Dr. Lawrence Rettenmaier, MD

Dr. Lawrence Rettenmaier, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(23)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Lawrence Rettenmaier, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Urbandale, IA. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.

8421 Plum Dr

Urbandale, IA 50322

Contact Information

(515) 270-7222

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • 16 More

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Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Rheumatologic Immunology
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Angioedema
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dry Eyes
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Eye Infections
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

  • Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Butterworth Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Mo Hospital And Clins
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rettenmaier has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rettenmaier's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rettenmaier to family and friends
3.6
based on 23 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Rettenmaier'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
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in West Des Moines |
Dr. Rettenmaier is very knowledgeable, friendly, and courteous. The entire staff at this clinic make you feel welcome and provide excellent customer service.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Rettenmaier accepts 25 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
    Health Net POS
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • PHCS
    PHCS Par-Multi Plan
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicaid
    United Behavioral Health
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Wellmark
    Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Hospitals where Dr. Rettenmaier has admitting privileges

Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines
1111 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50314
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