Dr. William J. Wickemeyer, MD

Dr. William J. Wickemeyer, MD

Cardiology | Male | 67 years old

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Dr. William Wickemeyer, an expert in lipid management and congestive heart failure, holds an undergraduate degree from Tufts University in Medford, and received his medical degree from the New York Medical College in New York City. He then completed an internship, residency and cardiology fellowship at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. In Des Moines, Dr. Wickemeyer formed Iowa Heart Center's Lipid Clinic, where patients receive important information on lowering cholesterol to reduce the risk of heart disease. Born in Indiana, Dr. Wickemeyer was raised in Michigan and Long Island, NY. He is board certified in general and nuclear cardiology, and currently practices at Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines.Read more

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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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Dr. Wickemeyer's Care Philosophy

Dr. William Wickemeyer, an expert in lipid management and congestive heart failure, holds an undergraduate degree from Tufts University in Medford, and received his medical degree from the New York Medical College in New York City. He then completed an internship, residency and cardiology fellowship at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. In Des Moines, Dr. Wickemeyer formed Iowa Heart Center's Lipid Clinic, where patients receive important information on lowering cholesterol to reduce the risk of heart disease. Born in Indiana, Dr. Wickemeyer was raised in Michigan and Long Island, NY. He is board certified in general and nuclear cardiology, and currently practices at Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines.

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Cardiology
  •  Board certified in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Iowa not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

Education

  • Medical School
    New York Medical College

    Graduated in 1975

  • Internship Hospital
    Baylor Affil Hosps

    Completed in 1976

  • Residency Hospital
    Baylor Affil Hosps

    Completed in 1978

    Va Hospital

    Completed in 1978

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Baylor Affil Hosps

    Completed in 1980

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Cardiology

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Impella Device
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis

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