Dr. David Chew, MD

Dr. David Chew, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. David Chew, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from National University Of Singapore in 1989 and specializes in vascular surgery.

5880 University Ave

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Contact Information

(515) 633-3600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 99% of peers
Aneurysm
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Chew'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chew "Dr. Chew holds a medical degree from the National University of Singapore. He completed his initial surgical training at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, U.K.; a general surgery residency at Columbia University/St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital in New York City; and a vascular surgery fellowship at Harvard University/Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Prior to joining Iowa Heart, Dr. Chew served as chief of vascular surgery in the VA Boston Healthcare System, and also as an assistant professor of surgery at the Harvard Medical School. Dr. Chew is board certified in general surgery and vascular surgery. He offers outpatient visits at Iowa Heart Center's West University Clinic in West Des Moines, and performs surgery primarily at Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines."
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1  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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28  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • National University Of Singapore
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • St Lukes Roosevelt Hosp/Columbia University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Brigham and Womens Hosp/Harvard
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chew has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chew's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chew to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Chew'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

His skill and experience saved my husbands life. I will forever be grateful for all Dr. chew has done.
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