Stay Injury-Free This Fall
As the weather changes, fall yard work begins - and so do your chances of physical injury associated with this work.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Every two minutes a woman in the US is diagnosed with breast cancer. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Read this article to learn about risk factors, signs and symptoms, and what you can do to help decrease your risk.
Fight the Flu: Get Vaccinated
With both the flu and COVID-19 circulating concurrently this fall and winter, it is important for you to get a flu shot to reduce your risk of catching the respiratory flu virus.
Urban Dreams and Broadlawns Partner to Expand Mental Health Service Access
Urban Dreams is expanding access to culturally competent mental health care in the urban core of Des Moines. In partnership with Broadlawns Medical Center, Rochean Cofield, LMSW will begin seeing patients at Urban Dreams starting September 14, 2020.
Iowa Total Care provides $10,000 in support for Broadlawns patients
Broadlawns Medical Center Foundation recently received a $10,000 gift from Iowa Total Care to support new mothers, children and families who receive care at Broadlawns.
Celebrating National Breastfeeding Month
August is National Breastfeeding Month, which aims improve maternal and child health by highlighting the benefits of breastfeeding.
Broadlawns Completes Hospital Expansion
Broadlawns is pleased to announce that construction is complete on its new hospital floor which includes new medical-surgical, intensive care and birthing center units.
Quarantine Fatigue and How To Beat It
Quarantine fatigue is exhaustion associated with a newly restricted lifestyle as a result of COVID-19. Read this article to find some ways to help reduce stress and recharge yourself.
Don’t Pause Your Emergent, Urgent, and Routine Healthcare
The COVID-19 pandemic may have put many parts of life on pause right now, but your health should not be one of them.
Sreedhar Somisetty, MD | Broadlawns Orthopaedics
Dr. Sreedhar Somisetty diagnoses and treats disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves and is an expert in total joint replacement.
COVID-19 101: What You Need to Know
COVID-19 is a new disease, and our understanding of the virus continues to evolve. As things slowly begin to resume, it is important to understand what we each must do to continue to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Richard Glowacki | Urology Center of Iowa at Broadlawns
Dr. Richard Glowacki is a board certified Urologist at the Urology Center of Iowa (UCI) at Broadlawns.
Kindra Perry, PsyD | Broadlawns Outpatient Mental Health
Dr. Kindra Perry, Outpatient Mental Health Clinical Director, is dedicated to reducing the stigma surrounding Mental Health.
Your Mental Health Matters
Taking care of your mental health is always important. Anytime we feel a loss of control, it is completely normal to have feelings of fear and anxiety, but how do you know when to seek help?
Self-Care During COVID-19
During this time of uncertainty, it is important to practice self-care. Self-care is any activity that we do deliberately in order to take care of our mental, emotional, and physical health.
Your Eyes: A Window to Your Health
Did you know?: Your eye doctor can determine a great deal about your general health just by examining your eyes.
Visitor Restrictions Now in Effect at All Des Moines Area Hospitals (Updated 3/25)
To protect our patients, families and health care workers during the global outbreak of COVID-19 the following visitor restrictions are being implemented.
The Good News about Colorectal Cancer: Screening Saves Lives
Colorectal cancer screening can not only prevent cancer, it can improve survival rates when cancers are discovered early.
Allan Latcham, MD | Broadlawns Cardiology Clinic
Dr. Latcham specializes in caring for patients with coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, heart valve problems, and abnormal heart rhythms.
Dental Health – You Can
Oral health is more than visiting the dentist. You can improve your smile every day with these tips.
Sustainable New Year Resolutions
If you’re looking for New Year’s resolution ideas you can stick to, think about looking past the big, obvious ones and pursue ones that may appear smaller, but will have a big impact in the long run.
Charles Wadle, DO | Broadlawns Outpatient Mental Health
Dr. Wadle talks about why he chose psychiatry and the services that are available at Broadlawns.
Broadlawns Announces Next Chief Medical Officer
Broadlawns Medical Center announces that Dr. Yogesh Shah will serve as the organization's next Chief Medical Officer.
Lindsey Christianson, DO | Broadlawns Primary Care Clinic
Dr. Christianson talks about what she enjoys about being a family practice physician and why she chose to practice at Broadlawns.
Broadlawns Announces Opening Date for Cityville Clinic
The newly constructed Broadlawns Cityville Clinic will open on Monday, November 11, 2019.
Dana Rich, MSN-FP | Broadlawns Endocrinology Clinic
Dana specializes in adult diabetes management and is accepting new patients.
Katy Laurin, PhD | Broadlawns Family Health Center
Dr. Laurin works both directly with patients and with our Family Medicine residents.
Broadlawns Nurse Receives International DAISY Award for Exceptional Care
Nancy Parkey Receives The DAISY Award for Exceptional Nursing Care.
Theron Jameson, DO | Broadlawns Orthopaedic Clinic
Dr. Jameson is specially trained in Anterior Hip Replacement, a less invasive type of hip replacement surgery with faster recovery.
Kevin Birusingh, MD | Urology Center of Iowa at Broadlawns
Dr. Birusingh enjoys being a urologist because he gets to build lifelong relationships with his patients.
Jesse Westrum, OD | Broadlawns Eye Clinic
Dr. Westrum's talks about how often you should get an eye exam and why it's important to stay on top of your eye health.
Bone Made with 3D Printer Helps Man Walk Again
Broadlawns Foot and Ankle physician, Dr. Mica Murdoch, is utilizing innovative new technology to restore mobility for his patients.
Christopher Matson, DO | Broadlawns Primary Care Clinic
Dr. Matson's talks about why it's important to have a primary care doctor and why he chooses to practice at Broadlawns.
