Dr. David Hockmuth, MD

Dr. David Hockmuth, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. David Hockmuth, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1983 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

411 Laurel St Ste A250

Des Moines, IA 50314

Contact Information

(515) 235-5000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
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Top Care Areas

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Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 92% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hockmuth "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 Center in Morgantown. Dr. Hockmuth, board certified in thoracic surgery, has unique expertise in pediatric heart surgery and valve replacement procedures. He currently practices at Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines."

1  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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29  Procedures

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Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

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