Outpatient Clinic & Surgical Services

General Surgery

Dennis Whitmer, MD

Specialty: General Surgery - the treatment of injury, deformity, and disease using operative procedures.

Certified by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery

Joined Story Medical in: 2003

Affiliated with: Mercy Surgical Affiliates, Des Moines, Iowa

Education & Accomplishments: Dr. Whitmer is a graduate of the University of Kansas in 1988 with a degree in Physical Therapy.  He practiced PT for several years prior to attending Des Moines University Medical School and graduated in 1997.  His internship and residency programs were completed at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.

For more information on making an appointment with Dr. Whitmer, patients should call the Story Medical Outpatient Clinic & Surgical Services Department at 515-382-7738.

Common Procedures Done at Story Medical:

  • Hernia Repair
  • Gallbladder (Laparoscopic) surgery
  • PICC Line Insertion
  • Vascular Access Implants
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy