Dr. Joel Ward, DO

Hospital MedicineMaleAge 39

Dr. Ward

Mercy Medical Center Des Moines

1111 6th Ave Des Moines, IA 50314

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(515) 247-4240

Dr. Joel Ward, DO is a Hospital Medicine Specialist in Des Moines, IA. He is affiliated with Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Ward to book an appointment.

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Dr. Ward's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Achalasia
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Administrative Physical
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Alcohol Withdrawal
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Angioedema
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Bedsores
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Embolism
  • Emphysema
  • Endocarditis
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilia
  • Epilepsy
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Food Allergy
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastroparesis
  • Goiter
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hip Sprain
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Ileus
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Iodine Deficiency
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Opioid Withdrawal
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pancreatitis
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Prostatitis
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Swine Flu
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thyroiditis
  • Thyrotoxicosis Factitia
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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(515) 247-4240

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Biography

Dr. Joel Ward, DO is a Hospital Medicine Specialist in Des Moines, IA. He is affiliated with Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Ward to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Hospital Medicine

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What are Dr. Joel Ward, DO's top areas of care?

Dr. Ward frequently treats Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease, Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia, and Pneumonia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Ward treats.

Where is Dr. Joel Ward, DO's office located?

Dr. Ward's office is located at 1111 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Mercy Medical Center Des Moines

Mercy Hospitalists1111 6th Ave Des Moines, IA 50314
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Practice

Mercyone West Des Moines Medical Center1755 59th Pl West Des Moines, IA 50266
2

Affiliated Hospitals

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Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center

Des Moines, IA

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average