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Dr. Shawn Hancock, DO

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 41

Dr. Hancock

The Iowa Clinic West Des Moines Campus

5950 University Ave West Des Moines, IA 50266

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(515) 875-9000


Dr. Shawn Hancock, DO is a gastroenterology specialist in West Des Moines, IA. He graduated from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and specializes in gastroenterology.


At a glance

  • Explains conditions well . Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Hospital satisfaction . Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals
  • Practices at top hospital . America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Hancock accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Alliance Select

Background Check

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Dr. Hancock's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hancock treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Hancock treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Stomach Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hancock treats Stomach Diseases more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Hancock treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hancock treats Abdominal Disorders more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Hancock treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Hancock's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Megacolon
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

Dr. Hancock's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hancock

4.8

Based on 4 reviews

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Dr. Hancock is amazing and really takes the time with his patients and explains to them the whole process of everything.
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Dr. Hancock performed my Colonoscopy, flawlessly removing a large polyp. I received exceptional care from him and all his medical and office staff. I feel quite fortunate that my primary physician referred me to him!
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Shawn Hancock, DO is a gastroenterology specialist in West Des Moines, IA. He graduated from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
Simpson College
Undergraduate School

Awards

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78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2017)

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