Dr. David McAllister, DO

Dr. David McAllister, DO

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
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Dr. David McAllister, DO is a cardiology doctor who practices in West Des Moines, IA. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.

5880 University Ave

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Contact Information

(515) 633-3600

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McAllister "Dr. McAllister holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, and a medical degree from the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences (now Des Moines University) in Des Moines. His post-graduate education included an internship and residency at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, a cardiology fellowship at the University of Missouri Hospitals and Clinics in Columbia, and an interventional cardiology fellowship at Iowa Heart Center. Dr. McAllister is board certified in general and interventional cardiology, as well as vascular medicine. He specializes in coronary and peripheral vascular intervention. He currently practices at Iowa Heart Center's West University clinic in West Des Moines, and works in the catheterization laboratory at Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines."

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Central Ia Health Sys/Ia Methodi
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Mo Columbia School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McAllister has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McAllister's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McAllister to family and friends
4.5
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. McAllister'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Des Moines, IA |
I first met Dr. McAllister moments before my procedure in the cath lab, I found him attentive, cordial and friendly. He answered questions thoroughly with examples so I could better understand my situation and the procedure. Afterward, he took time to be sure I understood what I needed for...more
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Dr. McAllister accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
    Health Net POS
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • PHCS
    PHCS Par-Multi Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Behavioral Health
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Wellmark

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Hospitals where Dr. McAllister has admitting privileges

Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines
1111 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50314
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