Blank Children's Health Center

Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology & Oncology · 10 Providers

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Blank Children's Health Center

1212 Pleasant St Ste 300
Des Moines, IA 50309
View All Locations(515) 241-6000

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Office Provider Reviews


based on the average of 30 provider reviews for Blank Children's Health Center

Review of Dr. Groos

-Adel |

Dr. Groos listened to me when I had concerns about my son. She ordered an MRI that his previous doctor had dismissed. She helped get my son finally diagnosed with his condition. She then called personally to discuss all his specialist appointments and help answer any and all questions I had. She helped refer him to some of the best doctors in the state to help him too. She has been an absolutely amazing Dr for our family. She listens to all concerns I have for all my boys. She cares about them.
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Review of Dr. Groos

-Des Moines, IA |

For the first 9 months, my daughter went to Dr.Groos. She constantly fought us on everything, didn't clarify when it came to my daughters health needs, and was very sure to state her opinion on personal things. Frankly, she is a joke.
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Review of Dr. Hetherington

- in Davenport, IA |

We moved from DSM a few years ago, and we were very sorry that Dr. Pete couldn't move with us. He was a fantastic doctor for our three children, including our child with significant special needs, for 10 years. His course of treatment was always spot-on, and he didn't hesitate to refer for more specialized care if warranted. Our kids felt that Dr. Pete was very approachable. We love Dr. Pete!
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Review of Dr. Groos

-Des Moines, IA |

Dr.Groos will do what is best for Dr.Groos and the hospital. When ordering an MRI of the leg, she will order it as 2 separate procedures, thus doubling the amount of contrast dye received by the child, and the revenues for the hospital. Did not appear to be very knowledgeable in anything beyond basic conditions. For anything beyond that she will refer you to the clinics belligerent senile haematologist. Both misseda brain tumor. She refers to Gillette, which promotes med. unnecessary surgeries
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Review of Dr. Menzies

- in Des Moines, IA |

Dr. Menzies is one of the best physicians I've experienced in my life. She takes the time to talk to her patients and really get to know them personally. Never once in the 10 years our son has been with her have we ever felt she did not give absolute attention to him and our concerns. I only wish she could be my physician and will be sad when our son outgrows her!
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Review of Dr. Bixler

- in Johnston, IA |

Absolutely can not recomend this pediatrician enough. She always spends as much time with us as we need, and I never feel rushed during our visits. She remembers all of my kid and their conditions, and genuinely seems like she cares.
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Learn About Blank Children's Health Center

11 Procedures

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia Or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision And Removal Of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Language Services

  • Spanish

Blank Children's Health Center accepts 17 insurance carriers

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Life
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield


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