Dr. Prem K.G. Chandran MD Nephrologist

Dr. Prem Chandran is a nephrologist in Des Moines, Iowa. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Broadlawns Medical Center and Iowa Lutheran Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Kerala Medical College. He is one of 9 doctors at Broadlawns Medical Center and one of 13 at Iowa Lutheran Hospital who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Hospital Affiliation

Broadlawns Medical Center

Iowa Lutheran Hospital

Iowa Methodist Medical Center
High performing in Nephrology

Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines
High performing in Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

Loyola University
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1983 - 1983

University Hospital/University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1980 - 1982

University of Kerala Medical College
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Nephrology

IA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Effect of heparin-induced extracorporeal lipoprotein apheresis on renal function.
Chandran, P. K.

Calciphylaxis is usually nonulcerating: risk factors, outcomes, and therapy.
Chandran, P. K.

Consequences of selling a kidney in India.
Chandran, P. K.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
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