Appointments: (515) 282-2921

Caring, Quality Oncology in Des Moines and surrounding areas.

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About Us

Compassionate Healthcare

My mission is to provide you with personalized, high-quality cancer and blood disorder treatment in a caring manner.  

Experienced Medical Professionals

Your core team consist of myself, Cortney Bax, PA-C and Amber Rider, RN, OCN.  Cortney is originally from Greenfield, Iowa and completed her Physician Assistant training at Duke University in North Carolina.  Amber is also a native Iowan who completed her RN degree at Mercy College of Health Sciences.  Amber has worked in oncology since 2007.  Our goal is to provide you with excellent healthcare in a personal and caring manner.  We are able to provide this care with the help of a larger group including Medical Oncology and Hematology Associates (pharmacy staff, oncology nurses, laboratory technicians, schedulers and  more), as well as hospital staff (Pharmacists, oncology nurses, dietitians and more).  I  am honored to have received several awards including the Patient’s Choice Award, the Most Compassionate Doctor and the On Time + Promptness Award from kind patient reviews at

A Personal Approach

Our goal is to improve and maintain your overall health and to empower you with an understanding of your condition and treatment plan.  

How We Help

Medical Oncology & Hematology Associates

I work as part of a group of caring, talented physicians and ancillary staff known as Medical Oncology and Hematology Associates who are dedicated to the treatment of individuals with cancer and blood disorders. 

You may visit Medical Oncology and Hematology Associates (MOHA) website through the following link:   Cancer Center of Iowa.


Medical Oncology

My team provides care for patients with cancer using treatments such as immunotherapy, hormone therapy and chemotherapy.  We also coordinate care between other specialists to ensure the best outcomes.


Cortney, Amber and I also take care of individuals with blood cancers, bone marrow disorders and benign blood disorders.

Contact Us In Des Moines

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John Stoddard Cancer Center

1221 Pleasant Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50309

(515) 282-2921


Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

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Contact Us In Nevada

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Story County Medical Center

640 South 19th Street Nevada, Iowa 50201

(515) 382-2111


Second & Fourth Tuesday every month.

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