With Van Diest Medical Center, your heart is in the right place.

Van Diest Medical Center proudly provides expert cardiac care to the people of Hamilton County. Committed to your cardiovascular health, Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Joseph Cookman offers easy access, quality care close to home.

Dr. Joseph Cookman
     Joseph  Cookman, D.O.

A native of Mason City, Dr. Cookman earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa, and a medical degree from the University of Osteopathic Medicine & Health Sciences (now Des Moines University) in Des Moines. Dr. Cookman entered the army after medical school, serving an internship and residency at Brooke Army Medical Center in Fort Sam, Houston, Texas, and completing his cardiology training at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, CO. He was promoted to major in 1982, and left the service in 1986.

Dr. Cookman then began practicing cardiology in Grand Forks, ND, and later returned to Mason City before joining Iowa Heart Center in 1998. He is board certified in cardiology and interventional cardiology, and currently see patients in the VDMC Specialty Clinic on the2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Cookman, please call 515.574.6840.