Spine Specialist Dr. Brett Rosenthal to Provide Care at Story Medical


NEVADA, IOWA – Brett Rosenthal, M.D., a fellowship-trained orthopaedic spine surgeon who specializes in the treatment of disorders of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine will begin seeing patients at Story Medical in February.

Dr. Rosenthal, who practices at Iowa Ortho, will see patients on the first, third and fifth Thursdays of each month, beginning February 6 and is currently scheduling appointments. Dr. Rosenthal joins Iowa Ortho providers Scott Shumway, MD, Tim Vinyard, MD, and Eric Hedrick, PA-C, in serving patients at Story Medical. 

Dr. Rosenthal came to Iowa Ortho from Harvard’s Combined Orthopaedic Spine Program in Massachusetts. He has published more than 15 peer-reviewed original research publications and has written more than a dozen book chapters and review articles. Dr. Rosenthal has had his research presented at both national and international conferences. He is a reviewer for three of the largest spine research journals in the country.

Dr. Rosenthal is originally from the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois and earned his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. He completed his residency training at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Rosenthal, please call the Story Medical Outpatient Clinic & Surgical Services Department at (515) 382-7738. 


About Story Medical
For more than 60 years, Story County Medical Center, Story Medical Clinics and Story Medical Senior Care have been the trusted providers of high-quality, local healthcare services for the residents of Story County. Their modern South Campus creates a healing environment that matches the personalized care and clinical expertise of its medical staff. Visit www.StoryMedical.org for more information.

About Iowa Ortho
As the Center of Excellence name indicates, the physicians at Iowa Ortho strive to provide the highest quality medical care possible. All of our physicians are fellowship trained and board certified in their fields by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS), assuring patients that they will be receiving care from the highest qualified physicians and surgeons. Iowa Ortho offers a multidisciplinary approach bringing together a team of orthopaedic surgeons, physiatrists, pain management, industrial medicine, podiatrists, therapists, and highly trained ancillary professionals who bring their collective expertise together to provide the full scope of services. We have thirteen locations throughout central Iowa, including Des Moines, Ankeny, Pella, Pleasant Hill, West Des Moines and other surrounding areas.