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Praful Kelkar, MD

Brain & Neurology
I feel blessed to help others and try to alleviate suffering caused by illnesses.


This provider is an independent provider, not an employee of North Memorial Health, who practices/provides services at some North Memorial Health locations.

Approach To Care

While Dr. Kelkar specializes in caring for patients with neuromuscular diseases and multiple sclerosis, he enjoys seeing patients with a wide range of neurological disorders.



  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Iowa


  • Board Certified in Adult Neurology, Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Clinical Neurophysiology and Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Nerve Pathology Certification – American Academy of Neurology


  • Fulbright Lecturing Fellowship Award, 2003-04


Dr. Kelkar studies and performs Indian classical music on a stringed instrument called a Sarod. His other interests include photography, reading and traveling.

Accepted Insurance

All North Memorial Health providers accept the following insurance carriers. Because health insurance plan payments vary and benefit levels are unique to each plan, you may confirm out of pocket cost with your insurance carrier by calling the number on the back of your insurance card.

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Medica
  • Medical Assistance
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Preferred One
  • Ucare
  • UnitedHealthcare