Dr. Craig Stark, MD

Dr. Craig Stark, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Craig Stark, MD is a cardiology specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in cardiology.

1215 Pleasant St Ste 414

Des Moines, IA 50309

Contact Information

(515) 241-5700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 18 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Chest Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Stark'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.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

28  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

14  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University Iowa Hosps and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Stark has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Stark's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stark to family and friends
18 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Stark's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I should say that Dr. Stark's evaluation was very precise and he actually saved my life. Dr. Stark quickly explained to me the options, risks and opportunities I had. We took the right decision and I feel very well now.
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