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Dr. Philip Allan Bear DO is a male Internist, has 29 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Cardiology.
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Dr. Philip Bear has 2 office locations.
Iowa Methodist Medical Center
1215 Pleasant St
Ste 414
Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA 50309

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Philip Bear is Excellent. Dr. Bear has been reviewed by 1 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Philip Bear, DO is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Heart Block
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Unstable Angina

Education & Awards

Dr. Bear graduated from Des Moines University.


Dr. Bear has 31 hospital affiliations:

  • Skiff Medical Center 
  • Mercy Medical Center 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Bear accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 15 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 1 plan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield - 2 plans
  • Unicare - 4 plans
  • Evercare - 3 plans
  • Health Alliance Medical Plans - 3 plans
  • Iowa Medicaid - 1 plan
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan
  • Missouri Medicaid - 1 plan


  • Hindi
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Philip A. Bear practice?
Dr. Philip Bear practices Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Cardiology near Des Moines, IA.
Additional practice locations include: West Des Moines, IA.
See Des Moines Internists and Des Moines Cardiologists.