Dr. Stephen Nowak, DO

Dr. Stephen Nowak, DO

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Age 65
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Dr. Stephen Nowak, DO is a family medicine specialist in Ankeny, IA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1986 and specializes in family medicine.

800 E 1st St Ste 1700

Ankeny, IA 50021

Contact Information

(515) 643-8100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Dr. Nowak's Experience

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Dr. Nowak's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nowak "Stephen Nowak, D.O., is part of the Mercy health care family including four hospitals and more than 50 clinics. "

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

253  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

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

  • Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Des Moines Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Ia Luth Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nowak has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nowak's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nowak to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Nowak's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

He was rude and lacked empathy. It was a nightmare. He didn't feel I should have taken my son to the urgent care clinic when he was severely depressed. He couldn't hide his disdain that my son wouldn't get help on his own. My son was unable to due to his depression. The Dr apparently doesn't have...more
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Been with Dr. Nowak for +20 years. I trust his experience and advise. Never steered me wrong. I am a reasonably healthy patient presenting few medical challenges at this point. Tho if I were medically challenged, I would not hesitate to use his vast experience to either fix it or recommend a...more
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