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(Denison, IA) – The Board of Trustees of Crawford County Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce that David Wright, D.O., F.A.C.O.S, has agreed to return to practice in General Surgery at CCMH in March 2016. Dr. Wright most recently practiced with Mid-Florida Surgical Associates in Ocoee and Clermont, Florida, near Orlando. Dr. Wright had previously been in practice at CCMH from 1999 through 2012.

Bill Bruce, CEO and President of CCMH, said “The return of Dr. Wright is another step in the on-going effort to grow and develop additional services for the patients in our area. I am pleased by the support of the CCMH Board of Trustees and our Medical Staff as we seek to enhance our health care and its quality.”

Dr. Wright is a graduate of the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, and College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, in Des Moines, IA. He completed his residency in General Surgery at Mount Clemens General Hospital, in association with Michigan State University, at Mount Clemens, MI.

A Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (F.A.C.O.S.), Dr. Wright is also Board Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery.

Dr. Wright's practice will include various types of General Surgery encompassing the abdomen including small bowel, colon, gallbladder, appendix, and endoscopy. He will also perform procedures related to diseases involving the skin, breast, soft tissue, trauma, and hernias.

“I’m excited to return to surgical practice at CCMH. I’m looking forward to renewing my patient relationships and serving the people of Crawford County and the surrounding areas. The care and comfort of my patients is my first priority by providing needed surgical services in a convenient and comfortable environment in the new hospital”, said Dr. Wright.

Dr. Wright will begin his practice at CCMH on March 21, 2016. Those wishing to make appointments may call 712-265-2700 after that date.

The mission of Crawford County Memorial Hospital is to provide efficient and effective health care services to all persons within Crawford County and the surrounding area. These services are available to persons who suffer from acute or chronic diseases, traumatic injuries, or who are in need of education and/or training in order to maintain a positive lifestyle.