Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Anderson and Dr. Beard will alternate visits on the 2nd and 4th Thursday & Friday each month to provide orthopedic surgery services close to home.

The following services will be available in this new clinic:

  • Fracture care
  • Foot and ankle injuries
  • Hand surgery (including Carpal Tunnel and Finger Trigger Release)
  • Shoulder surgery
  • Sports injuries

Dr. David Beard is a Board Certified General Orthopedic Surgeon who has completed a fellowship in Shoulder and Upper Extremity Surgery. Dr. Beard takes a strong stance towards positive patient outcome and patient care. Dr. Beard has been granted multiple awards: Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014) and Patients’ Choice Award (2014, 2017). He is excited to serve the residents of Decatur County.





Dr. Anderson is a Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon who is originally from Northwest Iowa. He attended college and medical school there as well. After completing his residency in Wisconsin, he went on to his Sports Medicine Fellowship in Cleveland Ohio. He worked for the Cleveland Clinic from 1983-2016. Dr. Anderson was the Cleveland Browns NFL football team Primary Orthopedic Consultant. Dr. Anderson is excited to be back in Iowa again and serving Decatur County.

If you receive a referral for orthopedic surgery from your primary care physician, ask them to refer to your Decatur County Hospital so you can receive exceptional care, close to home.  Call our Outpatient Clinic at 641-446-2285 to get your appointment set up.