Dr. Richard Sidwell MD Surgeon

Dr. Richard Sidwell is a surgeon in Des Moines, Iowa. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Iowa Lutheran Hospital and Iowa Methodist Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and has been in practice for 15 years. He is one of 15 doctors at Iowa Lutheran Hospital and one of 20 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery, Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Education & Medical Training

Central IA Health System - IA Methodist
Residency, General Surgery, 1993 - 1998

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

IA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Clinical indicators of midface fracture in patients with trauma.
Smith, H. L.,Chrischilles, E.,Janus, T. J.,Sidwell, R. A.,Ramirez, M.,Peek-Asa, C.,Sahr, S. M.

Trauma patients over-triaged to helicopter transport in an established midwestern state trauma system.
Smith, H. L.,Sidwell, R. A.

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