Iowa Specialty Hospital


Primary Clinic
Fort Dodge Clinic
2700 1st Ave South
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Also Sees Patients In

Practice Information

Joined Iowa Specialty Hospital

September 2020

Medical Interests

Total ankle replacement, arthroscopic foot and ankle surgery, minimally invasive foot and ankle surgery, comprehensive complex and simple foot and ankle surgery including revisions/revisional surgery, complex and simple fractures, arthritis, heel pain, sports injuries, pediatric foot and ankle concerns, general foot and/or ankle pain, and wound care.

Education & Professional Certification


Board Certified  - American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery in Foot Surgery; Board Certified  - American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery in Reconstructive, Rearfoot, and Ankle Surgery

Medical School

College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery - Des Moines University in Des Moines, IA


Trinity Regional Medical Center - Fort Dodge, IA

Professional Societies

Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons;  Fellow of the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons;  Member of the Academy of Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Surgery;  Member of the American Podiatric Medical Association;  Member of the Iowa Podiatric Medical Society

Professional & Personal Interests

Hobbies and Personal Interests

Enjoys talking about cars, watching racing, working on projects in his shop, and playing guitar and singing with his wife and kids.

Patient Comments

February 18, 2024

Very good experience.

February 14, 2024

Dr. Hensley explains all very well and is very kind & gentle. His nurse Jodi was great!

January 23, 2024

Dr. Hensley is very polite and nice.

January 10, 2024


January 5, 2024

I've already referred someone to try this location and choice of doctors.

December 6, 2023

Dr. Hensley was very thorough and professional, he didn't speak above my head and made me feel very comfortable.

November 29, 2023

Dr. Hensley was very thorough and helpful!

November 8, 2023

Dr. Hensley was super friendly, and gave a clear and concise explanation of my condition.

October 25, 2023

Dr. Hensley is absolutely amazing.

September 25, 2023


August 17, 2023


August 8, 2023

Have recommended Dr Hensley to my friends who have needed his expertise

June 30, 2023

I was recommended there by others, and I will recommend to others as well. Very pleased.

June 28, 2023

I have a close friend that is suffering from similar problems. I have recommended your clinic to her.

June 16, 2023

They're the best in the entire area.

May 29, 2023


May 25, 2023

I've been referring this clinic and all providers to everyone!!!

May 4, 2023

Already recommend several to the dr.

April 27, 2023

Doctor was very nice and really showed concern for my problem.

April 25, 2023

Highly recommend this doctor!

April 19, 2023

Listened to me

April 12, 2023

Dr. Hensley was excellent. He listened, did not rush, and explained everything.

April 1, 2023

Provider was very professional & knowledgeable & APPROACHABLE.

March 29, 2023

This was an excellent experience. I had x-rays. He showed me the x-rays and talked me through what treatment I needed. Then he talked me through when he was doing the injections I got, and afterwards even talked to me about an anti-inflammatory diet and explained that he took a remarkable amount of time with me. I am very grateful.

March 23, 2023

Dr. Hensley was great. He made me feel comfortable and listened to my concerns. He was very personable!

March 14, 2023

He told me exactly the next step in the care of my wound and what to expect from the healing process going forward

March 7, 2023

He takes good care of me

March 6, 2023

Everything was GREAT.

February 15, 2023

Dr. Hensley is such a caring physician.

February 2, 2023


January 5, 2023

Very good

January 4, 2023

*Dr. Hensley effectively solved the foot problems I was experiencing/made suggestions for treatments at home and efficiently worked on my feet. Excellent doctor. I am so happy to have *Dr. Hensley solve my problem.

December 21, 2022

Very caring and discussed my options with me.

December 6, 2022

I will be back!

November 30, 2022

Dr. Hensley is very thorough and professional. Also, RN Belinda is very good at her job. I appreciate them both.

November 24, 2022

The Dr was very friendly and very concerned about my foot and when I told him my reaction to shots

November 23, 2022

Dr. Hensley was reassuring to me but also was upfront about what needed to be done.

November 19, 2022

Dr Hensley and his staff are always top notch! Caring and on the ball. I highly recommend them!

November 16, 2022

Will recommend, I walked out of my appointment understanding what was wrong finally, and why everything else didn't work, he understood, listened and explained everything.

October 27, 2022

I have complete faith in this facility

October 19, 2022

Love the kindness & concern shown by *Dr. Hensley.

October 19, 2022

Dr Hensley is super. And really knows the best treatment.

September 30, 2022

Dr. Hensley is easy to talk with and readily answers questions.

September 22, 2022

Anyone that asked me what I did to my foot, I tell them and then tell them where I had it done along with a very high recommendation of the facility.

August 31, 2022

He showed me the x-rays, showed where the issues concerning the arthritis was. He's the only doctor that showed me the x-rays. The first clinic I went to didn't take x-rays. Their emergency room did take them, but didn't show them to me.

August 26, 2022

He was very good. He informed me and explained to me all that was going on in a way I could understand.

August 24, 2022

Very pleased with Dr. Hensley. I knew ahead of time that he was very busy so was was very happy things went so well. I plan on recommending him to my sister-in-law.

August 24, 2022

This is my second visit with Dr. Hensley and also his nurse Linda (Belinda). I absolutely love both of them and would highly recommend anyone to see them.

August 21, 2022

Awesome, great outcome

August 18, 2022

My care provider/ s always take great care of my concerns. Thank you!

August 18, 2022

Dr. Hensley showed me the X-ray as well as the foot model to explain my condition so I clearly understood. He offered several suggestions to assist in the effectiveness of the treatment he provided in the office.

July 29, 2022

Intelligent, polite, and VERY caring.

June 22, 2022


June 16, 2022

My teen came out. Explained exactly what the dr said. Showed me a note with directions. I have referred many clients to this office

June 15, 2022

Again Dr Hensley was great! Very thorough and thoughtful.

June 3, 2022

Dr. Hensley was pleasant, informative, offering treatment options but not pushing for any.

April 21, 2022

Dr. Hensley did a good job of alleviating my fears about the procedure.

April 14, 2022

I am her mother, and also see Dr Hensley. He is very easy to communicate with and great to work with!

April 8, 2022

Very professional, kind and aware of problem .

April 7, 2022

Dr. Hensley is awesome !

April 6, 2022

I've already recommended ISH to several people and particularly this doctor

March 31, 2022

*Dr. Hensley has been the only doctor that gave me answers to my concerns about my feet pain. Will return if necessary.

March 30, 2022

Couldn't have been more pleased!!!

February 23, 2022

Dr Hensley was great! Had seen a Dr. about 3 years ago for same reason and never had relief. 1 day after Dr Hensley's treatment and haven't felt better for years! I'm super happy!! Thank you!

February 22, 2022

Great doctor

February 21, 2022

Had plenty of time to answer questions. Explanations were relayed to me in a way I could understand. Very straightforward in what I needed to do and urgency in getting started. Also, Dr had a very positive manner.

February 15, 2022

I do, and will continue to do as I have been very pleased with Iowa Specialty clinic and hospital. Thank you for caring!

January 28, 2022


January 22, 2022

Doctor exhibited the highest degree of professionalism

January 14, 2022

Dr. Hensley was very good and fixed my problems quickly. He then offered a plan to keep the problem from reoccurring. I was very pleased.

December 29, 2021

Once I was in the room, everything went so very well!

November 28, 2021

Dr. Hensley was great, explained everything that was going to happen and I had a very good appointment.

September 22, 2021

*Dr. Hensley gave me great, professional care from the start & I didn't feel rushed thru any appointment.
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