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 14 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


Iowa Ortho has five upcoming free community educational seminars. At each seminar, an Iowa Ortho provider will discuss different orthopedic conditions and treatments. If you would like to attend a seminar, please RSVP to Julia Lantz of Iowa Ortho at 515-323-6455. Read More

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Success Stories

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

Iowa Ortho Star Athletes