Dr. William Wickemeyer, MD

Dr. William Wickemeyer, MD

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Dr. William Wickemeyer, MD is a cardiology specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1975 and specializes in cardiology.

411 Laurel St Ste A250

Des Moines, IA 50314

Contact Information

(515) 235-5000

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Wickemeyer performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Cardiomyopathy
very high
more than 98% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Wickemeyer's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wickemeyer "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."

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • 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)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • 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
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17  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wickemeyer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wickemeyer's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wickemeyer to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Wickemeyer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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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