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Dr. Raja Kandaswamy, MD

General Surgery* Age 58
Dr. Raja Kandaswamy, MD
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Dr. Raja Kandaswamy, MD

General Surgery* Age 58
Minneapolis, MN
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27 years of experience


Dr. Raja Kandaswamy, MD works in Minneapolis, MN as a General Surgery Specialist and has 27 years experience.

They graduated from DR. M.G.R. MEDICAL UNIVERSITY / KILPAUK MEDICAL COLLEGE in 1997. At present, Dr. Kandaswamy has received an average rating of 5.0 from patients and has been reviewed 5 times. They are affiliated with St. Luke's Hospital, M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center-West Bank, Marshfield Medical Center Rice Lake, M Health Fairview Ridges Hospital, Ascension Saint John Hospital and Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital. Their office is not accepting new patients at this time. Dr. Kandaswamy practices at Practice in Minneapolis, MN.

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  • Choice Plus POS II
    Elect Choice (Open Access) EPO
    Managed Choice (Open Access) POS
    Open Choice PPO
    Premier Care Network Plus - Innovation Health
  • Blue Open Access Advantage Network - MN HMO-POS
  • Blue Cross Aware HMO
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  1. 1 Univ. of Minnesota Physicians
    516 Delaware St Se, Minneapolis, MN 55455
  2. 2 University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital
    420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455
  3. 3 U of M Health Clinics and Surgery Center
    909 Fulton St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455
  4. 4 Office
    909 Fulton St SE Ste 2-201, Minneapolis, MN 55455

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Jun 09, 2023
Dr. Kandaswamy performed my husbands kidney transplant Oct .19, 2022! He is an amazing surgeon ! He is kind , compassionate ,and extremely knowledgeable in his field! I highly recommend him !! I am so great full to have had him as my surgeon! He is an amazing Dr.
Daniel Keup — Jun 09, 2023
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Dr. Kandaswamy accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota as well as many others. See all of the insurances Dr. Kandaswamy accepts here.

Dr. Kandaswamy has a star rating of 5.0/5 and has been reviewed 5 times.

Dr. Kandaswamy has been practicing as a General Surgery Specialist for 27 years.

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Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Luke's Hospital
  • M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center-West Bank
  • Marshfield Medical Center Rice Lake
  • M Health Fairview Ridges Hospital
  • Ascension Saint John Hospital
  • Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital

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Preventive care: what doctors want you to know

Preventive care can help identify current or future health and medical concerns before they become major.

  1. Hepatitis C Screening: Questions for the Doctor

    Everyone ages 18 to 79 needs to get tested for hepatitis C. (USPSTF)

  2. Protect Yourself from Seasonal Flu

    Get the flu vaccine every year to protect yourself and others from the flu. (ACIP)

  3. Talk with Your Doctor About Depression

    Talk with your doctor about how you are feeling if you have been sad, down, or hopeless. (USPSTF)

  4. Get Your Well-Woman Visit Every Year

    See a doctor or nurse for a checkup once a year. (HRSA)

  5. Watch for Warning Signs of Relationship Violence

    If you think your partner might be abusive, talk with your doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)

  6. Get Screened for Cervical Cancer

    Get a Pap test every 3 years. If you get a Pap test and an HPV test, you can get screened every 5 years instead. (USPSTF)

  7. Get Tested for HIV

    Get tested for HIV at least once. You may need to get tested more often depending on your risk. (USPSTF)

  8. Get Your Blood Pressure Checked

    Get your blood pressure checked regularly — at least every 5 years.  (USPSTF)

  9. Drink Alcohol Only in Moderation

    If you are concerned about your drinking, ask your doctor about screening and counseling. (USPSTF)

  10. Get Vaccines to Protect Your Health (Adults Ages 19 to 49 Years)

    Get important adult shots (vaccinations). (ACIP)

  11. Get Enough Folic Acid

    Learn why women your age need folic acid. (USPSTF)

  12. Quit Smoking

    If you smoke, ask your doctor about services to help you quit. (USPSTF)

  13. Talk with Your Doctor About Drug Misuse

    If you’re worried about your drug use, talk with a doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)