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Dr. Joseph Galles, MD

Dr. Joseph Galles, MD

Age 53 Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery M
(55) 55 reviews
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Dr. Joseph Galles, MD is a orthopedic foot & ankle surgery specialist in Des Moines, IA. Dr. Galles completed a residency at Sthn IL Univ. He currently practices at Iowa Orthopaedic Center, P.C. and is affiliated with Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center. He accepts multiple insurance plans. Dr. Galles is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery.


  1. Iowa Orthopaedic Center, P.C.

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      Iowa Orthopaedic Center, P.C.
      450 Laurel St, Des Moines, IA 50314 Existing Patients: (515) 247-8400


  • Orthopaedic Specialist of Charleston, Fellowship Hospital — 1999
  • Sthn IL Univ, Residency Hospital — 1998
  • Sthn IL Univ, Internship Hospital — 1994
  • University of Iowa College of Medicine, Medical School — 1993

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Dr. Joe Galles always listens and is clear about the options so given my history and current foot conditions, we can make the best choice. He does an excellent job. I have had two surgeries with Dr. Galles and he knows his stuff and cares about the patient. In addition, he is personable.
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