Dr. Steven Herwig, DO

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Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat • Male • Age 67

5950 University Ave
West Des Moines, IA 50266
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Dr. Herwig's Experience

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Dr. Herwig's Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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Hospital Quality

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

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
5950 University Ave
West Des Moines, IA 50266
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    Dr. Herwig's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

    Board Certifications

    • Otolaryngology
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    • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
    • Adenoidectomy
    • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
    • Ear Surgery
    • Ear Tube Placement
    • ENT Surgery
    • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
    • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
    • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
    • Glossectomy
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
    • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
    • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
    • Sinus Surgery
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Uvulectomy
    • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
    • Wound Repair
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Allergic Reaction
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Broken Nose
    • Cancer
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Deafness
    • Deviated Septum
    • Dizziness
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dysphagia
    • Ear Ache
    • Ear Disorders
    • Earwax Buildup
    • Enlarged Turbinates
    • ENT Cancer
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Facial Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
    • Headache
    • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
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    • Laryngeal Cancer
    • Larynx Conditions
    • Leukoplakia
    • Meniere's Disease
    • Nosebleed
    • Oral Cancer
    • Otitis Media
    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Perforated Eardrum
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Salivary Gland Cancer
    • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
    • Sinusitis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tinnitus
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Tonsil Cancer
    • Tonsillitis
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vertigo
    • Vocal Cord Nodule
    • Vocal Cord Paralysis
    • Vocal Cord Polyp
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Graduated in 1976

    Internship Hospital

    Metro Hospital
    Complete in 1977

    Residency Hospital

    University Cincinnati Med Center
    Complete in 1981
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Herwig & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Herwig's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Iowa Methodist Medical Center

    • Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Herwig to family and friends

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    Dr. Herwig's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Under 10 minutes

    4 responses

    Experience with Dr. Herwig

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    5950 University Ave
    West Des Moines, IA 50266
    (515) 875-9456 (Office)
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