Welcome to the surgery department of UnityPoint Health - Des Moines located at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Blank Children's Hospital, Iowa Lutheran Hospital and Methodist West Hospital. We offer many surgical treatment options and have an excellent record of successful outcomes. Our wide range of specialists performs more than 33,000 procedures each year.
We work in conjunction with physicians and surgeons from our community to provide a full spectrum of the most advanced surgical techniques available. We are dedicated to making your surgical experience a successful one and strive to make you as comfortable as possible during your stay with us.
Our staff and physicians are committed to providing exceptional surgical care in an environment dedicated to comfort, safety and respect.
Our surgeons are highly trained across multiple disciplines, allowing us to perform surgeries ranging from the most microscopic and delicate procedures to those routinely done on an outpatient basis. You'll also find several of our surgical specialties are award-winning.
Before surgery you'll meet with your doctor, discuss risks and benefits, pre-register and complete necessary tests and procedures. It is important that you get answers to all of your questions. Don't hesitate to ask your physician or the surgical staff any question you may have.
We know that the idea of surgery and recovery can sometimes cause a lot of anxiety, but know that your surgical team is here to relieve your fears and provide support and compassion to you and your family every step of the way.