Dr. Bryan Den Hartog, MD

Dr. Bryan Den Hartog, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Bryan Den Hartog, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and podiatric foot & ankle surgery.Read his story

6001 Westown Pkwy

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Contact Information

(515) 224-5207

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Top Care Areas

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Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 97% of peers
Limb Pain
more than 88% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
more than 59% of peers

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Dr. Den Hartog's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Den Hartog "Dr. Bryan Den Hartog, MD is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with a fellowship in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle. He has been in orthopedic practice for over 25 years. Dr. Den Hartog completed his medical degree at the University of Iowa College of Medicine, completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, and completed his fellowship training in Foot and Ankle Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Den Hartog is a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and a Fellow of the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society. His profound interest in education led him to develop a website for surgeons called FootInnovate(dot)com. He has been a reviewer for Foot and Ankle International since 2004 and has been a featured speaker internally at a number of educational orthpaedic meetings. Dr. Den Hartog and his wife, Nancy, have three sons and three grandchildren."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Den Hartog "Dr. Bryan Den Hartog has 16 patents for the design and development of orthopedic implants used around the world, and he has authored more than 25 peer-reviewed scientific papers; all with the goal of improving the quality of surgeries and outcomes for patients with complex lower extremity injuries and conditions."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

22  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Foot Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Wrist Fracture

14  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Arthritis Surgery
  • Bunionette Correction
  • Clawtoe Correction Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Morton’s Neuroma Surgery
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Rheumatoid Forefoot Reconstruction
  • Synovial Biopsy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Northwestern College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Kansas University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Den Hartog has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Den Hartog's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Den Hartog to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Den Hartog's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

The first time I saw Dr. Hartog he did and does his exams from the doorway, He didn't do anything but a limited record review while I was there. Needless to say, the result was a waste of time. On the second visit, about a year later, he stated there was nothing he could do but give a cortisone...more
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Dr. Den Hartog was very professional, honest....didn't push me into foot surgery until I was ready. AT this point I am very pleased with my surgery, no infection concerns, healing well, he explained things so I would understand....not always telling me what I wanted to hear, (but what I needed to...more
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Would not consider. Something has happened with this physician. I know he used to be well respected but my experience was very negative. I had bad results and he did not explain anything. Not acceptable.
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Was a good experience around 2007. I had both ankles fused due to a metarasal coaltion. Subsequent xrays by other doctors to check it's status have all been fine. Two of the doctors who looked at my xrays were impressed with the relative 'straightness' of the fusion. So, while this condition is...more
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