Dr. Robert S. Shires, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 64

2103 Ingersoll Ave
Des Moines, IA 50312
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Hospital Quality

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Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines
1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314
Iowa Methodist Medical Center
1200 Pleasant Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

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Ingersoll Family Physicians
Ingersoll Family Physicians
2103 Ingersoll Ave
Des Moines, IA 50312
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    Dr. Shires' Experience

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
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    Background Check for Dr. Shires

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Nebraska College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1975

    Residency Hospital

    Central Ia Health Sys/Ia Luthera
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Shires & 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. Shires' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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      Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines

    • Iowa Lutheran Hospital

    • Iowa Methodist Medical Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Shires

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shires to family and friends

    14 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Shires' Office & Staff
    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)
    Under 10 minutes 14 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Shires
    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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    Is Dr. Shires accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

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    • Medico
    • MultiPlan
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • Principal Life
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • Universal American
    • Wellmark
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    Office Locations

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    Ingersoll Family Physicians
    2103 Ingersoll Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50312
    (515) 279-6424 (Office)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Shires
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
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