Iowa Specialty Hospital

Ben Becker, PA-C

Ben Becker, PA-C
515-955-6767 515-955-6767
Specialties & Services
Primary Clinic
Orthopedic Specialists
2700 1st Avenue South
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Also Sees Patients In

Practice Information

Joined Iowa Specialty Hospital

January 2017

Medical Interests

Assists Drs. Li, Palit, Kakade, and Odland in performing surgical and nonsurgical procedures for the spine, shoulder, elbow, hand, hip, and knee.

Education & Professional Certification


Bachelor of Science in Human Biology from Minnesota State University; Physician Assistant degree from Barry University - Miami Shore, FL

Professional Societies

American Academy of Physician Assistants; Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery

Professional & Personal Interests

Hobbies and Personal Interests

Enjoys staying active through fitness, volunteering with area sports teams, hunting, and multiple outdoor activities.

Patient Comments

June 20, 2024

Front desk people were all wonderful to deal with and went to great lengths to find an approval from the VA that at first didn't appear to have been received on time but was found upon further searching. Impressive team work!

June 10, 2024

Ben is very personable and knowledgeable.

May 31, 2024

Ben is fantastic!!!

May 23, 2024

VERY KIND. I have needle phobia; Dr. was understanding. Procedure was completed with tolerable discomfort. Very Skilled.

May 17, 2024

I recommend anyone that has medical issues to go to Clarion Clinic - they are the best. My son had hip/total knee, and I've had total knee.

May 8, 2024

Ben Becker is very thoughtful, professional and certainly an asset to IA Specialty.

May 1, 2024

Everyone was great and helpful and friendly. Dr. Ben Becker was great.

April 18, 2024

Ben Becker is the best.

April 1, 2024


March 22, 2024

Ben Becker was just great.

March 6, 2024

I was so impressed with this doctor! Excellent, excellent excellent!

February 22, 2024

First time using this facility and I was very impressed

February 14, 2024

Ben Becker was fabulous in explaining what he was going to do this day and changes he felt should be made for future treatment....very personable....

February 12, 2024

Ben did an excellent job w/my injections. He answered all my ?'s about expectations, results, options, etc. He even asked how my other knee was doing and my level of activity. Great work!

January 30, 2024

Ben listened to me and gave some very good advice.

January 23, 2024

My knee is feeling so much better!

December 22, 2023


November 29, 2023

This was a very good experience

November 22, 2023


November 19, 2023

I've told over 50 people about why both my wife & myself came with you! VERY PLEASED!!

November 15, 2023


November 8, 2023

Ben was very thorough and took the time to answer all my questions related to my treatment.

November 8, 2023

I would recommend this place to anybody; as a matter of fact, I have to a few of my friends and a few more are already going there

October 24, 2023

*Ben Becker is the greatest - made me feel that if he couldn't help me today, he would continue to help me.

October 20, 2023

*Ben Becker was outstanding. He took all the time I needed to explain my problem, what I should do, and set up a time to do them. I was very happy with his service.

October 12, 2023

Excellent. I had heard positive comments about him, and he exceeded my expectations.

September 25, 2023

Ben was Wonderful!

September 23, 2023

Ben always listens to my concerns about my knee. He recommended waiting for surgery and I agreed

September 21, 2023

Ben Becker is an amazing P.A. and never causes me pain when getting cortisone or gel shots. He always takes time to listen and is very thorough. He's absolutely great!!!

September 18, 2023

Time spent with me was quite helpful, did not feel rushed.

September 15, 2023


July 23, 2023

I tell everyone that I see Ben Becker and Dr Li

July 22, 2023

Very attentive and thorough exam.

June 16, 2023

Excellent care. Your staff works well together and cares for their patients

June 15, 2023

Dr Ben is such a great dr. So great with my injections!

June 15, 2023

Dr. Becker is outstanding.

June 14, 2023

Ben was fantastic! He asked us multiple times if we had questions and explained everything really well.

June 7, 2023

I would share my care at the clinic with others.

May 31, 2023

*Dr. Becker was very patient with my 5 yr old daughter and helped her through getting her sling on.

May 24, 2023

The doctor was very careful in listening and answering my questions. Does excellent care with my cortisone shot, explains what he's doing. Makes it easier.

