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Sneller, David, MD

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Sneller, David
4.68 out of 5
  • 1054 Patient Ratings
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Primary Clinic
1215 Duff Avenue Office
1215 Duff Ave
Ames, IA 50010
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Dr. David Sneller - Practice Information

Joined McFarland Clinic

August 2000

Medical Interests

Dr. Sneller finds fulfillment in helping his patients recover from a wide range of acute and chronic injuries and assisting them to reach their fullest potential post-injury/surgery.
Surgical Interests:

  • Sports Medicine
  • Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Total Knee Replacement

Education & Professional Certification


American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

  • Re-certified in 2012 - Scored in the top 5% nationally


Central College, Pella, IA

  • B.A.; 1987-1991
    • Summa Cum Laude
    • Pre-Med Student of the Year Award
    • Biology Student of the Year Award
    • Member of Central College Basketball Team

University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

  • M.D.; 1991-1995
    • Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society
    • Graduated in top 2 percent of class
    • 1995 Recipient of the McClintock Award in Medical Physiology
    • Superior Achievement Award in Medical Histology
    • Recipient of the Medical Pathology Award


University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency; 1995-2000
    • Invited to and presented original research at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and at the Iowa Orthopedic Society

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Iowa Medical Society
  • Iowa Orthopedic Society
  • Story County Medical Society

Professional & Personal Interests

Leadership Roles

  • Iowa Games Medical Coordinator
  • Previous Orthopedic Department Head
  • Served as reviewer for senior orthopedic residents

Hobbies and Personal Interests

  • Biking, Basketball, Hunting, Boating, Traveling and Landscaping
  • Spending time with his wife and three children

Community Involvement

  • Covers Gilbert High School Athletics
  • Coaching youth sports: AAU, Upward and Ames Parks and Recreation
  • Active member of Ascension Lutheran Church, Ames
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