Dr. W Park, MD

Dr. W Park, MD

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Age 51
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Dr. W Park, MD is a general surgery specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1994 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

5880 University Avenue

Des Moines, IA 50311

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Aneurysm
very high
more than 97% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Park's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Park "Dr. Michael Park is trained in the diagnosis and management of all aspects of arterial and venous disease. His vascular surgery fellowship training was at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, and his surgical training was at the St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital in New York City. He went to medical school at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and he joins us from their faculty where he was Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Weill Cornell-Columbia Division of Vascular Surgery. Dr. Park's areas of interest include endovascular surgery with is a minimally invasive, catheter-based method of treating vascular disease, and open vascular surgery. Diseases that he treats include, but are not limited to, thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms, carotid artery occlusive disease, lower extremity occlusive disease, renal and mesenteric occlusive disease, diseases of the veins, and hemodialysis access. His undergraduate education was at Harvard College, where he majored in biomedical engineering. Dr. Park's personal interests include golf, squash and fishing. Dr. Park is a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery, the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, the American Association for Vascular Surgery, the International Society for Vascular Surgery and the Polk County Medical Society. Dr. Park is certified in vascular surgery. He currently offers outpatient appointments at Iowa Heart Center's clinics in West Des Moines and Ames, and operates primarily at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Vascular Surgery Blog: www.docparkblog.com"
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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Park does not have any board certifications listed.

37  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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27  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Park has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Park has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Bengali

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Park's Reviews

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Dr. Park's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
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