William R. Boulden, M.D. FAOSS
William BouldenDr. Boulden was raised in Southwest Iowa. After graduation from high school in Lenox, Iowa, Dr. Boulden attended the University of Iowa and graduated with a B.S. in pharmacy. He then attended and graduated from the University of Iowa Medical School. Dr. Boulden spent 2 years in general surgery residency at the medical college of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. He completed an Orthopaedic Residency Program at the University of Nebraska in Omaha.

Since November of 1977, Dr. Boulden has practiced orthopaedic surgery in Des Moines, Iowa. Dr. Boulden was Board Certified in orthopaedics in 1979. He became a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in 1982.

Dr. Boulden is a member of the American Medical Association, Iowa Orthopaedic Society, and Fellow of the North American Spine Society.

Dr. Boulden is a general orthopaedic surgeon with special interest in lumbar spine surgery, total knee replacement surgery, and total hip replacement surgery.

Dr. Boulden is on staff at Mercy Hospital Medical Center, Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Des Moines General Hospital and Iowa Methodist Medical Center. He has held several appointed and elected positions in these hospitals, including President-Elect at Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Chief of Orthopaedics at Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Vice Chairman of Orthopaedics at Mercy Hospital Medical Center, and Vice Chairman of surgery at Iowa Lutheran Hospital.

Dr. Boulden believes in practicing cost-conscious, quality-care medicine. He gives his patients plenty of time to discuss their medical problem and proposed treatment. Dr. Boulden makes certain that all of his patients' questions are answered. He wants his patients to understand all aspects of their medical problem and proposed treatment so that his patients can make informed decisions.

Dr. Boulden's special interests include spending time with his family and participating in outdoor activities.

Michael S. Lee, D.P.M. FACFAS
Michael Lee Dr. Michael Lee was born and raised in Clarinda, Iowa.  He attended the University of Northern Iowa where he majored in Biology. Dr. Lee earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree at Des Moines University.  He then completed a three year foot and ankle surgical residency at the Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.  His training in Pittsburgh focused on adult reconstruction of the foot and ankle, trauma, and sports injuries.  

Dr. Lee has been in practice in central Iowa for 10 years.  He is board certified in both foot surgery and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery.  He has authored numerous papers and chapters regarding foot and ankle surgery.  He also regularly speaks at regional, national, and international scientific meetings.  Dr. Lee is currently president-elect of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS), the scientific organization for over 6,000 podiatric foot and ankle surgeons in North America.  

He specializes in reconstruction of the foot and ankle, ankle arthroscopy, and foot and ankle injuries/trauma.  Dr. Lee currently has office locations in Clive (Westlakes Campus and Mercy West), Mercy North in Ankeny, Mercy South and Perry.  Dr. Lee enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, golfing, and is a fervent Pittsburgh Steelers fan.

Brian M. Crites, M.D.
Brian Crites

Dr. Crites was born and raised in Indiana. He completed his residency at Duke University. A fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery was completed at the Center for Hip and Knee Surgery in Indiana. A sports medicine fellowship at the University of Maryland completed his orthopaedic training. During his fellowships, he provided team coverage for the Baltimore Ravens, Duke University, and the University of Maryland. After his sports medicine fellowship he joined the staff at the University of Maryland for three years. During that time he was also the team doctor for the Baltimore Ravens.


Fellowships 
Adult Reconstructive Fellowship – Indiana 
Sports Medicine Fellowship - Maryland


Residency 
Duke University: General Surgery and Ortho Surgery Internship 
Duke University:General Surgery
Medical School 
Indiana University School of Medicine – Medical Doctor Degree

College 
Hanover College – BA Chemistry


Certifications 
3-part - National Board of Medical Examiners 
2-part American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons 
American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons – Sports Medicine


Areas of Interest 
Arthroscopic Surgery Knee & Shoulder
Sports Medicine 
Arthroplasty


Dr. Crites is board certified in Sports Medicine and is a team physician for the Iowa Energy, the Iowa Barnstormers and Graceland University. He is also the team physician for both Ankeny High School football teams. He is an avid fisherman, hunter, master griller, and musician.


He sees patients in Clive and Ankeny.


Donna J. Bahls, M.D.
Donna BahlsDr. Bahls received her medical degree from the University of Iowa. She completed her Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. She is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and in the American Association of Electromyography and Electro diagnosis. 

