Covenant Clinic Welcomes Thomas Luft, DO, to the Covenant Hospitalist Program

By: Dana Derflinger Date Published: Monday, January 09, 2012

Covenant Clinic is pleased to welcome Thomas Luft, DO,  as a new Covenant Clinic Hospitalist. Dr. Luft is an internal medicine specialist joining the other hospitalists coordinating inpatient care at Covenant Medical Center. A Des Moines native, his most recent employment was at The Iowa Clinic and Iowa Methodist Medical Center, in West Des Moines and Des Moines, respectively.

No stranger to the Cedar Valley, Dr. Luft achieved his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Northern Iowa. It was during this time that he adopted a passion for helping others. “When I went to UNI, I volunteered at Covenant Medical Center and it has always had a lasting impression on me,” said Dr. Luft. “The most rewarding part of my profession is interacting with every part of the health care team including patients, families, nurses, staff and other doctors. Being a hospitalist, you have the important responsibility of being the go-to person for patients in the hospital and it is such an honor to be able to do that.”


Dr. Luft received his medical degree from Des Moines University Osteopathic Medical Center in Des Moines, IA, in 2003. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City IA, in 2006.  Dr. Luft has been in practice at The Iowa Clinic, PC, in West Des Moines and Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines since 2006.