Dr. Dennis Zachary, MD

Dr. Dennis Zachary, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Dennis Zachary, MD is a family medicine specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Mayo Medical School in 1984 and specializes in family medicine.

6601 SW 9th St

Des Moines, IA 50315

Contact Information

(515) 643-9400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • PHCS
  • 2 More

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Dr. Zachary's Experience

Dr. Zachary'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, Geriatric Medicine and Sports Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Zachary "Dennis Zachary, M.D., is part of the Mercy health care family including four hospitals and more than 50 clinics. "

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

273  Conditions Treated


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32  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination


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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.


  • Mayo Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Mn Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zachary has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zachary's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zachary to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Zachary's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Always nice, considerate, and caring.
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