Dr. Ann Gessner, DO

Dr. Ann Gessner, DO

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Female  |  
Age 55
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ann Gessner, DO is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Ames, IA and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from Des Moines Univ Coll Of Osteo Med & Surg in 1996 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

1015 Duff Ave Ste 100

Ames, IA 50010

Contact Information

(515) 239-6970

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas


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Uterine Diseases
more than 65% of peers
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
more than 62% of peers
Pap Smear
more than 60% of peers

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

Conditions Treated


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Drake University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Des Moines Univ Coll Of Osteo Med & Surg
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Akron City Hosp Summa Hlth Sys
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gessner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gessner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gessner to family and friends
based on 16 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Gessner's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

she is very kind and will listen to your issues. She is knowledgeable and SHE even called me back to tell me my test results and to check up on me. I have never had a dr do that before she is truly caring and that's hard to come by these days.
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Pap smears have always been scary for me because I was sexually abused as a child and haven't been sexually active since (now age 36). Dr. Gessner has always been incredibly understanding and gentle and I experienced NO PAIN AT ALL during the two pap smears I've had with her, probably because she...more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Gessners for close to 15 years and would highly recommend her to everyone! She truly cares about her patients and takes time to listen to them and their concerns. Her bedside manner, kindness and compassion for her patients is outstanding! If you take the time to...more
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Dr. Gessner is an extremely thoughtful, caring and thorough Patient advocate. She goes above and beyond to meet the needs of the women she treats. I travel from her previous town to continue my care and friendship!
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I saw Dr. Gessner back in 2003 when I was pregnant with my first daughter, I had such a great experience with her that with my last pregnancy (just a few months ago) I traveled out of town to see her again. She not only takes good care of you and your unborn child but she truly cares, she's...more
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