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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Scott Hamling, General Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Hamling has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Scott Hamling, MD is board certified in Surgery.

Education & Awards

Dr. Hamling graduated from University of Iowa, Iowa City. He has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2011, 2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2013 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)


Dr. Hamling has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Iowa Lutheran Hospital 
  • Mercy Medical Center 


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  • Hindi

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Additional Information
Dr. Scott D Hamling MD is a male Surgeon, has 10 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Scott D. Hamling practice?
Dr. Scott Hamling has 3 office locations.
Dr. Scott Hamling practices Surgery near West Des Moines, IA.
Additional practice locations include: Des Moines, IA and Ankeny, IA.
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