Dr. Ronald Keith Grooters MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Ronald Grooters is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Des Moines, Iowa. He received his medical degree from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and has been in practice for 47 years.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery
Education & Medical Training
Central IA Health System - IA Methodist
Residency, General Surgery, 1968–1972
University of Missouri-Columbia
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1974–1976
Spectrum Health-Butterworth Campus
Internship, Transitional Year, 1967–1968
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Class of 1967
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
IA State Medical License
Active through 2014
Awards, Honors & Recognition
American College of Surgeons
Publications & Presentations
Echocardiographic comparison of the standard end-hole cannula, the soft-flow cannula, and the dispersion cannula during perfusion into the aortic arch.
Grooters, R.K., Ver Steeg, D.A., Stewart, M.J., Thieman, K.C., Schneider, R.F.
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1215 Pleasant St
Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone: (515) 875-9090
Fax: (515) 241-5041