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Dustaff R.C. Persaud, Ed.D., MBA, PA-C

Family Medicine
 Accepting new patients, same day appointments and walk-ins
Dustaff Persaud moved from New York City where he worked in the Emergency Department at Woodhull Hospital Medical Center , Brooklyn as Chief Physician Assistant for 14+ years, also oversaw Physician Assistants in six Hospital Emergency Departments as Regional Manager for New York City Emergency Medical Association. He also worked as a Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner for New York City Public Hospitals in North Brooklyn. ​ Persaud joined the Mercy team as a PA in 2014. He and his wife have three sons. Dustaff was born in Guyana, South America, where he became a Medical Technologist and pursue the same degree At the College of Staten Island prior to becoming a Physician Assistant.​
"I would like my patients to know that I am here for the community and their medical needs and provide service that is accessible at their convenience.”​


Family Medicine

Joined Mercy Medical Staff


Medical School

Harlem Hospital PA Program City University Medical School NYC


Health & Hospital Corporation NYC

Board Certification

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Diseases / Conditions Treated

Diagnostic Services: EKG, lab, limited hearing exams, hemoccult screening, strep, flu, UA, mono, STD and pregnancy testing

Routine Services: school/sport physicals, acute/chronic care visits, adult/child wellness exams, minor asthma/nebulizer treatments, immunizations, pap smears

Treatment Services: cryotherapy, fracture/splint care, sprains/strains, laceration repair, minor burn care, minor surgery, joint and allergy injections



Locations of Practice

Mercy Family Medicine-Muscatine

2104 Cedarwood Drive, Suite 200 
Muscatine, IA 52761

Phone: 563-263-0515