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Dr. Charles Larson, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 64

Dr. Larson

The Iowa Clinic West Des Moines Campus

5950 University Ave West Des Moines, IA 50266

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(515) 875-9000


Dr. Charles Larson, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1982 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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Dr. Larson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
American Enterprise Group
American Republic
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medico
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Life
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Alliance Select

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Dr. Larson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diarrhea
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Larson treats Diarrhea more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Larson treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Diverticulosis, Intestinal
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Dr. Larson treats Diverticulosis, Intestinal more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Larson treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Larson treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Larson treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Larson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Charles Larson, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1982 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1987
University Tex Sw Med School
Fellowship Hospital
1985
University IA Hosps
Residency Hospital
1983
University IA Hosps
Internship Hospital
1982
Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
Medical School
1987
1985
1983
1982

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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