Dr. Andrzej Szczepanek, MD

Dr. Andrzej Szczepanek, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
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Age 46
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Dr. Andrzej Szczepanek, MD is a pain medicine specialist in West Des Moines, IA. He graduated from Medical University of Lublin and specializes in pain medicine, pain medicine anesthesiology, and more.

1300 37th St Ste 3

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Contact Information

(515) 267-1819

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HAP Insurance
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Szczepanek performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
very high
more than 96% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Szczepanek's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

39  Conditions Treated

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13  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

3 Sanctions
  • Disciplinary action in another state (10/20/2014)
    Action Taken: Voluntary Surrender
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Florida
  • Disciplinary action in another state (9/2/2014)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Szczepanek, Andrzej MD: License # 036114555:NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has discipline in the State of Iowa. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has placed the physician’s license on indefinite PROBATION.
    State: Illinois
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (12/12/2013)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Iowa
1 Board Action
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (2/17/2017)
    Action Taken: Probation Terminated (Ended)
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Iowa

Education

  • Medical University of Lublin
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Medical University of Lublin
    Medical School | Graduated
  • John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Szczepanek has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Szczepanek has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Szczepanek's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Szczepanek to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Szczepanek's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

He refused to listen to me and my concerns. Told me that if I didn't go with his ONE recommendation that he would not see me anymore. Asked "what about the patient's choice?" He said I could either choose HIS recommendation or don't see him at all. VERY RUDE.
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