Dr. PRASAD R PALAKURTHY MD, MBBS, and BS is a male Internist, has 37 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Disease, and Cardiology.
Dr. PRASAD PALAKURTHY has 20 office locations.
Unitypoint Clinic Cardiology at Penn Avenue
1301 Penn Ave
Suite 100
Des Moines, IA 50316

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Specialties & Research

Dr. PRASAD PALAKURTHY, MD, MBBS, BS is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Echocardiography
  • Heart Block
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Unstable Angina

Education & Awards

Dr. PALAKURTHY graduated from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad.


Dr. PALAKURTHY has 23 hospital affiliations:

  • Mercy Medical Center 
  • Iowa Methodist Medical Center 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. PALAKURTHY accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield - 6 plans
  • Health Alliance Medical Plans - 3 plans
  • Humana - 3 plans
  • Cigna - 2 plans
  • Iowa Medicaid - 1 plan
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Missouri Medicaid - 1 plan


  • Arabic
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Swahili
  • Telugu
  • Urdu

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Where does Dr. PRASAD R. PALAKURTHY practice?
Dr. PRASAD PALAKURTHY practices Internal Medicine, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Disease, and Cardiology near Des Moines, IA.
Additional practice locations include: West Des Moines, IA and Urbandale, IA.
See Des Moines Internists and Des Moines Cardiologists.