The Best in Women's Health

The Iowa Clinic Gynecologic Oncology Department is committed to providing compassionate healthcare to women. Each year, it is estimated that more than 75,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with gynecologic cancer, however when found early, treatment is most effective. All women are at risk for gynecologic cancer, and the risk increases with age. If you’re a woman in need of the best gynecologic oncology services in the area, trust the experienced gynecologic oncology team at The Iowa Clinic.

Our Approach to Gynecologic Oncology

The Iowa Clinic goes through great lengths to deliver advanced gynecologic oncology services to Central Iowa. Our physician, Dr. Steven Elg, and his dedicated team of care providers will determine a treatment plan that will be the most effective and appropriate for you and your family. We will work with a team of experts from the John Stoddard Cancer Center to provide a comprehensive approach to your treatment from beginning to end.

Gynecologic Oncology Procedures

Gynecologic cancer, sometimes referred to as gynecological cancer, is any cancer that starts in a woman's reproductive organs. The five most common types are: cervical cancer, ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, vaginal, and vulvar cancer. The Iowa Clinic Gynecologic Oncology Department specializes in treating cancers of the reproductive organs, cervix, vulva, vagina, uterus, ovaries and fallopian tubes, developing custom plans to meet your health goals.

Locations & Directions

Main Locations

Methodist Medical Center – John Stoddard

(515) 241-4161
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
1221 Pleasant Street, Suite 400
Des Moines, IA 50309

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Patient Information

The Iowa Clinic Gynecologic Oncology Department provides comprehensive healthcare for females. Our gynecologists and nurse practitioner are proud to provide each patient with the utmost respect in terms of privacy. We understand that finding a doctor for female health may be difficult, but we’re here to help you along every step of the way. As a multi-specialty clinic with 200 doctors, we can provide the most comprehensive healthcare in Central Iowa.

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Services & Treatments

Female Cancers

  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer

Minimally-Invasive Surgery

  • Robotic Surgery
  • Laparoscopy
  • Single Incision – Natural Orifice Surgery

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Contact

Main Locations

Methodist Medical Center – John Stoddard

(515) 241-4161
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
1221 Pleasant Street, Suite 400
Des Moines, IA 50309

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