Dr. Kanchan Pema, MD

Dr. Kanchan Pema, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Kanchan Pema, MD is a rheumatology specialist in El Paso, TX and has been practicing for 30 years. She graduated from U Natal in 1978 and specializes in rheumatology.

4801 Alberta Ave Ste 101

El Paso, TX 79905

Contact Information

(915) 215-5205

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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more than 89% of peers
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more than 88% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

109  Conditions Treated

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15  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • U Natal
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • King Edward Viii Hosp/Kalafong
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Tex Tech U Hsc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Lsu
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Kanchan Pema, MD
I have many medical conditions, and I take a written history of them, and a family medical history because my family has genetic disease. I was in pain and could barely walk. Her assistant took my information and the history I had brought in and when she came in she had an attitude. She abruptly...Read More
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Lisa in El Paso TX – Apr 26, 2018
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Dr. Pema is one of the best physicans I have ever had treat me. She is brilliant, kind, extremely caring, and an example of the perfect physician. I trust her 1000% to care for my health.
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Sandy in El Paso, TX – Feb 05, 2016
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