Des Moines University Clinic | Family Medicine Clinic

Family Medicine

Monday - Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

For telehealth appointments, please call to schedule.

Des Moines University Clinic | Family Medicine Clinic

Health care where you are the priority

With an emphasis on wellness and prevention, our family medicine providers focus on getting to know you and tailoring a health plan to your needs. It's preventative care that keeps you and your family healthy, no matter what stage of life.

Conditions We Treat

  • Injury care

    Our team of experts can diagnose and treat a variety of injuries, help you prevent further injury and improve your quality of life.

  • Pediatric care

    We offer exceptional pediatric care, including routine check-ups, preventive medicine, and treatment for chronic or developmental conditions.

  • Preventive care and wellness check-ups

    Make the DMU Clinic your home for annual and sports physicals, vaccinations and immunizations, nutrition and weight management consultations and other resources to help keep you and your family healthy.

  • Well-woman exams

    Receive comprehensive treatments in a private, welcoming atmosphere including birth control services, gynecologic and general women’s health.

  • Treatment of acute medical conditions

    We are here to help when acute conditions affect you or your family. We can treat bone and muscle injury, infection, illness and many other medical issues.

  • Management of chronic illnesses

    Our clinicians provide treatment, resources and support for a variety of chronic conditions to help you manage your symptoms, maintain good health and be at your best.

  • Comprehensive physical exams

    During a comprehensive exam, our providers thoroughly check your vital signs, heart, lungs, neurological systems, extremities, abdomen, head and neck to establish your health baseline.

  • Travel exams

    The DMU Clinic provides consultations, immunizations and vaccinations to help get you prepare for your upcoming travel, whether it’s within the United States or abroad.

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Meet Our Providers

Our providers aim to give you an exceptional experience and the highest quality care.

“The last four years of my health care experience have been amazing because of Judy and April Vargus. They have provided, hands down, the best health care I have ever received. You both are wonderful and I wish health care had more people like you.”

Amanda Hagerman, Clinic patient

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