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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Ankeny)

1055 Southwest Oralabor Road
Ankeny, IA 50023

Current Estimated Wait:
1 hr 51 min

UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Jordan Creek)

180 Jordan Creek Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Current Estimated Wait:
2 hr 8 min

UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Waukee)

950 E Hickman Rd
Waukee, IA 50263

Current Estimated Wait:
1 hr 11 min

UnityPoint Clinic Behavioral Health Urgent Care - Des Moines

1250 East 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50316

Current Estimated Wait:
1 hr 13 min

UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Altoona

2720 8th Street Southwest
Altoona, IA 50009

Current Estimated Wait:
4 hr 45 min

UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Ankeny Medical Park

3625 North Ankeny Boulevard
Ankeny, IA 50023

Current Estimated Wait:
3 hr 14 min

UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Ingersoll

2103 Ingersoll Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312

Current Estimated Wait:
3 hr 15 min

UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Lakeview

6000 University Avenue
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Current Estimated Wait:
4 hr 33 min

UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Southglen

6520 Southeast 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50320

Current Estimated Wait:
2 hr 28 min

UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Urbandale

5200 NW 100th Street
Urbandale, IA 50322

Current Estimated Wait:
4 hr 11 min

Rheumatology

Blank Children's Rheumatology specializes in evaluating, diagnosing, and treating rheumatologic diseases that include autoimmune and autoinflammatory conditions. Rheumatologic conditions can affect multiple parts of the body and different organ systems which often include children's connective tissues, joints, and muscles. 

Autoimmune and autoinflammatory diseases we treat are often chronic and may continue into adulthood. We collaborate with physicians in other specialties throughout the hospital, depending on our patients' individual needs.

Our Provider

Conditions We Treat

  • Juvenile Arthritis
  • Juvenile Dermatomyositis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Vasculitis
  • Inflammatory Eye Disease
  • Other Pediatric Systemic Autoimmune Diseases
  • Fever Syndromes (Autoinflammatory Disease)
  • Osteopathic Manual Therapies

Your Child's First Visit

Your child's first visit to Blank Children's Rheumatology will probably be the longest. Please plan to be at the clinic for approximately two hours. We ask that you arrive 15 to 20 minutes ahead of your child's appointment to complete medical history and insurance information forms. 

We will review all past medical history, laboratory work and x-rays sent to us by your child's primary care or referring provider. After examining your child and all past medical history, we will discuss possible diagnoses and next steps in your child's management with you and your child's primary care provider. 

Please bring the following items to each appointment:

  • Photo ID
  • Current Insurance Card
  • List of Current Medications