Wheaton Iowa welcomes Scott Hinze, DO, to Covenant Clinic General Surgery posted 7/31/2018 in News Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare - Iowa (Wheaton Iowa) is pleased to welcome Scott Hinze, DO, to the Covenant Clinic team of general surgeons. Dr. Hinze joined Covenant Clinic on July 23, 2018.Dr. Hinze, a Dows, Iowa native, is excited to be joining the organization and to be back in the Cedar Valley area.“I grew up about an hour from Waterloo and went to the University of Northern Iowa before going on to medical school, so it's great to be back,” he says. "I look forward to helping patients feel better as efficiently as possible in a caring and supportive environment."Dr. Hinze received his medical degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2006. He completed his Surgical Residency at Ohio University in 2011, and has since practiced general surgery at Chester Memorial Hospital in Chester, Illinois and Red Bud Regional Hospital in Red Bud, Illinois. He served as Chief of Surgery at Red Bud Regional Hospital, Medical Director at Red Bud Health Clinic, and Chief of Surgery and Chief of Staff at Chester Memorial Hospital before joining Covenant Clinic.Dr. Hinze lives with his wife and five children. He enjoys reading, history, golfing, cooking and spending time with his family.You will find Dr. Hinze at the Covenant Clinic General Surgery office in the Covenant Professional Office Building, 2710 St. Francis Drive, Suite 410 in Waterloo.