Dr. Joseph Newman, DPM

Dr. Joseph Newman, DPM

Podiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Joseph Newman, DPM is a podiatry specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center in 1989 and specializes in podiatry, podiatry sports medicine, and more.

2600 University Ave Ste 206

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Contact Information

(515) 223-6214

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Plantar Fasciitis
more than 80% of peers
Nail Avulsion and Excision
more than 73% of peers
Hammer Toe
more than 42% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Newman "I am committed to the delivery of comprehensive medical and surgical care of the foot. Providing my patients with in depth education, we offer foot healthcare options that takes into consideration their total health and lifestyle. I have more than 25 years of experience of providing quality podiatric care in Central Iowa. I am also committed in keeping abreast with the latest developments in healthcare that help me to provide the best and most efficient treatment options to my patients. Being a solo practitioner, I enjoy providing my patient with that caring and warmth that is part of healthcare. My staff and I strive to create and work in a professional, yet friendly manner. Our patients feel like family!"

3  Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Pediatric Podiatry
  • Podiatry Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Podiatric Medicine

26  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Laxity
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Calcaneus Fracture
  • Dropfoot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Stress Fracture
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Toe Fractures
  • Ulcer of Foot

9  Procedures

  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Wound Care and Management
  • X-Ray

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.


  • University Of Hawaii
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center College Of Podiatric Medicine & Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Third Annual Langer Biomechanics Group Writing Contest, 1988
  • Des Moines University- Osteopathic Medical Center Research Excellence Award, 1989
Media & Publications
  • Experience As A Factor In The Experience Of The Surgical Scrub, May 1988
  • Hydrocortisone Phonophoresis- indications and usage, Aug 1992
  • Normal Function Of The First Ray- A literature review, March 22,
  • Toothpick Foreign Body Of The Foot- a case report, Sept 1989

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Newman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Newman to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Newman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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