Dr. Paul D. Pickering, MD

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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology • Male • Age 41

788 8th Ave SE Suite 100
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Saint Lukes Hospital
1026 A Avenue North East
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids
701 10th Street South East
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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Cedar Rapids OB/GYN Specialists
Cedar Rapids OB/GYN Specialists
788 8th Ave SE Suite 100
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
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    Dr. Pickering's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Pickering's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Board Certifications

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2013
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    • Abdominal Surgery
    • Biopsy
    • Cervical Cerclage
    • Colpopexy
    • Colposcopy
    • C-Section
    • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
    • Dilation and Curettage
    • Endometrial Ablation
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Family Contraceptive Care
    • Family Counseling
    • Family Planning Services
    • Fibroid Tumor Surgery
    • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
    • Gynecologic Surgical Procedures
    • Hormone Replacement Therapy
    • Hysterectomy
    • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
    • Hysteroscopic Resection of Fibroids & Polyps
    • Hysteroscopy
    • Hysteroscopy Sterilization
    • Incontinence Sling Procedure
    • Infertility Treatment
    • In-Office Endometrial Ablation
    • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedures
    • Lupron Injection
    • Lysis of Adhesions
    • Minimally-Invasive Surgery
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    • Normal Vaginal Delivery
    • Oophorectomy
    • Operative Hysteroscopy
    • Operative Laparoscopy
    • Ovulation Induction
    • Pap Smear
    • Pelvic Exams
    • Pelvic Surgery
    • Pregnancy Care, Adolescent
    • Prenatal Care and Counseling
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Routine Gynecological Care
    • Sonography
    • Sterilization
    • Treatment of Fibroid Tumors
    • Tubal Ligation
    • Ultrasound
    • Urethral Sling
    • Uterine Prolapse Surgery
    • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
    • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
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    • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
    • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
    • Cervical Dysplasia
    • Cervicitis
    • Clotting and Bleeding Disorders
    • Cystitis
    • Dementia
    • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
    • Endometriosis
    • Female Infertility
    • Female Pelvic Disorders
    • Gestational Diabetes
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Incontinence
    • Infertility
    • Lichen Sclerosis Et Atrophicus
    • Menorrhagia
    • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Ovarian Cysts
    • Ovarian Disorders
    • Ovarian Tumor
    • Ovulatory Dysfunction
    • Pap Smear Abnormalities
    • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Post-Menopausal Problems
    • Prolapsed Bladder
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    • Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    • Subfertility
    • Uterine Cancer
    • Uterine Diseases
    • Uterine Fibroids
    • Uterine Prolapse
    • Vaginal & Pelvic Prolapse
    • Vaginal Prolapse
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Pickering

    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

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Doctor's Day Award of Merit, Linn County Medical Society, March 30,
    • Senior Resident Award for Clinical or Basic Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, May 6, 200
    • Mercy Medical Center Patient Advocate Award, March 9, 2
    • Practice Website
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Graduated in 2001

    Internship Hospital

    Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Complete in 2002

    Residency Hospital

    Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Complete in 2005

    Undergraduate Schools

    Byu
    Graduated in 1997
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Pickering & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  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. Pickering'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 2 hospitals where Dr. Pickering has admitting privileges:

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    • Saint Lukes Hospital

    • Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Pickering

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pickering to family and friends

    15 responses
    above
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    14 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    15 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    15 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 12 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Pickering
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    15 responses
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    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    14 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    15 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Pickering accepting new patients?

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    Office Locations

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    Cedar Rapids OB/GYN Specialists
    788 8th Ave SE Suite 100
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
    (319) 363-2682 (Office)
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