Dr. David Boarini, MD

Dr. David Boarini, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. David Boarini, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago / Stritch School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1215 Pleasant St Ste 608

Des Moines, IA 50309

Contact Information

(515) 241-5760

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

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Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

50  Conditions Treated

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17  Procedures

Background Check

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Education

  • Loyola University Of Chicago / Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Boarini's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Boarini

2.7

Based on 51 reviews

5 Stars
37.254901960784316%
(19)
4 Stars
3.9215686274509802%
(2)
3 Stars
1.9607843137254901%
(1)
2 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(3)
1 Star
50.98039215686274%
(26)

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He did a Anterior Cervical Discectomy on me several years ago. True, he was not warm and fuzzy on my initial visit, he was direct and to the point. The minute I was out of surgery and awoke the pain was GONE! All of the negative reviews appear to me to be that he wasn't hugging them or holding a...Read More
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Cindy in Des Moines , IA – Jun 14, 2018
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I have been a patient of Dr. Boarini for many years as he follows me for two separate medical issues. He is an outstanding surgeon. Yes, he is direct but honest. More importantly, he will not perform surgical procedures unless absolutely necessary. In my opinion, individuals who visit...Read More
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West Des Moines, Iowa – Apr 24, 2018
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The schedule staff and nurses were great and helpful. Mr. Boarini himself was over an hour late for my appointment, proceeded to tell me that I needed a surgery to fix my back, but refused to provide any details or answer any questions because my weight made me ineligible for the surgery. When...Read More
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Mar 11, 2018
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I I wouldn’t recommend this dr . He is apiece of well if he finds out if your on Medicare and Medicaid disability he won’t even do anything I went in with a neck issue and all he did was check my reflexes in my knees and told me to Iowa city so if you want a recommendation of him or Iowa Clinic...Read More
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Donald Sutton in Newton iowa – Feb 27, 2018
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I had surgery on Jan 2 2018. I had the cream of the crop operating on me. He is Awesome. very kind. as well as everyone in the office.
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des moines iowa – Jan 05, 2018
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