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Hermsen, Jean, DO

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Hermsen, Jean
4.65 out of 5
  • 137 Patient Ratings
Primary Clinic
1215 Duff Avenue Office
1215 Duff Ave
Ames, IA 50010

Dr. Jean Hermsen - Practice Information

Joined McFarland Clinic

August 2012

Medical Interests

Dr. Hermsen enjoys treating pediatric and adult Ear, Nose, and Throat diseases. This ranges from recurrent ear infections and recurrent sinus infections to skin cancers. She originally wanted to be a Family Practice physician, however she grew a strong interest in surgery during medical school. She is committed to patient education and trusted care.

Education & Professional Certification


  • American Osteopathic Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery


Wartburg College

  • BA, Biology - Minor in Chemistry; 2003

Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • DO; 2007


Michigan State University

  • Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery; 2012

Professional Societies

  • American Osteopathic College of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American College of Physicians
  • Iowa Medical Society
  • Iowa Otolaryngology Society
  • Story County Medical Society
  • American Rhinologic Society

Professional & Personal Interests

Hobbies and Personal Interests

Dr. Hermsen enjoys gardening, cooking and playing with her young children. Raised on a dairy farm in northeast Iowa, she and her family couldn't wait to move back to Iowa to join McFarland Clinic.

Patient Ratings

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