Dr. Jose A Morcuende MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Jose Morcuende is an orthopedic surgeon in Iowa City, Iowa and is affiliated with University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He received his medical degree from Autonomous University of Madrid and has been in practice for 33 years. Dr. Morcuende accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 29 doctors at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

Are you Dr. Morcuende? Edit Profile

Office Location

See Contact Information

Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Musculoskeletal Oncology/Cancer, Pediatric Orthopedics

Hospital Affiliation

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Ranked #18 in Orthopedics

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Education & Medical Training

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1996–2001

Autonomous University of Madrid
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 10 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

IA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Exploring the link between dystonia genes and idiopathic scoliosis.
Gonzalez-Alegre, P.,Buffard, V.,Wang, K.,Henien, S.,Morcuende, J. A.

Development of a surrogate biomodel for the investigation of clubfoot bracing.
Dimeo, A. J., Lalush, D. S., Grant, E., Morcuende, J. A.

Treatment Results of Late-relapsing Idiopathic Clubfoot Previously Treated With the Ponseti Method.
McKay, S. D., Dolan, L. A., Morcuende, J. A.

See all 62 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select

Report a Correction — If you are aware of information on this page that is out of date or incorrect, please let us know.

Patient Advice & Support


See More
Our Doctor Finder includes most U.S. physicians. Doctors are not ranked, learn more.

Nearby Orthopedic Surgeons

See all Orthopedic Surgeons near Iowa City, IA See all Orthopedic Surgeons in Iowa

Best Orthopedics Hospitals

  1. #1
    New York, NY
  2. #2
    Rochester, MN
  3. #3
    Cleveland, OH

See Full Rankings

Find a Hospital by Location

Your Message Has Been Submitted

As part of our research on the correction you submitted, you may be contacted at the email address provided.

Sorry, Your Message Could Not Be Submitted

Please try again later, or E-mail your message to doctors@usnews.com and include the Web address (URL) of the page that contains incorrect information.