Dr. Tamara Dassanayake, MD

Dr. Tamara Dassanayake, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Tamara Dassanayake, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1994 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

330 Laurel St Ste 1100

Des Moines, IA 50314

Contact Information

(515) 288-3287

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Dassanayake performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pregnancy-Related Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
very high
more than 99% of peers
C-Section
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Dassanayake's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

51  Conditions Treated

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32  Procedures

  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Vanderbilt University
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • U Tenn
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dassanayake has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dassanayake's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dassanayake to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Dassanayake's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. T is the best! After 8 years of military doctors it's so nice to be treated as an equal again and to have really good care.
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I had only seen her once before I delivered. I wenwwat into labor because I was concerned. I came in at 3 cm. When Dr. D came in I was at 6cm. She said I as not progressing fast enough and gave me more pitocin in an hours time or so. Then she told me I had 30 minutes to get to a 10 or she was...more
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