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201 East J Avenue
Grundy Center, IA 50638
Very informative, presented all information in a format that was easy to understand. Displayed compassion and concern for my well being. Professional and personable. Reassuring visit.
September 20, 2023
Dr. Van Buren and his nurse were both very compassionate and explained the process/procedure as it progressed.
September 1, 2023
Friendly, matter of fact. Common sense & showed genuine concern.
August 28, 2023
i was there for a specific purpose, during exam Dr Van Buren noticed something on my leg that was concerning to him. we discussed it and his recommendation was to have it removed and tested. since i was already there he made the time to do it then rather then schedule another appointment. this was very much appreciated!!
July 13, 2023
Dr Van Buren was caring and listened to me. He explained my symptoms and his thoughts clearly. He is knowledgeable, and I respect his advice.
June 26, 2023
Very friendly and knowledgeable. Explains every thing and answers your questions.
May 18, 2023
my questions and concerns were answered with patience even though the office appeared busy his assistant was frendly and helpful as well i left reassured and comfortable with the information i received
March 3, 2023
Good listener. Explained everything well. Answered all questions. Put me at ease.
February 15, 2023
Dr Van Buren takes time and explains any questions and what process he would do in surgery in words anyone could understand.
February 10, 2023
Very helpful, listens to my concerns and makes sure I understand my care.
January 30, 2023
Very much appreciated the time he took to answer my questions, hear my concerns and help me with a treatment plan.
January 26, 2023
Very professional and detailed
December 2, 2022
I appreciate his patience with my questions. He made me feel more comfortable and confident about my upcoming surgery.
October 25, 2022
Truly listened and wanted the best for my care.
October 7, 2022
Explains things very thoroughly,repeats as needed if you need him to. Took his time with me to make sure I understood what he was saying
September 22, 2022
Dr and his assistants were very helpful and caring!
September 21, 2022
I felt very comfortable with Dr. Van Buren. I felt he covered all the details regarding my visit.
September 17, 2022
Great Dr.! Thorough explanation and examination.
April 20, 2022
I really appreciated his thoroughness with me and his concern. Very explanatory, was really appreciated.
March 28, 2022
He listened to what I had to say
October 7, 2021
- Laparoscopic/minimally invasive surgery
- Breast cancer surgery
- Endocrine surgery
- Colon cancer surgery
- Anti-reflux surgery
- Skin lesions, moles, and skin cancer
- Gallbladder surgery
- Colonoscopy for screening and symptoms
- Endoscopies (EGD) for ulcers, heartburn symptoms and trouble swallowing
Joined McFarland Clinic
Education & Professional Certification
- American Board of Surgery
Simpson College, Indianola, IA
- BA, 1988-1992
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
- MD, 1993-1997
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
- Surgery, 1997-2002
- American Medical Association
- Fellow, American Collge of Surgeons (FACS)
- Iowa Medical Society
- Marshall County Medical Society
Professional & Personal Interests
- Department Chair, McFarland Clinic Marshalltown General Surgery
- Member, McFarland Clinic Ownership Committee
- President, UnityPoint Hospital Marshalltown
Hobbies and Personal Interests
Golf, professional sports, coaching son's sports teams