IOWA ORTHO - A Center of Excellence

Our Focus

As an Orthopedic Center of Excellence, the Iowa Ortho physicians provide the most comprehensive medical evaluations, plan of action, and in-depth medical care available.

Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS), Iowa Ortho has the largest population, in a single group of orthopedic surgeons, of fellowship trained and board certified physicians in the state of Iowa.

As your partner in health, Iowa Ortho offers a multidisciplinary approach to your care providing you a team of orthopaedic surgeons, physiatrists, pain management specialists, industrial medicine, podiatrists, physical therapists, and highly trained ancillary professionals who bring their collective expertise together to provide the full scope of services.

Iowa Ortho has 15 locations throughout Central Iowa and the Des Moines Metro area including Ankeny, Boone, Downtown Des Moines, Newton, Pleasant Hill, Pella, Clive and additional rural areas. If you would like to schedule an appointment with one of our top orthopedic surgeons today, please call 515-247-8400 or click here to request an appointment online. 

Latest News & Events


We have extended the hours of our injury walk-in clinic for the upcoming fall season to better accommodate the community’s needs. August 27th through October 22nd, the clinic will be open Saturday mornings from 8 to 10 at our downtown Des Moines clinic located at 450 Laurel St. This is in addition to the year-round hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at our downtown Des Moines clinic and at our Ankeny clinic that is located at 710 E 1st St. No referral or appointment is necessary to be seen at the clinic and there are also no age restrictions. Read More

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Success Stories

"For the past 22 years, Ryan has been a competitive bodybuilder and powerlifter . After participating in the sport for his initial two years, Ryan experienced his first injury. He scheduled an appointment with Dr. Kyle Galles after hearing about his work with injured athletes, as Ryan was anticipating he had torn a rotator cuff that would require surgery."
Dr. Kyle Galles

Iowa Ortho Star Athletes