Dr. Heidi Close, MD

Dr. Heidi Close, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Heidi Close, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences in 1988 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

105 Valley West Dr Ste 100

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Contact Information

(515) 223-4368

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Close performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Nosebleed
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Close's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Close "Your health is always our number one priority. Our extensive knowledge and skills are the results of decades of experience, the latest research, advanced technology and continuing medical education. At the same time, we place a very high value on the physician/patient relationship. Our caring, talented providers and staff take the time to listen to your symptoms and concerns so we can fully understand your condition."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

58  Conditions Treated

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13  Procedures

  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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

  • Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Tripler Army MC
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Walter Reed Army MC
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Close has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Close's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Close to family and friends
14 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Close's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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