Allen County Regional Hospital September 28, 2016

Dr David Dowell

Allen County Regional Hospital, welcomes David Dowell, D.P.M. to deliver comprehensive podiatric and orthopedic services to Iola-area residents. Board-certified in podiatry, Dr. Dowell has broad clinical expertise and is now accepting patients at Allen County Regional Clinic. 

Dr. Dowell received his medical degree from Des Moines Medical University in Des Moines, Iowa, where he also did a Primary Podiatric Medicine residency.  He earned his undergraduate degree in chemistry at the University of Tennessee in Martin, Tenn.  In addition to clinical experience in private practice in Joplin, Mo., and Mercy Physician Group, Dr. Dowell was a lecturer at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a Clinical Assistant Professor at Des Moines University. 

“Dr. Dowell brings specialized podiatric healthcare to our growing regional hospital,” says Marion “Tony” Thompson, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer of Allen County Regional Hospital. “It’s exciting to have him join our exceptional medical staff in serving the community and its increasing needs with high-quality, compassionate healthcare and to offer expertise like this close to home.” 

“I look forward to providing top-notch podiatry care to patients and their families in Iola and surrounding communities,” says Dr. Dowell.  “My primary interest is wound surgery, including acute surgical care of lower extremity wounds and elective procedures to prevent future wounds, with a focus on maintaining mobility and quality of life.” 

Allen County Regional Clinic is part of Allen County Regional Hospital, an award-winning Kansas critical access hospital dedicated to bringing innovative, advanced healthcare to Southeast Kansas with a compassionate, personalized style. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Dowell, call (620) 365-6933. For more information on Allen County Regional Hospital, visit