Dr. David Anthony Vittetoe MD Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. David Vittetoe is an orthopedic surgeon in Des Moines, Iowa. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Boone County Hospital and Iowa Lutheran Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and has been in practice for 13 years. He is one of 4 doctors at Boone County Hospital and one of 30 at Iowa Lutheran Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery, Hip & Knee Reconstructive Surgery
Education & Medical Training
Summa Health System
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1995 - 2000
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Class of 1995
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery
IA State Medical License
Active through 2014
Publications & Presentations
Total hip arthroplasty with cement and use of a collared matte-finish femoral component: nineteen to twenty-year follow-up.
Callaghan, J.J., Liu, S.S., Firestone, D.E., Yehyawi, T.M., Goetz, D.D., Sullivan, J., Vittetoe, D.A., O'Rourke, M.R., Johnston, R.C.
Association of third body embedment with rim damage in retrieved acetabular liners.
Lundberg, H.J., Liu, S.S., Callaghan, J.J., Pedersen, D.R., O'Rourke, M.R., Goetz, D.D., Vittetoe, D.A., Clohisy, J.C., Brown, T.D.
Total hip arthroplasty with a cemented, polished, collared femoral stem and a cementless acetabular component. A follow-up study at a minimum of ten years.
Firestone, D.E., Callaghan, J.J., Liu, S.S., Goetz, D.D., Sullivan, P.M., Vittetoe, D.A., Johnston, R.C.
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1301 Penn Ave
Des Moines, IA 50316
Phone: (515) 263-9696
Fax: (515) 263-0233