David Ross, MD
Scope of Practice
Family Medicine is a medical specialty that emphasizes comprehensive medical care for families as a whole, and as individual members, caring for patients from birth to advanced age. Medical concerns are managed through diagnosis, treatment and prevention of common illnesses and chronic diseases, taking into account genetics, family history and mental health. Family physicians also provide pregnancy and delivery care. They provide well child checkups and can make sure all immunizations are up to date. In addition, they also coordinate and manage patient care with other specialists when a referral is needed.
Also provides a full range of general surgery services including abdominal, laparoscopic, cancer (such as breast cancer), endoscopy, treatment of venous disease and trauma surgeries.
Graduate School: Master of Business Administration, University of Massachusetts; Residency: Northeast Iowa Family Practice Residency Program, Waterloo, IA; Medical School: University of Iowa College of Medicine; Bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa; Meeker Memorial Hospital Emergency Medical Director.