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Mercy Medical Center – West Lakes

Mercy Medical Center—West Lakes is a 146-bed, full-service community hospital situated on 17 acres in West Des Moines. It is part of the Mercy Medical Center—Des Moines family, and was built as a replacement hospital for Mercy Capitol in Des Moines. Mercy West Lakes brings expert health care to this convenient west-side location. Services include:

Mercy West Lakes helps Mercy fulfill its Mission of providing high quality care to everyone, everywhere.

Maps, Directions & Parking

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Mercy West Lakes Campus - map

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Mercy West Lakes - internal maps

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For driving directions, parking information and maps of Mercy Medical Center—West Lakes, click the links below or call the Information Desk at (515) 358-8000.

Parking

Parking is free for patients and visitors in the Visitor Parking Lot (accessible from 59th Place driving south from University Avenue and 60th Street driving north from Westown Parkway). Visitors are discouraged from parking in the 5901 Westown Pkwy. Medical Office Building's lots.

Driving Directions and Maps

Mercy Medical Center—West Lakes is located at 1755 59th Place in West Des Moines.

When driving to Mercy West Lakes from the north or east (on I-35 South/I-80 West):

  • Take exit 124 for University Avenue toward Clive;
  • Turn right at University Avenue;
  • Turn left at 59th Place.

When driving to Mercy West Lakes from the south (on I-35 North):

  • Take exit 72-C for University Avenue toward Clive;
  • Turn left at University Avenue;
  • Turn left at 59th Place.

When driving to Mercy West Lakes from the east within the Des Moines metro (on I-235 West)
Interstate 235 runs through Des Moines, providing direct access to Mercy Medical Center - West Lakes.

  • Take exit 1-A to 50th Street;
  • Turn right on 50th Street;
  • Turn left at University Avenue;
  • Turn left at 59th Place.

When driving to Mercy West Lakes from the west (on I-80 East):

Interstate 80 runs north of Des Moines.

  • Take exit 122 for 60th Street toward West Des Moines;
  • Turn left at 60th Street;
  • Turn right at 59th Place.

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Mercy West Lakes - driving directions

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Contact an airline service or your local commercial bus company for routing and scheduling information.

Parking is free for patients and visitors in the Visitor Parking Lot (accessible from 59th Place driving south from University Avenue and 60th Street driving north from Westown Parkway). Visitors are discouraged from parking in the 5901 Westown Pkwy. Medical Office Building's lots.

(515) 247-3121
1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50314

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