Dr. Dechu Puliyanda MD Pediatric Nephrologist

Dr. Dechu Puliyanda is a pediatric nephrologist in Los Angeles, California and is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Mysore Medical College and has been in practice for 23 years. Dr. Puliyanda accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 2 doctors at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center who specialize in Pediatric Nephrology. She also speaks multiple languages, including Hindi/Urdu.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Nephrologist: General Pediatric Nephrology

Hospital Affiliation

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Other Languages Spoken

  • Hindi/Urdu

Education & Medical Training

Rush University Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1993–1996

Children's Hospital, Boston
Fellowship, Pediatric Nephrology, 1997–2000

Mysore Medical College
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 18 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 13 years in Pediatric Nephrology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Cellular immune responses to cytomegalovirus in renal transplant recipients.
Radha, R., Jordan, S., Puliyanda, D., Bunnapradist, S., Petrosyan, A., Amet, N., Toyoda, M.

Posttransplantation lymphoproliferative disorder presenting as a unilateral leg mass 10 years after kidney transplantation.
Bunnapradist, S., Vo, A., Toyoda, M., Alsabeh, R., Lockhart, C., Puliyanda, D., Jordan, S. C.

Passive immunization against cytomegalovirus during pregnancy.
Silverman, N. S., Puliyanda, D., Lehman, D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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