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Dr. Prasad Palakurthy, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 67

Dr. Palakurthy

Dr. Prasad Palakurthy, MD is a cardiology specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Osmania Med College Hyderabad India in 1974 and specializes in cardiology.


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(515) 241-2330

Dr. Palakurthy accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
Humana
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Dr. Palakurthy's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palakurthy treats Heart Disease more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Palakurthy treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palakurthy performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Palakurthy performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palakurthy performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Palakurthy performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary

Dr. Palakurthy's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abnormal Heart Beat
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (CCTGA)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • 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
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Prasad Palakurthy, MD is a cardiology specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Osmania Med College Hyderabad India in 1974 and specializes in cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

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

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