Professional affiliations include: American Association of Electromyography and Electrodiagnosis, Iowa Physiatry Association, American Board of Independent Examiners, American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians, Iowa Medical Society, and Polk County Medical Society. . 

Dr. Bahls practiced in Everett, WA, before moving to Des Moines, IA in 1990.
William C. Jacobson, M.D. FAOSS
William JacobsonDr. Jacobson is board certified orthopaedic surgeon.  He received his doctor of medicine degree from the University if Iowa in Iowa City.  Following medical school, Dr. Jacobson completed his internship and residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, PA.  

He completed a Sports Medicine fellowship at the University of Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center in Minneapolis, MN.  During the fellowship, he worked with team physicians for the Minnesota Vikings, Timberwolves, and the Twins.
Dr. Jacobson is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American College of Sports Medicine, American Medical Association, Arthroscropy Association of North America, Iowa Orthopaedic Society, and Iowa Medical Society.

Dr. Jacobson prefers surgery for knees and shoulders.


Teri S. Formanek, M.D. FAOSS
Teri FormanekDr. Formanek received his medical degree from University of Iowa. He Completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the Creighton-Nebraska Foundation in Omaha, Nebraska. Subsequently, he completed the Harvard Hand Fellowship at Brigham and Women's and Children's Hospital in Boston, MA.

He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery with a certificate of added qualifications in hand surgery. 

Dr. Formanek has professional affiliations with: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, American Medical Association, Iowa Medical Society, Polk County Medical Society, and Mid Central States Orthopaedic Society.


Jill A. Frerichs, D.P.M. FACFAS
Jill Frerichs

Dr. Jill Frerichs is a native of Hinton, Iowa. She attended the University of Iowa & subsequently earned her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree at Des Moines University in 2001. Dr. Frerichs completed a three year foot and ankle surgical residency at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. 

Prior to joining Capital Orthopaedics in September 2011, Dr. Frerichs served as an assistant professor of podiatric surgery at Des Moines University for five years. She is board certified in both foot surgery and reconstructive rear foot and ankle surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery.

Dr. Frerichs specializes in foot and ankle reconstruction, ankle arthroscopy and foot and ankle injuries. Dr. Frerichs has office locations in Clive, Ankeny, Knoxville, Pella, Mt. Ayr and Leon. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, participating in outdoor activities and running.

Medical School 
Des Moines University

College 
University of Iowa

Certifications 
American Board of Podiatric Surgery 

Areas of Interest 
Foot surgery
Reconstructive rear foot
Ankle surgery

Mark D. Fish, D.O. FAOAO
Mark Fish

Dr. Fish is a native of Des Moines and graduated in 2001 from Des Moines University and completed training in orthopaedic surgery in Michigan. He continued his training in Indianapolis with a Fellowship in Joint Replacement and Sports Medicine. He is a member of the clinical faculty and a lecturer at Des Moines University. Dr. Fish is the former President of Adult Reconstruction Arthritis Section, for the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics. He is also a fellow of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics

Fellowship : Indiana - Joint Reconstruction and Sports Medicine 
Residency: Michigan State University - Orthopaedic Surgery
Internship: Genesys Regional Medical Center, Michigan
Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine – Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
College: Moody Bible Institute – BA Youth Ministries Certifications 
American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Areas of Interest:
Total Joint Arthroplasty (Hip, Knee, Shoulder)
Arthroscopic Surgery
Sports Medicine

Dr. Fish returned to Des Moines with his wife and six children and joined Capital Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine in January 2010. Dr. Fish brings his expertise with shoulder, hip and knee reconstructive surgery and arthroscopy to the practice. He is an experienced pilot and guitar player. He also enjoys skiing, water sports, and spending time with family.

He sees patients in Clive, Ankeny and at Mercy South.


Gregory J. Yanish, M.D. FACS
Gregory Yanish Dr. Yanish received his medical degree from St. George's University School of Medicine and then completed his general surgery residency at St. Joseph's Mercy Oakland Medical Center in Pontiac, MI. His Orthopaedic Hand Fellowship was completed at the University of Massachusetts in Worchester, MA. Dr. Yanish is board-certified in surgery.

Professional affiliations include: American Society for Surgery of the Hand, American Medical Association, American College of Surgeons, American Society of Clinical Pathologists, and American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science.