David A. Vittetoe, M.D.

Hip & Knee Surgeon

Iowa native Dr. David Vittetoe joined DMOS in 2001. Dr. Vittetoe’s practice focuses on reconstructive surgery of the adult hip and knee. He completed his fellowship in adult reconstructive surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School and subsequently returned to practice in Iowa. In addition to primary hip and knee replacement, he has considerable experience in complex joint replacement and revision arthroplasty. His interests also include sports-related injuries of the hip and knee, as well as arthroscopy. Dr. Vittetoe provides sideline orthopaedic coverage for the Des Moines Bucaneers. Outside of his orthopaedic practice, Dr. Vittetoe enjoys a variety of outdoor pursuits which keep him very active. He also enjoys family time to the fullest.

Additional Information

  • Medical Education: University of Iowa, College of Medicine, M.D., 1991-1995, Iowa City, IA
  • Orthopaedic Residency: Summa Health System, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1995 – 2000, Akron, OH
  • Fellowship Training: Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction 2000 – 2001, Boston, MA
  • Board Certified, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fellow
  • Iowa Orthopaedic Society, Member
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, Member

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