McFarland Clinic welcomes five new providers this October and November across the network.
Daniel MacAlpine, MD
Dr. MacAlpine completed his medical degree from the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine in Iowa City. He then went on to complete a family practice residency in Mason City and a dermatology residency at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas.
"I am excited to join the team of compassionate dermatologists at McFarland Clinic. It is clear we share the goal of providing comprehensive and quality care to the patients of central Iowa,” said Dr. MacAlpine.
Suman Nalluri, MD
After receiving his medical degree from Guntur Medical College in India, Dr. Nalluri completed his master’s in public health degree from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA. He then went on to complete his graduate medical education in internal medicine and neurology at Southern Illinois University in Springfield, IL. Dr. Nalluri then completed a neurocritical care fellowship from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO.
“I am pleased to join an excellent group of physicians and staff and be part of the charming Ames community. I look forward to providing comprehensive neurological and critical care to patients in central Iowa,” said Dr. Nalluri.
Nita Parekh, MD
Dr. Parekh received her medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School. She then completed a diagnostic radiology residency and a diagnostic neuroradiology fellowship at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
"The genuinely compassionate and talented people at McFarland Clinic, along with its reputation for excellent health care, are the reasons I chose to join this practice. I am thrilled to be serving and joining the wonderful community of Ames, a great place to live and work,” said Dr. Parekh.
Matthew Peterson, MD
Dr. Matthew Peterson received his medical degree from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. He then completed a diagnostic radiology residency and a diagnostic neuroradiology fellowship at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
"The quality of medicine practiced at McFarland Clinic and the caring physicians and staff serving the community are what attracted me to join this practice. I am excited to return to my hometown and be a part of McFarland Clinic and join the Ames community again,” said Dr. Peterson.
Dong-Xiao Yang, MD
After receiving her medical degree from Shanxi Medical University in P.R. China, Dr. Yang went on to complete a pediatrics residency at the Children's Hospital of Shanxi Province, in P.R. China. Dr. Yang then went on to complete a pediatrics residency at Texas Tech University Medical Center of El Paso.
"From the beginning of the interview process, I felt at home with McFarland Clinic and the community of Marshalltown. I am looking forward to serving my patients and becoming an active member of the community,” said Dr. Yang.