Running Tips
Whether you’re a veteran runner or just starting out, read these tips from Broadlawns Sports Medicine experts to help you become a better, stronger runner.
Ashley McClain, DPM | Broadlawns Foot and Ankle Clinic
Dr. McClain says her favorite thing about working at Broadlawns is the variety of patients that she gets to see.
Olga Tenney, MD | Broadlawns Pediatric Clinic
Dr. Tenney talks about what she finds most rewarding about being a Pediatrician.
Lundquist named Program Director of Broadlawns UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency Program
Rebecca Lundquist, MD has been named Program Director of the Broadlawns UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency Program.
What is Macular Degeneration?
Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a common eye condition and a leading cause of vision loss among people age 50 and older.
Broadlawns Receives Make A Difference Award
Broadlwans received the Make A Difference corporate award at this morning’s 6th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Prayer Breakfast.
Juliane Winters, DDS | Broadlawns Dental Clinic
Dr. Winters talks about services offered at our Dental Clinic.
What is Glaucoma?
Glaucoma is an eye disease that causes pressure within the eye to build up and exceed what the eye can safely withstand.
Ryan Bakke, DO | Broadlawns East University Clinic
Learn more about Dr. Bakke, a graduate of our Family Medicine Residency Program, and an Urgent Care Physician at our East University Clinic.
Udaya Kabadi, MD | Broadlawns Endocrinology Clinic
Dr. Kabadi talks about what he enjoys most about working at Broadlawns.
Tara Brockman, DO | Broadlawns Primary Care Clinic
Dr. Brockman talks about the most meaningful part about being a primary care physician.
Lora Keipper, PsyD | Broadlawns Pain Management
As part of a multi-disciplinary approach to treating chronic pain, Dr. Keipper addresses the mental well-being of her patients.
Dana Danley, MD | Broadlawns Family Health Center
Dr. Danley says the the best thing about being a Family Medicine Physician is being able to care for the entire family, from pediatrics to geriatrics.
Broadlawns Shares Expansion and Renovation Plans
The plans encompass adding a third floor to the Sands building that will incorporate single occupancy medical-surgical inpatient rooms, a new ICU, and a new Family Birthing Center. Broadlawns is also renovating its Oncology and Hematology Center to provide an enhanced environment for cancer patients to receive care.
John Tentinger, MD | Broadlawns Radiology
Dr. Tentinger talks about why he chooses to practice at Broadlawns Medical Center.
Broadlawns Expands Mental Health Services
Broadlawns Medical Center is expanding its mental health services with the opening of a Psychiatric Urgent Care and by offering electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) procedures.
Teresa Dolphin-Shaw, DO | Broadlawns Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Dr. Dolphin-Shaw is fellowship trained in child and adolescent psychiatry
Audra Ramsey, DO | Broadlawns Family Health Center
Dr. Ramsey talks about her specialization in Sports Medicine and what she enjoys most about working at Broadlawns.
James Maixner, DDS | Broadlawns Dental Clinic
Dr. Maixner talks about why he chose to practice at Broadlawns, including the mission of Broadlawns and the modern facilities.
Rebecca Schleuger-Valadao, ARNP/CNM | Broadlawns Midwifery
Rebecca shares her perspective about the amazing staff and collaborative environment at Broadlawns Medical Center.
How Do You Know If You Suffer from Chronic Migraine?
Chronic migraine is a condition that affects an estimated 3.2 million sufferers in the US, and many people remain undiagnosed.
Why Should I Have a Primary Care Provider?
Having and utilizing a primary care physician can help you achieve your health goals.
Ed Jones, DO | Broadlawns East University Clinic
Dr. Jones talks about how the most rewarding part about being a physician is making a difference in people's lives.
Sarah Ling, DO | Broadlawns Dallas Center Family Medicine
As a family medicine physician, Dr. Ling treats patients from infancy through the golden years.
Nicole Gilg, MD, MPH | Broadlawns Primary Care Clinic
Dr. Gilg earned a Master's Degree in Public Health and is dedicated to ensuring the health of the community.
Ruby Cureg, MD | Broadlawns Pediatrics
Dr. Cureg shares why she chose to be a pediatrician and why she chooses to practice at Broadlawns.
Marc Luckett, MD | Broadlawns Obstetrics & Gynecology
As an OB/GYN physician Dr. Luckett enjoys building relationships with his patients from delivering babies in the Family Birthing Center to attending to the overall healthcare needs of women.
Hayley Harvey, DDS, MS | Broadlawns Dental Clinic
Dr. Harvey finds great joy in providing dental care for her patients, creating healthy smiles for others to share with their family and friends.
Michael Foggia, DO | Broadlawns Urgent Care
As an Urgent Care Physician at Broadlawns, Dr. Foggia is dedicated to helping patients overcome obstacles to achieve optimal health.
Christy Benson, MD | Broadlawns Eye Clinic
As an Ophthalmologist, Dr. Benson works with patients both locally and abroad to enhance their quality of life by improving their eyesight.
Larry Lindell, MD | Broadlawns Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dr. Lindell creates lifelong memories delivering babies in the Family Birthing Center and attending to the healthcare needs of women and their newborns.
Jeff Nichols, DO | Broadlawns Anesthesiology
Dr. Nichols finds gratification in helping others when they are in need of medical care.
Scott Neff, DO | Broadlawns Orthopaedics
Dr. Neff talks about his passion for preserving native prairielands and restoring mobility for his patients.
Mica Murdoch, DPM | Broadlawns Foot and Ankle Clinic
Dr. Murdoch enjoys helping patients get back on their feet to lead a healthier, more active life.
Brad Lair, MD | Broadlawns Oncology Center
Dr. Lair talks about his passion for helping patients battle cancer as well as his passion for encouraging children to swim.