Dr. Brian M Crites MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Brian Crites is an orthopedic surgeon in Clive, Iowa. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Iowa Methodist Medical Center and Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines. He received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 22 years. He is one of 23 doctors at Iowa Methodist Medical Center and one of 22 at Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Iowa Methodist Medical Center
High performing in Orthopedics

Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines
High performing in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

Duke University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1992 - 1994

Duke University Hospital
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1994 - 1998

Indiana University School of Medicine
Class of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Syringomyelia in a college football player with motor weakness and paresthesias.
Cuff, D.J., Ludwig, S.C., Crites, B.M.

The role of arteriography in assessing popliteal artery injury in knee dislocations.
Klineberg, E.O., Crites, B.M., Flinn, W.R., Archibald, J.D., Moorman, C.T.

Long-term followup of anatomic graduated components posterior cruciate-retaining total knee replacement.
Ritter, M. A., Berend, M. E., Meding, J. B., Keating, E. M., Faris, P. M., Crites, B. M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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