Dr. Michael Jackson, MD

Dr. Michael Jackson, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Michael Jackson, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Michigan State University in 1990 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation, pain medicine, and more.

6151 Thornton Ave Ste 200

Des Moines, IA 50321

Contact Information

(515) 421-4090

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Knee Sprain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Runner's Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Jackson'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.

5  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pain Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

55  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Migraine
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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10  Procedures

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

  • Albion College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Michigan State University
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Medical College Of Ohio At Toledo
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Michigan State University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jackson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jackson's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jackson to family and friends
21 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Jackson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Thus far, Dr. Jackson seemed incredibly knowledgeable about my wife's condition, and the limitations in the current orthopaedic model - where medications and band-aids are used to ensure eventual surgery, and ultimately recurring income for the insurance provider - his explanation of what was...more
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I was 70 when I had PRP on my right hip and two fingers of my left hand. In less than one year, I was back to running and had gone from eight pounds of grip strength in my hand to 80! 2 yrs later I developed a major issue involving all ligaments, tendons and cartilage of my left knee. I am...more
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I am happy to say that the information from the staff and Dr. Jackson about pain levels and pain medicine was accurate for me. My treatment was for plantar fasciitis and knee pain. I understand that it takes time to decide how effective the stem cell therapy results are, but I feel quite...more
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The procedures simply do not work. Waste of pain, money and time
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Unfortunate lack of concern for others and childish attitude
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