Shelby Wood, P.A.-C.

Physician Assistant to: Dr. Jared Daniel

: Pediatric Orthopaedics

DMOS West Des Moines
6001 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266

About Shelby:
Shelby Wood completed her Masters of Medical Science Studies from Wake Forest University in May of 2018. Previous to her studies in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Shelby graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in Biomedical Engineering.

While attending Wake Forest, Shelby received the Patrick and Cathy Ober Community Leadership Award from the Wake Forest University School of Medicine for demonstrating remarkable dedication to community service and leadership in outreach, philanthropy, and humanitarianism. She also spent 5 weeks volunteering at a pediatric hospital in Cordoba, Argentina between her undergraduate and graduate schooling.  She is also very passionate about Alzheimer’s research and care.  She has been a team leader for Walk to End Alzheimer’s teams since 2011 as a freshman at Iowa.  2018 she was Des Moines’ leading fundraiser.

Shelby is currently involved in the Iowa Physician Assistant society, the American Academy of Physician Assistants, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

What makes Shelby special at DMOS is her ability to combine critical thinking, problem solving and patient-centered interaction to help children of all ages.


  • 2018: Masters of Medical Science Studies, Wake Forest University


  • Iowa Physician Assistant Society
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons