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Dr. William Wickemeyer, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. Wickemeyer

Iowa Heart Center at Laurel

411 Laurel St Ste A250 Des Moines, IA 50314

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Dr. William Wickemeyer, MD is a cardiology specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1975 and specializes in cardiology.


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Dr. Wickemeyer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Cardiomyopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atrial Cardiomyopathy With Heart Block
  • Cardiomyopathy 1, Familial Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy Due to Anthracyclines
  • Cardiomyopathy, Alcoholic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Chagas
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated 10
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 1
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 2
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Idiopathic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, With Woolly Hair and Keratoderma
  • Cardiomyopathy, Familial Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Fatal Fetal, Due to Myocardial Calcification
  • Cardiomyopathy, Fetal Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypogonadism, Collagenoma Syndrome
  • Cardiomyopathy, Infantile Histiocytoid
  • Cardiomyopathy, Takotsubo
  • Cardiomyopathy, X-Linked, Fatal Infantile
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

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

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4.8

Based on 6 reviews

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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 received his medical degree from the New York Medical College in New York City. He then completed ...

Specialties

  • 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
Va Hospital
Residency Hospital
1976
Baylor Affil Hosps
Internship Hospital
1975
New York Medical College
Medical School
1980
1978
1978
1976
1975

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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

82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average