Jeannette M Capella, MD, MEd, FACS
The Iowa Clinic
Trauma Surgery, Critical Care Surgery
Emergency General Surgery, Abdominal Trauma, Spleen Trauma, Liver Trauma, Rib Fracture, Pneumothorax, Fracture, Gunshot, Motor Vehicle Accident, Fall, Assault, Appendicitis, Gallbladder, Bowel perforation, Wrong Site Surgery, Wound Infection, Wound Dehiscence, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolism
Jeannette Capella, MD, MEd, FACS is an Acute Care Surgeon practicing with The Iowa Clinic at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. It is the only ACS verified Level 1 Trauma Center in Des Moines. She is Board Certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care and has nearly 20 years experience in Trauma Surgery, Emergency General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. She has experience as an ICU Medical Director and Assistant Director of Trauma. Currently, she is part of the Iowa Trauma System Verification Team which verifies Level 3 and 4 trauma centers.
She also teaches medical students, surgery residents and practicing physicians, and she has numerous publications in trauma journals as well as book chapters. Currently, she is an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. Previous academic appointments included Virginia Tech/Carilion School of Medicine, University of Virginia, Virginia College of Osteopathic Medi...