Rehabilitation Team

Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital strives to provide its patients with superior functional outcomes. Our results-oriented team conducts comprehensive evaluations to determine each patient’s individualized treatment plan, then delivers the multifaceted program of physical medicine and rehabilitation with care and compassion. We utilize a dedicated multi-disciplinary treatment team including, but not limited to:

  • Physiatrist (physical medicine and rehabilitation physician)
  • Consulting physician specialists
  • Rehabilitation nurses to provide 24-hour nursing care
  • Physical therapists to assist with increasing strength and mobility
  • Occupational therapists to assist with increasing everyday living skills
  • Speech-language pathologists to assist with areas of communication, thinking and reasoning
  • Respiratory therapist
  • Case manager to assist with discharge planning and community resources
  • Dietician to provide nutrition education and counseling
  • Chaplain or spiritual support as needed
(515) 247-3121
1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50314

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