Iowa Specialty Hospital

Michelle Pearson, ARNP

Michelle Pearson, ARNP
Primary Clinic
Fort Dodge Clinic
2700 1st Ave South
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Practice Information

Joined Iowa Specialty Hospital

December 2019

Medical Interests

Family medicine 

Education & Professional Certification

Medical School

Master of Science in Nursing - Walden University; Post Masters in Family Nurse Practitioners - Clarkson College; Post Masters ARNP - Clarkson College

Professional & Personal Interests

Hobbies and Personal Interests

Enjoys golfing, vacations, and spending time with family.

Patient Comments

February 27, 2024

I felt comfortable with the professional approach and discussion that was provided. Definitely a part of a great team!

February 22, 2024

Love Michelle and her team; they are all great!!

February 18, 2024

Michelle actually LISTENED to me and my concerns, and trusted that I knew my body best. Also, she went about a provider in a less invasive way which was greatly appreciated! She's always so nice!

February 16, 2024

Michelle Pearson is wonderful!! Went out of her way for him! Even bringing popcicles to give after doing some tests to help ease his comfort. Thank you!!

February 15, 2024

Everything was great. I've already recommended her to others.

January 28, 2024

Michelle was great- covered everything. Lab was quick , radiology was great. Helped figure out what was going on.

January 27, 2024

Always good advice.

January 26, 2024

Michelle and her staff are the best

January 24, 2024

Care provider is amazing and very encouraging!

January 23, 2024

I recommend the clinic to anyone and everyone!

January 23, 2024

I left feeling very positive that we could make this through together. A big lifetime change of commitment for me. Michelle was Awesome!

January 15, 2024

Michelle is awesome!! She listens and makes you feel comfortable.

January 13, 2024

This was my first time seeing Michelle Pearson. I was very impressed. She is excellent.

January 7, 2024

Everyone was great.

December 30, 2023

Provider offers good tips and points for losing weight.

December 27, 2023

She was very helpful in helping me with concerns about my weight & offered her help

December 26, 2023

All good

December 22, 2023


December 16, 2023

Very pleased with the visit.

November 27, 2023

Michelle is the best hands down!

November 14, 2023

Michelle always takes my concerns seriously. I was recently brushed aside by a provider at another facility for this same issue. I was treated so much better here.

November 9, 2023

I had a few questions and concerns that she answered. I followed thru with her suggestions and it is working well.

November 9, 2023

Michelle Pearson is such an amazing provider!

November 7, 2023

Great experience highly recommend

October 25, 2023

Michelle is probably or is the best family doctor I have had; she always takes her time with me and explains things very well.

October 19, 2023

Michelle is wonderful! She is calm, reassuring, and lets you know that she cares. She lets you know that you are not alone in your care and that we'll tackle things together.

October 12, 2023

Michelle Pearson is absolutely wonderful! She's personable, thorough and genuine. I recommend her to everyone!

October 11, 2023

I always recommend

October 6, 2023

She gave me treatment options, I'm willing to try them.

October 2, 2023

*Michelle was kind, genuine, and answered my questions and concerns without judgment.

September 26, 2023

I was treated in a very friendly way

September 19, 2023

Michelle is the best! She's caring, very informative, she has patience, and doesn't let anything go unnoticed.

September 19, 2023

Great check up

September 12, 2023

Michelle is awesome and I appreciate her.

September 8, 2023

Michele and I made decisions for my health issues together which I appreciated.

August 17, 2023

I believe Michelle Pearson is an excellent doctor and I am very excited to establish a patient relationship with her regarding my weight loss journey.

August 16, 2023

Very comfortable experience. Did not feel rushed at all.

August 15, 2023

Michelle is awesome! Very friendly and easy to talk to, spends the right amount of time with you, and is very motivating

August 14, 2023

I said it already, she is second to none. The absolute best

August 13, 2023

Very good

July 29, 2023

Have recommended her and your clinic to several people.

July 22, 2023

I love my Fort Dodge care team! I always feel like my concerns are listened to and am shown care, empathy, kindness, respect, and dignity. This appointment on was no different. My care team listened, gave me voice in my medical care, clarified my questions, acted very professionally, and were overall great to work with!

