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John G Hovis, MD

Facilities Mercyhealth Physician Clinic–Rockton
Languages English
Residency Internal Medicine: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City
Medical school Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
Fellowship Endocrinology: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City
Special practice interests
  • Diabetes management
  • Thyroid disease
  • Male hypogonadism
Board certification

Certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism by the American Board of Internal Medicine

Philosophy of care

Endocrinologists deal with multiple lab test results. I try to treat the patient, not the numbers. I listen to my patients and not focus solely on the lab results when making treatment decisions.