Patient Education

DMOS surgeons are here to help with your questions regarding conditions and upcoming procedures. Below are some documents created by DMOS surgeons as an in-depth dive of total joint replacements. Please click on the links below to learn more.

Arthritis and Total Knee Replacement

Total Hip Replacement

Total Shoulder Replacement

Guide to Spine Surgery

Interactive Guide

To help you learn more, Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons has partnered with Understand.com to provide patients with a comprehensive deep-dive into many of the common procedures our skilled team of surgeons perform. Please click on the links below, which will navigate you through animations and descriptions of each procedure and will also give you more information on the procedure or condition.