Dr. Christopher Adams, MD

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Dr. Adams
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Mason City Clinic, P.C.

250 S Crescent Dr Mason City, IA 50401

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Dr. Christopher Adams, MD is a Urology Specialist in Mason City, IA and has over 13 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Adams has more experience with Urologic Care, Calculi (stones), and Urologic Surgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Harvard Medical School medical school in 2008. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Franklin General Hospital and Hansen Family Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Adams to book an appointment.


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    The surgery went well. So far we have achieved the wanted results.
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    S.R – Apr 16, 2020
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    Great experience!!!!
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    S Wayne Ferris – Nov 29, 2019
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    The Doctor is one the easiest person to talk to and gives answer that I can understand
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    Gary Ginapp – Oct 04, 2019
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    experience was okay!!
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    R.M – Jun 03, 2019
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    Dr. Adams is always very personable, professional, and thorough. I respect his knowledge and place my trust in him 100%. Our discussions are comfortable, frank, and informative. He is a fine urologist...I am very glad I am his patient.
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    Elmer Sonksen – May 31, 2019
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    Dr Adams is what doctoring should be about. He is intelligent, thorough, kind, honest and straight forward. He took steps that should have been taken months ago. His manner is thoughtful and personal. His staff is kind and friendly.
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    Apr 24, 2019
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    I have had more Drs, then anyone woud care to have Right away Dr Adams made me at ease. Explaining everything making sure I understood. Didn’t act like he was running for the door. Very Pleasant to talk too. Even tho my stroke I had confused me a little at times he was paitient.
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    Sally Papach in Mason City, IA – Jan 31, 2019
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    Very good service
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    J.S – Jan 28, 2019
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    Dr. Adams was friendly, accommodating, patient, and understanding. He listens, is very knowledgeable, and wants to answer all of your questions.
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    A.H – Jan 03, 2019
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    Hardly any wait time!
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    J.L – Sep 24, 2018
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    Nice group to work with.
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    T.T – May 02, 2018
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    It was great as always. The nurses are nice, Dr. Adams is amazing. He listens to me and doesn't rush with me.
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    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
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    • Explained conditions well
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    S.P – Apr 30, 2018
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    Dr. Adams went so far as to show me the actual CT scan which I was very appreciative of. Then he explained to me what I was looking at. Everyone was friendly and courteous. I really like Dr. Adams.
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    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    L.H – Mar 26, 2018
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    I liked my experience very much, and would recommend Dr. Adams and his staff. They are professional and courtess and really do care for the patient's comfort.
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    R.S – Mar 01, 2018
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    Very professional, accommodating, and polite.
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    D.K – Feb 22, 2018
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    all aspects regarding treatment of my condition have been excellent from the Doctor, scheduling, treatment, facilities in both Mason City and Iowa Falls and their staff.
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    C.T – Feb 21, 2018
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    Easy
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    S.P – Feb 13, 2018
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    Very pleased with the entire experience. After health discussion, Dr. Adams changed my prescription which should provide better results and save money.
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    G.W – Jan 11, 2018
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    Good checkup
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    Robert Lewis – Nov 08, 2017
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    About Me

    Biography

    Board-Certified: American Board of Urology

    Residency: Urology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
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    Specialties

    • Urology

    Board Certifications

    Education

    2014
    University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    Residency Hospital
    2014
    University of Iowa
    Internship Hospital
    2011
    University Of Iowa, Tippie School Of Management
    2008
    Harvard Medical School
    Medical School
    2004
    University Of Denver, School Of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
    Undergraduate School

    Awards

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    What are Dr. Christopher Adams, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Adams frequently treats Urologic Care, Calculi (stones), and Urologic Surgery. See all practice areas where Dr. Adams specializes.

    Where is Dr. Christopher Adams, MD's office located?

    Dr. Adams' office is located at 250 S Crescent Dr, Mason City, IA 50401. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Frequently Treated by Dr. Adams

    Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Adams treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Adams treats other conditions, please contact the office at (641) 494-5280.

