Dr. Praveen Prasad, MD

Dr. Praveen Prasad, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Praveen Prasad, MD is a general surgery specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Armed Forces Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences in 1984 and specializes in general surgery and surgery.

1111 6th Ave

Des Moines, IA 50314

Contact Information

(515) 643-2084

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • 11 More

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Dr. Prasad's Experience

Dr. Prasad's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Armed Forces Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Prasad's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Prasad to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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Dr. Prasad's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Very professional, didn't recommend surgery, gave me the positive side to not having it, showed empathy and phenomenal bedside manner. All of his staff exhibit kindness and patience, very friendly. I really appreciate that in a doctor's office.
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