Dr. David Coster, MD

Dr. David Coster, MD

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Dr. David Coster, MD is a general surgery specialist in Grinnell, IA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med in 1986 and specializes in general surgery.

122 4th Ave

Grinnell, IA 50112

Contact Information

(641) 236-4323

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Coster's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Coster treats Abdominal Disorders more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Coster treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Esophageal Surgery
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Coster performs Esophageal Surgery more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Coster performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Abdominal Pain
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Coster treats Abdominal Pain more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Coster treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Coster's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Aneurysm
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Reduction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Gastrectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Gastroenterostomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lipomas
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Pancreatic Cancer
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Grafts
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Trigger Point Injection
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vaginal Surgery
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Coster, MD is a general surgery specialist in Grinnell, IA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med in 1986 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • 1991
    Iowa Meth Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1991
  • 1987
    Iowa Meth Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1987
  • 1986
    Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med
    Medical School
    1986

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Alliance Select

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