Dr. Neal Sokol is a general surgeon practicing in Chariton, IA. Dr. Sokol specializes in abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and often thyroid glands. General surgeons are able to deal with almost any surgical or critical care emergency, also involving the skin or soft tissue trauma. Dr. Sokol provides quality surgical service for gravely ill or injured patients and is able to respond quickly due to knowledge of various surgical procedures.
Education and Training
Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences 1994
Dr. Neal R. Sokol DO's Practice location
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CENTERVILLE, IA 52544Get Direction
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