May 24, 2023

The doctor was very careful in listening and answering my questions. Does excellent care with my cortisone shot, explains what he's doing . Makes it easier

May 18, 2023

He's very pleasant and thorough. I'd highly recommend him to others

May 17, 2023

Felt important, they really cared, did not rush to get me out, concerned.

April 27, 2023

I always recommend Iowa Specialty to everyone. *Dr. Li and staff are excellent people. Extremely satisfied with outcome.

March 23, 2023

Ben Becker assisted me at this visit. He is so kind and caring and took the time to listen as well as encourage me to keep working on it and it does take time. He takes the time during the visit and is thorough. I felt lifted up after the visit and will remind myself it takes time.

March 21, 2023

Very concerned and happy with progress.

February 24, 2023

Ben is very patient, caring and explains the procedures without any rush.

February 20, 2023

My experience was very good. He took time to explain decisions.

February 11, 2023

It's an awesome place to go if you need to

February 8, 2023

Dr Becker one of the best.

January 26, 2023

He was awesome, will definitely return to him.

January 24, 2023

We love ISH!

January 24, 2023

Very informative about my options.

January 21, 2023

Overall great experience

December 28, 2022

Very alert and friendly to both of us!! Very good personality and intentional!! Very thoughtful and thorough !!

November 21, 2022

Very good experience

November 18, 2022

I recommend the Clinic every chance I get. The staff is phenomenal.

November 10, 2022

Ben Becker provides quality care as he shows concern for my issue and responds to it.

October 26, 2022

I recommend your clinic and staff to everyone I know.

October 26, 2022

Super nice and helpful. Would highly recommend him

October 13, 2022

My experience there was great. I have never been in such an awesome place that would listen to you and explain things to you at the same time. I would go there any day and recommend it to anyone else

October 12, 2022

He listened and agreed with me on the problems I was concerned about

October 10, 2022

Very good - didn't feel rushed at all.

September 29, 2022

Ben is great

September 11, 2022

He was very nice and caring.

September 6, 2022

Very good experience. Ben Becker was very knowledgeable, expressed concern and was extremely professional.

September 5, 2022

Ben was awesome explaining the MRI of my shoulder, the treatments needed to repair it, and answered all of my questions so it was easy for me to understand.

August 31, 2022

PA very easy to talk to and explain my condition to. He listened attentively and I enjoyed my appointment with him. Great PA

August 24, 2022


August 18, 2022

Had so many questions to ask about past treatment and future and Ben patiently explained each one

August 12, 2022

Ben explained everything in words I understood! Showed me my X-rays!

August 2, 2022

Ben was very easy to understand and showed concern

July 21, 2022

Ben did a great job explaining everything

July 15, 2022

Extremely good with everyone from start to finish!

June 21, 2022

Good exam, good explanation of current condition of my knee. If I start having pain I will be back, and I have an idea what treatments I could receive.

June 21, 2022

Wonderful experience! By examining my husband while I was getting x-rayed, and then examining me while he was x-rayed, we had time to view both of our x-rays in the exam room and spend more time discussing our conditions.

June 17, 2022

It's the place to go when body needs help

June 8, 2022

The PA and Dr. Lee are the best in my opinion

April 26, 2022

Ben is amazing

April 15, 2022

*Ben's the best!

April 14, 2022

Keep Dr. Ben

April 9, 2022

Ben was excellent. Treated with respect and concern. He is why I drove 90 miles to come back.

March 15, 2022

Ben Becker was excellent

March 15, 2022

Extremely happy with my service

March 15, 2022

Very good doctor.

February 23, 2022

My first visit with Ben, I felt very comfortable and he was able to answer all my questions. I would definitely recommend to others.

January 27, 2022

Knew about the issue I was having

January 15, 2022

Ben Becker took the time to explain his thoughts and his approach to diagnosing my issue. Additionally he listened to me to help with his assessment. It's refreshing to be treated like a patient rather than a numbered patient only as a means to a paycheck.

December 26, 2021

*Ben Becker very good at his job.

December 18, 2021

Dr Becker was very informative and thorough with my hip exam

October 18, 2021

Dr Becker listened and explained. Did not feel he was hurrying me to get to next patient

October 4, 2021

Would highly recommend him (Becker)

September 13, 2021

I was very impressed with his knowledge and concern for my son he did a really good job he answered all of our questions and made us feel at ease.
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