For Prospective Residents

Welcome to Siouxland Medical Education Foundation! We are an unopposed family medicine program in Northwest Iowa providing broad spectrum training. As the only residents in the city, we are offered unparalleled exposure to specialty physicians and patients. Here you can tailor your education to fit your practice goals. Our residency consists of three years of postgraduate study with 6 residents per year. Our program is accredited by the ACGME and affiliated with University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.

Program Highlights

  • Our clinic is the one of the largest private practices in Sioux City. We follow all clinic patients through their hospitalizations, including ICU and PICU.
  • Maternal Health Clinic. We provide antenatal care to low income and high risk populations, providing us the opportunity to see a diverse range of pathology and serve the community.
  • Macy/Winnebago Reservation Clinics. We also provide antenatal care to the Native American populations on the Macy and Winnebago Reservation during our OB months.
  • Elective high risk OB elective.
  • Monthly afternoon didactics. One afternoon a month, clinic and hospital duties are blocked for residents to have a full afternoon of lectures, simulation models, and quizzes for a varied and interactive approach to learning.
  • We provide annual sports physicals to many of the college athletes at Morningside College.
  • Moonlighting opportunities are available after you have received your permanent license.
  • Noon conferences. Presentations are given by community physicians, fellow residents, staff, or visiting faculty over the noon hour. Lunch is provided.



Qualifications

The residency program consists of three years of post-graduate study.  Entry into the first year is open to applicants who have completed medical school at an LCME-approved school.  To be considered by our program, international graduates must be either citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. and ECFMG-certified at the time of application.  Applicants must have passed both Steps 1 and 2 of the USMLE with a maximum of 3 attempts each. If Step 3 has not been passed, then the first passage of either Step 1 or 2 must not have occurred more than 5 years before the entry date into the program for which the applicant is applying.  Applicants must have passed the Clinical Skills test of the USMLE or the Performance Evaluation of the COMLEX on the first attempt and have taken no more than 5 years total to complete medical school.  When openings occur in the second-year level, applications will be accepted from physicians who have completed an internship. Upon successful completion of the graduate study program, the resident will be eligible for examination leading to certification by the American Board of Family Medicine. 



Curriculum

  • Adult Medicine: 4 months
  • Care of Neonates, Infants and Adolescents: 2 months
  • Care of the Surgical Patient: 1 month
  • Community Medicine: 1 month
  • Emergency Care: 1 month
  • Human Behavior and Mental Health: 1 month
  • Maternity Care: 2 months

  • Adult Medicine: 1 12 months
  • Care of the Neonates, Infants and Adolescents: 1 month
  • Critical Care/Pulmonology: 1 month
  • Family Medicine Night Float: 1 month (taken as 2 half-months months
  • Maternity Care: 2 months
  • Neurology: 1 month

  • Adult Medicine: 1 month
  • Care of the Neonates, Infants and Adolescents: 1 month
  • Family Medicine Night Float: 1 month (taken as 2 half-months)
  • Maternity Care: 2 months

  • Cardiology
  • Care of the Skin and Associated Organs
  • Diagnostic Imaging and Nuclear Medicine
  • Gynecological Care
  • Management of Health Systems
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Otolaryngology
  • Urology

  • Allergy/Immunology
  • Anesthesiology
  • NICU
  • Endocrinology
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • High Risk Obstetrics
  • Hospice/Palliative Care
  • Infectious Disease
  • International Medicine
  • Maternity Care
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Parental Elective
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Pulmonology
  • Sports Medicine

Salary & Benefits - 2016/2017

  • Salary: First year 55,660
  • Second year 56,680
  • Third year 58,720
  • Healthcare and Dental: Available for resident, spouse and children
  • Insurance: Term Life and Disability provided
  • Malpractice Insurance: Provided
  • Moving Allowance: $1,400 payment provided at orientation
  • Paid Leave: 15 days per year
  • CME: 5 days per year plus $1,500 total for CME expenses during second and third year
  • Lab coats: 3 coats provided with laundering services
  • Meals: Meals provided during hospital rotations, call days, and at all noon conferences.
  • Certification: Residency will pay for the following: PALS, NRP, ALSO, ATLS



Our Residents

3rd Year Residents

Sunnah Doesken

Hometown: McGregor, MN

Undergraduate Education: College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN

Medical School: University of Minnesota-Duluth

Personal information/Interests/Hobbies: I've found there isn't enough time in a lifetime to do all I enjoy. I tend to focus on family activities; outdoor activities like hunting, fishing, gardening, camping & hiking; arts & crafts including sketching, acrylic painting, making toy wooden trains, sewing clothing, quilting and more. I live with my husband, one child, hairless Chinese crested dogs, and salt-water fish.

