Dr. Damini Parulekar MD, BS, MBBS

  • Psychiatry West Des Moines, IA

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Dr. Damini Parulekar, MD, BS, MBBS is a Doctor primarily located in West Des Moines, IA, with another office in Ames, IA. She has 35 years of experience. Her specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Parulekar is affiliated with Mary Greeley Medical Center. She speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Damini Parulekar has the following 7 areas of expertise and 1 specialty.


A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.


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Locations & Directions

3737 Woodland Ave
West Des Moines, IA 50266

319 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA 50010

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