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CVMS Welcomes Stephanie Smith

Stephanie R. Smith, ARNP  has joined the ranks at CVMS.  An MSN graduate from Allen College, she received her board certification from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners in …READ MORE

Posted on August 31, 2017

Dr. Bartelt’s New Website

Dr. Bartelt has launched his new website focusing on the services and procedures he specializes in.  Please visit Dr. Bartelt’s new website at BarteltMD.com

Posted on May 2, 2017

U.S. Rep. Rod Blum Visits CVMS – Discusses ACA

U.S. Rep. Rod Blum, R-1st District, visited CVMS to discuss how Congress can work to improve health care as it seeks to repeal and replace Obamacare (the Affordable Care …READ MORE

Posted on December 29, 2016

Jonathon Hennings, MN-FNP, Joins Cedar Valley Bone Health Institute

Dr. Jay Ginther, head of Cedar Valley Bone Health Institute, is pleased to announce the addition of Jonathan Hennings, MN-FNP, to his staff. Hennings is a Family Nurse Practitioner …READ MORE

Posted on August 25, 2016

Dr. Brendan Girschek Appointed as an Examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Waterloo, Iowa – Cedar Valley Eye Care is pleased to announce that Dr. Brendan Girschek has been appointed to be an examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Girschek …READ MORE

Posted on August 5, 2016

The Cedar Valley Sleep Center Introduces New Alternatives for Sleep Apnea Treatment.

Waterloo, Iowa – The Cedar Valley Sleep Center is proud to introduce several advancements in sleep apnea treatment technology intended to increase patient comfort and effectively treat this life-threatening …READ MORE

Posted on April 5, 2016

Katherine Niebuhr Joins the CVMS Physical Therapy Team

A new physical therapist, Katherine (Katie) S. Niebuhr, DPT, ATC, has joined CVMS in the PT department located at the UNI campus.  Katie is a 2010 University of Iowa …READ MORE

Posted on February 15, 2016

Mary Nading Joins the Orthopedic Surgery Department.

The CVMS Department of Orthopedic Surgery is pleased to welcome Mary C. Nading, PA-C.  Mary received her BA from UNI and her PA from the University of Iowa Carver …READ MORE

Posted on December 12, 2015

The Cedar Valley Center for Skin Cancer

Cedar Valley Medical Specialists is pleased to welcome Tricia L. “Trish” Thompson, ARNP.  A graduate from the Allen College, she is 2003 board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. …READ MORE

Posted on November 30, 2015

Dr. Sundaram Featured in Unity Point Heart Care Journey

The Kerns family recounts their journey with issues of the heart and their experience with Dr. Sundaram.
“Shortly after spending Christmas Eve in an emergency room nine years …READ MORE

Posted on September 26, 2015

Upcoming Events

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Currently, more than 3 million people in the United States have glaucoma. The National Eye Institute projects this number will reach 4.2 million by 2030, a 58 percent increase. …READ MORE

November is American Diabetes Month

Here are just a few of the recent statistics on diabetes:

Nearly 30 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes.
Another 86 million Americans have …READ MORE

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women in the United States will get breast cancer at some point in …READ MORE

June is Cataract Awareness Month

24 Million Americans have cataracts according to PreventBlindness.org.  Cataracts are a clouding of the eye’s lens which inhibits the ability of light to pass into the eye.  The organization, …READ MORE

May is Healthy Vision Month

When it comes to your vision, it pays to have regular checkups.  If you haven’t already done it, now is a great time to get an eye exam.  The …READ MORE

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that skin cancer is the most common form of skin cancer in the U.S.?  More than 2 million people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year. …READ MORE

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Immunization helps prevent dangerous and sometimes deadly diseases. To stay protected against serious illnesses like the flu, measles, and tuberculosis, adults need to get their shots – just like …READ MORE

July is Eye Injury Prevention Month

July has been officially recognized as Eye Injury Prevention Month. For this reason, a focus is placed on protecting your eyes in various environments, namely the workplace.
Eye injuries …READ MORE