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Physicians in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

David K. Hemmes, DPM


Foot and Ankle Specialists of Iowa


Dr. Hemmes has been treating patients at Foot & Ankle Specialists of Iowa since September 2003. Dr. Hemmes grew up in Hilo, Hawaii, and now resides in Marion, Iowa with his wonderful family. Dr. Hemmes earned his undergraduate degree from Central College in Pella, Iowa, and earned his doctorate from Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa. He completed his residency in foot and ankle surgery at Caritas Carney Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Hemmes performs a weekly podiatry clinic in Marion, Anamosa, and Independence. Dr. Hemmes is a board-certified surgeon and provides surgical care at both local Cedar Rapids hospitals, Surgery Center Cedar Rapids, Jones Regional Medical Center, and Buchanan County Health Center. Dr. Hemmes provides wound care at Unity Point Wound Healing Center in Hiawatha, and at Jones Regional Medical Center Wound Clinic in Anamosa. If you are experiencing foot pain or have a wound that seems to be taking too long to heal, come visit Dr. David Hemmes. 

Certifications and Memberships

  • Board-certified in foot surgery by the American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Iowa Podiatric Medical Society
  • Jones County Regional Medical Center Wound Clinic
  • St. Luke’s Hospital Wound Healing Center

Surgical Services – Cedar Rapids, IA

  • Unity Point Health, St. Luke’s Hospital
  • Mercy Medical Center
  • Surgery Center Cedar Rapids

Hospital Medical and Surgical Staff

  • St. Luke’s – Former Chief of Podiatry
  • Mercy Medical Center – Former Chief  of Podiatry
  • The Surgery Center of Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Regional Medical Center, Manchester, IA

Outreach Podiatry Clinics

  • Buchanan County Health Center – Independence, Iowa
  • Jones Regional Medical Center – Anamosa, Iowa