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Dennis Dornbier, DO, F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Dornbier grew up in northern Iowa on a farm near Wesley. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Iowa. He graduated from the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Des Moines in 1986. His residency was completed at the Medical College of Ohio in 1990. He began practicing in the Des Moines area in 1990 and joined OB/GYN Associates in 1992. He became certified through the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1992. Dr. Dornbier is married and has three children.

Stephen Feltz, MD, F.A.C.O.G. - Urogynecologist

Dr. Feltz is from Sioux City, Iowa. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Iowa. He graduated from the University of Iowa School of Medicine in 1991. His residency was completed in 1995 at the Indiana University Medical Center. After his residency was completed in 1995, he began practicing with our group that same year. In 1997, he became certified through the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  In 2013 Dr. Feltz also became Board Certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  Dr. Feltz is married and has four children.

Jeffrey Fagerland, DO, F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Fagerland is a Des Moines native. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Iowa. He graduated from the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Des Moines in 1988. He completed his residency in 1992 at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He began practicing in the Des Moines area in 1992 and joined our group in 1997. He became certified through the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1997. Dr. Fagerland is married and has five children.
Tamara Dassanayake, MD, F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Dassanayake, or Dr. T. as she is known in the office, grew up in Sri Lanka and London, England. Her undergraduate degree is from Bowdoin College. She graduated in 1994 from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in 1998 at the University of Tennessee. She began practicing in 1998 and moved to the Des Moines area and joined our group in 2003. She became certified through the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1998. Dr. Dassanayake is married and has one child.
Francesca Turner, DO, F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Turner grew up in Chicago. Her undergraduate degree is from Loyola University. She attended the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and graduated in 1998. She completed her residency at the Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago in 2001. She has been in practice since 2002 in the Chicago area. She became certified through the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2005. Dr. Turner is married and has two children.

 Anne Sayre, MD

Dr. Sayre grew up in Illinois.  She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois.  She then received her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Iowa in 2007.  She completed her residency training at the Medical College of Wisconsin.  Dr. Sayre lives in the Ankeny area with her husband and daughter.

Caroline Boehnke, MD, F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Boehnke grew up in northern Iowa.  She attended Wartburg graduating with a degree in Biology.  She then graduated from the University of Iowa College of Medicine in 1987.  She completed her residency training at Indiana University Medical Center.  Dr. Boehnke provides office and adolescent gynecology services.  She lives in the Des Moines area with her husband and has three daughters.

Emily Chang, DOF.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Chang received her BA degree from Illinois Wesleyan University in Mathematics and Natural Sciences. She also received a Bachelor of Medical Sciences from Midwestern University in Illinois. She graduated from medical school in 2003 from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She completed her residency at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago. She was certified through the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2009. Dr. Chang is married and moved to the Des Moines area after joining our group in August of 2013.

Lindsey Michaels, MD

Dr. Michaels grew up in northern Iowa. Her undergraduate degree is from the University of Iowa. She graduated from the St. Louis University School of Medicine in 2010. She then completed her residency from the University of Iowa in 2014.

Darci Lewis, ARNP

Darci grew up in Wisconsin and Florida. She received an Associates Degree in nursing at Santa Fe Community College in Gainesville, Florida. While working as a nurse, she attended the University of Florida where she received a masters/Nurse Practitioner degree in Women's Health. She started at OB/GYN Associates in 2004. She is married and has two children.
Kathy Lamb, ARNP

Kathy was born and raised in Iowa. She received her Nurse Practitioner education and training from Harbor - UCLA in California in 1997. She relocated back to Iowa from Idaho and joined our team of providers in January of 2006. Kathy has one daughter and two sons.
Jamie Butterworth, ARNP Jamie Butterworth, ARNP

Jamie was born and raised in Iowa. She has worked at our office as a nurse since 2002. Jamie completed her Nurse Practitioner degree at Graceland University. She has been working as a Nurse Practitioner at our office since 2012. Jamie is married and has three children.
Jamie Butterworth, ARNP Jeanna Panosh, ARNP

Jeanna relocated to the Des Moines area after practicing as a Nurse Practitioner in a large group in Cedar Rapids. She received her BA degree in Biology and General Sciences from Coe College. She also received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Coe. She received her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Cincinnati. Jeanna is married and has 3 children.

 

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New Provider!
New physician starting August 2014!

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Board Certification
OB/GYN Associates is happy to announce that one of our physicians, Stephen Feltz, MD, is now a Urogynecologist. He has an additional board certification in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery!

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Perry/Winterset/Knoxville
We are currently seeing patients in Perry, Winterset and Knoxville. Please contact our office at 515-288-3287 to schedule an appointment.

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In-Office Treatment for Heavy Periods
GYNECARE THERMACHOICE is a simple, non-invasive procedure that can be performed in our office now to reduce excessive menstrual bleeding! It is performed under local anesthesia and requires no incision.

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