Dr. Paul Conte, MD

Dr. Paul Conte, MD

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Age 55
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Dr. Paul Conte, MD is a general surgery specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Oregon Health Sciences University University Of Oregon in 1994 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

4949 Westown Pkwy Ste 100

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Contact Information

(515) 225-7001

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Conte's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Conte performs Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Conte performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Esophageal Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Conte performs Esophageal Surgery more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Conte performs this procedure more than 81% of his peers

Paracentesis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Conte performs Paracentesis more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Conte performs this procedure more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Conte's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Surgery
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal Fistula
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Appendectomy
Appendicitis
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Central Line Insertion
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Cholelithiasis
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colon Surgery
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colorectal Cancer
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cyst Incision and Drainage
da Vinci® Assisted Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagomyotomy
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Head and Neck Cancer
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis Suppurativa
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Lactocele
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lipomas
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
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Paracentesis
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Pectus Excavatum
Pericardial Disease
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Secondary Hypertension
Segmentectomy, Open
Skin Cancer
Skin Diseases
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracic Sympathectomy for Sweaty Palms
Thoracoscopic Procedure
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Surgery
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Paul Conte, MD is a general surgery specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Oregon Health Sciences University University Of Oregon in 1994 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • 2001
    University Of Wisconsin Madison
    Fellowship Hospital
    2001
  • 1999
    University Of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1995
    University Of Wisconsin Madison
    Internship Hospital
    1995
  • 1994
    Oregon Health Sciences University University Of Oregon
    Medical School
    1994
  • 1987
    University of Oregon
    Undergraduate School
    1987

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Surgery Teacher of the Year IMMC surgery residency, 2003

Dr. Conte's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Conte

4.6

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Conte is one of the best doctors to work for. Our office is comfortable and friendly and we can get you in ASAP. We look forward to meeting you, call for an appointment today 515-225-7001.
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Dr. Conte is amazing! My surgery was four weeks ago and the follow-up from his office, the care and concern were amazing. Five stars for Dr. Conte and his staff!
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
Open Access HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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Methodist West Hospital

West Des Moines, IA

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