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Andrew S. Joel Chandranesan MD


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PeaceHealth employed provider
  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease
Biography

We welcomed Andrew Stevenson Joel Chandranesan, MD, to the PeaceHealth Medical Group Infectious Disease team of providers in 2019.

Dr. Joel Chandranesan comes to PeaceHealth from Louisiana State University in Shreveport, Louisiana, where he was the associate program director of infectious disease fellowship. In this capacity, he mentored and trained medical students, residents and fellows during their infectious disease rotations in a large tertiary care university hospital. He was also involved in taking care of a large cohort of HIV patients in the Ryan White Clinic.

Dr. Joel Chandranesan has special medical interests in healthcare-associated infections, infections in immune compromised hosts like patients with cancer or HIV/AIDS, infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship.

Dr. Joel Chandranesan has an extensive research base that has included publications, book chapters and conference presentations on topics including: polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in clinical diagnostics, leprosy in northwest Louisiana, blood stream infections in sickle cell patient populations, West Nile virus epidemiology in Louisiana and utility of bone marrow biopsy in patients with AIDS.

“I strive to give the best care to patients based on current evidence-based medicine. I treat them exactly how I’d want myself and my family to be treated—with respect and compassion,” he said.

Dr. Joel Chandranesan speaks Tamil. He looks forward to exploring all the Pacific Northwest has to offer, as he enjoys hiking, backpacking, landscape photography, and playing tennis and soccer.

Education
  • Madurai Medical College
    Degree: Doctor of Medicine (MD)
    Specialty: Other, Not Listed
  • LSU Shreveport Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Specialty: Internal Medicine
  • Tufts Medical Center
    Specialty: Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease
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Insurance Accepted
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup Washington
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Plan of Washington
  • Coordinated Care Washington
  • First Choice Health Network
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net Federal Services
  • Humana
  • Medicaid Washington
  • Medicare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Multiplan Network
  • Pacific Medical Centers
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Provider Network of America
  • Regence - Oregon & Washington
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance
  • United Healthcare
  • Washington State Labor & Industries
Privileged Facilities
  • Peace Island Medical Center
  • St. Joseph Medical Center
  • United General Medical Center
  • Ketchikan Medical Center
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PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center 1117 Spring Street
Friday Harbor, WA 98250-9782
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Andrew S. Joel Chandranesan, MD

Internal Medicine

We welcomed Andrew Stevenson Joel Chandranesan, MD, to the PeaceHealth Medical Group Infectious Disease team of providers in 2019.

Dr. Joel Chandranesan comes to PeaceHealth from Louisiana State University in Shreveport, Louisiana, where he was the associate program director of infectious disease fellowship. In this capacity, he mentored and trained medical students, residents and fellows during their infectious disease rotations in a large tertiary care university hospital. He was also involved in taking care of a large cohort of HIV patients in the Ryan White Clinic.

Dr. Joel Chandranesan has special medical interests in healthcare-associated infections, infections in immune compromised hosts like patients with cancer or HIV/AIDS, infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship.

Dr. Joel Chandranesan has an extensive research base that has included publications, book chapters and conference presentations on topics including: polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in clinical diagnostics, leprosy in northwest Louisiana, blood stream infections in sickle cell patient populations, West Nile virus epidemiology in Louisiana and utility of bone marrow biopsy in patients with AIDS.

“I strive to give the best care to patients based on current evidence-based medicine. I treat them exactly how I’d want myself and my family to be treated—with respect and compassion,” he said.

Dr. Joel Chandranesan speaks Tamil. He looks forward to exploring all the Pacific Northwest has to offer, as he enjoys hiking, backpacking, landscape photography, and playing tennis and soccer.

Education

  • Madurai Medical College
    Degree: Doctor of Medicine (MD)
    Specialty: Other, Not Listed
  • LSU Shreveport Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Specialty: Internal Medicine
  • Tufts Medical Center
    Specialty: Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease

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