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Dr. James Gallagher, MD

Psychiatry
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49 years of experience

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Overview of Dr. James Gallagher, MD

Dr. James Gallagher, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in West Des Moines, IA. They specialize in Psychiatry, has 49 years of experience, and is board certified in Psychiatry. They graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine and is affiliated with Guthrie County Hospital.

Dr. Gallagher works at James L Gallagher MD in West Des Moines, IA with other offices in Windsor Heights, IA. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Gallagher's Office Locations

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    James L Gallagher MD
    1000 73rd St Ste 5, West Des Moines, IA 50265 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (515) 222-1175
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    James L Gallagher MD
    1000 73 St # 5, Windsor Heights, IA 50324 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (515) 222-1175

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  • Guthrie County Hospital

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    Jun 28, 2017
    THE BEST. Other Dr.'s do not talk and/or visit. What's the need if you can't reconcile and visit about your issues in life? None.
    Avis in Des Moines, IA — Jun 28, 2017
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    About Dr. James Gallagher, MD

    Specialties
    • Psychiatry
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    Years of Experience
    • 49 years of experience
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    • English
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    • 1487648143
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
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    • Psychiatry
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    Dr. Gallagher has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

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