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Ruth McGowan, PA-C

  • Family Medicine

Accepting New Patients

UnityPoint Provider

  • Hospital Affiliations:
    • St. Luke's Hospital
  • Gender: Female

Office Hours

  • Sun: Closed
  • Mon - Fri: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Sat: Closed

About Ruth McGowan, PA-C

  • Des Moines University: PA - Physician Assistant Studies
Focus Areas
  • Family Medicine


Personal Interests
Running, Weight training, Cross country skiing, Hiking, Music
Why did you become a physician/provider?
To assist patients in reaching their health goals and coach healthy lifestyle.
As a provider, what is your medical philosophy? Everyone has a desire to feel well and thrive and my duty is to assist each person in obtaining good health and maintaining healthy lifestyles.
What type of care/clinical interests are you most passionate about? Sports Medicine, all aspects of Family Medicine
Why did you choose your specialty? It gives me the opportunity to work with all ages of people, children to adults.
What qualities best describe the care you provide your patients? When you are in the office with me you are the most important person; your questions and your concerns all matter and your health is paramount.
Being a healthcare provider, what drives/motivates you each day? Finding and meeting the greatest need and looking for any unifying symptoms that will reveal any new diagnosis or a better treatment for an existing diagnosis.
What is the most important thing patients should know about you and your practice? I will work diligently for you, I see myself as your health advocate.