Dr. Susan L. Beck, DO

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Breast Surgery | Female

Mercy Surgical Affiliates 411 Laurel St Ste 2100, Des Moines, IA 50314 Get Directions
(515) 222-7830

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Specialties

  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Diseases
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Mastodynia
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Nausea
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Thrombosis
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wound Repair

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Med

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    Des Moines General Hospital

    Completed in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    Des Moines General Hospital

    Completed in 1989

  • Undergraduate School
    Iowa State University

    Graduated in 1980

  • Other Education
    Abbi Steriotactic Breast Biopsy

    Completed in 1997

    Advanced Breast Ultrasound and Interventional Biopsy Techniques

    Completed in 2006

    American Society Of Breast Surgeons, Certification In Breast Ultrasound

    Completed in 2009

    Chair Of The Department Of Surgery, Des Moines University

    Completed in 2010

    Nsabp-32 Sentinel Node Clinical Trials Participant

    Completed in 2001

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Fellowship International College of Surgeons, 1993
    • Fellowship American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, 1996
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Beck's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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

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Dr. Beck's Care Philosophy

Dr. Beck is a breast center surgeon.