Medical Services

Medical Oncology

Mercy Iowa City Cancer Care - Department of Mercy Hospital
540 E. Jefferson Street Suite 105
Iowa City, Iowa 52245
Phone: 319-339-3917 
Fax: 319-358-2794 

Office Hours
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Scott Miller, MD

Dr. Miller received his medical education from University of Iowa, completed his residency at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology Certificate. 

Dr. Miller believes that Mercy Medical of Oncology is special because of the ease of access and continuity of care throughout Mercy. He grew up on a farm near Kalona and loves the rural and community based feel.  Outside of work he enjoys hiking, agriculture, reading, and spending time with his wife, four kids, and dog. What he would like his patients to know is that he looks at the patient's total well-being not only the specific diagnosis.

  Barbara Peterson, DNP
Dr. Barbara Peterson received her doctorate from the University of Iowa and is certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, with a specialty in the care of teens through geriatrics.

Dr. Peterson shares Mercy's Mission of Excellence in care while providing the best patient experience.  She enjoys spending her free time in nature kayaking, hiking, and paddle boarding with her spouse.
  Chulso Moon, MD Dr. Moon received his medical education from Seoul National University, completed his residency at Brody School of Medicine, and received his fellowship from University of Texas Health Center at Houston. Dr. Moon is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with medical oncology sub-specialty

Medical Oncology (including solid tumors and blood cancers):
  • Bladder cancer 
  • Breast cancer
  • Chronic leukemia
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Liver cancer 
  • Lung cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Testicular cancer
  • Uterine cancer
  • Melanoma 


  • Anemia
  • Leukopenia
  • Leukocytosis
  • Polycythemia
  • Thrombocytopenia

Treatments and Procedures:

Biological therapies
Blood transfusions
Bone marrow biopsy
Chemotherapy administration
Intravenous infusions
Palliative care
Supportive care

Support Group - Continuing After Cancer Support Group
This group welcomes all women who are living with cancer; it offers a monthly meeting featuring educational presentations. The group meets on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m., Fanning room, Mercy Medical Plaza.