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 and Foot and Ankle 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 | Radiology Clinic

Radiology clinic 515-271-1715

Closed due to Covid-19 Outbreak

Des Moines University Clinic | Radiology Clinic

Providing a range of imaging services to ensure accurate diagnosis for you and your physician

A radiologic exam can trigger many questions. Our technologists are certified and trained in their area of expertise, and can answer any concerns regarding your exam. Images are interpreted by a board-certified radiologist. In addition to traditional diagnostic X-rays, we offer state-of-the-art imaging technologies for measuring bone mineral density and body mass.

Our staff can quickly schedule an appointment and deliver a quality image so you can get answers to your health issues faster.

Conditions We Treat

  • Bone density testing (DXA)

    Our clinicians offer bone density scans to diagnose osteoporosis and track the effects of its treatment. Talk with your healthcare provider if you have family history or concerns about your bone health.

  • General radiological exams

    The DMU Clinic offers digital diagnostic X-rays with little to no waiting, and advanced imaging technologies for measuring bone mineral density and body mass, quickly and accurately giving you answers for any health questions or issues you may have.

  • Body composition analysis

    Whether you’re making a complete lifestyle makeover or are a competitive athlete looking to optimize your performance, body composition analysis can serve as a tool to enhance your overall fitness and help you meet your goals. DXA body composition analysis is the most accurate technology available and DMU Clinic has one of the few in the Des Moines metro.
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Meet Our Technologists

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

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