Dr. Alan Bollinger practices Emergency Medicine in Des Moines, IA. Dr. Bollinger assesses patients who seek immediate medical attention at any time of day or night. Emergency Medicine Physicians are trained to efficiently work with each patient and situation no matter how acute or life-threatening. Dr. Bollinger examines patients, determines means of testing, diagnoses conditions, and decides the best treatment methods.
Education and Training
Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences 1988
Univ. Of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences 1988
Family MedicineAmerican Board of Family MedicineABFM
- Broadlawns Med Ctr, Family Practice
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