Dr. Robert Gallegos, MD

Dr. Robert Gallegos, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Robert Gallegos, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Des Moines, IA. He graduated from University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and specializes in cardiac surgery.Read his story

1215 Pleasant St Ste 618

Des Moines, IA 50309

Contact Information

(515) 875-9090

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Background Check

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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Gallegos' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gallegos performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Gallegos performs this procedure more than 79% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gallegos treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Gallegos treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gallegos treats Heart Disease more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Gallegos treats this condition more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Gallegos' conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

"Robert Gallegos, MD, PhD came to The Iowa Clinic in 2018 with over 10 years of Cardiothoracic Surgery experience. Dr. Gallegos chose The Iowa Clinic for the team atmosphere and clinic philosophy — patients first. His passion is driven by the i...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • University Of Minnesota
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Brigham & Women's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Boston Children's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
  • University Of Minnesota
    Residency Hospital
  • University Of Minnesota
    Internship Hospital
  • University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
    Medical School
  • University of California At San Diego
    Undergraduate School
  • University of Minnesota - PhD

Awards

Dr. Gallegos' Reviews

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4.2

Based on 5 reviews

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1 Star
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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Gallegos' Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Time well spent
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Dr. Gallegos performed 4way bypass open heart on me in January 2015. In 2016 so far I have ridden my bicycle 1200 miles (including 320 miles in 4 days - Cincinnati to Cleveland). Enough said.
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

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Presbyterian Hospital

Albuquerque, NM