Washington native joins the WCHC medical staff

Dr. Lindsey Van Duyn has joined the medical team at WCHC Medical Clinic. (Submitted)
Dr. Lindsey Van Duyn has joined the medical team at WCHC Medical Clinic. (Submitted)

WASHINGTON — A Washington native has joined the medical team at the Washington County Hospital and Clinics.

Dr. Lindsey Van Duyn will begin seeing patients at the WCHC Medical Clinic on Oct. 1.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Van Duyn to our team of primary care providers,” said Todd Patterson, chief executive officer at WCHC. “Her calming and caring personality along with her desire to be thorough and sincere with patients make her a great addition to our team of physicians.”

Van Duyn received her medical degree from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in South Carolina. She completed an internship at University Hospital in Richmond Heights, Ohio, and continued onto residency at Community Memorial Health System in Ventura, Calif.

She has conducted research revolving around the musculoskeletal system and osteopathic manual manipulation including for Mayo Clinics and has been published in the Journal of American Osteopathic Association.

Van Duyn has a special interest in sport injuries, orthopedics and osteopathic manual manipulation. She has experience in orthopedic medicine as well as family practice, working in hospital and clinic settings in Ohio and California, and most recently in Sigourney at Keokuk County Health Center.

A native of Washington, Van Duyn returned to the area to raise her twin daughters and to be closer to family. She looks forward to serving her local community and practice rural family medicine.

Van Duyn will diagnose and treat patients through their entire life span. She will practice at WCHC Medical Clinic, located at 444 E. Polk St. in Washington. Patients may call 319-653-7291 to schedule an appointment.