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Dr. Kalpaj Parekh, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 50

Dr. Parekh

Dr. Kalpaj Parekh, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Iowa City, IA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Seth Gs Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences in 1992 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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(319) 353-6758

Dr. Parekh accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
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Dr. Parekh's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Esophageal Diseases
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Parekh treats Esophageal Diseases more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Parekh treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Esophageal Cancer
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Parekh treats Esophageal Cancer more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Parekh treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Lung Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Parekh performs Lung Surgery more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Parekh performs this procedure more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Parekh's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagostomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lung Transplant
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kalpaj Parekh, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Iowa City, IA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Seth Gs Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences in 1992 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Parekh's Reviews

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3.0

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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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