Dr. James Lovell, DO

Cardiology •  Male • Age 63
  
Dr. Lovell
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Greater Regional Medical Center

1700 W Townline St Ste 3 Creston, IA 50801

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(641) 782-7091

Dr. James Lovell, DO is a Cardiology Specialist in Creston, IA. Dr. Lovell has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders, Electrophysiology, and Implantable Cardiac Devices than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Greater Regional Medical Center and Iowa Methodist Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Lovell to book an appointment.


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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital
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(641) 782-7091

Dr. Lovell accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
American Enterprise Group
American Republic
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
HealthSmart
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medico
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Elevator
Principal Life
Thrivent Financial
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Alliance Select
Wisconsin Physicians Service

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Lovell

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Lovell treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Lovell treats other conditions, please contact the office at (641) 782-7091.

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 74% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Arrhythmias
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lovell treats Arrhythmias more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Lovell treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Atrial Fibrillation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lovell treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Lovell treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Aortic Valve Regurgitation
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lovell treats Aortic Valve Regurgitation more than 75% of their peers

Dr. Lovell treats this condition more than 75% of their peers

Electrophysiology

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Electrophysiology specialists.

Typically treats 82% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardioversion, Elective
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lovell performs Cardioversion, Elective more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Lovell performs this procedure more than 95% of their peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lovell performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Lovell performs this procedure more than 86% of their peers

Cardiovascular Stress Test
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lovell performs Cardiovascular Stress Test more than 75% of their peers

Dr. Lovell performs this procedure more than 75% of their peers

Implantable Cardiac Devices

Compare with other Implantable Cardiac Devices specialists.

Typically treats 74% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lovell performs Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement more than 75% of their peers

Dr. Lovell performs this procedure more than 75% of their peers

Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lovell performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 73% of their peers

Dr. Lovell performs this procedure more than 73% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 75% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 20 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lovell treats Heart Disease more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Lovell treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lovell treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Lovell treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Hyperlipidemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lovell treats Hyperlipidemia more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Lovell treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

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Dr. Lovell's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Venous Hypertension

Dr. Lovell's Reviews

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5.0

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Dr. Lovell explains things very thoroughly. He is kind, patient and genuinely cares for his patients. I feel quite confident in his ability to diagnose and treat cardiac issues.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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About Me

Biography

James Lovell, DO, FACC is the Medical Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Unity Point Des Moines as well as the Medical Director...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

Luther College
Undergraduate School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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Locations

Greater Regional Medical Center

Greater Regional Medical Center1700 W Townline St Ste 3 Creston, IA 50801
1

Methodist Medical Center Plaza II

Methodist Medical Center - Plaza II1215 Pleasant St Ste 618 Des Moines, IA 50309
2

The Iowa Clinic West Des Moines Campus

The Iowa Clinic West Des Moines Campus5950 University Ave West Des Moines, IA 50266
3

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Lovell treats patients.

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Greater Regional Medical Center

Creston, IA

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)

Iowa Methodist Medical Center

Des Moines, IA

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

Mercyone Newton Medical Center

Newton, IA

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

UnityPoint Health - Des Moines Iowa Lutheran Hospital

Des Moines, IA

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

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