Dr. William Wickemeyer, MD

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Dr. William Wickemeyer, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has over 47 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Wickemeyer has more experience with Adult Congenital Heart Conditions 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.

Dr. Wickemeyer

Mercyone Iowa Heart Center West Des Moines

5880 University Ave West Des Moines, IA 50266
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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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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Roger – Apr 16, 2020
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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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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Mary L. Palmer in Iowa falls – Oct 23, 2016
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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


  • Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology

Board Certifications

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


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Is Dr. William Wickemeyer, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. William Wickemeyer, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Wickemeyer frequently treats Adult Congenital Heart Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Wickemeyer specializes.

Where is Dr. William Wickemeyer, MD's office located?

Dr. Wickemeyer's office is located at 5880 University Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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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) 633-3835.

Adult Congenital Heart Conditions

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 Heart Conditions specialists.

Dr. Wickemeyer is experienced in the area of Adult Congenital Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Dr. Wickemeyer's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • 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 Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Prinzmetal Angina
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)

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