July 22, 2023

Michelle Pearson is amazing

July 21, 2023

Very good

July 21, 2023

Easy to talk to, explained things well, knowledgeable

July 15, 2023

I have always had an excellent experience with Michelle Pearson and her nurse Toni. They cheer with me when something goes well and are encouraging when things could be better. She is professional caring and I always feel like they both really care!!

June 25, 2023

Michelle very caring and explains and answers all my questions.

June 16, 2023


June 12, 2023

*Michelle Pearson and her staff go above and beyond.

May 24, 2023

Iowa Specialty Hospital is the very best!!!

May 20, 2023

Michelle is the best - very informative, helpful, friendly & listens!!

May 19, 2023

Michelle always takes time to see how I am doing and if I have any other concerns.

May 11, 2023

Always have amazing attention from the staff here. Very caring and concerned.

April 26, 2023

I always recommend Michelle to clients and friends.

April 22, 2023

Michelle is great - I trust her with my entire family's care.

April 21, 2023

Michelle is so kind and patient. I usually have several questions and she always has a wealth of knowledge to help answer them!

April 20, 2023


April 20, 2023

If I ever have anything major happening I will definitely try to go here.

April 15, 2023

Michelle is an outstanding PA. She listens to my concerns, explains my care plan and is genuine. I am fortunate to have her as my provider.

April 11, 2023

Michelle was awesome . She addressed all of the problems I have losing weight. I felt very comfortable confiding in her.

April 9, 2023

Michelle Pearson is very understanding and finds the best solutions for my health. Always great experience with her and her nurses

April 6, 2023

Michelle is the best!

April 1, 2023

This place has been awesome

March 31, 2023

Michelle is the best provider I've ever had!

March 30, 2023

It was a great experience , found my new place to go for medical treatment.

March 27, 2023

I had given up until I met with Michelle. She is amazing!

March 22, 2023

Michelle is the best in town. She is patient and actually listens to our concerns. Never feel rushed.

March 17, 2023

Couldn't be happier

March 17, 2023

She was very caring and listened to me. She is awesome and I'm lucky to have her as my Doctor

March 16, 2023

Michelle is WONDERFUL!! Listened to my concerns and encouraged me to research a new medication she suggested before I made a decision. Made me feel she really cared!

March 16, 2023

Dr .Pearson will forever be my doctor. She was amazing!

March 15, 2023

Enjoy seeing Michelle

March 7, 2023

Seemed concerned to my issues and answers to my questions

February 22, 2023

Michelle is the best I've ever worked with! I recommend her every chance I get! And the rest of the staff is amazing - never ever a bad experience!

February 19, 2023

*Michelle is the best!

February 9, 2023

Michelle Pearson is great !!!

February 7, 2023

Michelle Pearson is the best!!

January 31, 2023

Michelle did a great job explaining everything to my son. Very compassionate

January 26, 2023

The care provider was very nice and knowledgeable and listened and gave me options; and at the end I was motivated again for this journey.

January 24, 2023

She was very nice and listened to me and worked with me.

January 17, 2023

She showed no judgement and made me feel very comfortable

January 17, 2023

Per usual, Michelle's professionalism & knowledge shined, through putting me at ease.

January 12, 2023

I really like the medical team that I have at ISU Fort Dodge! They are kind and caring to me as a patient and always explain every treatment, preventative care and follow up.

January 11, 2023

This was my first appointment with Michelle and I was very impressed with the fact she listened to my concerns and my horrible experiences with a different hospital system and how they treated me. I appreciate knowing she understood my concerns and didn't make me feel stupid or overly anxious about things. She even had my lab work results noted early this morning which was very nice. I didn't have to sit for days and worry.

January 5, 2023

Michelle is the best provider I've ever had and I tell people all the time that ISH is the way to go!

December 28, 2022

Michelle did great working with me. I enjoyed my visit.

December 21, 2022

I have no problem going here. Every one greets me with a smile and by my name and I feel very comfortable coming here. Every one is so nice and cheerful.

December 13, 2022

Thorough, efficient.

