About Mercy

Meet Our Pediatric Specialists

Our specialty clinic is always expanding the services available to central Iowa families who need specialized pediatric care. Click on the links below to learn more about our specialists.

Gastroenterology (GI)

Daniel DiMeo, M.D.

Karen Francolla Plati, M.D.


Tarun Kumar, M.D.


John Gachiani, M.D.

Cardiothoracic (heart) Surgery

David Hockmuth, M.D.

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Des Moines, Iowa 50314

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