Work Injuries

Why Iowa Ortho?
  • EXPERIENCE: Our team of physicians understands 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 the injured worker.
  • ACCESS: 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.
  • INFORMATION: 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 within same day or within 24 hours.
  • LOCATIONS: 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.
  • LEGAL: Our dedicated Attorney Services department works cooperatively with attorneys, employers and adjusters in the evaluation and management of patient cases through detailed reporting, as expert witnesses, record review and physician conferences and depositions.
  • SERVICES: 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.
Contact Us
Work Comp Phone            (515) 323-6490           Work Comp Fax              (515) 362-7913

Attorney Services Phone   (515) 247-9588           Attorney Services Fax     (515) 362-7913

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Workers' Compensation

Attorney Services

Business Development - Workers' Compensation and Attorney Services

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. At each program we have two orthopedic-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.
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The Iowa Ortho Annual Workers' Compensation Conference 
Our annual conferences are designed to bring industry partners together in expertise and continuing education for the purpose of efficiently and effectively navigating the health care of the 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 and 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. 




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