Liver Disease Team at UnityPoint Health | Des Moines

UnityPoint Clinic - Express

180 Jordan Creek Parkway, Suite 120
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Altoona

2720 8th St. SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009

03 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Ingersoll

2103 Ingersoll Ave., Ste. 2
Des Moines, Iowa 50312

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Urgent Care - Ankeny

3625 N. Ankeny Blvd.
Suite E
Ankeny, Iowa 50023

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Urgent Care - Lakeview

6000 University Avenue
Suite 101
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

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Urgent Care - Merle Hay

4020 Merle Hay Road
Suite 100
Des Moines, Iowa 50310

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Urgent Care - Southglen

6520 SE 14th St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50320

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Urgent Care - Urbandale

2901 86th Street
Urbandale, Iowa 50322

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Liver Disease Multidisciplinary Team

Since its inception in 2005, the multidisciplinary Liver Disease Committee at UnityPoint Health - Des Moines has worked together as a team to help numerous patients fight liver disease and live healthier lives. As part of our Center for Liver Disease, the multidisciplinary Liver Committee is a team of physicians and nurses from surgical oncology, medical oncology, hepatology, gastroenterology, transplant surgery and interventional radiology.

"The entire team communicates well together and has the skills to contribute to patient evaluation and management," says Dr. Dan Kollmorgen, surgical oncologist. "We feel that our multidisciplinary team is an important requirement to arrive at a correct diagnosis and effective treatment plans."

The Liver Disease Committee meets several times each month. During these times, liver disease patient cases are presented and discussed with formal recommendations made based on the consensus of the committee. Any physicians with interest or who have patients they may want to discuss are invited to attend. The committee is designed to work closely with referring physicians and supplement their care by offering specialized consultation and assessment. We also offer advanced consultative case review for complicated liver disease patients to physicians across Iowa.