Dr. Paul Conte, MD

Dr. Paul Conte, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(17)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Paul Conte, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in West Des Moines, IA. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 23 years. Dr. Conte is affiliated with Clarke County Hospital, Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Methodist West Hospital and Iowa Specialty Hospital-Clarion.

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

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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

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
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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*
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Conditions Treated

  • Anal Fistula
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Appendicitis
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa
  • Lactocele
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracic Sympathectomy for Sweaty Palms
  • Thoracoscopic Procedure
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • da Vinci® Assisted Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Conte to family and friends
4.8
based on 17 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
St Charles, IA |
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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Dr. Conte accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card 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) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Conte has admitting privileges

Methodist West Hospital
1660 60th St
West Des Moines, IA 50266
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Iowa Lutheran Hospital
700 E University Ave
Des Moines, IA 50316
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Clarke County Hospital
800 S Fillmore St
Osceola, IA 50213
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Iowa Specialty Hospital-Clarion
1316 S Main St
Clarion, IA 50525
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