Dr. Kalpaj Parekh, MD

Dr. Kalpaj Parekh, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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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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Background Check

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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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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
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
Sympathectomy
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

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Dr. Parekh's Reviews

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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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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
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