Broadlawns Medical Center Review

Broadlawns is a medical center providing an acute care hospital, emergency services, inpatient and outpatient services, lab and radiology services, mental health services, specialty clinics, dentistry, and a 24-hour crisis team. This medical clinic contains over 1,200 employees and 80 physicians. This clinic has been established long ago in 1903. Its first name is Broadlawns Polk County Medical Center. It serves citizens of Polk County. 1924 saw the new building of this clinic opening. This clinic is located at 1801 Hickman Rd, Des Moines, IA 50314. This clinic establishes fees. They were latest time updated in annually in July. This website offers to download the file with rates free. Broadlawns accepts Medicare, Wellmark, Coventry, UnitedHealthcare.broadlawns medical center

Board of directors

  • Janet Metcalf – Chair;
  • Mary Krieg – Vice-Chair;
  • J. Marc Ward – Secretary;
  • William E. (Bill) Taber – Treasurer;
  • Kavi Chawla – Member;
  • Mary Fuller – Member;
  • Rocky J. Sposato – Member.

Senior leadership

  • Jody Jenner – President and CEO;
  • Julie Kilgore – Vice President of Human Resources;
  • Susan Kirstein – RN, MSN, NE-BC – Chief Nursing Officer;
  • Vincent Mandracchia, DPM, MHA – Executive Vice President / Chief Medical Officer;
  • Larry Severidt, MD – Director of Medical Education;
  • Karl Vilums – Chief Financial Officer.


The full list of specialists, engaged in working in this clinic, is specified on the website. We only specify the departments this staff is engaged in:

  • anesthesia;
  • cardiology;
  • Dallas center medical associates;
  • dental clinic;
  • Des Moines internal medicine;
  • ear nose and throat;
  • East University Clinic;
  • emergency department;
  • endocrinology;
  • eye clinic;
  • family health center;
  • foot and ankle clinic;
  • gastroenterology;
  • geriatric medicine and memory center;
  • infectious disease;
  • internal medicine;
  • nephrology;
  • neurology;
  • orthopedic surgery;
  • oncology and hematology center;
  • pain management center;
  • pathology;
  • pediatric clinic;
  • plastic surgery;
  • primary care clinic;
  • psychiatry;
  • psychology;
  • radiology and diagnostic services;
  • sleep, lung and allergy center;
  • surgery;
  • urgent care clinic;
  • urology;
  • women’s health center.

Classes and events

This medical institution has arranged the following classes and events:

  • anger management training program;
  • art therapy;
  • blood drive;
  • chronic pain support group;
  • clinical sleep training program
  • fibromyalgia support group;
  • freedom from smoking® program;
  • healing after loss therapy group;
  • healthy eating nutrition group;
  • mather brain training program;
  • mommy matters: breastfeeding support group;
  • plus one childbirth education;
  • pregnancy & postpartum depression & anxiety support group;
  • trauma-sensitive yoga;
  • wise mind therapy group.

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