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Dr. David Chew, MB BS

General Surgery*
3.9 (8)
Map Pin Small West Des Moines, IA
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35 years of experience

Overview of Dr. David Chew, MB BS

Dr. David Chew, MB BS is a General Surgery Specialist in West Des Moines, IA. They specialize in General Surgery, has 35 years of experience, and is board certified in Vascular Surgery. They graduated from Nat University of Singapore and is affiliated with Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center, Knoxville Hospital and Clinics and Prisma Health Richland Hospital. Dr. Chew, completed a residency at St Lukes Roosevelt Hosp/Columbia University. Patients rated Dr. Chew an average 3.9 star rating.

Dr. Chew works at Practice in West Des Moines, IA with other offices in Knoxville, IA, Columbia, SC and Ottumwa, IA. They frequently treat conditions like Cerebrovascular Disease, Carotid Artery Disease, Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD and PVD) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Chew's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Mercyone Iowa Heart Center Ankeny
    5880 University Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (515) 633-3600
  2. 2
    Knoxville Hospital & Clinics
    1202 W Howard St, Knoxville, IA 50138 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (641) 828-7211
  3. 3
    Premiere Orthopedic Specialists
    3 Richland Medical Park Dr Ste 330, Columbia, SC 29203 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (803) 434-7100
  4. 4
    Mercyone Iowa Heart Center Ottumwa
    1005 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 207, Ottumwa, IA 52501 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (641) 682-5349

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center
  • Knoxville Hospital and Clinics
  • Prisma Health Richland Hospital

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Cerebrovascular Disease
Carotid Artery Disease
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)

Treatment frequency



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Cerebrovascular Disease
Carotid Artery Disease
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Aortic Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Embolectomy Arterial
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Varicose Veins
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Embolism
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Iliac Aneurysm
Lymphedema
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Edema
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Spider Veins
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Venous Insufficiency
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Abdominal Pain
Acute Bowel Infarction
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Aneurysm
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Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Arteriovenous Fistula
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Barrett's Esophagus
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Breast Cancer
Buerger's Disease
Cerebral Embolism
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Heart Defects
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Gallstones
Gastric Ulcer
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Ischemic Colitis
Lung Cancer
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Pulmonary Embolism
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Malignancies
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thyroid Nodule
Umbilical Hernia
Varicose Veins Genital
Venous Compression
Ventral Hernia
Aneurysm Repair
Angioplasty Vertebral Vessels
Aortic Angioplasty
Aortic Repair
Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Bunion Surgery
Colectomy
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gastrotomy
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparotomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphedema Therapy
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Skin Grafts
Spinal Nerve Block
Thoracentesis
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Tracheal Surgery
Varicose Vein Procedure
Venous Sclerotherapy
Wound Repair
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    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 35 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1366424509
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Brigham and Womens Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • St Lukes Roosevelt Hosp/Columbia University
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Nat University of Singapore
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Vascular Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Chew has seen patients for Cerebrovascular Disease, Carotid Artery Disease, Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD and PVD), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Chew on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    8 patients have reviewed Dr. Chew. The overall rating for this provider is 3.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Chew.

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