GET BACK TO YOUR LIFE

You don't have to live with pain.
Even if you tried treatments elsewhere and are still suffering, we can help.

PAIN MEDICINE EXPERTS

Pain can take over your life -limiting your ability to work, sleep and do the things you enjoy. It can even lead to depression and other kinds of emotional distress.

You will find help at Pain Specialists of Iowa. Because our physicians are fellowship trained, we offer an additional level of expertise. Our goal is to relieve your physical and emotional suffering -so you can get back to living your life.

Treatment at Pain Specialists of Iowa is covered by most insurance plans. We offer convenient locations in Des Moines and in surrounding communities.

Don’t wait another minute to take control of your pain. Contact Pain Specialists of Iowa today.

OUR PROVIDERS

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Allen Eckhoff, MD, DABA, DABA-PM

Board Certifications:
Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology, Subspecialty Certification in Pain Medicine
(DABA-PM)

Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology, Specialty Certification in Anesthesiology (DABA)

Pain Medicine Fellowship:
University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH

Anesthesiology Residency:
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Medical School:
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

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Daniel Moyse, MD, DABA, DABA-PM

Board Certifications:
Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology, Subspecialty Certification in Pain Medicine
(DABA-PM)

Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology, Specialty Certification in Anesthesiology (DABA)

Pain Medicine Fellowship:
Duke University, Durham, NC

Anesthesiology Residency:
Duke University, Durham, NC

Medical School:
Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL

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Dana Simon, MD, DABA, DABA-PM, DABPM

Board Certifications:
Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology, Subspecialty Certification in Pain Medicine
(DABA-PM)

Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology, Specialty Certification in Anesthesiology (DABA)

Diplomate of the American Board of Pain Medicine (DABPM)

Pain Medicine Fellowship:
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Anesthesiology Residency:
Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL and Baylor University Medical School, Houston, TX

Medical School:
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

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Jolene Smith, DO, DABA, DABA-PM

Board Certifications:
Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology, Subspecialty Certification in Pain Medicine
(DABA-PM)

Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology, Specialty Certification in Anesthesiology (DABA)

Pain Medicine Fellowship:
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Anesthesiology Residency:
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Medical School:
Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA

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Paula Stageman, ARNP

Board Certification:
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners – Family Nurse Practitioner

Master of Science in Nursing:
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Bachelor of Science in Nursing:
University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

Associate of Science in Nursing:
Mercy College of Health Sciences, Des Moines, IA

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A. Kellie Taylor, ARNP

Board Certification:
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners – Family Nurse Practitioner

Master of Science in Nursing:
Graceland University, Lamoni, IA

Bachelor of Science in Nursing:
Graceland University, Lamoni, IA

Associate of Science in Nursing:
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Manoa, HI

CONDITIONS WE TREAT

Providers at Pain Specialists of Iowa treat a wide range of painful conditions, including head pain, lower back pain, foot pain, and everything in between. Pain can be the result of a disease, an injury, or may not be well defined. Our highly-trained pain management physicians and nurse practitioners will work with you to determine the cause of your pain and to understand how it impacts your life.

Shown below are some of the more common conditions for which we offer expert consultation and treatment. Even if your condition is not on this list or you are unsure why you are experiencing pain, we can help you.

Where Back Pain Begins

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Where Neck Pain Begins
About Pain Management
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Facet Joint Syndrome
Fibromyalgia
Herniated Disc (Cervical)
Herniated Discs
Lumbar Radiculopathy (Sciatica)
Myofascial Pain Syndrome
Peripheral Neuralgia
Piriformis Syndrome
Post Laminectomy Syndrome
Spinal Stenosis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Trigeminal Neuralgia

SERVICES WE PROVIDE

At Pain Specialists of Iowa, we practice multimodal, multidisciplinary, evidence-based medicine. Armed with the latest knowledge, cutting-edge training, and a wealth of experience, our providers offer a wide range of therapies to designed to alleviate pain, restore function, and get you back to living your life.

Click below on the diagram of the human body or scroll down the page to view examples of the procedures we offer to treat painful conditions. We have provided links to educational videos for selected procedures.

