A new UnityPoint Clinic with Neurologist Lynn Rankin, MD will open in Penn Medical Place near Iowa Lutheran Hospital on Tuesday, October 1.
Dr. Rankin will be in practice with the 7 other neurologists who are part of UnityPoint Clinic
Multi-Specialty at Methodist Plaza. Their comprehensive neurology care includes treatment for
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), dementia, epilepsy, general
neurology, migraine treatment, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis,
muscular dystrophy (MD), myasthenia gravis (MG), myopathy,
neuro-immunology, neuromuscular disorders, neuro-oncology, neuropathy,
peripheral neuropathy, spasticity management, and stroke.
The new Surgery and Neurology in Des Moines clinic in Penn Medical Place, Suite 411 will provide convenient
neurology care for patients of Iowa Lutheran Hospital and residents of
the greater Des Moines area.
Welcome Lynn Rankin, MD
Dr. Rankin attended Drake University in Des Moines and received her medical training at the University of Iowa College of Medicine in Iowa City. She completed her internship in Internal Medicine with the State University of New York at Stony Brook and her neurology residency with the University of Arizona Hospitals in Tucson, Arizona. Dr. Rankin previously practiced with Iowa Health Physicians and Clinics, Broadlawns Medical Center and the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Des Moines.
Dr. Rankin is board-certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and board-certified in Headache Medicine by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS). She is a founding member of the Iowa Neurological Association and a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Headache Society and the Iowa Medical Society.
"In medical school, I became fascinated with the study of the brain and
nervous system, sensing that we were entering an era of discovery
resulting in new treatments for patients with neurological illness,"
said Dr. Rankin. "When I meet with patients, I get to learn about them
and from them, then apply my knowledge to help." Dr. Rankin's special clinical interests include treatment for chronic
migraine headaches and Botox injection treatment for neurological
After October 1st, call 515-263-4003 for an appointment with Dr. Rankin.