Dr. David Vittetoe, MD

Dr. David Vittetoe, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. David Vittetoe, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of Iowa Carver College Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1301 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 213

Des Moines, IA 50316

Contact Information

(515) 263-9696

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Vittetoe performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Knee Replacement
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vittetoe "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."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

51  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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18  Procedures

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Synovial Biopsy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Coe College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Iowa Carver College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Summa Health System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Summa Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Harvard University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vittetoe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vittetoe's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vittetoe to family and friends
26 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Vittetoe's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I have total confidence in Dr Vittetoe. He is very thorough and explains things so I can understand them. He doesn’t treat you like a number but a patient and takes time with you. I have referred family & friends to him, who are now his patients. He is just the best compassionate caring Doctor.
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Seeing Dr Vittetoe was best thing I ever did. I had lived for 10 years in extreme pain in my knees. No other doctor would even consider replacing my knees because of my age. Last year I had bi-lateral knee replacements done by Dr V. I haven't felt this good in so long. I am so much happier and my...more
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Thank you for taking the time to comment. We believe he is top-notch as well!

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