Dr. Willie McClairen Jr, MD

Dr. Willie McClairen Jr, MD

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Age 58
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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 Pa State Univ Coll Of Med 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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Top Care Areas

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

Rib Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. McClairen Jr'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.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

65  Conditions Treated

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46  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • 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
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair
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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

  • Pa State Univ Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Med Ctr De
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McClairen Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McClairen Jr's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McClairen Jr to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. McClairen Jr'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 (2)

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...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...more
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