December 9, 2022

Michelle Pearson was very helpful and made sure treatment was going to help make my symptoms improve. She was very attentive.

December 5, 2022

I have already recommended *Michelle several times.

December 1, 2022

She showed concern and understanding of my lack of weight loss.

November 10, 2022

Michelle always listens and is responsive to my questions or concerns

September 30, 2022

Michelle Pearson is an amazing provider! I always recommend her to my friends and family.

September 30, 2022

My whole family loves Michelle!

September 29, 2022

Always validates my concerns. Listens to me

September 23, 2022

Michelle is great!

September 23, 2022

*Michelle is very supportive and encouraging with my weight loss issues. She listens and adjusts to what concerns I have.

September 22, 2022

Michelle is the best and always makes my family feel comfortable. She address all of our concerns.

September 16, 2022

*Michelle is the best, always listens & offers help.

August 31, 2022

Thorough explanations with words I could understand.

August 24, 2022

I am a man who HATES going to the Dr. The entire team was beyond EXCELLENT.

August 19, 2022

All of the care team was excellent! I appreciate how each one introduces themselves.

August 17, 2022

Michelle is always kind and caring. I recommend her to my friends!

August 12, 2022

Very Good

July 28, 2022

Best doctors visits at this clinic, always amazing. So happy to be switching my family's care to this clinic.

July 22, 2022

Michelle is top-notch; she goes above and beyond! She truly cares about the patients!!!

July 19, 2022


June 29, 2022

Michelle is the best I trust her 100%. She the best family doctor or pa I have had. I would highly recommend her

June 28, 2022

Always good.

June 28, 2022

Michelle doesn't like anything to be unresolved. She gets to the bottom of any issue and actually follows through. Best PCP my family has ever had!

June 28, 2022

Michelle is the best PCP my family has ever had!

June 24, 2022

Michelle is a very competent Nurse Practioner and, was attentive to my needs during the visit

June 23, 2022

Michelle was great!

June 19, 2022

I always have a great experience with Michelle she always listens and is very helpful!!

June 17, 2022

Michelle is always amazing and so knowledgeable. She spends time listening and resolves issues.

June 15, 2022

We love ISH and *Michelle Pearson, ARNP is great. Our kids like her and feel safe around her & the staff there.

June 6, 2022

Already have recommended Michelle to several friends and family members

May 26, 2022

Michelle is always very thorough and thoughtful in the care that she provides.

May 14, 2022

Michelle is the best, she explains things well and is easy to talk to

May 12, 2022

Let me ask questions and I didn't feel rushed.

May 11, 2022

Michelle Pearson is awesome! She makes me feel at ease. She listens, doesn't lecture, is always upbeat and genuine. She is a true asset to your clinic.

April 28, 2022

Michelle always gives options and suggestions and allows me to do what fits my lifestyle

April 25, 2022

Very good. Explained everything to me that I asked about. I felt very good after my appointment with her.

April 14, 2022

Very impressed by both her and her nurse. I've already recommended other family members to your clinic.

April 12, 2022

I will continue to see Michelle Pearson for my medical needs as well as my daughter's.

March 16, 2022

Michelle is probably the best health care provider I have seen.

March 9, 2022

Dr.Michelle and staff are excellent care providers who have their patients concerns for them for the best care possible

February 24, 2022

Michelle is awesome very caring and covers every aspect.

February 22, 2022

I recommend my clients and foster families use this location bc of same or next day access and care provided

December 30, 2021

Amazing practitioner and got the referral I needed and a return appointment to establish as a patient.

December 11, 2021

Michelle always listens and is very informative

December 10, 2021

She listened and explained what my kiddos had.

October 1, 2021

My sister is going to you now.

September 27, 2021

Michelle Pearson was very informative, made sure to complete tests to find out what was wrong and prescribed needed meds to get me feeling better quickly. Also very kind and compassionate, I don't have insurance and pay out of pocket, and she did what she could to ease that burden. I would recommend Michelle and this facility to anyone

September 23, 2021

Listened and actually addressed all my concerns. Very caring. Spoke on my level.

September 15, 2021

Michelle is always caring and considerate. She really listens.
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