Dr. William Wickemeyer, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 71
  
Dr. Wickemeyer
Accepting new patients

Iowa Heart Center at Laurel

411 Laurel St Ste A250 Des Moines, IA 50314

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(515) 235-5000

Dr. William Wickemeyer, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Des Moines, IA and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Wickemeyer has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders and Cardiac Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from New York Medical College medical school in 1975. He is affiliated with medical facilities Knoxville Hospital and Clinics and Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Wickemeyer to book an appointment.


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Frequently Treated by Dr. Wickemeyer

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Wickemeyer treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Wickemeyer treats other conditions, please contact the office at (515) 235-5000.

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 69% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Aortic Valve Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wickemeyer treats Aortic Valve Disease more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Wickemeyer treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Atrial Fibrillation
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wickemeyer treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Wickemeyer treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Arrhythmias
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wickemeyer treats Arrhythmias more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Wickemeyer treats this condition more than 80% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 63% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 17 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wickemeyer treats Heart Disease more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Wickemeyer treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wickemeyer treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Wickemeyer treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Cardiomyopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wickemeyer treats Cardiomyopathy more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Wickemeyer treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

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Dr. Wickemeyer's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Dr. Wickemeyer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wickemeyer

4.9

Based on 7 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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In 1994 I received a heart transplant after Dr Wickemeyer had placed me on a waiting list. He has been my cardiologist since. I literally owe my life to him !
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This is one of the top Doctors in his field in the U.S. We/you are extremely fortunate to call him your cardiovascular doctor. Doug Kuhles Ankeny, IA
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I think Dr Wickemeyer is an excellent doctor..I have known him a long time and he cares very much about his patients... He is thorough and he is kind..a real blessing in the medical field...
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. William Wickemeyer, an expert in lipid management and congestive heart failure, holds an undergraduate degree from Tufts University in Medford, and...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1980
Baylor Affil Hosps
Fellowship Hospital
1978
Baylor Affil Hosps
Residency Hospital
1978
Michael E DeBakey Veteran Affairs Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1976
Baylor Affil Hosps
Internship Hospital
1975
New York Medical College
Medical School

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Locations

Iowa Heart Center at Laurel

Iowa Heart Center at Laurel411 Laurel St Ste A250 Des Moines, IA 50314
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Knoxville Hospital and Clinics

Knoxville, IA

92% Patient experience rating, 23% higher than the national average

Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center

Des Moines, IA

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

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