Dr. Wendy Fluegel, MD

Cardiovascular & Pulmonary DiseasesFemaleAge 57

Dr. Wendy Fluegel, MD is a Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Disease Specialist in Clive, IA. Dr. Fluegel has more experience with Sleep Apnea and Obstructive Lung Disease than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Fluegel to book an appointment.

Dr. Fluegel

Dsm Sleep Specialists Plc

1275 Nw 128th St Ste 200 Clive, IA 50325
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Offers Telehealth
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Fluegel

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Fluegel treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Fluegel treats other conditions, please contact the office at .

Sleep Apnea

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep Apnea specialists.

Dr. Fluegel is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

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Sleep Study
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High
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Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Dr. Fluegel is experienced in the area of Obstructive Lung Disease. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Asthma
Bronchiectasis
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Dr. Fluegel's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Common Cold
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pneumonia
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Swine Flu
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Fluegel accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Alliance Select

Dr. Fluegel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fluegel

4.8

Based on 18 ratings

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What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (14)
  • Explained conditions well (14)
  • Listened & answered questions (14)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
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Dr. Fluegel is fantastic. She’s thorough, extremely knowledgeable, and does a great job explaining things. She took a lot of time with me and I felt like she really cared about helping me feel better.
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Very good doctor!
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May 03, 2019
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I've been with Dr. Fluegel for over 18 years. She is absolutely wonderful and truly cares about her patients. A rare Doc.
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Mar 22, 2019
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She listens to me and truly cares about my personal well-being. She is a fantastic doctor!
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Dec 29, 2017
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Dr. Wendy became our family sleep guru in 2003. She instantly & accurately diagnosed our young daughter's life-long sleeping issues, becoming her advocate & advisor. My spouse was identified with a sleep disorder & a few years after, it was my turn. Dr. Wendy treats my spouse & I individually AND as a boxed set. Our personal sleep issues interfere with each other's sleep quality - with her goal for BOTH of us to sleep well. The office staff is incredibly kind & professional.
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Sleeping! in Des Moines, IA – Mar 13, 2016
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Wendy Fluegel, MD is a Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Disease Specialist in Clive, IA. Dr. Fluegel has more experience with Sleep Apnea and Obstructive...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

Fairview University Med Center
Residency Hospital
University Of Mn Med School
Residency Hospital

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Wendy Fluegel, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Fluegel has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Wendy Fluegel, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Wendy Fluegel, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Fluegel's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Wendy Fluegel, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Wendy Fluegel, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Fluegel frequently treats Sleep Apnea and Obstructive Lung Disease. See all practice areas where Dr. Fluegel specializes.

Where is Dr. Wendy Fluegel, MD's office located?

Dr. Fluegel's office is located at 1275 Nw 128th St Ste 200, Clive, IA 50325. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

Dsm Sleep Specialists Plc1275 Nw 128th St Ste 200 Clive, IA 50325
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Chest Infectious Diseases and Critical1601 Nw 114th St Ste 347 Clive, IA 50325
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Fluegel is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center

Des Moines, IA

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average