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25 years of experience
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Karen Gerdes, MD is board certified in Pediatrics.

  • She has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Gynecology

Education & Awards

Dr. Gerdes graduated from University of Iowa, Iowa City.


Dr. Gerdes has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • Iowa Lutheran Hospital 
  • Iowa Methodist Medical Center 


  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Karen J Gerdes MD is a female Pediatrician, has 25 years of experience and practices in Pediatrics.
Where does Dr. Karen J. Gerdes practice?
Dr. Karen Gerdes has 1 office location.
Dr. Karen Gerdes practices Pediatrics near Des Moines, IA.
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