close to family, along with her husband Wien Chan, MD and daughter.

Wien Chan, MD

Family Medicine

Wien Chan, MD was born in Valledupar, Colombia and grew up in Puerto Rico before eventually moving to Brooklyn, NY. He went to St. John’s University...

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Wien Chan, MD

Family Medicine

Wien Chan, MD was born in Valledupar, Colombia and grew up in Puerto Rico before eventually moving to Brooklyn, NY. He went to St. John’s University in Queens after which he worked as an EMT in NY for three years- the impetus for him to pursue a career in medicine. Dr. Chan completed his medical education at the American University of Antigua College of Medicine and his Family Medicine Residency at Humboldt Park Health Hospital in Chicago, Illinois where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Chan holds admitting privileges at Sarasota Memorial Hospital – both Sarasota and Venice Campuses as well as Doctors Hospital. He enjoys spending time with family, cooking, traveling, and constantly learning. Interesting Fact: He was named Time’s Magazine Person of the Year in 2006

Maggie, Aesthetician

Aesthetician Malgorzata Michno, CNA, offers compassionate and patient-focused services with a smile at Sunshine Medical Center LLC in Sarasota, Florid...

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Maggie, Aesthetician

Aesthetician Malgorzata Michno, CNA, offers compassionate and patient-focused services with a smile at Sunshine Medical Center LLC in Sarasota, Florida. As an aesthetics services specialist, Maggie works with physicians Shanthi Prakash, MD, and Soordal Prakash, MD, offering a wide range of procedures to help patients improve their self-confidence and achieve a youthful look.

Maggie and the doctors offer many aesthetic treatments, including dermal fillers, resurfacing scar treatment, acne treatment, Botox® injections, stretch mark treatment, skin resurfacing, and hair removal. Patients trust Maggie to deliver outstanding results that exceed their expectations.

At Sunshine Medical Center LLC, Maggie emphasizes quality care and individual patient attention. She strives to give every patient an excellent understanding of how aestheticians and the services they provide promote good skin health at any age.

Maggie is ready to help patients look and feel their best, and she looks forward to welcoming new and returning patients at Sunshine Medical Center LLC.