Ordoña Joins Broadlawns' Mental Health Department
January 18, 2011
Des Moines, January 18, 2011 – Truce Ordoña, MD, has joined the medical staff at Broadlawns Medical Center in the hospital's psychiatry department. Ordoña received his medical degree from the Cebu Institute of Medicine in Cebu City, Philippines. He completed his residency at the University of Iowa in Iowa City and a fellowship in mental retardation at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. He
previously practiced in Davenport, Iowa, before coming to Des Moines.
Ordoña is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) and a diplomate of the ABPN for certification in the subspecialty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He is fluent in English, Spanish and Tagalog.
“We are pleased to have Dr. Ordoña join our medical staff in the psychiatry department,” said Vincent Mandracchia, DPM, MHA, chief medical officer of Broadlawns Medical Center. “He brings experience, compassion and passion for the care and treatment of all mental health patients.”
Broadlawns Medical Center first opened its doors as a hospital to the residents of Polk County on April 13, 1924. Over the years, Broadlawns has adapted to the changing demands of public health care, yet remained true to its mission of offering quality health services to all Polk County residents and training tomorrow’s health care professionals. Today Broadlawns Medical Center is composed of:
- An acute care community hospital serving medical, surgical, mental health and primary care needs
- A 60-member physician practice overseeing numerous specialty clinics and outpatient services
- A Family Medicine Residency Program that graduates physician leaders who today serve in 22 of Iowa’s 99 counties.
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