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Dr. David Hockmuth, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 61

Dr. Hockmuth

Dr. David Hockmuth, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1983 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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Dr. Hockmuth accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net
Health Net POS
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
PHCS
PHCS Par-Multi Plan
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
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Options PPO
United Behavioral Health
United Healthcare
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
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Dr. Hockmuth's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hockmuth performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Hockmuth performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hockmuth treats Aneurysm more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Hockmuth treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Fetal Left Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Leber Miliary Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
  • Visceral Aneurysm
Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hockmuth performs Lung Surgery more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Hockmuth performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Hockmuth's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hernia Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Hockmuth earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Iowa. He then completed a surgical residency at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, MA; and a cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at West Virginia University Medical C...

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Berkshire Med Center
Residency Hospital
West Virginia University Hosps
Residency Hospital
1983
Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
Medical School
1983

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Spanish
  • English

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