Why I chose the Siouxland Medical Education Foundation: I liked the community and the faculty the most. As I learned more, I realized that this program would more than prepare me for a full spectrum practice heavy in Obstetrics while having fun and integrating into the community. I was sold and quite pleased to come all the way from northern Minnesota to take part in the program.


Cara Drew, MD

Hometown: Sioux City, IA

Undergraduate Education: Morningside College

Medical School: University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine

Personal Information/Interests/Hobbies: Golfing, boating, reading and playing or watching sports of any kind.

Why I chose Siouxland Medical Education Foundation: I was interested in full scope family medicine in an area with no other residency programs. Also I grew up going to the SMEF clinic as a patient and I have always loved the atmosphere and family environment that SMEF provides to both patients and physicians.


Dan Irwin, MD

Hometown: Jefferson, SD

Undergraduate Education: South Dakota State University

Medical School: University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine

Personal information/Interests/Hobbies: I am married to my wife, Jacquie. We have two cats and two horses. I enjoy watching college football, snowboarding, running, and riding horses.

Why I chose the Siouxland Medical Education Foundation: I chose this program because it is an unopposed program that offers a great hands-on experience with plenty of opportunity to do procedures and it is located close to my hometown.


Jesse Nieuwenhuis, MD

Hometown: Primghar, IA

Medical School: MD; Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, IL

Personal Information/Interests/Hobbies: I grew up on a farm in Northwest Iowa, where my father, uncles, and grandfather continue to farm. My interests and hobbies include being outdoors, biking, hiking, running, camping, fishing, gardening, and genealogy. My interests within family medicine include: preventative medicine, rural practice, health geography, dermatology, geriatrics, and obstetrics.

Why I chose Siouxland Medical Education Foundation: I chose to come to SMEF because of the opportunity for exceptional training in full-spectrum Family Medicine at a community-based and unopposed residency program. For me the location is a bonus as I also wanted to be close to family again after living in Chicago for four years to attend medical school. I see myself practicing medicine in rural Iowa after residency, and moreover, I believe SMEF will prepare me well for practicing medicine in any environment.


Kelly Ryder, MD

Hometown: Papillion, NE

Undergraduate Education: Creighton University

Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine

Personal information/Interests/Hobbies: I am married to Dr. Greene and we have a 2-year-old son, Luke. I enjoy spending time at the park with my little family, reading, Netflix marathons with my husband and a good crossword puzzle. I also have plans to become more crafty, since I finally have a house to decorate!

Why I chose Siouxland Medical Education Foundation: I chose to come to SMEF because I really enjoyed working with everyone during my time here in medical school. The faculty is truly dedicated to educating the residents, no matter how relaxed or chaotic the situation may be. There is also an evident sense of companionship between each and every resident. Finally, since this is an unopposed, community-based program, I know that I will be well prepared and confident in treating all my future patients.


Rachael Schultz, MD

Hometown: Omaha, NE

Undergraduate Education: University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center

Personal information/Interests/Hobbies: I like spending time with family. In our free time we enjoy cooking, home improvement projects, sporting events, and dancing. In the summer time, we often vacation to our rustic cabin in Colorado.

Why I chose Sioux City: The residents and faculty at Siouxland made the biggest impact on my choice. As cliché as it sounds, it was a "good feel". I look forward to living in a smaller town and growing as a physician.


2nd Year Residents

Katie Dunbar, D.O.

