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Jesse Van Maanen

Jesse Van Maanen, MD

  • Class of 2021
  • Chief Resident
Jesse Van Maanen
  • Medical School

    University of Iowa Iowa City, IA
  • Undergraduate School

    Trinity Christian College Chicago, IL
  • Hometown

    Pella, IA
  • If I wasn't a doctor, I'd be...

    a professional photographer or tattoo artist.

  • My interests/hobbies outside of medicine are...

    running, weight lifting, camping, boating, disc golf, and hosting get-togethers.

  • My favorite place in South Dakota is...

    the Black Hills.

  • My favorite place in Sioux Falls to get a meal or grab a drink...

    There are lots good restaurants and bars to choose from. I like mixing it up for variety.

  • I chose this program...

    for the small class size, family-friendly, operative experience/no fellows, and the overall feeling I got about the program at the interview.

  • What's the best perk of this program?

    The abundance of food is impressive. We also have the nicest resident lounge I’ve ever seen in a surgery program!

  • What's one thing you want a prospective resident to know about this program?

    You will be part of a close family at this program, becoming a well-trained General Surgeon!