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Leading-Edge Medical Resources
The availability of convenient, high-quality and affordable healthcare is of great importance to those living in Marshalltown. Anchored by the only full-service medical provider in the area, the city’s healthcare community is always at the forefront of the latest technologies and techniques, guaranteeing residents can find the care they need right at their fingertips.

Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center
Since welcoming its first patient in 1914, MMSC has transformed into a 125-bed, acute care community hospital that today serves a population exceeding 60,000 residents. A leader in surgical technology, the hospital strives to provide the highest quality healthcare in a compassionate and trusting environment. The comprehensive list of health services and programs offered is extensive at MMSC, and includes such key areas as: emergency medicine, diagnostic imaging and laboratory, respiratory care, women’s care, surgical services, rehabilitation, wound care and community education — among others. In addition to the main hospital campus, MMSC operates additional facilities in Marshalltown — the MMSC Clinic-Marshalltown, which specializes in family practice, internal medicine and surgical services, and the MMSC Rehabilitation Clinic.

State-of-the-Art Cardiovascular Cath Lab
The modern Cardiovascular Cath Lab at MMSC has been an important addition to hospital operations, as it provides the most sophisticated technology and practices in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. The cardiologists staffed in the department come from the Iowa Heart Center —the state’s leading source for cardiovascular care. Services afforded through the Cath Lab include cardiac catheterization, echocardiography, electrophysiology, nuclear cardiology, vascular testing and screening, EKG testing, both inpatient and outpatient consultations and appointments.

McFarland Clinic

McFarland Clinic PC
One of the state’s first clinics of its kind, McFarland Clinic PC has grown to become the largest physician-owned, multi-specialty group practice in Iowa today. Marshalltown is fortunate to be served by the network through three facilities —Marshalltown Main Street Office, Marshalltown Southside Office and Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center. Specialties include: adult medicine, diabetes education/dietetics, emergency care, family medicine, neurology, optometry, pediatrics, podiatry, radiology, surgery and urology. McFarland Clinic PC also offers several outreach services in Marshalltown, which include care in the areas of: allergy, cardiology, nephrology, neurology, occupational medicine, oncology and hematology, orthopedic hand surgery, physical therapy and rheumatology.

SUPPLEMENTAL HEALTHCARE RESOURCES
Primary Health Care, Inc., a nonprofit community health center, prides itself on helping families of Central Iowa with cost-effective, quality medical attention, no matter the circumstance. Several clinics dot the region, with two established within Marshalltown (Marshalltown Medical Clinic and Marshalltown Dental Clinic). Here family practice, pediatrics, OB/GYN, internal medicine, dental, acute and chronic illness care, HIV services, immunizations, homeless and housing advocacy, maternal/child home visitations and more round out the list of unmatched services rendered to patients.

Primary Health Care

In addition, there are numerous private providers for various services in the community, including Eyecare Associates, the Optical Center, Downey & Gantz DDS, Plaza Family Dental Center and many, many others.

PRIVATE PRACTICE
A number of private practice practitioners serve the Marshalltown community including sports medicine experts, physical therapists, OB/GYN specialists, dentists, chiropractors, eyecare professionals, and mental health specialists.

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