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

Specialty Programs

Our pre-operative Total Joint Class is offered several times each month at our hospitals. Learn what to expect following a total joint replacement.

Accreditations

Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Iowa Lutheran and Methodist West Hospital's Orthopedic Units are accredited by Det Norske Veritas (DNV).