Hometown: Hiawatha, IA

Undergraduate Education: University of Iowa

Graduate School: University of Iowa

Medical School: Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine

Personal information/Interests/Hobbies: I am a true Iowa Girl having been born in Cedar Rapids and raised in Hiawatha. Prior to medical school, I had lived only in the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City corridor. I definitely “bleed black and gold!” Attending medical school in Henderson, Nevada was a unique experience and one I am thankful to have had. However, my husband, Scott, and I missed home and were excited to have the opportunity to come back to the Midwest! My interests include spending time with Scott and our 3 “pet children” (Will, Cooper, and Jake), taking Cooper to the dog part, Iowa football (Go Hawkeyes!), gardening, home improvement projects, dance (mainly ballroom styles now), and spending time with family and friends when I have the opportunity.

Why I chose the Siouxland Medical Education Foundation: I am so excited to be a member of the Siouxland family medicine residency. I was especially drawn to the program, not only for its location, but also due to the obstetrical volume and reputation as being an excellent training program. I know I will be prepared to practice full spectrum family medicine heavy in obstetrics upon graduation.


Alanna Janssen, D.O.

Hometown: Atchinson, KS

Undergraduate Education: University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Medical School: Kansas City University or Medicine and Biosciences

Personal information/Interests/Hobbies: I love going to movies and watching old movies. My husband and I are avid sports fans- Go Huskers! I also have many nieces and nephews that I enjoy spending time with.

Why I chose the Siouxland Medical Education Foundation: My husband and I were excited about the opportunity to move back to a small town for residency, and found that in Sioux City. I wanted a program that would allow me to get a strong OB experience and allow me to work with an under-served population. I felt like Sioux City was a great fit for me after my interview day there.


Autumn Keiser M.D.

Hometown: Omaha, NE

Undergraduate Education: University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Medical School: University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha

Personal information/Interests/Hobbies: I enjoy playing chess and cards with my husband Craig and taking my dog Bailey for walks. I love DIY home projects and crafts, although I usually don't get around to actually doing them. Last year I also started vegetable gardening and really enjoy being able to grow my own food.

Why I chose the Siouxland Medical Education Foundation: I decided to come to SMEF because the faculty and residents treat you in like family. I also wanted a program that was unopposed so that I would get the best education and experience possible not only in clinic, but with the pediatric and obstetric patients.


Kornelia Kellogg

Hometown: Sacramento, CA

Undergraduate Education: Seattle Pacific University

Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Personal Information/Interests/Hobbies: I was born in Uzbekistan and came to the U.S. at age 7. (I still speak Russian.) I am married to Grant. We both enjoy the outdoors, reading, and spending time with family, friends, and church community. We love learning from people from other cultures.

Why I chose Siouxland Medical Education Foundation: I want to do medical missions overseas, so I was drawn to the strength of the OB training and the opportunity to be at an unopposed program where there are no other residencies in town. The confidence of the residents was very impressive. I also wanted to stay in the Midwest where people are generally friendly and down to earth.


Kristina Marburger, D.O.

Hometown: Fremont, NE

Undergraduate Education: Cornell University

Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

Personal information/Interests/Hobbies: swimming, cycling, running, hiking, attending both professional and my children's orchestra concerts; trying to learn violin and guitar; cookingk; spending time with my husband and two children; church activities.

Why I chose Siouxland Medical Education Foundation: When I signed up for a fourth year rotation in Sioux City, I was quite unsuspecting that it would end up leading me to move back to my hometown community. From the moment I arrived as a medical student, I was greeted warmly, treated with respect, and included as part of this program. The mission is to train excellent physicians. It was clear to me that was being accomplished--even while residents very much lead dynamic lives aside from work duties. What better place could there be to train in family medicine than a place like this where family medicine is still family medicine!? My family and I are thrilled to be here!


Clayton Milner M.D.

Hometown: Oskaloosa, KS

Undergraduate Education: University of Kansas

Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine

Personal information/Interests/Hobbies: : I enjoy reading, multiple television shows, hiking, road-trips, and spending time with my family. I recently adopted a dog named Sheldon, who has turned out to be a wonderful companion.

