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Dr. Justin Rice, MD

Gastroenterology
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22 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Justin Rice, MD

Dr. Justin Rice, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in West Des Moines, IA. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 22 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from UNIV OF NE COLL OF MED|University of Nebraska College of Medicine and is affiliated with UnityPoint Health - Iowa Lutheran Hospital and UnityPoint Health - Iowa Methodist Medical Center.

Dr. Rice works at The Iowa Clinic West Des Moines Campus in West Des Moines, IA. They frequently treat conditions like Diverticulitis, Intestinal, Diverticulosis, Intestinal and Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis 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. Rice's Office Locations

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    The Iowa Clinic West Des Moines Campus
    5950 University Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (515) 875-9000

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  • UnityPoint Health - Iowa Lutheran Hospital
  • UnityPoint Health - Iowa Methodist Medical Center

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    Mar 19, 2022
    I was a little worried after reading some reviews, but Dr Rice was extremely friendly and was very informative about what was going to happen during my procedure, and what to expect.
    J. Wright — Mar 19, 2022
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    About Dr. Justin Rice, MD

    Specialties
    • Gastroenterology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 22 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1528001724
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University Of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
    Fellowship
    Medical Education
    • UNIV OF NE COLL OF MED|University of Nebraska College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Rice has an average wait time of 31 – 45 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Rice has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Rice works at The Iowa Clinic West Des Moines Campus in West Des Moines, IA. View the full address on Dr. Rice’s profile.

    Dr. Rice has seen patients for Diverticulitis, Intestinal, Diverticulosis, Intestinal and Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Rice on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    17 patients have reviewed Dr. Rice. The overall rating for this provider is 3.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Rice.

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