January 12th, 2024

OSKALOOSA, IA. Dr. Deborah Nielsen-DeJong, MD, has been providing compassionate care at Mahaska Health for over 20 years. Mahaska Health is honored to recognize Dr. DeJong’s longstanding service and care to the community.

As a proud Oskaloosa resident, Dr. DeJong began her role at Mahaska Health with a passion for serving her local community. Her commitment to ensuring each patient receives the highest level of care possible has demonstrated Mahaska Health’s community values year by year.

Dr. Nielsen-DeJong, a board–certified Emergency Medicine specialist, has been an essential team player in serving patients in Trauma and Emergency care. She enjoys being a great resource for her patients and teammates and is always there for anyone who needs her.

“Dr. DeJong’s dedication to patients shines through the heartfelt testimonials we receive. Her professionalism and genuine concern for patients has saved lives but is an inspiration to the Emergency Department team. Thank you, Dr. DeJong, for your remarkable care, leadership and your commitment to the well-being of our community.” Dr. Matthew Gritters, Mahaska Health Emergency Services Medical Director.

Mahaska Health congratulates Dr. Nielsen-DeJong’s 20-year anniversary and the outstanding care, dedication, and commitment to serving our community over the years!

Mahaska Health Celebrates Dr. Nielsen-DeJong’s 20 Years of Service 1

Pictured: Deborah Nielsen-DeJong, MD, board–certified Emergency Medicine physician, Mahaska Health Leadership, and Emergency Services Team.

About Mahaska Health:

Mahaska Health is committed to providing compassionate, patient-centered care, state-of-the-art facilities, and outstanding healthcare to Oskaloosa, surrounding communities, and the southeast Iowa region. With a caring and compassionate team of professionals, Mahaska Health is a physician-led hospital dedicated to the health and well-being of the communities we serve with kindness and empathy.