MEDICAL TEAM

DR. RONALD BERGMAN


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, ABCnews.com, Foxnews.com, Inside Edition, Chicago Sun Times, Pageantry Magazine, Prom Time Magazine, and 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 treated 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.

Besides his dedication to his medical practice, he is devoted to his daughter, Chloe.

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, ABCnews.com, Foxnews.com, Inside Edition, Chicago Sun Times, Pageantry Magazine, Prom Time Magazine, and 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 treated 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.

Besides his dedication to his medical practice, he is devoted to his daughter, Chloe.


DR. SAMANTHA DURLAND


Dr. Samantha Durland is a popular and highly respected, medical doctor– wife, mother, and celebrated author, based in Lawrence, Kansas. She has been a practicing doctor for twenty years, and joins Bergman Plastic Surgery in Des Moines, IA to provide a broad spectrum of care to our patients. Dr. Durland is board-certified in anti-aging and regenerative medicine; gaining prominence in the areas of obstetrics and gynecology. She is also fellowship-trained in metabolic and nutritional medicine. Dr. Durland has achieved national acclaim in her ground-breaking approach to helping patients set and achieve their personal wellness goals through functional metabolic evaluation, medical exercise prescription, and dietary consulting based on her patient-centric seven- step model to life-long wellness: The mySimple7 Principal.


Dr. Durland has pursued Board Certification in multiple specialties to better serve her patients. The expanded knowledge base allows a better and more complete understanding of what patients are seeking and how to assist them in achieving personal goals. Dr. Durland practiced at Lawrence Memorial Hospital with Lawrence OB-GYN Specialists until August of 2015. She started her own practice of Unite Health in 2015. In 2017, she expanded her practice and established SIMPLE Wellness, and in 2019 began traveling to Des Moines to serve patients in Iowa as well. Under Graduate – University of Kansas- graduated 1995 Medical School – University of Kansas School of Medicine – Graduated 1999 Internship – University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics – 2001 Residency – University of Kansas Medical Center – 2003 Fellowship – Trained in Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine – 2015 Board Certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology Board Certified in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine – 2015 USA Boxing Medical Commission elected member in 2016