Dr. Darren Housel, MD

Dr. Darren Housel, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Darren Housel, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in South Ogden, UT and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.Read his story

Circle of Life Women's Center

1525 E 6000 S Ste A

South Ogden, UT 84405
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medica

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 88% of peers
Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
more than 85% of peers
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Housel'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.

Dr. Housel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Housel "Following his residency, Dr. Housel remained in Oklahoma as a clinical assistant professor. In 1996 he began his private practice in Las Vegas, Nevada. In October of 2002 he moved back to northern Utah. He began working at Circle of Life in 2005. In addition to delivering babies, he specializes in minimally invasive endoscopic surgery. Dr. Housel is a proctor for Gynecare, Inc. teaching laparoscopic hysterectomy to physicians in the intermountain area. He also has extensive experience and training in urogynecologic / pelvic reconstructive surgery. Dr. Housel has three children. In his free time he enjoys music, golfing with his daughter, watching the Raiders, the Cubs, and the University of Oklahoma, snow skiing, and mowing the lawn. "I am thrilled to be part of the Circle of Life Women's Center. The integration of the latest technology and tender, compassionate care has always been my goal." -Darren Housel MD"
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1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Diabetes
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Incontinence
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
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30  Procedures

  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Birth Control
  • Blood Test
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • C-Section
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Diaphragms, Caps, and Shields
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Dissection for Endometrial Cancer (Uterine Cancer)
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Radical Hysterectomies for Cervical Cancer
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

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.


  • University of Utah
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of Oklahoma Ok
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Oklahoma Ok
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Housel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Housel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Housel to family and friends
31 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Housel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Love Dr. Housel he delivered my second and third children! I continue to see him for my yearly exams. He is a great doctor. He always listens to any concerns I have about my health. When pregnant with my children he always answered any questions I had. I would recommend him to anyone!
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I chose Dr. Housel because my sister recommended him. One of my biggest concerns when looking for an OBGYN was that my husband would be comfortable with the doctor as well. After our first visit with him, we knew he was a great fit for us. We have seen him through 4 pregnancies, 1 loss included,...more
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After telling Housel that I didn't want to drink the glucola drink for glucose testing he rolled his eyes, scoffed and was hyper critical of my reasons. He didn't offer an alternative and was sure to use scare tactics "if something bad happens it's on you." That was all in the hallway. Then in the...more
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Dr Housel delivered my 1st baby and is currently my dr on my second!! This man is the best dr I have ever met! He is confident in his work and I have no questions I receive the best care when I see him! His calm personality makes having a baby easy and fun!
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First time meeting this doctor. He was really nice, concerned about my health and seemed very confident as a doctor. I feel thankful to have found him and look forward to him helping us through my pregnancy.
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