Restoring your mobility fully and quickly is a priority for UnityPoint Health - Des Moines' Orthopaedic team. Our board - certified orthopaedic surgeons along with our specially trained nurses and staff are recognized leaders in orthopaedic care.
UnityPoint Health - Des Moines performed more than 2,200 total joint replacements last year - more than any other hospital system in the state. If you are looking for orthopaedics in Des Moines and want the best orthopaedic surgeons and nurses, then UnityPoint Health - Des Moines Orthopaedics is for you.
Our Philosophy of Care
At UnityPoint Health - Des Moines we believe in a patient and
family-centered approach to orthopdic care. Our physicians, nurses and
support staff will do everything they can to ensure you have a positive
experience. We will work together to provide education, reassurance,
quality care and comfortable surroundings before, during and after your
Experienced and Knowledgeable Staff
- Our board-certified orthopedic surgeons are highly-skilled in their respective specialities.
- Our patients are cared for by more than 70 nursing and physical and
occupational therapy clinicians specializing in treating orthopaedic
- Our multidisciplinary team includes a pharmacist, social worker, chaplain and many other professionals.
- Each patient room has the ability to monitor your heart if
needed. Our knowledgeable group of cardiac clinicians monitor your heart
while our orthopedic team takes care of your bone or joint condition.
This eliminates the need to transfer you to another area of the
Continuum of Care Options
The nursing staff and social worker will work with you to meet your
needs after discharge from the unit, which may include skilled care,
outpatient therapies, or home health care.