Dr. David Chew, MD

Vascular Surgery •  Male • Age 55
  
Dr. Chew

Iowa Heart Center - West

5880 University Ave West Des Moines, IA 50266

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(515) 633-3600

Dr. David Chew, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Chew has more experience with Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection, Peripheral Vascular Disorders, and Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Nat U of Singapore medical school in 1989. He is affiliated with medical facilities Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center and Story County Medical Center - South Campus. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Chew to book an appointment.


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Dr. Chew accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access
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Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
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MultiPlan PPO
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Practice Areas

Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.Compare with other Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection specialists.

Typically treats 94% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chew treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Chew treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chew treats Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Chew treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Aortic Dissection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chew treats Aortic Dissection more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Chew treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Peripheral Vascular Disorders

Peripheral vascular disorder specialists diagnose and treat narrowing or blockages in the blood vessels outside the heart, most commonly caused by atherosclerosis, a buildup of plague inside the blood vessel wall.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 89% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 13 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chew treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Chew treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chew treats Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Chew treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chew treats Venous Embolism and Thrombosis more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Chew treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)

Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) specialists diagnose and treat abnormal blood vessel connections between arteries and veins that result in damage or death of body tissue and nerve cells.Compare with other Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) specialists.

Typically treats 97% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chew performs Arteriovenous Fistula Repair more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Chew performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

Peripheral Vascular Procedures

Peripheral vascular disorder is diagnosed through a variety of procedures, including angiogram, ankle-brachial index and Doppler ultrasound. Surgical treatments include bypass graft surgery, balloon angioplasty, and stent.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Procedures specialists.

Typically treats 80% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Peripheral Artery Bypass
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chew performs Peripheral Artery Bypass more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Chew performs this procedure more than 96% of their peers

Peripheral Artery Catheterization
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chew performs Peripheral Artery Catheterization more than 73% of their peers

Dr. Chew performs this procedure more than 73% of their peers

Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chew performs Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting more than 72% of their peers

Dr. Chew performs this procedure more than 72% of their peers

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Dr. Chew's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

Dr. Chew's Reviews

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3.7

Based on 7 ratings

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      No preparation of what to expect after surgery.
      What went well
      • Appointment scheduling
      • Office environment
      • Staff friendliness
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      • Appointment was rushed
      • Didn't listen or answer questions
      • Didn't explain conditions well
      • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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      His skill and experience saved my husbands life. I will forever be grateful for all Dr. chew has done.
      What went well
      • Appointment scheduling
      • Office environment
      • Staff friendliness
      • Appointment wasn't rushed
      • Listened & answered questions
      • Explained conditions well
      • Trusted the provider's decisions
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      About Me

      Care Philosophy

      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 Hospita...Read more

      Specialties

      • Vascular Surgery

      Board Certifications

      • General Surgery
      • Vascular Surgery

      Education

      2001
      Brigham and Womens Hospital
      Fellowship Hospital
      1999
      St Lukes Roosevelt Hosp/Columbia U
      Residency Hospital
      1989
      Nat U of Singapore
      Medical School

      Awards

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      Locations

      Iowa Heart Center - West

      Iowa Heart Center - West5880 University Ave West Des Moines, IA 50266
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      Affiliated Hospitals

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      Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center

      Des Moines, IA

      71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

      Story County Medical Center - South Campus

      Nevada, IA

      76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average