UnityPoint Clinic LGBTQ+ Health

Information

Number of patients waiting reflects the current number of patients waiting to be seen. This number changes frequently and is not exact.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed


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Safe Zone Project

LGBTQ-Friendly Providers

UnityPoint Clinic offers individualized health care services in a comfortable and welcoming environment to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning communities. Safe Zone trained providers will ensure compassion and understanding for all patients.

Providers at this Location

Richard S Robus
Richard S Robus, MD

Pediatrics

Angie Knoblauch
Angie Knoblauch, DO

Internal Medicine

Matthew Molin
Matthew Molin, DO

Family Medicine, Internal Medicine

Kelley OReilly
Kelley OReilly, DO

Hospital Medicine

John A Carstensen
John A Carstensen, MD

Internal Medicine

LGBTQ Services We Provide

  • Primary care and routine exams
  • Vaccinations
  • Routine cancer screening
  • Contraception management
  • STI prevention, testing and treatment
  • Pharmacist on-site in clinic
  • Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
  • Gender-affirming hormone therapy
  • Pre and post gender-affirming surgery support
  • Gender-affirming voice therapy
  • On-site pharmacy, lab and radiology

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a policy that protects LGBTQ patients?
UnityPoint Health - Des Moines and UnityPoint Clinic do not tolerate discrimination. Our office appreciates the diversity of human beings and does not discriminate based on race, age, religion, ability, marital status, sexual orientation, sex, gender expression or gender identity. UnityPoint Health providers and team members proudly support the American Medical Association nondiscrimination policy. All are welcome here. See our full patient rights and responsibilities for more information.

How do I schedule an appointment?
You can call the clinic at 515-241-7397 and leave a voicemail or you can request an appointment online.  A representative will be in touch within one (1) business day.

What is a LGBTQ clinic?
An LGBTQ clinic offers dedicated health care services for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and queer communities in a comfortable and welcoming environment. Every member of the UnityPoint Clinic LGBTQ clinic team has had LGBTQ-specific training. This training, through One Iowa Safe Zone Training, is to make sure our clinic setting is welcoming and assuring for all our patients.

What is Safe Zone training?
All providers will undergo Safe Zone training to ensure understanding, support and trust with all LGBTQ individuals seeking health care services.
What services are offered?
  • Primary care and routine exams
  • Vaccinations
  • Routine cancer screening
  • Contraceptive management
  • STI testing and treatment
  • Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
  • Hormone therapy
  • Post-surgical care following gender-affirming procedures
  • On-site lab and radiology

Dedicated LGBTQ Health Care Services