Bryan Warme, MD

Bryan Warme
Primary Clinic
1215 Duff Ave
Ames, IA 50010
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Dr. Bryan Warme - Practice Information

Joined McFarland Clinic

August 2012

Medical Interests

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Co-Director of Orthopedic Sports Medicine, McFarland Clinic

Dr. Warme treats all athletic injuries and specializes in arthroscopic reconstruction of the Shoulder, Elbow, Hip, Knee, and Ankle. He provides orthopedic coverage for Iowa State's athletes and area high school athletes. Having been an athlete himself who had to work through various injuries and surgeries, he is committed to giving athletes the best care possible with the goal of getting them back on the field competing at the highest levels. His approach is to treat all his patients as if they were members of his own family.
Dr. Warme Specializes in:

  • Sports Medicine
  • Consultant to ISU Athletic Teams
  • Arthroscopic Reconstruction: shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and ankle


Dr. Bryan Warme has written several publications about Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Surgery. View Publications

Education & Professional Certification


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Board Certified


Yale University

  • B.A., Psychology, 1999
    • Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Graduation with Honors, Recruited Football Player

Stanford University School of Medicine

  • M.D.; 2006
    • Two-time Research Award Winner


University of Iowa

  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency; 2011
    • AOA Resident Leadership Forum Participant


Hospital for Special Surgery

  • Sports Medicine and Shoulder Fellowship; 2012
    • Fellow Physician for NY Giants during Super Bowl XLVI Championship Season

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Member
  • American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America, Member
  • Iowa Orthopaedic Society, Member

Professional & Personal Interests

Leadership Roles

McFarland Clinic Co-Director of Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Iowa State Sports Medicine Consultant, USA Wrestling Team Physician

Hobbies and Personal Interests

Scuba Diving, Bicycling, Hunting, Horses, and Traveling

Community Involvement

In addition to taking care of Iowa State Athletic teams, Dr. Warme provides sideline coverage to Ames High School.

Patient Testimonials

Patient feedback is important in helping us improve our service. It also gives us opportunities to recognize our providers and staff for excellent customer service. Here are a few patient comments showing this provider's commitment to Extraordinary Care, Every Day.

February 14, 2024

I appreciate that he's always friendly and explains my options well so that I can feel like I'm making an informed decision.

February 8, 2024

Dr Warme and his staff provided me with a wealth of information that put me at ease about the procedure. It was very thorough and professional.

January 30, 2024

He is simply the best. If you have to have knee work done, there is no one better.

December 5, 2023

I'm very pleased with the results from the surgery. Between the surgery and the physical therapy, I felt the team of medical professionals I interacted with were great to work with. They answered my questions, and explained things as I progressed through my rehabilitation.

November 9, 2023

Dr warme is the best and we are lucky to have him in the area. I drive 75 minutes. He is super thorough and caring answers all my questions and is very personable.

October 24, 2023

Dr. Warme took his time and addressed all my questions.

October 5, 2023

Dr Warme and staff were very informative and attentive. My concerns were thoroughly addressed

September 15, 2023

The provider was very, very professional, courteous and clear with all the explanations. Kind and patient enough to answer all my questions. Thanks!

August 31, 2023

Dr. Warme is incredibly personable and knowledgeable. He took the time to explain my shoulder’s current state and made sure I was comfortable with the available options and next steps. I could not be more thankful.

July 18, 2023

Very personal and attentive to current issue while checking in on previous issues.

July 14, 2023

Provider is especially adept at diagnosing problems and explaining them to patient. I am 100% confident that I am in excellent hands with Dr. Warme.

June 21, 2023

Appreciate the honesty and the urgency to fit my son’s surgery in as soon as possible

June 3, 2023

My family trusts Dr. Warme completely. He's a great listener and a great surgeon!

May 24, 2023

My first appt to discuss surgery. Was very nervous coming into this appt but he immediately put me at ease. Thorough explanation and comforting, friendly personality.

April 7, 2023

He took his time with me and answered all my questions. Very much appreciated his caring for me and wanting a good outcome for me. We have a good plan coming up with my treatment. Thanks

February 2, 2023

Dr Warme is a great listener, empathetic to my concerns and highly competent surgeon. Within minutes he explained the next diagnostic tests he wanted me to have and gave me a plan with what I may expect from the outcomes of the testing.

January 3, 2023

Top notch care! Dr. Warme explained everything thoroughly and never rushed his time with me. I am confident I had the best possible care to ensure a full recovery.

December 14, 2022

Great place, great knowledge, professional, and caring attitude greatly appreciated feel great, thanks.

November 11, 2022

Dr. Warme was very clear and knowledgeable. He was willing to talk about my concerns and clear up any questions. He is absolutely fantastic!

October 15, 2022

The Doctor explained to me what I needed to have done. He than ask me if I had any questions. He answered the questions I had.

October 7, 2022

All of my interactions with the staff were very pleasant. They were friendly and smiled. I appreciate that.

July 26, 2022

I found this provider to be very personable and very helpful in answering all my questions and I look forward to continue to working with him.

July 22, 2022

Doctor Warme always seems to listen to my concerns and answers all of my questions. He takes time for me and I really appreciate that. Thank you.

February 15, 2022

I think Dr. Warne was fantastic, let me know step by step what to expect. Very very grateful.

January 22, 2022

Dr. Warme is personable, professional, and honest. I trust him with my care.

January 6, 2022

Very good listener and a great surgeon .

November 23, 2021

Dr. Warme is a straight up guy whom I trust with my care. He knows my history and he always recognizes who I am and what it is I do for a living and my area of interests. He knows me as a person and that is a unique trait. I’m very fortunate to have Dr. Warme on my team.

October 26, 2021

Very kind knows what he doing I would recommend him for some one else

October 20, 2021

The clinic was professional and efficient. Doctor and nurses in the orthopedic clinic and at X-ray were helpful and compassionate.

October 15, 2021

i loved my experience with Dr. Warme! He’s such a caring doctor and does well with patients
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