Dr. Hanks is a specialist in cataract and laser surgery, and the medical and surgical treatment of eye disease. Dr. Hanks was born in Idaho and received his undergraduate training at Northeast Missouri State University and Brigham Young University. He received his doctor of osteopathy degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed an internship at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso. He completed his residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He acted as staff ophthalmologist and flight surgeon in the U.S. Army for four years before joining Midwest Eye Care in 1989.
Dr. Hanks is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a former chief of medical staff at a local hospital and serves on various hospital committees.
David A. Hanks, D.O.
715 Harmony, Suite 300
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
College: Northeast Missouri State University, 1971 and 1976
Brigham Young University, 1975
Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO, Doctor of Osteopathy, 1980
Internship: William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, TX, 1981
Residency: Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., 1982 – 1985
Board Certified: American Board of Ophthalmology, 1986
August 1989 – Present
Shareholder ophthalmologist, Midwest Eye Care, P.C.
Council Bluffs, Iowa
July 1987 – July 1989
General ophthalmologist, Lyster Army Hospital
Ft. Rucker, Alabama
July 1985 to June 1987
General ophthalmologist, Leonard Wood Army Hospital
Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri
Alegent Immanuel Hospital, Omaha, NE
Alegent Mercy Hospital, Council Bluffs, IA
Cass County Memorial Hospital, Atlantic, IA
Jennie Edmundson Hospital, Council Bluffs, IA
Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Nebraska Methodist Hospital, Omaha, NE
Active Duty, United States Army, 1980-1989
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Iowa Medical Society
American Medical Association