Dr. Prestia was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and attended LSU School of Medicine. She graduated in 2000 and moved on to her residency there in Obstetrics and Gynecology, which she completed in 2004. She then moved to Lake Charles and began private practice. She joined the Ochsner staff in 2020. In the past she has served two times as the Chief of staff at Lake Area Medical Center as well as the department chair. She worked to develop the James W. Gardiner Breast Center and is the Chief Medical Officer there. She specializes in pregnancy care, hormone replacement, gynecologic laparoscopic surgery and general gynecology.