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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 69

1601 NW 114th St Ste 247
Clive, IA 50325
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Hospital Quality

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Mercy Medical Center - Centerville
One Saint Joseph's Drive
Centerville, IA 52544

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Mercy West Family Practice
Mercy West Family Practice
1601 NW 114th St Ste 247
Clive, IA 50325
Mercy Jordan Creek Internal Medicine
West Des Moines
1055 Jordan Creek Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA 50266
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    Dr. Eckstat's Experience

    Dr. Eckstat's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Media & Publications

    • Governors Volunteer Award, 2006
    • Governors Volunteer Award, 2006
    • Iowa Medical Society Physician Community Service Award, 2006
    • Outstanding Alumni Community Service Award-Des Moines University, 2006
    • Outstanding Alumni Community Service Award-Des Moines University, 2006
    • Iowa Medical Society Physician Community Service Award, 2006
    • Lifetime Achievement Award-Iowa Academy of Family Physicians, 2006
    • Lifetime Achievement Award-Iowa Academy of Family Physicians, 2006
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Graduated in 1972

    Residency Hospital

    Mercy Hospital Med Center

    Undergraduate Schools

    Wayne State University
    Graduated in 1968
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Eckstat & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Eckstat's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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    Office Locations

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    Mercy West Family Practice
    1601 NW 114th St Ste 247
    Clive, IA 50325
    (515) 222-7000 (Office)
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    Mercy Jordan Creek Internal Medicine
    West Des Moines
    1055 Jordan Creek Pkwy
    West Des Moines, IA 50266
    (515) 643-9500 (Office)
    (515) 643-9525 (Fax)
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