Dr. Bandstra's areas of special interest include kidney stones, prostate disease, and sexual dysfunction.
Dr. Bandstra's hobbies are music, golf, baseball, hunting, and fishing. He was born in Wilmar, Minnesota and then moved to Pella, Iowa at age 3. After graduating from Pella High school, Dr. Bandstra went on to study Chemistry as an undergraduate at Central College. He pursued his medical training at the University Of Iowa and then completed his residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
He specializes in surgical kidney disease and urinary disorders. Like the other physicians in Surgical Associates, Dr. Bandstra seeks noninvasive solutions whenever possible. With ESWL he is often able to treat kidney stones with shock waves. In addition to his technical prowess, Dr. Bandstra makes his patients feel comfortable talking about difficult and private matters.