Appointments: 515-271-1700

If you have COVID-19 symptoms

Please do not call or visit your normal provider. Instead, Polk County residents should call 2-1-1. If you have an upcoming appointment at the DMU Clinic please call in advance. More information is available on DMU's coronavirus response website.

On-Site Availability

Family Medicine, Foot and Ankle, Physical Therapy, and Radiology are taking patients on-site.

Telehealth Availability

All departments with the exception of Radiology are offering telehealth services. Please contact your provider through the patient portal or by calling.

Des Moines University Clinic - Foot and Ankle

Foot and Ankle 515-271-1731

Monday - Thursday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm (by appointment)

For telehealth appointments, please call to schedule.

Des Moines University Clinic - Foot and Ankle

Experts in foot and ankle care

You can rely on the largest group of board certified podiatric physicians in central Iowa. Patients benefit from the collective experience of our team working in a University setting as well as from an individual physician’s specific area of expertise.

Conditions We Treat

  • Common foot and ankle conditions

    Our providers treat a variety of common conditions, including bunions, hammertoes, heel pain, ingrown toenails, warts, and skin, nail and soft tissue disorders.

  • Pediatric foot and ankle conditions

    We offer assessment and treatment for all ages of pediatric foot and ankle conditions such as flatfeet, in-toeing, and sports-related injuries.

  • Surgery and deformity correction

    We offer treatment for congenital deformities of the foot, ankle injury or trauma, infection or disease.

  • Diabetic-related foot conditions

    The DMU Foot and Ankle Clinic specializes in the prevention and treatment of injuries relating to or caused by diabetic conditions, such as Charcot, wound healing, and foot and ankle reconstruction.

  • Evaluation and treatment of nerve pain in the lower extremities

    The experts at the DMU Foot and Ankle Clinic can help with the evaluation and treatment of nerve symptoms of the lower extremity, including nerve decompression surgery.

  • Fracture management

    Our team offers diagnosis and care plans for fractures of the foot and ankle.

  • Sport and activity-related injuries

    We analyze, treat and prevent a variety of activity-induced foot and ankle injuries.

  • Custom orthotics and prosthetics

    We can evaluate, make or prescribe custom orthotics and braces.

  • Ulcer and wound management

    Receive comprehensive treatment for ulcers and wounds related to diabetes, edema, venous insufficiency and poor circulation.

  • Circulation status

    Our clinicians evaluate blood circulation to the lower limbs and offer referrals to vascular specialists if necessary.

Meet Our Providers

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

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