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):   

Christopher Champion, D.O.
Bruce James, M.D.
Jamie Patel, D.O.
Rebecca Lachenmaier, M.D.
Anish Keshwani, M.D.
James Patten, MD
Bruce James, MD 

Department Chairs  


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

Shehzad Kamran, MD
Julie Anderson-Suddarth, MD
Chris Champion, DO
Ryan McCracken, MD
Christina Taylor, MD
Daniel Kollmorgen, MD
Paul Gisi, MD


Eric Crowell
UnityPoint Health - Des Moines
David Stark
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Steve Stephenson
President and Chief Operating Officer, Blank Children's Hospital 
Eric Lothe
Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Deb Moyer
Chief Nurse Executive
Mark Purtle, MD
Vice President Medical Affairs 


Legal Department   



Medical Staff Services

Deb Aman