Welcome to Iowa Clinic's Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine

The Iowa Clinic Critical Care Medicine Department features a team of highly specialized physicians to aid in your critical illness needs. Whether you or a family member are in need of critical care medicine, we can provide comprehensive care for any patient in critical condition.

If you are looking to find a Pulmonologist, lung specialist or respiratory physician, The Iowa Clinic has Central Iowa’s largest team of experts.

Our Approach to Critical Care Medicine

Intensive or critical care medicine is defined as the branch of medicine concerned with provision of life support or organ support systems in patients who are critically ill and who usually require intensive monitoring. Our team of doctors and nurses specialize in Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine and Sleep Medicine, among a wide range of other complex medical problems. Whether it’s infection, disease or organ failure, our team is highly-trained in improving the quality of life for those seeking critical care.

Critical Care Procedures

Our medical staff is involved in all aspects of patient care, from the first visit all the way through diagnosis, treatment and follow up. Iowa Clinic critical care physicians offer consultations and continuing care for those patients suffering from pneumonia, respiratory disorders, sleep problems and much more.

Here are the main critical care services Iowa Clinic offers:

Critical Care Services

Pulmonary Medicine
Critical Care Medicine
Sleep Medicine

Locations & Directions

Main Locations

The Iowa Clinic Ankeny Campus

(515) 875-9550
1410 SW Tradition Drive, Suite 245
Ankeny, IA 50023

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The Iowa Clinic West Des Moines Campus

(515) 875-9550
5950 University Avenue
West Des Moines, IA 50266

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Patient Information

The physicians and surgeons of The Iowa Clinic Pulmonary Medicine Department specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory diseases, pulmonary hypertension and disorders of the lungs.

If you are looking to find a lung specialist or respiratory physician, The Iowa Clinic has Central Iowa’s largest team of experts.

About The Iowa Clinic Critical Care Center

The Iowa Clinic Critical Care Center is committed to providing you with compassionate health care when you need it. We understand that finding the right doctor to assist you and your family may be difficult – especially on a short notice. That’s why our professional staff is here to help you through every step of your treatment. We have almost 200 physicians at our fingertips, ready to improve your quality of life. Visit the Iowa Clinic or request an appointment via phone or online to set up a meeting with our critical care specialists today.

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Services & Treatments

Asthma

  • Comprehensive Care
  • Exhaled No Testing

Occupational Lung Disease

  • Occupational Asthma
  • Dust Related Disorders

General Pulmonology

  • Sarcoidoisis
  • Histoplasmosis
  • TB
  • Pleural Disease
  • COPD
  • PFT

Lung Cancer

  • Video Thoracoscopy
  • Needle Lung Biopsy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Early Diagnosis
  • Screening

Interventional Bronchoscopy

  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Laser Therapy
  • Airway Stenting

Patient Stories

9 Myths About Sleep

“As a society, we are 24/7 and driven by productivity,” says Amerlon Enriquez, M.D., a Pulmonologist and Sleep Medicine physician with The Iowa Clinic. “Our culture just doesn’t want to go to sleep.” That’s potentially devastating to our health, reported the documentary Sleepless in America, a collaboration by NatGeo, National Institutes of Health, and The Public Good Projects, which aired in December. According to the documentary, 40 percent of American adults are sleep-deprived; the average…
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Contact

Main Locations

The Iowa Clinic Ankeny Campus

(515) 875-9550
1410 SW Tradition Drive, Suite 245
Ankeny, IA 50023

Get Directions

The Iowa Clinic West Des Moines Campus

(515) 875-9550
5950 University Avenue
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Get Directions