Dr. David E. Hatfield, MD

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Dr. David E. Hatfield, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons 6001 Westown Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50266 Get Directions
(515) 224-1414

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To provide each patient with the highest quality of orthopaedic care possible. This involves every facet of the patient's experience at DMOS, from the moment a patient visits our facility to the moment they leave. They become a part of our DMOS family and our rich tradition of always exceeding patient expectations.Read more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hatfield to family and friends
3.8
based on 45 total surveys (3 with reviews)
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Experience with Dr. Hatfield
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Hatfield's Office & Staff
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (42)
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West Des Moines, IA |
I would never recommend him.
in Des Moines |
Excellent care he is honest and upfront but he is an excellent surgeon. My results where exactly what I hoped for
in Des Moines, IA |
Dr. Hatfield is a straight shooter and explained himself very good. He took the time to answer any questions and went out of his way to explaining difficult material very well.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Trigger Finger

Procedures Performed

  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Surgery, Trauma

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1995

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Tennessee Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 2001

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Orthopaedic Indianapolis

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    Southern Illinois University At Edwardsville

    Graduated in 1991

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Iowa not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Hatfield's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Hatfield

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Hatfield's Care Philosophy

To provide each patient with the highest quality of orthopaedic care possible. This involves every facet of the patient's experience at DMOS, from the moment a patient visits our facility to the moment they leave. They become a part of our DMOS family and our rich tradition of always exceeding patient expectations.