GRMC Welcomes Nephrology Specialist

Grinnell Regional Medical Center Welcomes New Nephrology Specialist

Prem K.G Chandran, MD, FRCP is a new visiting specialist who specializes in kidneys conditions.

UnityPoint Health® – Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) announces the addition of Prem K.G. Chandran, MD, FRCP, as a visiting kidney specialist in Grinnell starting January 25. Dr. Chandran specializes in nephrology, the study and treatment of various kidney functions and conditions. 

Dr. Chandran earned his medical degree from Kerala University in India and Fellowship at Loyola University Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. He has been practicing medicine since 1973, both as professor and clinician, at the University of Iowa and Kidney Associates in Des Moines, Iowa respectively. Chandran focuses on internal medicine and nephrology with Associates in Kidney Care, PLC, of Des Moines. He will see patients on Fridays in the GRMC Visiting Specialty Clinic located on the second floor of the Ahrens Medical Arts Building, 210 Fourth Avenue, in Grinnell. 

“I am excited for Dr. Chandran to join our team as a visiting specialist. He will be a key partner for our primary care providers and internal medicine team for patients with specialized nephrology needs,” says Kyle Wilcox, GRMC vice-president of finance and operations.

Talk to your primary care provider about specialty services at GRMC. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Chandran, call Associates in Kidney Care, PLC at (515) 280-4700.