Why I chose Sioux City: I am planning on practicing medicine in a rural area, and so was looking for a program that teaches the skills and nurtures the characteristics required for such a practice. As an unopposed program, the only one here in Sioux City in fact, it was clear that SMEF is such a program. It just so happens that, as a bonus, I will receive that training in a city with many of the comforts and opportunities of a major metropolitan area.


1st Year Residents

Erin Kastl D.O

Hometown: Omaha, NE

Undergraduate Education: Morningside College, Sioux City

Medical School: Kansas City University or Medicine and Biosciences

Personal information/Interests/Hobbies: I enjoy horseback riding, camping, playing board games with my husband, and cooking.

Why I chose the Siouxland Medical Education Foundation: I really wanted a community-based, unopposed residency program that was strong in OB and Sioux City fit these qualifications. Most importantly, the people at this program were all friendly and I felt like I would get along well with everyone here.


Laramie Lunday M.D.

Hometown: Belcourt, ND

Undergraduate Education: University of North Dakota, Fargo

Medical School: University of North Dakota School of Medicine, Fargo

Personal information/Interests/Hobbies: I enjoy spending time with my children: Adriana (9) and Laiden (8). I like to stay active by competing in crossfit, running, swimming, and biking. I enjoy being outdoors as much as possible.

Why I chose the Siouxland Medical Education Foundation: I was interested in a full scope family medicine program that had no other residency programs in the area. Sioux City is relatively close to my family. The program seemed very supportive and family-friendly.


Katie Savio, D.O.

Hometown: Fremont, NE

Undergraduate Education: University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA

Personal Information/Interests/Hobbies: I enjoy playing volleyball and softball. And I love following college sports, particularly football and volleyball – Go Big Red! I also like to cook, go to the movies, and travel.

Why I chose Siouxland Medical Education Foundation: Sioux City has everything I was looking for in a training program – an unopposed, community-based program, very strong OB experiences, procedural training opportunities, and allows me to get back to the Midwest. I felt at ease with everyone I met on interview day and knowt hat this program will be able to train me well to practice rural family medicine.


Ashley Tiahrt, M.D.

Hometown: Laurel, NE

Undergraduate Education: Chadron State College, NE

Medical School: University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha

Personal information/Interests/Hobbies: I enjoy running, hiking, gardening, walking my dogs, and spending time outdoors with my husband, John. I also love spending time with friends and family and dabbling in arts and crafts.

Why I chose Siouxland Medical Education Foundation: I was interested in an unopposed program that had strong obstetrical numbers. I plan to return to small town Nebraska and I’m confident I will be well prepared for a rural family medicine practice. During my time here on rotation during medical school, I really enjoyed working with the residents and could tell that the faculty were truly invested in helping each resident become the best physician possible.


Chris Wolf, D.O.

Hometown: Sioux City, IA

Undergraduate Education: University of Iowa, Iowa City

Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medic

Personal information/Interests/Hobbies: : My hobbies include golf, hunting, fishing, disc golf, and craft beers. I am a huge fan of the Iowa Hawkeyes and Kansas City Chiefs. Mostly I love spending time with my wife, Meghan, and our young daughter, Peyton.

Why I chose Siouxland Medical Education Foundation: I really love the family atmosphere at SMEF. The faculty are incredibly supportive. It is an amazing opportunity to train in my hometown in an unopposed Family Medicine program that provides great education in a community setting. Lastly, I have the opportunity to explore my interest in sports medicine.


Tou Lee Xiong M.D.

Hometown: Saint Paul, MN

Undergraduate Education: University of California, Davis

Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School

Personal information/Interests/Hobbies: I love the outdoors, wildlife, and plants. I’ve lived in, explored, and hiked the Pacific coast and mountains of California, the semi-arid plans and Rocky Mountains of Colorado, and the woodlands and lakes of Minnesota. Each state has enriched me with its unique culture and beauty. I now look forward to discovering Iowa. I also have a passion for orchids. I find their exotic beauty and the challenge of keeping them a satisfying endeavor.

Why I chose the Siouxland Medical Education Foundation: I chose Sioux City for several reasons. I was impressed by the warmth and camaraderie of the residents and faculty. This will be important as I spend the next several years of my life with this family. The city is not too big and not too small. It offers a small town feel while having enough to do. I also like that the residency program is the only one in the city, giving me the opportunity to learn from a wide range of medical specialists and practices..


