Dr. Ronald Bergman
Recognized as one of Mercy Hospital’s “Star Educators”
Dr. Ronald S. Bergman is a graduate of Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Ross University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Mercy Hospital Medical Center and Plastic Surgery Institute in Des Moines, Iowa under the directorship of the world renowned plastic surgeon, James O. Stallings M.D., as well as, Brigadier general Dr. N.K. Pandeya. Dr. Bergman has paved the way for Osteopathic physicians throughout the nation, founding the first Osteopathic Plastic Surgery Residency in the country.
Dr. Bergman has a special interest in all areas of breast surgery, microsurgery and hand surgery, and is an innovator of the surgical techniques in the treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. He is highly regarded as one of the only physicians in Iowa to offer Permanent Hair Restoration surgery.
Dr. Bergman is internationally known and has been featured in Ladies Home Journal, The Boston Globe, ABC news.com, Foxnews.com, Inside Edition, Chicago Sun Times, Pageantry Magazine, Prom Time Magazine, Cable and Broadcasting Magazine, as well as, numerous local and national news outlets.
Dr. Bergman was the director of Mercy Limb Trauma and Microsurgery Center for over 20 years, which has received limb amputations and injuries of all severities from throughout Iowa and beyond.
He is Board Certified in plastic and reconstructive surgery by the American Association of Physicians Specialists and has fellowships from the International College of Surgeons, American Association of Medical Specialists, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, American College of Angiology and American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons. He is a member of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, American Burn Association and International Society of Hair Restoration.
Dr. Bergman’s main office is located in the Historic Bergman Mansion in Des Moines, Iowa. The mansion was previously occupied by Better Homes and Gardens for their corporate headquarters for 20 years. His philanthropy has been in the millions of dollars through the Ronald S. Bergman Private Foundation.
Other than his dedication to his medical practice his devotion is to his daughter, Chloe, who attends school at the Bergman Academy.