Dr. Christopher Komanapalli, MD

Dr. Christopher Komanapalli, MD

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Age 45
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Dr. Christopher Komanapalli, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Des Moines, IA. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA and specializes in cardiac surgery.

1215 Pleasant St Ste 618

Des Moines, IA 50309

Contact Information

(515) 875-9090

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HAP Insurance
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Dr. Komanapalli's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Komanapalli performs Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Komanapalli performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Komanapalli performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Komanapalli performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Lobectomy, Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Komanapalli performs Lobectomy, Open more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Komanapalli performs this procedure more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Komanapalli's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Paracentesis
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Secondary Hypertension
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

"Christopher Komanapalli, MD has been practicing with The Iowa Clinic since 2012. Dr. Komanapalli is a Central Iowa Cardiovascular Co-Management Board Member, Iowa Methodist Medical Center Surgical Co-Management Member, and Associate Clinical Profess...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

University Of Minnesota Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
Oregon Health and Science University
Residency Hospital
Oregon Health and Sciences University
Internship Hospital
David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA
Medical School
University Of California, Irvine
Undergraduate School

Awards

Dr. Komanapalli's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Komanapalli

4.5

Based on 8 reviews

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1 Star
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He was a very good surgeon and provided a high level of care for me, throughout my heart procedure. He was direct, to the point and very thorough, a trait a greatly appreciated in my cardiac surgeon. He got me through a long and protracted procedure and I have made a full and strong recovery. I...Read More
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Alliance Select

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