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Dr. Michael Carlisle, MD

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery •  Male • Age 38

  
Dr. Carlisle

Mercy Medical Center Des Moines

1601 NW 114th St Ste 151 Clive, IA 50325
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(515) 643-5455

Dr. Michael Carlisle, MD is a cosmetic, plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Clive, IA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Wayne State University in 2007 and specializes in cosmetic, plastic & reconstructive surgery.


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  • Explains conditions well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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Dr. Carlisle accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO
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Options PPO
United Healthcare
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
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Dr. Carlisle's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Breast Diseases
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Dr. Carlisle treats Breast Diseases more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Carlisle treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Gynecomastia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlisle treats Gynecomastia more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Carlisle treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Breast Reconstruction
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlisle performs Breast Reconstruction more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Carlisle performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Carlisle's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Broken Nose
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Dermal Filler
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Ear Surgery
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gigantomastia
  • Gynecomastia
  • Gynecomastia Repair
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Hidradenitis
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lipomas
  • Liposuction
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Neck Cancer
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nose Cancer
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Parotidectomy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Laxity
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skull Fracture
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Throat Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrinkles

Dr. Carlisle's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Carlisle

4.9

Based on 39 reviews

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I had double mastectomy and Dr Carlisle put expenders as he explained to me that I need them and I’m just following what he has been recomending . His bedside manner is amazing. His attitude is caring. He spends time explaining everything.I can tell he loves what he is doing and he works with staff that is amazing also . I wouldn't go to anyone else but he doesn’t do DIEP FLAP anymore so he is recommending a DR. For me. Thank you so much for great work and understanding.
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I can't honestly put into words how wonderful Dr. Carlisle is, as well as his staff. I recently underwent a double mastectomy in May with immediate reconstruction. Dr Carlisle walked my husband and I through the process and really took his time with each consult. It is very obvious he has compassion and treats you with genuine care and eases your concerns. His bedside manner is phenomenal and he truly listens to understand and gives hope and peace throughout the process. He took his time with us during each visit to answer questions both before and after surgery and we never once felt rushed but more like I was his only patient. That is an amazing quality in the medical community! His staff and nurses were easily reached over the phone and willing to answer questions immediately. I couldn't be happier with my experience, and the results he has achieved for me so far as I continue my care through him. Thank you for doing what you do and always going above and beyond!
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I cannot express how thrilled I am at my results and overall experience from my very first consult to my latest three-month post-op rhinoplasty follow-up appointment with Dr. Carlisle! He and his staff provide excellent care, privacy, service, hygiene, and atmosphere. Between scheduling consults and follow-up appointments, as well as the day of my surgery, he and his entire team were above and beyond prof
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Dr. Carlisle is knowledgeable, kind and personable. He knows his limitations and clearly explains what he is able to do for you.
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I had a double mastectomy performed after treatment with stage 2 breast cancer. Dr. Carlisle met with me going over every little detail of what should happen, and what may occur. He was able to perform a 1 stage reconstruction without expanders, which is exactly what he had explained before hand. The level of detail he went into made me felt sure that was the route I needed. Also, surgery was done so well, that my oncologist said it looked like I had augmentation done instead of reconstruction.
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Dr Carlisle is a great doctor! He is genuine and compassionate. He addresses all My questions and I never feel rushed even though he must be so busy.
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Dr. Carlisle is AMAZING! I had a breast reduction on August 10, 2018 and just got the all clear today, 9/17 to resume normal activities. His offices are clean, modern and conveniently located downtown and in West Des Moines. Wait-time doesn’t exist, he is always on time and efficient. He told me what to expect in simple terms every step of the way. His bedside manner is impeccable! Dr. Carlisle always made me feel comfortable and gave me peace of mind which is something you just can’t buy.
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Fixed my botched breast surgery. Miracle worker. So kind, smart, cutting edge, and good! Can tell he cares deeply about his patients and his work.
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I had double mastectomy and Dr Carlisle performed reconstruction. His bedside manner is amazing. His attitude is caring. He spends time explaining everything. It is obvious he is a skilled perfectionist who loves what he does. I wouldn't go to anyone else! Thanks Dr C!
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I had a breast reduction, performed by Dr. Carlisle, in October. I'm now three months out from surgery and very pleased with the results. I was surprised that I had so little discomfort after the surgery. Maybe I'm unusual, but for me, it was similar to the fullness and tenderness felt with PMS or when your milk comes in after pregnancy. No biggie. I was able to shower the following day and had no drains. Only two little sutures as well. Huge thumbs up to Dr. Carlisle!
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About Me

I am committed to excellence in surgery and compassionate care. Excellence in surgery comes from precision training, understanding, and continued education on the latest advancements and technologies. Compassionate care listens, empathizes, and educa...

Specialties

  • Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery within the Head & Neck

Education

1st Residency-Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology)-University Of Kansas, Kansas City
Residency Hospital
2nd Residency-Plastic Surgery-Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Ohio
Residency Hospital
2007
Wayne State University
Medical School

Awards

Locations

Mercy Medical Center Des Moines

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
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    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
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71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average