Even if you do not see your specific area or type of pain here, or if you have questions about the therapies and procedures listed, contact us for an expert consultation. We will work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan to lessen the impact pain has on your life.

Greater Occipital Nerve Block
Lesser Occipital Nerve Block
Supraorbital Nerve Block
Infraorbital Nerve Block
Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block
Greater Auricular Nerve Block
Occipital Nerve Stimulation
Epidural Blood Patch for Post-Dural Puncture Headache

Shoulder Pain

Intraarticular Shoulder Injection
Ultrasound-Guided Shoulder Injection
Acromioclavicular Joint Injection
Bioness® Peripheral Nerve Stimulation

Arm Pain

Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Nerve Block
Trigger Point Injection

Thoracic Spine Pain

Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
Thoracic Medial Branch Block
Thoracic Radiofrequency Ablation/Neurotomy (RFA)
Kyphoplasty
Trigger Point Injection
Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS)
Dorsal Root Ganglion (DRG) Stimulation

Rib Pain

Intercostal Nerve Block
Paravertebral Nerve Block
Trigger Point injection
Costochondral Joint Injection

Lumbosacral Spine Pain

Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
Lumbar Transforaminal Steroid Injection
Lumbar Medial Branch Block
Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
Lumbar Trigger Point Injection
Lumbar Sympathetic Nerve Block
Lumbar Radiofrequency Ablation/Neurotomy (RFA)
Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS)
Dorsal Root Ganglion (DRG) Stimulation
Kyphoplasty
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Sacroiliac Radiofrequency Ablation/Neurotomy (RFA)
Caudal Epidural Steroid Injection
Sacral Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection
Piriformis Muscle Injection
Iliolumbar Ligament Injection
Cluneal Nerve Block

Abdominal Pain

Celiac Plexus Neurolytic Block
Transversus Abdominus Plane (TAP) Block
Trigger Point Injection

Pelvic Pain

Ganglion Impar Block
Superior Hypogastric Block
Ilioinguinal Nerve Block
Iliohypogastric Nerve Block
Genitofemoral Nerve Block
Dorsal Root Ganglion (DRG) Stimulation
Pudendal Nerve Block
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Intraarticular Hip Injection
Greater Trochanteric Bursa Injection
Ischial Bursa Injection
Piriformis Injection
Sacroiliac Radiofrequency Ablation/Neurotomy (RFA)
Trigger Point Injection

Hip Pain

Intraarticular Hip Injection
Diagnostic Hip Injection
Trochanteric Bursa Injection

Knee Pain

Intraarticular Knee Injection
Genicular Nerve Block
Viscosupplementation
Genicular Nerve Radiofrequency Ablation/Neurotomy (RFA)
Dorsal Root Ganglion (DRG) Stimulation

Leg/Ankle/Foot Pain

Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Block
Ankle Injection
Dorsal Root Ganglion (DRG) Stimulation
Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS)
Saphenous Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Stimulation

Hand Pain

Stellate Ganglion Block
Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS)

Cancer-Related Pain

Intrathecal Pump Implant
Celiac Plexus Block/Neurolysis
Superior Hypogastric Block/Neurolysis
Ziconotide Intrathecal Pump Management

ABOUT US

Pain Specialists of Iowa is staffed by a group of dedicated physicians, advanced nurse practitioners, and support staff whose primary concern is you. We strive each day to provide pain management solutions that are specific to your problems. We will work closely with you to ensure a comprehensive, compassionate, and effective treatment plan that is designed to control your pain and improve your quality of life.

At Pain Specialists of Iowa, we practice multimodal, multidisciplinary, evidence-based pain medicine. Our physicians are board-certified, fellowship-trained pain medicine specialists. Our nurse practitioners are board certified and have received specialized on-the-job training in pain medicine.

We abide by the following values when treating our patients and interacting with our community:

INTEGRITY
We always have the best interests of our patients in mind and abide by ethical principles.

We communicate with honesty and sincerity.

COMPASSION
We strive to understand how pain impacts our patients’ lives.

We listen and are receptive to our patients’ goals, concerns, fears, and stories.

LEADERSHIP
We create programs to educate our colleagues and the community about pain medicine.

We serve on numerous committees and work to improve policies that impact the health and safety of our patients.

We are active members in many professional societies and serve as invited speakers and educators.

