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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Top Care Areas

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

Esophageal Surgery
high
more than 81% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
normal
more than 79% of peers
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
normal
more than 77% of peers

Dr. Conte'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

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

52  Conditions Treated

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39  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Surgery Teacher of the Year IMMC surgery residency, 2003
Media & Publications

Dr. Conte has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Conte's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Conte to family and friends
18 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Conte's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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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