Dr. Bergman and Dr. Folkers Celebrate National Nurses Week

Pancake ExpertsPancake experts Dr. Ron Bergman and Dr. Bryan Folkers of Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgery hit the griddle this week in honor of National Nurses Week. The two put their expertise to use by making and serving pancakes to nurses.

Bergman Folkers Supports Katie’s Crusaders

On October 12, Dr. Bryan Folkers, his family, office manager and nurse Kim Kingkade, and her family ran in the Katie’s Crusaders 5K in Waukee, Iowa. The event, which Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgery helped sponsor, is held to generate support for families battling breast cancer.

Katie’s Crusaders was started in 2009 by Katie Mangan, and her family and friends in an effort to help families struggling with breast cancer.

Our team at Bergman Folkers is proud of everyone who participated in the event and grateful to be able to help such a good cause.

Dr. Bergman & Dr. Folkers enjoy Mercy Medical Center’s golf social and retreat

Dr. Bergman and Dr. Folkers attended Mercy Medical Center’s Annual General Surgery Residency program retreat and golf outing on August 23rd, 2013. The program provided educational programming followed by golf and social time for residents and faculty.


Pictured is Dr. Bergman, Dr. Folkers, and Mallory enjoying the sun at the outing.

The surgeons at Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa strive to provide safe and effective cosmetic surgery ranging from facial operations to breast augmentation to their clients. If you are interested in achieving your desired image, please feel free to contact us at (515) 222-1111.

Dr. Bergman and Dr. Folkers Race at Newton Speedway

Dr. Bergman and Dr. Folkers recently had the opportunity to visit Newton Speedway and race against each other. Here are a few pictures from their day at the track.

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Bergman Folkers repairs dog bite victim’s arm

Doctors Ronald Bergman and Ryan Folkers were able to save the arm of 62-year-old Thomas Krengel in a four-hour surgery after he was attacked by two chow chows at a friend’s home on June 12.

According to Krengel, he was trying to let his friend’s chow chows, Chico and Monte, into the house. When trying to break up the two dogs, who were copulating, Krengel was attached. The dogs bit down on Krengel’s arm when he used it protect his throat. The attack caused damage to the skin, tendons, arteries, and even the forearm bone.

Sergeant Jim Butler, chief humane officer with the Des Moines Police Department, said the male dog, Monte, was ordered to be euthanized on Monday, July 1.

The plastic surgeons, who specialize in performing surgeries on victims who have been attacked by dogs, also recently treated a Dallas County woman and a 4-year-old Prairie City girl.

If you are in need of reconstructive cosmetic treatment in the Des Moines area after a dog bite or for other reasons, the expert team at Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgery can help you. Call 515-222-1111 to discuss treatment options.

Dr. Bergman Judges Mrs. Iowa, Mrs. Minnesota, and Mrs. Wisconsin Pageant

BergmanDr. Ron Bergman of Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgery, pictured to the left with Victoria Sins, Mrs. Nevada 2006, and Katie Howe, Mrs. Iowa 2006, was recently invited to judge the 2013 Mrs. Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa America Pageant, which each year hosts contestants throughout the Midwest region to help send delegates to the national Mrs. America contest.

Mrs. America is the only national beauty pageant competition for married women. Since 1976, delegates from all 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia, who have won their state competitions earn the right to compete on the national stage. The winner of Mrs. America then goes on to compete in the Mrs. World pageant.

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