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Dr. David O’Donnell begins practice in Oglesby and Utica

Published: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 1:52 p.m.CDT

OGLESBY — A U.S. Army veteran who had a 27-year military medical career has joined the Illinois Valley Community Hospital medical staff and began receiving patients July 8 at the IVCH medical clinics in Oglesby and Utica.

Dr. David O’Donnell is a family practice physician. Before joining the IVCH Medical Group, he served with the army in nine states and three foreign countries. In his final army assignment, he served as the medical officer for the community-based Warrior Transition Unit at the Rock Island Arsenal.

O’Donnell earned his medical degree from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Missouri after receiving his bachelor’s degree from Allegheny College in Pennsylvania. He rose to the rank of colonel while serving with the army’s medical corps at posts throughout the United States and in Iraq, South Korea and Germany.

Appointments with O’Donnell can be made by calling 815-883-3588.

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