Dr. John Stern, MD

Vascular SurgeryMaleAge 64

Dr. Stern

Iowa Clinic-cardiovascular Services

5950 University Ave Ste 231 West Des Moines, IA 50266

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(515) 283-1541

Dr. John Stern, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine medical school in 1982. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Greater Regional Medical Center and Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Stern to book an appointment.

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Dr. Stern's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
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Dr. Stern treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Stern treats this condition more than 58% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
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Atherosclerosis
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Dr. Stern treats Atherosclerosis more than 55% of his peers

Dr. Stern treats this condition more than 55% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
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Aneurysm
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Dr. Stern treats Aneurysm more than 35% of his peers

Dr. Stern treats this condition more than 35% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Fetal Left Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Leber Miliary Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
  • Visceral Aneurysm
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Dr. Stern's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Gallstones
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spider Veins
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Venous Insufficiency

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Open Access
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Coventry Health Care
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HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
Health Net
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Tricare
HealthPlus
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HealthPlus Amerigroup
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HealthSmart
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
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Tricare
Husky Health
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inHealth
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INTotal Health
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Medicaid
Medico
Midwest Health Plan
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Molina Healthcare
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Mutual of Omaha
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Pekin Insurance
Principal Life
Simply Healthcare Plans
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Staywell (Wellcare)
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Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
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Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Wellcare of Georgia
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About Me

Biography

Dr. John Stern, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1990
University Ia Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1988
St Louis University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1982
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. John Stern, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Stern frequently treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD), Atherosclerosis, and Aneurysm. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Stern treats.

Where is Dr. John Stern, MD's office located?

Dr. Stern's office is located at 5950 University Ave Ste 231, West Des Moines, IA 50266. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Stern speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Iowa Clinic-cardiovascular Services5950 University Ave Ste 231 West Des Moines, IA 50266
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Stern is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Greater Regional Medical Center

Creston, IA

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)

Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center

Des Moines, IA

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

UnityPoint Health - Des Moines Iowa Lutheran Hospital

Des Moines, IA

1 Award Received

UnityPoint Health - Des Moinse Iowa Methodist Medical Center

Des Moines, IA

75% Patient Experience Rating, 6% higher than the national average

22 Awards Received

UnityPoint Health - Marshalltown

Marshalltown, IA

63% Patient Experience Rating, 6% lower than the national average