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Release: May 17, 2001
Averbach joins UI Family Care, Sigourney
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Richard Averbach, M.D., will begin practicing at UI Family
Care, Sigourney, on Wednesday, May 30. He is currently practicing at the UI
Family Care clinic in Ottumwa.
A fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Averbach has practiced
family medicine since1977 and in southeastern Iowa since 1982. He graduated
from the Medical College of Ohio in 1974; he completed his post-graduate training
at the Medical College of Ohio in 1976; and he was clinical assistant professor
in family medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine from 1982
to 1984. Most recently, he has practiced in Fairfield, Ottumwa, and Washington,
"Dr. Averbach's addition to UI Family Care, Sigourney expands our ability
to provide quality care to patients from the Sigourney community," said
Terry Protextor, executive director for the UI Family Care network. "We
welcome Dr. Averbach to the UI Family Care, Sigourney medical staff."
"I'm excited to be part of the team providing health care to the people
of Sigourney," Averbach said, "and I look forward to working in
To schedule an appointment, please call (641) 622-3840. UI Family Care is
located at 1314 S. Stuart St.
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the UI College of Medicine and the UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient
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