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Dr. Del Core maintains the highest levels of accreditation and pursues ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in orthopaedic surgery. 

We strive to educate and guide our patients through the various surgical and nonsurgical options available to help curate an individualized experience at all times.

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Creighton University Names MD West One “Official Orthopedic Doctors of Creighton Athletics” Through 2028

“Creighton University has named MD West ONE the official orthopedic team doctors of Creighton Athletics. This partnership will allow Creighton student-athletes to have direct access to MD West ONE’s orthopedic, sports medicine, neurosurgery and spine care.”

Shenandoah medical center

Starting March 1, 2023, MD West ONE Orthopedic Specialists: Dr. James Mantone, Dr. Kathleen Grier, and Dr. Michael Del Core will see patients at the Shenandoah Medical Center located a 1 Jack Foster Drive Shenandoah, IA 51601.

“MD West ONE is excited to announce our expansion in Shenandoah, Iowa. Three of MD West ONE’s orthopedic specialists will join their partner, Dr. Keith Lodhia, Neurosurgery & Spine Specialist, in seeing patients at the Shenandoah Medical Center. We invite you to learn more about our physicians covering the Shenandoah outreach clinic for orthopedics, neurosurgery and spine…”

Michael A. Del Core, MD with patient

MD West ONE Welcomes New Upper Extremity Specialist –
Dr. Michael A. Del Core

“MD West ONE is pleased to announce that Dr. Michael Del Core will begin seeing patients September 19, 2022. Dr. Del Core is an orthopedic surgeon who has two fellowship certifications in both Hand & Wrist and Elbow & Shoulder…”

“I am fortunate to have the privilege of treating patients with problems of the entire upper extremity. My primary aim is to understand each patient’s goals, expectations, and functional level in order to create an individualized treatment plan consisting of either conservative or surgical management. It is very rewarding having a positive impact on patients’ lives by helping improve their upper extremity function.” – Dr. Del Core

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SMC announces new orthopedic team & expansion

“SMC officials announced Monday the addition of Jake Davis as a Certified Physician Assistant. Jake has worked in orthopedics for over 10 years as a Physician Assistant in both clinic and surgery focusing on total joints, specifically sports medicine. Davis, a 1998 Clarinda High School graduate, served in the US Army as a field medic and is an Iraqi War Veteran and later attended Northeastern State University for his undergraduate biology degree. Davis then attended Western Michigan University for his Masters in Medicine, Physician Assistant studies.

Additionally, through a partnership with MD West ONE, three providers will also be partnering with Davis including foot and ankle specialist Dr. Kathleen Grier, Dr. James Mantone, who specializes in sport medicine, hip, knee, and shoulders, and Dr. Michael DelCore specializing in upper extremities. Speaking on KMA’s “Morning Show” recently, SMC Chief Operating Officer Eric Holste says the partnership with MD West ONE is a great opportunity to provide additional specialty services to the area…”