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Dr. Cheri Folden, MD

Pediatrics* Age 47
Dr. Cheri Folden, MD
4.7 (14 Ratings)

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Dr. Cheri Folden, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Ankeny, IA.
Dr. Cheri Folden, MD
4.7 (14 Ratings)
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Dr. Cheri Folden, MD

Pediatrics* Age 47
Ankeny, IA
Accepting new patients
19 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Cheri Folden, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Ankeny, IA.

About

Dr. Cheri Folden, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Ankeny, IA and has 19 years experience. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA / SAINT PAUL CAMPUS. They currently practice at Mercy Medical Center Des Moines. Dr. Folden has experience treating conditions like Constipation among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Folden received an average rating of 4.7/5 from patients and has been reviewed 14 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Folden is board certified in Pediatrics and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Immunization Administration
Constipation
Wellness Examination
Immunization Administration
Constipation
Wellness Examination
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Fever
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Pharyngitis
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
Diaper Rash
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Foot Infection
Joint Pain
Limb Pain
Nail Infection
Newborn Jaundice
Strep Throat
Thrush
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Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Abdominal Pain
Acne
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Acute Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
ADHD and-or ADD
All Types of Food Poisoning
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
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Animal Allergies
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
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Asthma
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Ataxia
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Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Back Pain
Balanitis
Balanoposthitis
Bedsores
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Bedwetting
Blepharitis
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bronchiolitis
Bronchitis
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Bronchospasm
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Burn Injuries
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Canker Sore
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Coccygeal Pain
Cold Sore
Conduct Disorder
Contact Dermatitis
Cough
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Dehydration
Dermatitis Due to Drugs
Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diarrhea
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Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Down Syndrome
Dysentery
Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
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Earwax Buildup
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Elbow Sprain
Enteritis
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Excessive Sweating
Fever-Induced Seizure
Food Poisoning
Foot Sprain
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroparesis
Hair Loss
Hammer Toe
Headache
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Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hip Sprain
Hives
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Hydrocele
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Impetigo
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Influenza (Flu)
Ingrown Nail
Itchy Skin
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Lactose Intolerance
Laryngitis
Leukocytopenia
Lice
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Limb Swelling
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Malaise and Fatigue
Menstrual Disorders
Migraine
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Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Mood Disorders (Dysthymia and Cyclothymia)
Motion Sickness
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
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Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
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Onychogryphosis
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteopenia
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pediatric Obesity
Pediatric Overweight
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Phimosis
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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Pinworm
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Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Wart
Pneumonia
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Pollen Allergy
Polyuria
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Proteinuria
Rash
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Reflux Esophagitis
Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Restless Leg Syndrome
Ringworm
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Rosacea
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Salivary Gland Cyst
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Scarlet Fever
Sebaceous Cysts
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Second-Degree Burns
Separation Anxiety
Shingles
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Shortness of Breath
Sinus Tachycardia
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Sleep-Walking
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stye
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Swine Flu
Throat Pain
Thyroid Goiter
Tinea Versicolor
Tinnitus
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Tobacco Use Disorder
Tonsillitis
Torticollis
Tremor
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Vaginitis or Vaginosis
Vertigo
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Viral Enteritis
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Warts
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Wheezing
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Wrist Sprain or Strain
Yeast Infections

Insurance Accepted

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  • Aetna HMO
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  • Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Choice Care Network PPO
    Choice Care PPO
    Choice POS
  • Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Nexus Open Access
    Options PPO
  • Alliance Select
    Blue PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Office
    800 E 1st St Ste 2200, Ankeny, IA 50021
  2. 2 Mercy Central Pediatric Clinic
    330 Laurel St, Des Moines, IA 50314

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4.7
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About Me

Care Philosophy
  • Cheri Folden, M.D., is part of the Mercy health care family including four hospitals and more than 50 clinics. 

Care Philosophy
Biography
  • Dr. Cheri Folden, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Ankeny, IA and has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA / SAINT PAUL CAMPUS in 2005. She specializes in Pediatrics.
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Pediatrics
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA / SAINT PAUL CAMPUS
    2005
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
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Yes, Dr. Cheri Folden, MD holds board certification in Pediatrics.