It’s Our Job to Get You Back to Yours

Workplace injuries are incredibly common and can affect any part of the body. At Iowa Ortho, our team of physicians are prepared to treat your condition with skill and expertise so you can get back to work and stay there.


Work Comp & Attorney Services Team

Our team is dedicated to coordinating all
aspects of the injured worker’s care process.



Our team of physicians understand the importance of partnering with adjusters, case managers, attorneys and employers to bring the industry partners together to efficiently and effectively navigate the health care of an injured worker. Click here to view our providers.


Injured employees can be seen within 24 hours, or same day for trauma, by simply calling the Work Comp department at (515) 323-6490. Your dedicated coordinator will take it from there.

Adjusters and case managers have direct access to the physicians at each appointment to manage their patient’s case. Documentation and chart notes are delivered on the same day or within 24 hours.


We have multiple locations — four in the Des Moines metro area and 11 additional locations throughout rural central Iowa. Click here for a complete list of locations.


In addition, employers, case managers and adjusters now have online access with the Iowa Ortho Work Comp Portal for their injured workers.

  • Portal access is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Allows you to request or cancel an appointment
  • Provides access to the physician chart notes and work restrictions within the day
  • Authorization requests are sent directly to you and with a click of a button you can approve or deny the request
  • Allows you to request impairment ratings and causation reports
  • Provides full view of upcoming appointments, including the physician name and location
  • Patient records and documents can be directly uploaded for new patient referrals

To register for the Iowa Ortho Work Comp Portal, email Colton Cason, Work Comp Manager at Iowa Ortho:


Our dedicated attorney services department works cooperatively with attorneys, employers and adjusters in the evaluation and management of patient cases through detailed reporting, record review, physician conferences and depositions and as expert witnesses.


With medical expertise, efficiency and cost-effectiveness as the focus, all of the Iowa Ortho physicians conduct medical evaluation and reporting for second opinions, independent medical exams (IME), impairment ratings and causation determinations.

Events & Education

The Iowa Ortho Annual Workers’ Compensation Conference

Our annual conference is designed to bring industry partners together in expertise and continuing education for the purpose of efficiently and effectively navigating the health care of an injured worker. This forum provides access to updates and clarification of the work comp laws for the state of Iowa and key processes for employers. It also focuses on the role of the work comp medical care providers. Iowa Ortho presents a high-level program that enhances and develops greater skills and knowledge for insurance representatives, attorneys, registered nurses, case managers, physicians, employers, physical therapists and labor representatives.

Our 2021 Work Comp Conference is scheduled for Wednesday, April 14th at Prairie Meadows Event Center in Altoona, IA. Click here to register as an attendee. Interested in becoming an exhibitor? Please email

Continuing Education Seminars

Iowa Ortho regularly offers FREE continuing education programs for adjusters, attorneys, physicians, nurses and case managers with the opportunity to earn CEU and CCM credits. Each program as two orthopaedic-related presentations over the lunch hour at our downtown Des Moines clinic, located at 450 Laurel St., Suite A. The speakers consist of an Iowa Ortho physician and a physical therapist from Select Physical Therapy. Lunch is provided for all who attend.

To obtain additional information, contact Jaren at 515-323-6455.