Shawn Spooner | Sports Medicine, Urgent Care, Convenient Care and Walk In Urbandale

Shawn Spooner, M.D., F.A.A.F.P.

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Clinic Hours

MON 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
TUE 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
WED 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
THU 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
FRI 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

About This ProviderPrint

Shawn Spooner, MD, FAAFP is board-certified in Sports Medicine and Family Medicine. Here are some additional career highlights for Dr. Spooner: 

  • Dr. Spooner received his medical degree from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.
  • He completed his residency in Family Medicine with the U.S. Navy at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton and then went on to complete advanced training with a fellowship in Sports Medicine.
  • Has practiced operational military and sports medicine with the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy and U.S. Army Special Forces.  Experience includes overseas work in Korea and Afghanistan.  
  • Has experience in performance medicine. Dr. Spooner currently provides his services to many Des Moines area sports teams including: Chow's Gymnastics & Dance, ADM High School, Grandview University and the Des Moines Buccaneers. 
  • Research interests include injury risk prediction and prevention, post-concussion care and recovery.  Has studied and published work on post-concussion recovery, balance screening and the effect of exercise on human immune response to illness.  
  • Certified to administer the formal Functional Movement Screen (FMS), an injury risk prediction tool.  Works with athletes and active individuals to prevent injury through proactive corrective exercise.  
  • Administers the FUSIONETICS athlete performance system, a program designed to prevent injury, enhance recovery and maximize performance.
  • Is a certified/licensed level III US Cycling Coach.
  • Learn more about our Sports Medicine services at UnityPoint Clinic


Sports Medicine, Urgent Care, Convenient Care and Walk In

Areas of Interest

Exercise, Nutrition, Sports Medicine

Accepts Children


College/Medical School

University of Iowa


Family Medicine: Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton

Board Certification(s):

American Board of Family Medicine


Sports Medicine: Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton