Iowa Specialty Hospital
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Need to make an appointment or have a general question?  We're here to help.  Click the link for more information.

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Medical Weight Loss Services

Struggling to meet your weight loss goals?  Check out our Medical Weight Loss Program to see if it's right for you.

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Dietitian Career Opportunity

Full-time opportunity available to work within a growing multidisciplinary team to provide nutrition care and counseling to patients.


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Current Job Openings

"I have been in the hospital for 12 years and through that I have had the opportunity to grow. When I started I didn’t know a lot about the position, but I have always had great helpers in teaching me all of the different job duties. I have now become the person that my department comes to when they have any questions. The hospital also has great resources for their employees, and the benefits are cost effective which helps reassure me and my family. I enjoy the most knowing I was able to make my job into a career."  Kari Henderson, Nutrition Services

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Dr. Lynn Nelson, MD

Dr. Nelson is a spine surgeon who spent many years working in Des Moines before returning to his hometown to pursue his hobby of farming. He sees patients in Des Moines, Fort Dodge and Webster City.

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DNV Award

Only healthcare facility in Iowa to receive DNV Designation in four areas: Spine Surgery, Orthopedic & Spine Center of Excellence, Hip & Knee Replacement, and Shoulder Surgery.

ReDoc Program

ReDoc is a program that will assist in the transfer from where you currently receive healthcare to Iowa Specialty Hospitals & Clinics.  Our ReDoc Coordinator provides direct assistance every step along the journey to help match you and/or your family with the right provider and location to meet your healthcare needs.  Simply fill out the submission form to begin the process.  

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Patient Stories

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We love to hear our patients' stories!

Have a patient experience you want to share with us? Submit it online or read what other patients are saying about us.

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Find a Provider

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Are you searching for a provider?

Whether you need a primary care provider or a specialist, we have the healthcare professional to help you. Click here to see all of our medical providers.

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Our OB department is committed to providing the best experience in the birth of each baby. We cherish every opportunity to walk along side of our patients as they welcome a new little one into the world. Visit our maternity center page to learn why families, both near and far, entrust us with one of the greatest experiences of their lives.

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ISH Dish Podcast offers practical health advice from Iowa Specialty Hospital experts. We want to connect the members of our communities with the latest healthcare information that’s understandable, relatable, and useful to your daily life.

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