LEARNING
We pursue cutting-edge training for new pain medicine therapies.

We stay current on the latest research and evidence-based methods for pain management.

We hope that you find the information provided here helpful, and we look forward to helping you get back to your life.

OUR CLINICS

Our providers see patients in cities across Iowa. Please find a location that is most convenient for you.

General Contact Information

Appointments:
P: 515-245-6425
F: 515-280-6954

Billing Office
P: 515-283-0463

Office hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, do not contact us by phone or email but instead call 911.

Contacting us via email or social media does not create a patient-physician relationship. Messaging us via this page is not an encrypted means of communicating with our practice.

Language interpreting services are available upon request. Please notify the office upon scheduling if you require an interpreter.

Locations

Pain Specialists of Iowa
Clive Office

12499 University Avenue, Suite 280
Clive, IA 50325
P: 515-245-6425

Providers:
Allen Eckhoff, MD
Daniel Moyse, MD
Jolene Smith, DO
Paula Stageman, ARNP
A. Kellie Taylor, ARNP

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Pain Specialists of Iowa
Mercy Center for Pain Medicine

1111 6th Avenue
West Building, Level 3
Des Moines, IA 50314
P: 515-247-3150

Providers:
Allen Eckhoff, MD
Daniel Moyse, MD
Dana Simon, MD
Jolene Smith, DO
Paula Stageman, ARNP
A. Kellie Taylor, ARNP

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Skiff Medical Center
204 North 4th Avenue East
Newton, IA 50208
P: 515-247-3150

Providers:
Daniel Moyse, MD
Jolene Smith, DO

Office Hours:
One day per week
8:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Mercy North
801 East 1st Street
Ankeny, IA 50021
P: 515-247-3150

Providers:
Allen Eckhoff, MD

Office Hours:
2nd and 4th Fridays of each month
8:00 AM to 3:30 PM

RESOURCES

Preparing for Your Appointment

Your appointment is important to us. To help you get the most out of this time, please bring the information below to your appointment. We look forward to seeing you!

New Patient Forms (Click Here)
Completing your paperwork before you arrive at our office will help to speed up the process. Print out the 3 new patient forms and bring the completed forms to your visit. If you would rather complete the forms at the time of your visit, please arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment time.

Personal Identification
A driver’s license or identification (ID) card is required.

Health Insurance Card
Please bring your health insurance card so that we may correctly bill your insurance.

Relevant Medical Records
Gather and bring any important medical records and laboratory test reports (x-rays, scans, etc) from other physicians, hospitals, or healthcare providers.

List of Questions
Write out and bring a list of questions and concerns. This list will help you remember everything you wish to discuss at your visit.

Billing & Insurance

At Pain Specialists of Iowa, we understand the difficulties of the insurance navigation process. Our staff will help guide you through the process and put you at ease.
We accept most major insurance plans. However, it is still a good idea to contact your insurer prior to your appointment to verify coverage.

If you have any questions about insurance or your bill, please contact our billing department by phone. Their hours of operation are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

Billing Office:
411 Laurel Street, Suite 3170
Des Moines, IA 50314
P: 515-283-0463

Helpful Links

Medical Center Anesthesiologists, PC
Medical Center Anesthesiologists, PC is our parent company. Please contact them for information regarding billing and administration for Pain Specialists of Iowa.

West Lakes Surgery Center
West Lakes Surgery Center is our outpatient surgery center, where you may have procedures performed as part of your treatment plan. The surgery center is located on the first floor of our building in Clive, IA.

Mercy Center for Pain Medicine (Mercy Medical Center Des Moines)
Our original pain clinic is located on level 3 of the West Building at Mercy Medical Center. We see patients and perform procedures at this location.

American Academy of Pain Medicine
This is the home page of the AAPM, a medical specialty society. It contains links to educational materials and current research about pain medicine.

Race Against Pain
This is a community for people who suffer from chronic pain.

Back.com
This is an educational resource for people with chronic back pain.

Spine-Health
This site contains educational content about the spine and spine-related conditions.

Control Your Pain
This site contains educational information about spinal cord stimulators.

Spine Universe
This site contains educational content about the spine and spine-related conditions