UnityPoint Health - Des Moines

Medical Executive Committee

Medical Executive Committee


Chief of Staff (Lutheran): 
Chief of Staff (Methodist):   
Vice Chief of Staff (Lutheran):  
Vice Chief of Staff (Methodist):  
Secretary/Treasurer (Lutheran): 
Secretary/Treasurer (Methodist): 
Credentials Co-Chair (Lutheran):  
Credentials Co-Chair (Methodist):   

Michael Hurt, MD
Eric Barp, DPM
Charles Svensson, MD
Anish Keshwani, MD
Richard Sidwell, MD
James Patten, MD
Bruce James, MD 

Department Chairs  


Family Medicine:                                  
Medicine (Lutheran):                             
Medicine (Methodist):                             
Surgery (Lutheran):                               
Surgery (Methodist):                             
Women's Health (Lutheran):                  
Women's Health (Methodist): 

Kent Kunze, MD 
Richard Robus, MD
Chris Champion, DO
Gregory Berry, DO 
Christina Taylor, MD
Jamie Patel, DO
Daniel Kollmorgen, MD
Jerusa Kamala, MD
Robert Casper, MD


Eric Crowell
UnityPoint Health - Des Moines
Steve Stephenson, MD
Executive Vice President
Chief Operating Officer
Eric Lothe
Executive Vice President
UnityPoint Health - Des Moines
Deb Moyer
Chief Nurse Executive
Mark Purtle, MD
Vice President Medical Affairs


Legal Department   

David Burlage
Associate Counsel


Health Information Management  

Hanh Ly
Director HIM Operations


Medical Staff Services

Deb Aman