Dr. Pamela Nerheim, MD

Dr. Pamela Nerheim, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Pamela Nerheim, MD is a cardiology specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1995 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

5950 University Ave Ste 231

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Contact Information

(515) 875-9090

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 17 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Nerheim performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hypotension
very high
more than 93% of peers
Congestive Heart Failure
very high
more than 93% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Nerheim's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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17  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

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 1995
  • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics (Internal Medicine)
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Iowa Hosps And Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics (Cardiology)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics (Electrophysiology)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nerheim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nerheim's Reviews

2.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nerheim to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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

Dr. Nerheim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

She's what I want in a physician. She truly cares about her patients deeply.
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Dr Nerheim had terrible bedside manners and her jokes about heart failure were disgusting. She is also full of herself and walked into the room spewing solutions before she even reviewed the case. Spent 4 days in the hospital and left with no specific answers or specific plan of attack because she...more
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Responsive to questions, puts me at ease, funny, and explains all my questions clearly
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