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Torgerson, Valerie, DO

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Torgerson, Valerie
4.6 out of 5
  • 225 Patient Ratings
Primary Clinic
West Ames Office
3600 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA 50014

Dr. Valerie Torgerson - Practice Information

Joined McFarland Clinic

January 2001

Medical Interests

Trauma & disaster care

Education & Professional Certification


  • American Board of Family Practice
  • National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners - The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration


Waldorf College, Forest City, IA

  • AA, 1982-1984

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

  • BA, 1986-1989

University of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines, IA

  • DO, 1989-1993


Broadlawns Medical Center, Des Moines, Ia

  • 1993-1996

Professional Societies

  • Diplomate, American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Iowa Medical Society Story County Medical Society

Professional & Personal Interests

Leadership Roles

  • Department Chair, McFarland Clinic Family Medicine West Ames
  • Past President, Story County Medical Society
  • Has served on Cancer, Compliance, and Safety Committee

Hobbies and Personal Interests

Training my pet therapy dog, Travel, Scuba diving, Skiing, Family time

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