Joseph F. Galles Jr., M.D.

Joseph F. Galles Jr., M.D.

Dr. Joseph Galles is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, specializing in the surgical treatment of foot and ankle disorders. He is originally from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and has been practicing since 1999. Dr. Galles’ brother, Dr. Kyle Galles, was also a surgeon at Iowa Ortho.

Dr. Galles has conducted multiple research studies and has presented at several local and statewide medical events. He has previously been named a Castle Connolly Top Doctor in orthopedic surgery, an honor bestowed by peer nomination, extensive research and screening from Castle Connolly’s doctor-directed research team.

  • Fellowship

    Orthopaedic Specialists of Charleston; Charleston, SC

  • Residency

    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine; Springfield, IL

  • Internship

    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine; Springfield, IL

  • Medical Degree

    The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine; Iowa City, IA

  • Undergrad

    Marquette University; Milwaukee, WI

  • Ankle arthritis
  • Ankle replacements
  • Adult foot reconstructions
  • Foot and ankle sports-related injuries
  • Foot and ankle trauma
  • Foot and ankle fractures
  • Achilles tendon injury
  • Adult flatfoot deformity
  • Bunion correction
  • Work-related injuries
  • IMEs
My team
  • Physician Assistant: Paige Goff, PA-C
  • Triage Nurse: Amber F, RN, 515-247-8400
  • Surgery Scheduler: Samantha H, RN, 515-699-8383
  • Work Comp/Attorney Services Coordinator:
    Traci V, 515-323-6450