Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, PC

Orthopaedic Surgeons & Sports Medicine Specialists located in Clive, IA, West Des Moines, IA, Ankeny, IA, & Indianola, IA

    1. I am always amazed at how personal and caring Dr Peterson’s staff is

    2. Rick McGrath Google

    1. Quite pleased with my knee replacement that Dr Jacobson did.

    2. Jaxene Jarvis Google

    1. Every appointment has been on time, no long waits! DR. Lee rocks!

    2. Kurt ochs Google

    1. I really like Dr.Fish. He always has a nice smile and his office has a friendly atmosphere

    2. Jane Radke Google

    1. Judy I have had my hip and both knees done by Dr. Boulden. He is a amazing Dr.

    2. Douglas Keller Google

    1. Dr. Jacobson and the group at Capital Orthopaedics are the BEST!!

    2. Jacque Loynachan Google

    1. My appointment was prompt and Dr Jacobson administered my injections without any problems.

    2. Jean Schrum Google

    1. I love Dr. Fish. He help me evaluate the issue and helped me work through lots of options.

    2. LeAnne Krell Google

    1. Dr. Peterson and staff are very courteous. Great experience. They take the time to listen.

    2. Doug Royer Google

    1. Dr. Peterson and staff are very courteous. Great experience. They take the time to listen.

    2. Douglas E. Mitchell Google

    1. Dr Fish was very nice and explained everything in my terms not medical terms.

    2. Verified Patient Google

Welcome to
Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, PC


The highly trained and experienced orthopedic specialists at Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, PC, treat patients from across the state of Iowa in their conveniently located offices in Clive, Ankeny, Indianola and Carroll, Iowa.

The board-certified orthopedic physicians at Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, PC, provide exceptional medical care for patients frustrated by joint or tissue pain, ranging from noninvasive treatments like onsite physical therapy to more complex procedures such as joint replacements, surgery of the hand and upper extremities, and foot and ankle surgery.

The providers also offer state-of-the-art, minimally invasive treatments, such as arthroscopic surgery and robotic hip and knee replacements, which they use whenever possible, resulting in reduced pain, less downtime and a faster recovery for patients seeking care.

The physicians boast a variety of specialties, providing care across a broad spectrum of orthopedics, pediatric orthopedics, sports medicine, reconstructive surgery, and general orthopedics.

Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, PC, is run by specialists who understand how frustrating it is to deal with debilitating pain. The practice quickly schedules intake appoints and provides on-site diagnostic testing, including X-rays, MRIs, and EMGs, as well as in-office post-treatment therapy, creating a one-stop-shop for the full range of orthopedic care, from diagnosis to treatment, to physical therapy.

Don’t suffer from joint or tissue pain any longer, and call the offices of Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, PC, today or use the convenient online tool to request an appointment.


Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is a group of board-certified orthopaedic specialists who are committed to bringing the highest level of orthopaedic care in Des Moines, Ankeny, Indianola and surrounding areas in Iowa.


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Sports Affiliations

Iowa Wild

Iowa Wolves

D1 Training Des Moines

Ankeny Centennial

Ankeny High School

Waukee High School

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Insurance Providers

We accept the following insurance. Please contact your carrier to verify in-network coverage.

Midlands Choice
Mutual of Omaha
United Health Care
Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Our Team

William Jacobson, M.D.

William Jacobson, M.D.

Michael Lee, DPM

Michael Lee, DPM

Mark Fish, D.O.

Mark Fish, D.O.

Brian Crites, M.D.

Brian Crites, M.D.

Gregory Yanish, M.D.

Gregory Yanish, M.D.


Jill Frerichs, DPM

Jill Frerichs, DPM

Todd Peterson, D.O.

Todd Peterson, D.O.

Erica Evans, DPM

Erica Evans, DPM

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Words from our patients

  • Google

    "Dr. Lee came highly recommended. He explained my options and risks for repairing my ankle. I decided to do arthroscopic ankle fusion with Dr Lee. I’m so happy I did..."

    Nancy R.
  • Google

    "If what you want is an excellent surgeon and a positive result, then I strongly urge you to consider Dr. Mark Fish and his team.."

    Jean B.
  • Google

    Repaired my sons torn ACL and he has got along awesome. I would highly recommend Dr. Crites! Awesome guy and great bedside manner! Most of all GREAT surgeon!

    David L.
  • Google

    "Dr. Frerichs is positive, thorough, and incredibly competent. She made sure that all questions were answered and that the details of the surgery were understood.."

    Brett H.
  • Vitals

    "Truly a GOD-send for my Mother! Dr. Peterson is a very genuine, totally excellent Doctor! Medical Knowledge, Bedside Manners, Humble & real Compassion.."

    Verified Patient
  • Google

    "Had my elbow looked at an treated by Dr. Yanish, he was very nice and explained all my options. He was very professional and I can now use my arm without pain!.."

    Don B.
  • facebook

    "I really love Dr. Lee the foot doctor, and Dr. Yanish the hand Dr. there. Very sweet and listens to the patients when they ask questions."

    Verified Patient
  • Google

    Dr. Yanish, you and your staff were amazing. I would give you all HIGH FIVES, but my hand is healing and still kinda hurts. So I will stick to this verbal praise for now.

    Stephanie W.
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