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Dr. David Hockmuth, MD

Congenital Cardiac Surgery*
5.0 (5)
Map Pin Small Des Moines, IA
Accepting new patients
41 years of experience

Overview of Dr. David Hockmuth, MD

Dr. David Hockmuth, MD is a Congenital Cardiac Surgery Specialist in Des Moines, IA. They specialize in Congenital Cardiac Surgery, has 41 years of experience, and is board certified in Congenital Cardiac Surgery. They graduated from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and is affiliated with Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center. Dr. Hockmuth, completed a residency at Berkshire Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Hockmuth an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Hockmuth works at Practice in Des Moines, IA with other offices in West Des Moines, IA. They frequently treat conditions like Pulmonary Insufficiency along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Hockmuth's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Mercyone Iowa Heart Center Des Moines
    411 Laurel St Ste A250, Des Moines, IA 50314 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (515) 235-5000
  2. 2
    Office
    411 Laurel St Ste 2250, Des Moines, IA 50314 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (515) 243-1010
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    Office
    411 Laurel St Ste 1225, Des Moines, IA 50314 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (515) 247-3121
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    Mercyone West Des Moines Medical Center
    1755 59th Pl, West Des Moines, IA 50266 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (515) 358-8000

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  • Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Pulmonary Insufficiency
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Aortic Aneurysm

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Pulmonary Insufficiency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Septal Defect
Carotid Artery Disease
Congenital Heart Defects
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Pleural Effusion
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Aortic Arch Repair
Aortic Repair
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Surgery
Pulmonary Valve Graft
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm of Heart
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Stenosis
Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
Benign Heart Tumors
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Biventricular Heart Failure
Cardiac Tamponade
Coarctation of the Aorta
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Vessel Malformation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Ebstein's Anomaly
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Interstitial Lung Disease
Lung Cancer
Mediastinal Tumors
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Noninfective Endocarditis
Nonrheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Partial Lung Collapse
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericardial Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Venous Return Anomaly
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Subacute Endocarditis
Systolic Heart Failure
Tetralogy of Fallot
Transposition of Great Arteries
Tricuspid Valve Atresia
Typical Atrial Flutter
Unstable Angina
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Septal Defect
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Atrial Tissue Ablation
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiac Shunting Procedures
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Coronary Artery Bypass with Robotic Assist
Heart Defect Repair
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)
Mitral Valve Bicuspidization
Mitral Valve Prosthetic Implantation
Mitral Valve Replacement
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Thoracentesis
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
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    Specialties*
    • Congenital Cardiac Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 41 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1154303832
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Berkshire Medical Center
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Congenital Cardiac Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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    Dr. David Hockmuth, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Hockmuth is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Hockmuth has seen patients for Pulmonary Insufficiency, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Hockmuth on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    5 patients have reviewed Dr. Hockmuth. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Hockmuth.

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