Dr. Craig A. Stark, MD

Dr. Craig A. Stark, MD

Cardiology | Male | 59 years old

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Dr. Stark specializes in Cardiology and practices in Des Moines, IA. He practices at 1 location.

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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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Dr. Stark's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Cardiology
  •  Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine and Interventional Cardiology
  •  Malpractice claims in Iowa not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • 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 Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Wayne State University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    University Iowa Hosps and Clinics

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Cardiology

Procedures Performed

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Non-Invasive Vascular Testing for Arterial Disease
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Stress Test
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Ultrasound, Cardiac