Dr. Willie McClairen Jr, MD

Dr. Willie McClairen Jr, MD

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Age 59
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Dr. Willie McClairen Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Penn State U, Hershey College Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in general surgery.

411 Laurel St Ste 3262

Des Moines, IA 50314

Contact Information

(515) 643-2084

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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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 33 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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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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PHCS
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