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Heather Kowalski, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon
4.77 out of 5 (175 ratings)

Clinical Assistant Professor

Orthopedics and Rehabilitation ( ) (Pediatric Profile)

About

"Being a pediatric orthopedic surgeon has been my dream since I suffered my own first injury in high school. There is nowhere I would rather live out that dream than here in Iowa City." — Heather Kowalski

Heather Kowalski, MD, is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon that specializes in a number of malformations and diseases including adolescent hip, cerebral palsy, clubfoot, scoliosis, skeletal dysplasia, developmental dysplasia of the hip, and pediatric fractures.

Dr. Kowalski received her medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, before completing her residency at Henry Ford Health System also located in Detroit, and her pediatric orthopedic surgery fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati.

Languages

English

Authored Health Articles

Specialties

Pediatric Specialties

  • Orthopedics

Special Procedures and Treatments

  • Fracture fixation
  • Limb lengthening and shortening

Diseases and Conditions

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Clubfoot
  • Gait abnormalities
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Limb abnormalities
  • SCFE (slipped capital femoral epiphysis)
  • Scoliosis
  • Skeletal dysplasia
  • Spasticity

Locations


200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242


250 Mercy Drive
Dubuque, IA 52001


2624 Orchard Drive
Cedar Falls, IA 50613


8605 Chambery Boulevard
Johnston, IA 50131


5406 Merle Hay Road
Johnston, IA 50131

Credentials

Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Degrees

  • MD, Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Detroit
  • BS, Exercise and Health Science, Alma College, Alma, Mich.

Residencies

Orthopedic Surgery, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit

Fellowships

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati

Ratings

The number of stars is an average of all responses to provider-related questions from Press Ganey patient satisfaction surveys. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. About our ratings.

Overall Rating

4.77 out of 5 (175 ratings)