Dr. Kary Schulte, MD

Dr. Kary Schulte, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Kary Schulte, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

6001 Westown Pkwy

West Des Moines, IA 50266

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. Schulte performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Arm Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Schulte's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schulte "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*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
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24  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Total Shoulder Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

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

  • University of Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Combined With Residency
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schulte has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schulte's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schulte to family and friends
33 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Schulte's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

He made us wait an hour before he came in to see the patient. He spent less than 3 minutes with us and basically provided no useful information. It was a waste of time and money. His nurse Roxane is very rude. She made us wait outside her office for 10 minutes, to schedule an appointment, while she...more
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