Dr. Kalpaj Parekh, MD

Dr. Kalpaj Parekh, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Kalpaj Parekh, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Iowa City, IA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Seth Gs Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences in 1992 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

200 Hawkins Dr Rm SE538

Iowa City, IA 52242

Contact Information

(319) 353-6758

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Esophageal Cancer
very high
more than 91% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 89% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
high
more than 84% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Seth Gs Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Parekh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Parekh's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Parekh

3.0

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What People Say About Dr. Kalpaj Parekh, MD
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If I could give no stars I would. The Dr lies and does not care about his patients. He leaves you in severe pain. Has the nurse call to cancel your appointment because he don't want to explain anything
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