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, Marshalltown, Newton, Pleasant Hill, Pella, West Des Moines 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 request an appointment online.

Latest News & Events


With more than one-half of the U.S. adult population affected by osteoporosis and low bone mass, Iowa Ortho has recently expanded its services to include a Bone Health Clinic. The clinic will provide patients with a comprehensive review of the many factors involved in their bone health to help prevent painful, debilitating fractures. Read More

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Success Stories

"I’m for any solution that allows me to improve my function, reduce pain and defer the total replacement of the knee joint, said Mudge, a participant of the AmnioVisc study at Iowa Ortho."

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