Dr. Dawn Schissel, MD

Dr. Dawn Schissel, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 56
(27)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Dawn Schissel, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in West Des Moines, IA. She is 56 years old and has been practicing for 30 years.

230 S 68th St Ste 1203

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Contact Information

(515) 471-1800

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Dr. Schissel's Experience

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Dr. Schissel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
108

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Canker Sore
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Insomnia
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rosacea
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scabies
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vertigo
  • Warts

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Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Stitches
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

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

  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Broadlawns Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schissel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schissel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schissel to family and friends
4.1
based on 27 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Schissel's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

West Des Moines, IA |
I saw Dr. Schissel wanting a physical and to discuss a recent experience I had in which I believe I may have miscarried. A med student came in first and I told her I need to discuss a possible miscarriage. When Dr. Schissel came in, she instructed her student to perform a pap smear. I've had 2...more
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West Des Moines, IA |
Love Dr. Schissel how ever went for an appointment to get birth control to stop having periods because mine are awful and extremely painful, her nurse gave me a lecture on how I am to young to decide not to have children (I am 40 just FYI) and in a condisending voice to me she will have Dr ....more
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Today I stopped having dr Schissel as my PCP after being talked to the way she talked to me today and told she would no longer be my doctor concerning diabetes. When it got to be too much or I was too much of a bother with it she backed out. Refused to write note about missing work but changed ...more
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Dr Don has always been very helpful and professional.
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Dr. Schissel accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Schissel has admitting privileges

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