Cherokee Hospital
Cherokee Regional Medical Center, Professional Care...Made Personal!

Surgery

The CRMC Surgical procedures include general surgery, laproscopic, ear nose throat, OB/GYN, orthopedic, arthroscopic, podiatry, endoscopic, and urological procedures.

Utilizing exciting new surgery advances as well as the best standard techniques; our experienced surgical team provides general and specialized surgical procedures. Whether you require surgery with a hospital stay or outpatient stay with home recovery we have a team of experts to meet your needs.

ANESTHESIA SERVICES:
       •Coverage provided locally by Linda Grauer, CRNA and Charlie Barry, CRNA
Jason Dierking, M.D., F.A.C.S.
General Surgery

Cherokee Regional Medical Center and Specialty Clinic
300 Sioux Valley Drive
Cherokee, IA 51012

Degree
University of Iowa College of Medicine – 2002
Iowa City, Iowa

Residency & Internship
Spartanburg Regional Medical Center – 2002-2007
Spartanburg, South Carolina

Memberships and Credentials

Fellowship:
American College of Surgeons- 2013

Board Certified:
Surgery 

Certified:
State of Iowa Permenant Medical License
State of South Carolina Permenant Medical License 
ATLS- Instructor
BLS/PALS
John Armstrong, M.D.
General Surgery

Cherokee Regional Medical Center and Specialty Clinic
300 Sioux Valley Drive
Cherokee, IA 51012

Degree
University of Iowa College of Medicine – 2011
Iowa City, Iowa 

Residency & Internship
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics – 2011-2017
Iowa City, Iowa 

Certification
State of Iowa Permanent Medical License
ATLS

Chris VandeLune, D.O.
Family Practice Physician

Cherokee Regional Clinics
300 Sioux Valley Drive
Cherokee, IA 51012

Medical Degree
Des Moines University - Osteopathic Medical Center - 2001
Des Moines, Iowa

Residency
Via Christi Regional Medical Center
Wichita, Kansas

Memberships and Credentials

Board Certified:
American Board of Family Practice

Certified:
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Advanced Trauma Life Support
Neonatal Resuscitation Provider

Member:
American Medical Association
American Osteopathic Association

Referral Specialties
Family Practice including Obstetrics/C-Section, Endoscopy, Lesion Removal