Dr. Steven Goldstein, DO

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Dr. Steven Goldstein, DO

General Surgery | Male

UnityPoint General Surgery 1301 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 411, Des Moines, IA 50316 Get Directions
(515) 265-1300

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Dr. Goldstein specializes in General Surgery and practices in Des Moines, IA. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Goldstein's Office & Staff
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      He botched not 1 but 2 of my dad's intestinal surgeries. He also shows no interest in taking his time with talking to you. We felt that he rushed through all communication. We would never go to him again.
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      I would put my life in his hands ! He did a wonderful job with my colon resection! Thanks DR. GOLDSTEIN.
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      Specialties

      • General Surgery
      • Surgery

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Anal and Rectal Cancer
      • Anal Disorders
      • Anal Fissure
      • Aneurysm
      • Appendicitis
      • Benign Tumor
      • Biliary Atresia
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Breast Lump
      • Cancer
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Constipation
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Esophageal Diverticulum
      • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
      • Gallstones
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hernia
      • Hyperparathyroidism
      • Incisional Hernia
      • Inguinal Hernia
      • Intestinal Abscess
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Lipomas
      • Liver Cancer
      • Lung Cancer
      • Pancreatic Cancer
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
      • Partial Lung Collapse
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
      • Pleural Effusion
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pyloric Stenosis
      • Rib Fracture
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Small Intestine Cancer
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Thrombosis
      • Ulcer
      • Umbilical Hernia
      • Varicose Veins
      • Vascular Disease
      • Ventral Hernia

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
      • Appendectomy, Open
      • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
      • Biopsy of Breast
      • Breast Reconstruction
      • Breast Surgical Procedure
      • Colectomy
      • Colon and Rectal Surgery
      • Destruction of Anal Tumor
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Excision of Breast Tumor
      • Excision of Rectal Tumor
      • Excision of Skin Lesion
      • Excision of Stomach Tumor
      • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
      • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
      • Gallbladder Removal
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Heart Surgery
      • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
      • Hernia Repair
      • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
      • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
      • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
      • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Lung Surgery
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Mastectomy
      • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
      • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
      • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
      • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
      • Splenectomy
      • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
      • Stomach Surgery
      • Thoracentesis
      • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
      • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Wound Repair

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Des Moines Univ Coll Of Osteo Med & Surg

        Graduated in 1992

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Iowa not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Goldstein's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Goldstein

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients