Dr. Matthew J. Weresh, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 50

6001 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA 50266
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Dr. Weresh's Experience

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Dr. Weresh's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Weresh Performs

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
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Hospital Quality

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Iowa Methodist Medical Center
1200 Pleasant Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
Methodist West Hospital
1660 60th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50266

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons
Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons
6001 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons
Des Moines
1301 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 213
Des Moines, IA 50316
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    Dr. Weresh's Experience

    Dr. Weresh's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Total Hip Replacement
    • Total Knee Replacement
    2
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Femur Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Injury
    • Knee Injuries
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Scoliosis
    • Spine Deformities
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Weresh

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Iowa Carver College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1991

    Internship Hospital

    Akron General Medical Center
    Complete in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    Akron Children's Hospital
    Complete in 1996

    Fellowship Hospital

    Carolinas Healthcare System
    Complete in 1997

    Undergraduate Schools

    Wake Forest University
    Graduated in 1987

    Other Education

    Preceptorship, Ao North America Preceptorship
    Complete in 1998
    Preceptorship, Uc Davis Medical Center
    Complete in 1994
    Preceptorship, University Hospital Of North Staffordshire Nhs Trust
    Complete in 1994
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Weresh & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Weresh's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Weresh has admitting privileges:

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    • Iowa Methodist Medical Center

    • Methodist West Hospital

    • Cass County Memorial Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Weresh

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Weresh to family and friends

    14 responses
    above
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 14 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Weresh
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    14 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Weresh accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    Office Locations

    A
    Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons
    6001 Westown Pkwy
    West Des Moines, IA 50266
    (515) 224-1414 (Office)
    B
    Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons
    Des Moines
    1301 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 213
    Des Moines, IA 50316
    (515) 263-9696 (Office)
    C
    Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons
    311 S Clark St Ste 285
    Carroll, IA 51401
    (712) 792-2093 (Office)
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