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Oncology Care

Our primary care physicians and surgeons work closely with oncologist, Steven Heddinger, MD, with Medical Oncology of Des Moines.

Many surgical cancer procedures are performed at our surgical center. Patients may also receive pre- and post-surgery infusion therapies at UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Regional Medical Center.

Our oncology team includes a certified chemotherapy registered nurse in the suite at all times plus:

  • Home Care to help manage treatments and skills at home. 
  • Social services to help with emotional and financial stresses of cancer.
  • Pain management to help relieve discomfort from cancer and its treatments.
  • Hospice care to support and care for the terminally ill.