Dr. Marnix Verhofste, MD

Dr. Marnix Verhofste, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Marnix Verhofste, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Des Moines, IA. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

411 Laurel St Ste A250

Des Moines, IA 50314

Contact Information

(515) 235-5000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • 4 More

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Dr. Verhofste's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Verhofste performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Verhofste performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Verhofste performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Verhofste performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Verhofste performs Lung Surgery more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Verhofste performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Verhofste's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Paracentesis
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Verhofste holds a medical degree from the University of Ghent. His post-graduate training included surgical residencies at the Hospital H. Familie in Ghent, Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo. He t...

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Mass Gen Hospital
Residency Hospital
Med College Of Ohio
Residency Hospital
University Iowa Hosps and Clinics
Residency Hospital

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Verhofste's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Verhofste

4.0

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1 Star
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Average Wait Time
  • 31 – 45 minutes
Dr. Verhofste's Performance
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I was traveling and had to have Emergen surgery to repair an aortic dissection. DrVerhofstre and his team did an outstanding job of saving my life!!!
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net
Health Net POS
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
PHCS
PHCS Par-Multi Plan
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Wellmark

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