Specialty Clinic Welcomes Women’s Health Provider

Davis County Hospital is pleased to announce Melissa Gingrich, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, is joining Davis County Hospital’s Specialty Clinic provider group. Melissa is an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) with Ottumwa Women’s Health Clinic, who will see patients at Davis County Hospital in Bloomfield every Friday. Melissa specializes in Women’s Health including gynecology, prenatal/postnatal care, contraception, and well woman care.

Melissa received her Associates Degree from Indian Hills Community College, and completed her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the University of Iowa. She received her Master’s Degree in Nursing from the University of Cincinnati in Ohio.

“We are extremely pleased to add Melissa to the Specialty Clinic provider team at Davis County Hospital,” stated Kirby Johnson, CEO of Davis County Hospital. “Her experience and skills are a strong addition to our talented team of providers.”

“Providing women’s health, contraception and prenatal care in Ottumwa has been my passion for the last seven years,” said Mellissa Gingrich, ARNP. “I am excited for the opportunity to expand our services and build relationships with the women in the Davis County community.”

For expecting mothers utilizing prenatal services at Davis County Hospital, they will have the convenience of receiving all services required during their prenatal appointments including pregnancy confirmation, lab draws, and ultrasounds up through 36 weeks of pregnancy, all in one location.

“We are excited to start a partnership with Ottumwa Women’s Health Clinic to provide prenatal/postnatal care, and women’s health care services to the Davis County community,” said Kirby Johnson, CEO at Davis County Hospital. “With most of our expecting moms delivering in Ottumwa, the partnership allows us to maximize local prenatal and postnatal care options right here in Bloomfield. To be able to provide this service locally for women that are planning a family, is a critical part of us keeping quality care close to home in Davis County.”

Melissa will begin to see patients at Davis County Hospital on Friday, March 2nd. To schedule an appointment with Melissa, please call 641-682-8761.