Matthew Gritters, MD 1

Matthew Gritters, MD, obtained his bachelor’s in biology at Trinity Christian College, Chicago, Illinois, and his Medical Degree at the University of Iowa College of Medicine. He completed his Residency training in Family Medicine at Mercy Family Medicine Residency-North Iowa. Dr. Gritters is a member of the American Academy of Family Practice and AFP Boarded and began his medical career in Family Practice and then transitioned to Emergency Services.

Dr. Gritters has an extensive background in leadership and service, leading as the Chair of the General Medicine Department, Marion County Board of Health, Hospice Co-Medical Director, Clinic Administrative Council, Iowa EMS Advisory Committee Board Member, Vice President of Medical Executive Committee, and ER Medical Director. To continue his service in leadership, he will work administratively with our Mahaska Health executive leadership team and medical directors in addition to practicing Emergency Medicine.

Specialty: Emergency Medicine

Board Status

American Board of Family Practice


Trinity Christian College, Chicago, Illinois

University of Iowa College of Medicine


Mercy Family Medicine Residency – North Iowa, Mason City, Iowa