Our Faculty

Leah Johnson, MD - Executive/Residency Director

Dr. Johnson is a 1999 graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School and a 2002 graduate of the Siouxland Medical Education Foundation residency program. She joined the faculty at Siouxland Medical Education Foundation upon completion of her residency. Dr. Johnson is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine with a special interest in colposcopy and cervical pathology. She currently holds appointments as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine.


Michael Jung, MD - Associate Program Director

Dr. Jung is a 1980 graduate of the University of South Dakota School of Medicine and a 1983 graduate of the Siouxland Medical Education Foundation residency program. He has been with the program since 1983 and was the Program Director from 1991 to 2000. Dr. Jung maintains active clinical, procedural, and teaching skills in all areas of Family Medicine. He is a forensic child abuse investigator and he also has a special interest in maternal-child health issues. He has Clinical Associate Professor Appointments with the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine. Dr. Jung is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.


Gerald J. McGowan, MD

Dr. McGowan is a 1963 graduate of the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. He completed his internship at Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona in 1964, and completed a surgery residency at Maricopa County General Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona in 1965. Dr. McGowan is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. He currently holds appointments as Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and a Clinical Faculty Appointment at the University of South Dakota School of Medicine. Dr. McGowan was Medical Director from 1975-2000.


Amy Rief-Elks, DO

Dr. Rief-Elks is a graduate of the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. She completed her residency at Siouxland Medical Education Foundation in family medicine in 2006. In residency she received the “Howard E. Rudersdorf, M.D. Lifetime Learning Award” in recognition of exceptional scholarship. She is a certified Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine. After completion of her residency, Dr. Rief-Elks practiced in Onawa, Iowa until she took a position with the Siouxland Medical Education Foundation in 2009. Dr. Rief-Elks is a member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Family Physicians, American Osteopathic Association, American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, and DOCARE. She practices full spectrum family medicine and has a particular interest in obstetrics/gynecology, colposcopy, preventative medicine, and emergency medicine. She holds appointments as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine


Thomas Morgan, MD

Dr. Morgan is a 2010 graduate of the Windsor University School of Medicine and a 2013 graduate of the Siouxland Medical Education Foundation residency program. Dr. Morgan joined the residency program faculty in 2013. He is certified by the American Board of family medicine. Dr. Morgan holds an appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor with the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine


Stephen Pallone, MD

Dr. Pallone completed his undergraduate in biochemistry at the University of Virginia – Charlottesville and medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond, VA. He is board-certified in Family Medicine and Psychiatry having completed his combined residency program at the University of Iowa. He joined the faculty at the Siouxland Medical Education Foundation in July, 2015 after nearly four years practicing in Siouxland. Dr. Pallone holds an appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor with the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.

Dr. Pallone is also a Creighton Model Natural Family Planning Medical Consultant. This approach to women’s health is based on restoring the normal functioning of a woman’s body while preserving fertility. From treating irregular menses and recurrent miscarriages to postponing pregnancy among other women’s health issues, Dr. Pallone is able to offer a model of women's healthcare without the use of contraceptives.


Cindy Buys, Pharm. D. - Clinical Services Director

Cindy Buys received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 1989 from Creighton University. She did a pharmacokinetics / infectious diseases fellowship at Millard Fillmore Hospital in Buffalo, New York. She has been on the professional staff at the Family Medicine Center since 1991. Dr. Buys is certified by the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties in Pharmacotherapy. Current research interests included Team-Based care in the treatment of chronic diseases. She is an Adjunct Associate Professor (Clinical) with the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy and University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.


Sara Wiedenfeld, Pharm. D.

Sara Wiedenfeld received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2007 from Drake University. She completed a pharmacy residency at Siouxland Medical Education Foundation. She joined the staff at the Family Medicine Center in 2014. Dr. Wiedenfeld is certified by the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialities. She is an Assistant Professor (Clinical) with the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy


Sarah Jolin, L.I.S.W. Behavioral Scientist

Sarah Jolin received her Masters in Social Work from Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri. She is a Licensed Independent Social Worker and was in private practice in Sioux City for eight years before joining the program in 2007. Her primary focus is with adults who have anxiety, depression, and chronic pain. She is trained in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Psychodynamic Therapy. Sarah currently does individual, marital, and family therapy. She holds an appointment with the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine as an Adjunct Instructor.


