Areas of Expertise
UnityPoint Health - Des Moines Orthopedic Services provides inpatient and outpatient orthopedic care with a highly skilled medical team including orthopedic surgeons, trauma surgeons, specially trained nurses, physical and occupational therapists dedicated to helping you get back to your life. We offer our patients a broad range of orthopedic services including:
- Foot and Ankle
- Hip and Knee
- Hand, Shoulder and Upper Extremity
- Spine and Back
- Sports Medicine
- Total Joint Replacement
Because we provide care to more than 2,000 patients annually, with 1,500 receiving total joint replacements - more than any other hospital in the state. We have the experience to meet your needs.
Annually, we provide:
- Over 1,500 total knee replacements
- Over 600 total hip replacements
- Over 90 total shoulder replacements
- Our board-certified orthopedic surgeons are leaders in their respective specialties
Our pre-operative Total Joint Class is offered several times each month at our hospitals. Learn what to expect following a total joint replacement.
Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Iowa Lutheran and Methodist West Hospital's Orthopedic Units are accredited by Det Norske Veritas (DNV).