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Dr. James Lovell, DO

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 62

Dr. Lovell

The Iowa Clinic West Des Moines Campus

5950 University Ave West Des Moines, IA 50266

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(515) 875-9000


Dr. James Lovell, DO is a cardiology specialist in West Des Moines, IA. He graduated from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.


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  • Explains conditions well . Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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  • Good communication . Patients said there was good doctor communication at the hospital. See hospitals

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Dr. Lovell accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
American Enterprise Group
American Republic
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
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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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Dr. Lovell's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lovell performs Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Lovell performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

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

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lovell

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.
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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 for The Iowa Clinic Research Department. He has expertise in the complex interaction between ...

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

Chicago Osteopathic Medical Center, Cardiovascular Disease
Fellowship Hospital
Des Moines General Hospital
Residency Hospital
Des Moines General Hospital
Internship Hospital
Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
Luther College
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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

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

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2017)

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

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2017)

83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)