Dr. Thomas Hansen, MD

Dr. Thomas Hansen, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(48)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Thomas Hansen, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in West Des Moines, IA. He is 56 years old.

5950 University Ave Ste 280

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Contact Information

(515) 875-9902

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Hansen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Steroid Injection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Trigger Point Injection
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain
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Procedures

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

Education data for Dr. Hansen is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hansen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hansen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hansen to family and friends
3.5
based on 48 total reviews (15 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (48)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Hansen'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
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

in Urbandale Iowa |
dr. Hansen was a great doctor and I'm pissed because he's gone I had him for 10 years. He's great
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DES MOINES |
Dr. Hansen helped me with injection therapy for nerve root pain in my lower back. Communication after imaging was zero and apparently he had not read my chart when I saw him in April 2017 because he chided me for not doing my core exercises when I had just had abdominal surgery in late March. He...more
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Des Moines, IA |
Dr. Hansen took care of my mom and dad. He took great care of them. My mom is hart broken that he has left. Dr. Hansen is the type of man that would give you the shirt off his back. We will surely miss him!!!!
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in Des Moines, IA |
I am totally heartsick that Dr. Hansen is not practicing at The Iowa Clinic. I have been going to him for years. He is an extremely kind, caring, and the most knowledgeable Dr. I have ever known. He and his office staff, who are just as nice have all gone out of their way to accommodate me. I...more
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West Des Moines |
I have gone to Dr. Hansen for quite a while, and find him to be extremely knowledgeable about pain and what can be done to help it. I have had several epidurals with total pain relief and hip injections also. His main objective is to care for his patients in the best way that he can, and I wouldn't...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hansen accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Alliance Select

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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