Dr. Kyle S. Galles, MD

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Dr. Kyle S. Galles, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Iowa Ortho 450 Laurel St # A, Des Moines, IA 50314 Get Directions
(515) 247-8400

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Dr. Galles specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Des Moines, IA. He practices at 1 location.

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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. Kyle Galles is my #1 recommendation. I had a long standing shoulder injury that had occurred more than 3 years before consulting medical help. I had torn away one of my rotator cuff tendons and didn't realize the extent of the injury until I had an MRI. After seeing a local Orthopedic Surgeon I wasn't given much hope in having the tendon re-attached. I was then referred to Dr. Galles. He treated me with the highest respect and was confident that the tendon could be re-attached... it was!
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Ankle Fracture
      • Arthritis of the Elbow
      • Ataxia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Bone Cancer
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Foot Conditions
      • Fracture
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Glenoid Labrum Tear
      • Gout
      • Hand Conditions
      • Herniated Disc
      • Hip Fracture
      • Hip Sprain
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Sprain
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lupus
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteopenia
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Scoliosis
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Systemic Chondromalacia
      • Systemic Sclerosis
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
      • Trigger Finger

      Procedures Performed

      • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
      • Arm Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
      • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Fracture Care
      • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Hip Replacement
      • Joint Drainage
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Knee Surgery
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
      • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
      • Shoulder Replacement
      • Shoulder Stabilizations
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Point Injection
      • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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

      Education

      • Medical School
        Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa

        Graduated in 1986

      • Residency Hospital
        Rush Presby St Luke's M C
        University Iowa Hosps And Clinics
        University of Iowa

        Completed in 1991

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        • Arthritis Foundation Physician of the Year, 2004
        • DSM Magazine top orthopaedic surgeon, 2007
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      • Media & Publications

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Chinese
      • Spanish
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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. Galles' Office & Staff

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