Dr. Eric Temple, DPM

Dr. Eric Temple, DPM

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Dr. Eric Temple, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in West Des Moines, IA. He specializes in podiatric surgery.

5950 University Ave Ste 160

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Contact Information

(515) 875-9876

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Plantar Fasciitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nail Avulsion and Excision
very high
more than 96% of peers
Foot Conditions
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Temple'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

  • Podiatric Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Temple does not have any board certifications listed.

12  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

9  Procedures

  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

Education data for Dr. Temple is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Temple has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Temple has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Temple's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Temple to family and friends
14 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Temple's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

I first saw Dr Temple 2 yrs ago and had planters fasciitis so bad in both of my feet that I could hardly walk. Dr Temple gave me a shot in both feet and it cleared it right up! Now 2 yrs later I've had a return of it in 1 foot - have had another shot and the meds and it's working again. Dr Temple...more
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Dr. Temple seems to be nice, but that is as far as it goes. I have been in pain for 5 months now and he kept telling me, let's give it a few more weeks.
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Waiting time is horrible...staff are not responsible and where is the smile ? they dont bother to greet you , neither they talk to you. Why do you even hire a nurse and receptionist who does not want to speak or who cannot smile. they are fit to jail wardens not as hospital staff. well the only...more
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They were very rushed and very rude. Didn't bother to check my blood pressure that is off the chart. Talked about the worse possible scenarios instead of the positives and didn't wanna listen to what I had to say. My work pays disability pay and they didn't wanna fill out the paperwork for up to a...more
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Dr. Temple is a great doctor, and I would highly recommend him.
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