Dr. Daniel Waters, DO

Dr. Daniel Waters, DO

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Daniel Waters, DO is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Mason City, IA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / New Jersey School Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1982 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and thoracic surgery.

250 S Crescent Dr

Mason City, IA 50401

Contact Information

(641) 494-5300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
high
more than 90% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
more than 84% of peers
Pericardial Disease
normal
more than 78% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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19  Procedures

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • St. Josephs College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / New Jersey School Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • John F. Kennedy Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Des Moines General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Waters' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Waters

4.8

Based on 21 reviews

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Excellent care from the time I was admitted till I was released. Thanks
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Randy Hartkopp – Sep 18, 2018
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My mother died under his care when she went in for a "simple bypass" procedure, caused her to languish in a comma for two weeks as her organs one by one shut down and she became septic and she passed. What was explained to our family to be s simple procedure became a deadly one. I urge caution.
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C. Anderson in Mason City, IA – Aug 17, 2018
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Everyone was so professional and so accommodating. I was well pleased with everyone.
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D.W – May 22, 2018
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IT WENT VERY WELL
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D.H – Apr 21, 2017
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Very good at explaining the procedures and conditions with this operation.
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S.H – Mar 07, 2017
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