Dr. Joshua David Kimelman DO Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Joshua Kimelman is an orthopedic surgeon in Des Moines, Iowa. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Madison County Health Care System and Mercy Medical Center-Centerville. He received his medical degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and has been in practice for 41 years. He is one of 8 doctors at Madison County Health Care System and one of 12 at Mercy Medical Center-Centerville who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Usphs Hospital (Staten Island NY)
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1974 - 1978

Usphs Hospital (Staten Island NY)
Internship, Transitional Year, 1973 - 1974

Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Class of 1973

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

The human growth hormone gene locus: structure, evolution, and allelic variations.
Hirt, H., Kimelman, J., Birnbaum, M. J., Chen, E. Y., Seeburg, P. H., Eberhardt, N. L., Barta, A.

The evaluation of fever in the intensive care unit.
Clarke, D. E., Kimelman, J., Raffin, T. A.

Developmental expression of syndecan, an integral membrane proteoglycan, correlates with cell differentiation.
Trautman, M. S., Kimelman, J., Bernfield, M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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