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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Nettrour is Excellent. Dr. Nettrour has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Nettrour, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)

Education & Awards

Dr. Nettrour graduated from University of Pittsburgh . He has 1 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2012, 2014)


Dr. Nettrour has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Mercy Medical Center 
  • Winneshiek County Memorial Hospital 


  • French
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. John Fairbanks Nettrour MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 16 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. John F. Nettrour practice?
Dr. John Nettrour has 6 office locations.
Dr. John Nettrour practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Des Moines, IA.
Additional practice locations include: Decorah, IA and Ankeny, IA.
See Des Moines Orthopedic Surgeons.