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


We have extended the hours of our walk-in urgent care injury clinic for the upcoming fall season to better accommodate the community’s needs. Now through October 24th, 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 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday at our Ankeny clinic located at 710 East 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

"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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