Betty Gilbert, L.I.S.W. Behavioral Scientist

Betty Gilbert, L.I.S.W., received her Masters in Social Work from the University of Nebraska in Omaha, Nebraska in 1996. She is a Licensed Independent Social Worker and is also a member of the National Association of Social Workers. She was in private practice in Sioux City for six years before joining the program in 2010. Her primary focus has been with children and adolescents. Betty currently does individual, marital, and family therapy. She holds an appointment with the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine as an Adjunct Instructor.


Gary Heath, PA-C Physician Assistant

Gary Heath completed his Physician Assistant training at the University of North Dakota in 1992. He was previously employed by St. Luke's Regional Medical Center and Marian Health Center. He joined the Family Medicine Center staff in 1993.




Cindy Mammen, PA-C Physician Assistant

Cindy Mammen completed her Physician Assistant training at the University of North Dakota in 1999. She previously graduated from Western Iowa Tech Community College Nursing School. She first joined the Family Medicine Center staff as a nurse in 1980, and has continued here as a Physician Assistant after becoming certified in 1999.


Matt Kaemingk, Education Coordinator/HR Supervisor

Matt is a graduate of Dordt College and been the Education Coordinator/HR Supervisor at the Siouxland Medical Education Foundation since 2016. Before joining the Foundation, he was the HR Supervisor for Hawarden Regional Healthcare in Hawarden, Iowa.


Clinic

The Family Medicine Center is the model office used for the Siouxland Medical Education Foundation's program. The Center closely simulates private practice by providing an ambulatory setting for the residents to gain broad experience as primary care physicians to an approved panel of patients. It is conveniently located within five minutes driving time of the two hospitals in Sioux City: Mercy Medical Center and UnityPoint - St. Luke's.

The Siouxland Medical Education Foundation is proud of our facility. Our building, completed in late summer 1998, is a model of dedicated education areas as well as efficient clinical space. The two-story building, totaling approximately 32,000 square feet, allows the Foundation to continue its rich tradition in current programs as well as to introduce new initiatives in medical education.

The first level of the building houses all of the patient care areas. Two exam pods, with twelve exam rooms each, balance the floor plan. Also included are faculty staffing rooms, private dictation rooms, laboratory, x-ray, procedure rooms, nursing areas, a patient education room, medical records room, and a spacious lobby. Level Two offers space devoted almost entirely to education. Included is a large conference room with multimedia capabilities, multiple smaller conference rooms, a library, an office cubicle for each resident physician, and faculty physician offices. Administration, patient account services, and an employee lounge area are also located on the second level.


UnityPoint - St. Lukes

UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's is a patient and family-centered hospital that delivers compassionate care to families in the tri-state area including Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota.

Our commitment to patients begins with our personal approach, coordinating care from the doctor's office to the hospital and home. When facing something that can't be treated in the doctor's office, count on our hospital staff to help you tackle the biggest challenges.

St. Luke's offers a full range of services and programs. From our state-of-the-art surgical center and the area's most recognized birth center to 24/7 cardiovascular care and the Level III emergency department.

Mercy Medical Center - Sioux City

Mercy Medical Center-Sioux City is a regional medical center that serves western Iowa, eastern Nebraska and southeastern South Dakota.

In addition to the main hospital in Sioux City, Mercy-Sioux City operates a primary care clinic network, specialty care clinics and home health services. Mercy also partners with other community healthcare providers to sponsor a regional cancer center, paramedic services, hospice services, a freestanding surgery center.

Mercy has earned more national recognition for quality patient outcomes than any other hospital in the region. The medical center has earned multiple honors for its leadership and excellence in several clinical areas including cardiac care, orthopedic services, vascular surgery, stroke care and cancer care.

Mercy-Sioux City is also home to the only Level II Trauma Center in western Iowa, and provides a lifesaving link to rural areas via Mercy Air Care.


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