Dr. Donald Hillebrand, MD

Dr. Donald Hillebrand, MD

Transplant Hepatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Donald Hillebrand, MD is a transplant hepatology specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1990 and specializes in transplant hepatology, internal medicine, and more.

1215 Pleasant St Ste 506

Des Moines, IA 50309

Contact Information

(515) 241-4044

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Dr. Hillebrand's Experience

Dr. Hillebrand's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Transplant Hepatology
  • Board certified in Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

3  Specialties

  • Transplant Hepatology
  • Hepatology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Transplant Hepatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

12  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Cirrhosis
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Viral Hepatitis

1  Procedures

  • Liver Biopsy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University Iowa Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Iowa Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Iowa Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hillebrand has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hillebrand's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hillebrand to family and friends
14 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Hillebrand's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Has no compassion and very rude! He believes alcoholism is a choice and not a disease. His treatment (or lack of) his patients with alcoholism reflects his belief. He will brag about all his credentials which are nothing more then medical school at Iowa followed by a residency there and a few...more
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He is thorough in having tests done. He explains my situation and treatments so that I understand what is happening and what will happen with my liver disease. Though very nice and friendly, he could learn to smile!?!?!
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I have recommended him! He's caring & knowledgeable., stands up for his patients, cares about their caregivers, & has earned my husband's & my trust & gratitude.
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