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Dr. Willie McClairen Jr, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 59

Dr. McClairen Jr

Dr. Willie McClairen Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Penn State U, Hershey College Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in general surgery.


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(515) 643-2084

Dr. McClairen Jr accepts the following insurance:

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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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PHCS
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Dr. McClairen Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Rib Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McClairen Jr treats Rib Fracture more than 100% of his peers

Dr. McClairen Jr treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Port Placements or Replacements
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McClairen Jr performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 97% of his peers

Dr. McClairen Jr performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Gallbladder Removal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McClairen Jr performs Gallbladder Removal more than 97% of his peers

Dr. McClairen Jr performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Cholecystectomy, Open
  • da Vinci® Cholecystectomy
  • Single Incision Cholecystectomy

Dr. McClairen Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Willie McClairen Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Penn State U, Hershey College Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Med Ctr De
Residency Hospital
1985
Penn State U, Hershey College Of Medicine
Medical School
1985

Awards

Dr. McClairen Jr's Reviews

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4.3

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Our daughter had to have her appendix removed. He was wonderful and made the experience as good as could be expected.
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My family had the most horrible experience with this man. While my father was at Mercy hospital, very sick with advanced pancreatic cancer he came into his room to discuss a CT scan. Instead of thoughtfully explaining it to us he read it verbatim as fast as he could. We had to ask several times for...Read More
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If you are looking for the best surgeon around Dr. McClairen is the surgeon I would highly recommend. He is the most professional & caring surgeon I have ever met. He is very compassionate about his work and it shows with his very humble personality. If my family ever needs another surgery I will...Read More
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