Orthopedic Specialists

Gautam Kakade, MD

Gautam Kakade, MD
Primary Clinic
Iowa Specialty Hospital - Belmond
403 1st Street SE
Belmond, IA 50421
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Practice Information

Joined Orthopedic Specialists


Medical Interests

Joint replacement surgery of the hip, knee, and shoulder; trauma and fracture surgery of the hip, wrist, shoulder, and extremities; sports medicine injuries in the shoulders, knees, ankles, and ligaments; carpal tunnel surgery; and workers’ compensation injuries

Education & Professional Certification


Gandhi Medical College in Hyderabad, India (medical), Dundee University (Master of Orthopedic Surgery)


Wenlock District Hospital, Kasturba Medical College in Mangalore (Orthopedic and Trauma); National Health Service in the United Kingdom (Orthopedic Surgery); Easton Hospital in Easton, PA (General Surgery) Easton Hospital in Easton, PA (Internal Medicine)


Center for Hip & Knee Surgery, St. Francis Hospital in Mooresville, IN (Joint Replacement and Arthroplasty)

Professional Societies

A fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in Scotland; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Iowa Orthopaedic Society, American Medical Association, Indian Orthopaedic Association

Professional & Personal Interests

Hobbies and Personal Interests

Enjoys playing table tennis and bridge

Patient Comments

January 28, 2023

Great doctor and facility

January 7, 2023

Excellent assistant and doctor

January 4, 2023

Addressed my symptoms, showed in X-rays what causes my pain, explained best course of action to repair knee joint.

December 19, 2022

I had a failed shoulder replacement surgery 1 year ago at another hospital. Severe pan for a year until *Dr. Kakade redid the shoulder and now I'm pain free!!!! I have sent 6 people to I.S.H., and I'm on the board @ the hospital who had the _____ shoulder.

November 26, 2022


October 29, 2022

I have so much faith in Dr Kakade -honest, he takes time to explain, so caring!

October 16, 2022

Dr. Kakade is fabulous - knows his stuff & has a great manner w/patients!!

October 8, 2022

Look forward to next visit

September 26, 2022

I have already referred more people down there

September 10, 2022

Good experience

September 10, 2022

I have recommended Dr. Kakade to several of my friends.

August 27, 2022

Dr Kakade is amazing

August 8, 2022

Overall, I think Dr. Kakade is a good doctor, listens to your concerns.

August 6, 2022

I can't thank the doctors and staff enough

August 1, 2022

Very good

July 17, 2022

I have been seeing This doctor for a few years and will continue

June 25, 2022

Dr. Kakade and the nurses I met all listened to what I had to say and took questions/comments seriously and answered appropriately.

June 24, 2022

*Dr. Kakade is very pleasant & thorough. Would highly recommend.

June 19, 2022

Dr. Kakade knows what I need. I trust him completely

June 11, 2022

The best!!!! Dr Kakade explains, all!! You can tell, how he, cares about you, how I am healing, and for the future.

June 11, 2022

Would definitely recommend Dr. Kakade to everyone!

May 28, 2022

Very good

May 28, 2022

Love Iowa Specialty!

May 28, 2022


May 25, 2022

All good

May 24, 2022

My overall experience was very good, I was very happy with how I was treated. He was concerned about my treatment options and how he could help.

May 5, 2022

Very happy with care for *Dr Kakade.

April 26, 2022


March 26, 2022

All good

March 22, 2022

Dr. Kakade was everything plus more that I heard about him. Will recommend him to anyone.

March 7, 2022

I liked it that Dr. Kakade let me see the x-rays & pointed out what I was seeing & why it was good.

March 2, 2022

*Dr. Kakade made me feel "at ease" & confident surgery would work -

February 13, 2022

Have already recommended other patients to go see them

February 10, 2022

Over all , very good.

February 8, 2022

I was very impressed with Dr. Kakade. He zeroed in on my problem immediately and recommended treatment plans to help, something my local dr. was unable to do.

January 8, 2022


November 26, 2021

Everything wonderful. Dr. was so informative and showed us things of prior knee surgery that caused me problems.

November 21, 2021

Dr. Kakade is very thorough. I would not want a different provider.

November 16, 2021

The doctor explained how each pound I am overweight makes my knee at risk of failing - encouraging me to keep dieting (eat healthy).

October 29, 2021

Very impressed.

October 20, 2021

Excellent Dr

September 22, 2021

Very pleased.
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