Dr. Clay E Beggerly MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Clay Beggerly is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Fort Dodge, Iowa and is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines. He received his medical degree from University of South Alabama College of Medicine and has been in practice for 32 years. He is one of 7 doctors at Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines

Education & Medical Training

E Carolina University School of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 1982–1984

E Carolina University School of Medicine
Residency, Thoracic Surgery, 1986–1989

E Carolina University School of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 1984–1986

University of Kansas School of Medicine
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1989–1991

University of South Alabama College of Medicine
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

IA State Medical License
Active through 2014

NC State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Improved protection of chronically inflow-limited myocardium with retrograde coronary sinus cardioplegia.
Lust, R. M., Beggerly, C. E., Morrison, R. F., Austin, E. H., Chitwood, W. R.


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