Dr. Prasad Palakurthy, MD

Dr. Prasad Palakurthy, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 67
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Dr. Prasad Palakurthy, MD is a cardiology specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Osmania Med College Hyderabad India in 1974 and specializes in cardiology.

6000 University Ave Ste A20

Des Moines, IA 50311

Contact Information

(515) 241-2330

Insurance Accepted

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

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Heart Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
more than 91% of peers
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
more than 89% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Heart Beat
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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15  Procedures

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Education

  • Osmania Med College Hyderabad India
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Cook County Hospital Chicago
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Cook County Hospital Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Sinai Grace Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Palakurthy's Reviews

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