Dr. Travis Mattson practices Emergency Medicine in Ames, IA. Dr. Mattson 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. Mattson examines patients, determines means of testing, diagnoses conditions, and decides the best treatment methods.
Education and Training
University of Iowa Medical School MD
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 2004
Emergency MedicineAmerican Board of Emergency MedicineABEM
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