Dr. Jon Ahrendsen

Family Medicine
Clarion, IA
38 years experience male

Locations

Iowa Specialty Hospital Clarion Clinic

Clarion, IA

Address

P.O. Box 271, 215 13th Av, Clarion, IA, United States
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Fax

5155322523

Insurances accepted

Wellmark Inc

Medicaid

Medicare

About

Bio

Jon Ahrendsen received his undergraduate & MD from the University of Iowa in 1978 & 1982. He completed his residency at Broadlawns Medical Center in Des Moines and has been in Clarion, Iowa since 1985. He was the family practice representative for the Iowa Lactation Task Force from 1995-1999. He was a Medical Associate of La Leche League International, is a FAA and DOT Medical Examiner, a MAPS(Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs) doctor, the Medical Director of Gateway Hospice of Clarion & the Wright Co. Medical Examiner. In 2000, Dr. Ahrendsen took a 10 mo. working sabbatical at the Ceduna-Konniba Aboriginal Health Clinic in South Australia. He also went to La Paz Mexico & took an 8-wk Medical Immersion Spanish Course. 80% of his clinical work now is with ADHD and ASD.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Travel Medicine

Urgent Care

Licenses

United States: Iowa

Doctor Q&A

1.0K Answers
253 Agrees
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience Family Medicine
Probably yes: It matters what is getting the MRI scan. Your knee would be different from your stomach or internal organs. Those medications with a small amount of ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience Family Medicine
ER is not the best: place to have this evaluated. Maybe you should see a physical medicine doctor, or a rheumatologist or even a chiropractor. Obviously this is seriou ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience Family Medicine
You likely will : still grow in height. Most males will continue to gain height until 18 and some will still gain a little height up to age 20.
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Nov 3, 2015
Dr. Ahrendsen is a dedicated and compassionate family medicine physician who never fails to provide sound advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Ahrendsen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ahrendsen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks ! I have a gastroenterologist scheduled endoscopic ultrasound of stomach and pancreas in 10 days... also, the radiologist recommends MRI or CT dedicated only ...Read More
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Indeed, Autist tend to accept mariage, willing to please, happy to be with someone, loyalfull and honest partners. But not social...
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This saved my life. Thank you. I m on my period...i just wash my hand with plain water after touching semen...then touch my vagina...is it possible of being pregnant?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, IA
Graduated 1982MD

Residency

BROADLAWNS MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 1985

Affiliations

Iowa Specialty Hospital Clarion, Iowa
Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs
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