Dr. Harold A. Bivins Jr., MD

Dr. Harold A. Bivins Jr., MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine | Male | 55 years old

Perinatal Center of Iowa, LLC
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Dr. Bivins Jr. specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine and practices in Des Moines, IA. He practices at 1 location.

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Specialties

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine

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  • Maternal & Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Placenta Previa
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Uterine Diseases

Procedures Performed

  • Amniocentesis
  • C-Section
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Sympathectomy
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC

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Education

  • Medical School
    Mercer University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    Med Center Cntl Ga

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Mercer University School Med Center

    Completed in 1991

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Med University SC

    Completed in 1993

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Board certified in Maternal & Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Malpractice claims in Iowa not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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