Dr. Nicholas Southard, DO

Dr. Nicholas Southard, DO

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Age 40
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Dr. Nicholas Southard, DO is a general surgery specialist in West Des Moines, IA. He graduated from Des Moines University and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.Read his story

5950 University Ave

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Contact Information

(515) 875-9000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Dr. Southard's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Southard treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Southard treats this condition more than 97% 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
Venous Insufficiency
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Southard treats Venous Insufficiency more than 96% of his peers

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

Thrombosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Southard treats Thrombosis more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Southard treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis

Dr. Southard'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
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Congenital Heart Defects
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Laparotomy
Lung Surgery
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
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 Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Venous Sclerotherapy

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Nicholas Southard became a vascular surgeon because he wanted to make a dramatic impact on patients by preventing strokes, limb loss and aneurysm ruptures. He joined The Iowa Clinic in 2013, directly out of training, due to The Clinic's reputati...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • General Vascular Surgery

Education

Medical College Of Wisconsin
Fellowship Hospital
Mercy Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Des Moines University
Medical School
Nebraska Wesleyan University
Undergraduate School

Awards

Dr. Southard's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Southard

3.7

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Meat hound. Tried to take my leg above the knee(already amputated) Dr. Massop took less than half an inch and haven't had a single problem since. Been nearly 3 years.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Alliance Select

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