UI Hospitals and Clinics

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Physician

D. Dean Potter, MD, FACS

Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery (view Academic Profile)

About

"Helping sick children and their families regain health is the highlight of my day! UI Children's Hospital has committed to providing the highest quality care to all patients in a family-friendly environment. The people of Iowa are what make UI Children's Hospital special."

Clinics

Specialties

  • General and Thoracic Pediatric Surgery

Procedures

  • Minimally invasive surgery - neonatal and pediatric
  • Single-incision laparoscopic surgery
  • Ileal-pouch anal anastomosis surgery
  • Oncologic surgery aortopexy
  • Trauma surgery

Education and Training

Degrees

  • BS, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
  • MD, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

Residency

General Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN

Fellowship

Pediatric Surgery, University of Colorado Health Sciences, Aurora, CO

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Pediatric Surgery, American Board of Surgery
  • Board Certified in General Surgery, American Board of Surgery
  • Certified, Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor, American College of Surgeons
  • Certified, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), American Heart Association

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