Appointments: 515-271-1700

Covid-19 vaccinations and testing are available on-site. Learn more on our Covid-19 Vaccination webpage.

Des Moines University Clinic | Family Medicine Clinic

Family Medicine 515-271-1710

HOURS
Monday - Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

For telehealth appointments, please call to schedule.

Des Moines University Clinic | Family Medicine Clinic

Feel confident in your care: 100% of Family Medicine providers and staff are fully Covid-19 vaccinated.

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.

Not just for back-to-school: why every person needs an annual wellness exam

By Sarah Parrott, D.O., FAAFP

Does everyone need an annual physical? Like most things in life, there is an argument for both sides. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that regular health exams and tests can help find problems before they start. …

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Moving with the tide: strategies for managing transitions

By Ciara Lewis, Psy.D., HSP

It is a truism that change is a part of life. Yet none of us could have expected the sheer scope of transitions and losses that we experienced (and continue to experience) during the pandemic. It has challenged us to …

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Physical therapy treatments for pelvic pain

By Lauren Plum, D.P.T.

It is estimated that over 25% of cis-gendered women and 17% of cis-gendered men will experience pelvic pain at some point in their lives, and if you find yourself somewhere within that statistic, know that you are not alone. Pelvic …

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Meet Our Providers

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

“I wanted to write a review for Rachel Doggett: she absolutely deserves recognition for a job well done. I’ve been in her care a handful of times in past years and she has always maintained a consistent caring disposition. Rachel makes you feel like you’re a team when making decisions and she is extremely pragmatic when treating you (which is what I appreciate the most). She is cognizant of personal boundaries and leaves you feeling validated and heard. I’ve never felt rushed by her and have always left her care knowing she did everything she could for my situation. You can tell she chose this career for the right reasons; that makes a world of difference for the patient. The staff is also friendly - I’ve never had a bad experience at DMU clinics. Thank you Rachel for treating me like a human and not a number and for turning a bad day into a good one!”

Benegirl03, Clinic patient

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