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He was open and honest with me. We talked through the options and arrived at what was best.
June 23, 2023
The Dr and the nurse were kind , took their time and answered all of my questions. Did not seem in a hurry and were VERY relatable. I appreciated their care today
June 20, 2023
I was so very impressed with Dr. Schlicher! He spent a whole hour going over everything, and he was so easy to understand. I feel very confident that he will take excellent care of me during my surgery. Thank you!!
May 26, 2023
Dr Schlicher is a good listener, compassionate care giver and gifted at reassurance.
April 25, 2023
Dr. Schlicher was kind and talked me through options and we came up with a plan together. Being able to be a part of the decision making is important in building trusting relationships with your provider.
March 2, 2023
The entire staff was friendly and caring. They were able to answer any questions we had about an upcoming surgery. Dr. Schlicher made us feel comfortable and thoroughly covered my medical situation and steps forward.
February 4, 2023
Dr. Schlicher took his time to explain everything to me and always checked to make sure I had no more questions. As someone who has never had a surgery, it meant a lot to get my questions answered.
January 11, 2023
It felt like I was actually heard at my appointment and my symptoms taken seriously.
December 20, 2022
Nurse and surgeon very very pleasant and knowledgeable. They made everything understandable and answered all our questions.
December 13, 2022
Listens well and provided knowledgeable answers to my questions. He was very approachable and understanding.
November 19, 2022
He was very helpful, caring, and pleasant to visit with.
November 10, 2022
Very caring and listened to my concerns. Examined me and gave me reassurance that all seemed to be fine. Offered me assistance for further needs. Appreciated both the doctor and his nurse.
November 8, 2022
Dr. Schlicher was very friendly and easy to talk to. He was thorough in his explanation of what to expect and answered all of my questions. He didn’t rush the visit and I left feeling confident I could make the best decision for me.
October 28, 2022
Dr Schlicher is an exceptional surgeon and I couldn’t be more adamant in recommending him to anyone. We are fortunate to have him in Ames and at McFarland Clinic and Mary Greeley.
October 13, 2022
Very thorough and thoughtful.
September 18, 2022
Listened and explained procedures.
September 8, 2022
Once again all of the medical professionals I saw today was thorough and helpful. I feel great confidence in my care.
August 12, 2022
Dr. Schlicher was very personable and understanding. He took time to explain the different ways used to treat my health concern.
July 21, 2022
Explained the surgical procedure thoroughly and answered all our questions so we could understand. Very friendly and nice. We feel comfortable having him do the surgery. His surgical nurse was extremely nice and made the process go as good as could be.
May 5, 2022
The doctor was very friendly and welcoming. He explained everything very thoroughly and offered possible scenarios and answered my questions thoroughly. I was very pleased! Also...his nurse was extremely friendly and helpful.
April 21, 2022
Dr. Schlicher is absolutely wonderful! His bedside manner is A+ - He is so easy to talk to and ask questions. And, of course I believe he is absolutely the best at what he does!! I feel so blessed to have had him available when I was admitted.
April 7, 2022
I thought that Dr. Schlicher and his nurse Stephanie were very professional and very thorough and answered the questions that I had.
March 30, 2022
He was very good at explaining what needed to be and how he would do the surgery. I felt comfortable and that he really cared about me and wanted the best for me.
March 10, 2022
My wife and I felt comfortable with Dr Schlicher and he covered our concerns well.
February 11, 2022
I was in serious pain and decided to come over to ames er. I was told my gallbladder needed to be removed in an emergency surgery. Dr. Schlicher was my surgeon. My husband and I have such great respect for him. His professionalism & his caring bedside manner. My follow up visit today did not disappoint same great service and care. Thank you for taking care of me!
December 23, 2021
Joined McFarland Clinic
Education & Professional Certification
- Advanced Trauma Operative Management Course
- Advanced Trauma Life Support
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support
University of Northern Iowa
- BA, Biology/Biomedical Emphasis; 2002
University of Iowa
- Doctor of Medicine; 2008
Iowa Methodist Medical Center
- General Surgery; 2013
- American College of Surgeons, Candidate Member; 2008-Present
Professional & Personal Interests
- Department Chair, McFarland Clinic Ames General Surgery