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About Jaren Ricker, MD

Dr. Jaren Ricker is originally from Mt. Ayr, Iowa. He completed his undergraduate and medical school training at the University of Iowa. He then went on to complete a general surgery residency at Methodist in Des Moines. He and his wife and children live in Spirit Lake. His surgical interests include robotic colectomy, pH probe testing, and thyroid surgery. In his free time he enjoys boating and fishing.

On Staff At

Northwest Iowa Surgeons, P.C.
1823 Highway Blvd., Suite 5
Spencer, Iowa 51301


Medical School

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA
Doctor of Medicine: 2009


Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines, IA
Residency, General Surgery, 2009-2014


American Board of Surgery, 2014-present

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