Dr. Rebecca Shaw, MD

Dr. Rebecca Shaw, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Female  |  
Age 68
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Rebecca Shaw, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 39 years. She graduated from R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia in 1975 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

6000 University Ave Ste 203

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Contact Information

(515) 241-2200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • HAP Insurance

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Top Care Areas

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

Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
high
more than 82% of peers
Gonorrhea Screening
normal
more than 79% of peers
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
normal
more than 34% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

8

Procedures

  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Pap Smear
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening

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

  • R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shaw has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shaw's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shaw to family and friends
3.4
based on 14 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Shaw's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Garner, NC
I had a wonderful experience with her 23 years ago. She performed a very specialized surgery on my uterus to remove multiple fibroids and preserve my ability to have children. I now have 2 healthy teenagers 18 and 19 years old!! I am forever greatful to her. I am a Pediatrician and it means the...more
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in Urbandale, IA
I believe the group she is one of the original doctors and has a lot of say in the group. I was all ready for a VBAC, 3 of the 4 doctors at the WDM clinic were all for a vbac. I went to her once, she was kind, pretty much talked with my daughter and spent 30 seconds asking me questions. She told...more
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in Des Moines,IA
Missed my impending pre-eclampsia with my first high risk pregnancy. She knicked my bladder during the c-section for my second pregnancy. She did not catch this and it was not repaired. I now have a bladder diverticulum. In addition, during the Caesarian she looked up over the cloth and stated...more
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in Des Moines, IA
Absolutely terrible experience.
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