    Urologic Care

    Urologic care focuses on the health and treatment of the male and female urinary tract, as well as the male reproductive system.Compare with other Urologic Care specialists.

    Dr. Adams typically treats 74% more often than similar doctors

    Based on claims data for 16 conditions and procedures

    Treatments
    Bladder Diseases
    Painful Urination (Dysuria)
    Urinary Disorders
    Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
    Normal Frequency
    High Frequency
    Very High Frequency
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    Calculi (stones)

    Urologists or nephrologists diagnose and treat kidney stones, small pieces of hard, crystallized material that form in the kidney and typically pass naturally, but may require shock wave therapy, a catheter procedure, or surgery.Compare with other Calculi (stones) specialists.

    Dr. Adams typically treats 59% more often than similar doctors

    Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

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    Urinary Stones
    Kidney Stones
    Ureteral Stones
    Bladder Stones
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    High Frequency
    Very High Frequency
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    Urologic Surgery

    Urologic surgery treats conditions affecting the male and female urinary tract and the male reproductive system through procedures including cystectomy (bladder removal), prostatectomy (prostate removal), and pelvic reconstruction.Compare with other Urologic Surgery specialists.

    Dr. Adams typically treats 64% more often than similar doctors

    Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

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    Cystometry
    Bladder Surgery
    Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
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    High Frequency
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    Dr. Adams' conditions and procedures:

    • Acute (or Transient) Urinary Incontinence
    • Adrenalectomy
    • Balanoposthitis
    • Bedwetting
    • Benign Prostate Diseases
    • Bladder Atony
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Bladder Diseases
    • Bladder Diverticulum
    • Bladder Exstrophy Repair
    • Bladder Infection
    • Bladder Stones
    • Bladder Surgery
    • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
    • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
    • Bowel Resection
    • Cancer
    • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Circumcision
    • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Complex Penile Surgery
    • Cystectomy
    • Cystometry
    • Cystotomy
    • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
    • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
    • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Hypospadias
    • Incontinence
    • Incontinence Sling Procedure
    • Interstitial Cystitis
    • Kidney and Ureter Removal
    • Kidney Cancer
    • Kidney Disease
    • Kidney Infection
    • Kidney Infection, Acute
    • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
    • Kidney Stone Removal
    • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
    • Kidney Stones
    • Kidney Surgery
    • Lithotripsy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Male Infertility
    • Neurogenic Bladder
    • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
    • Orchiectomy
    • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
    • Overactive Bladder
    • Overflow Incontinence
    • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
    • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Penile Implants
    • Peyronie's Disease
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Prostate Removal
    • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Prostatitis
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Spermatocele
    • Stress Incontinence
    • Testicular Atrophy
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Testicular Dysfunction
    • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
    • Undescended Testicles
    • Ureteral Stent Placement
    • Ureteral Stones
    • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
    • Urethral Dilation
    • Urethral Stones
    • Urethral Stricture
    • Urge Urinary Incontinence
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Urinary Hesitancy
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
    • Urinary Stones
    • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
    • Uroflowmetry
    • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
    • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
    • Vasectomy
    • Vesicoureteral Reflux
    • Wound Repair

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    Dr. Adams accepts

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    (641) 494-5280

    Dr. Adams accepts the following insurance:

    Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
    Anthem
    Group Value Network (Select Network)-MN
    National (BlueCard) PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
    Blue Cross Accord
    CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
    Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
    Coventry Health Care of Iowa
    Coventry Health Care of Iowa PPO
    First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
    UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Alliance Select

    Locations

    Mason City Clinic, P.C.

    Mason City Clinic, P.C.250 S Crescent Dr Mason City, IA 50401
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    Affiliated Hospitals

    Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Adams treats patients.

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    Franklin General Hospital

    Hampton, IA

    82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

    Hansen Family Hospital

    Iowa Falls, IA

    83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

    Mercyone North Iowa Medical Center

    Mason City, IA

    69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

    Mitchell County Regional Health Center

    Osage, IA

    86% Patient experience rating, 17% higher than the national average

    Waverly Health Center

    Waverly, IA

    84% Patient experience rating, 15% higher than the national average

    • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)