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Mercy Iowa City Gastroenterology


  
Mercy Iowa City Gastroenterology
540 E. Jefferson St. Ste. 102
Iowa City, IA 52245
Phone: 319-337-5997
Fax: 319-358-2665
 
    Temporary Hours
Telehealth appointments
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
In-clinic appointments
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
 

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Providers

  Yonas Getachew, MD
Dr. Getachew received his medical education from the University of Wisconsin, completed his residency at University of Texas School of Medicine completed his fellowship at University of Texas Southwestern and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology certificate.
  Shoba Theivanaygam, MD
Dr. Theivanayagam received her medical education from Rajah Muthiah Medical College, completed her residency at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, completed her fellowship at University of Missouri School of Medicine and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology certificate.
  Joseph Truszkowski, MD
Dr. Truszkowkski received his medical education from Oregon Health Sciences University, completed his residency at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology Certificate.

  Abby Hein, PA-C
Abby received her medical education from Des Moines University and Mt. Mercy University, and is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.


  Allison Donovan, ARNP 
Alli received her education at Purdue Global University and is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
 Specialized Expertise in:
  • Gastroenterology (digestive system and disorders of the digestive system)
  • Bowel and bladder management
  • Celiac disease
  • Chronic diarrhea
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Colorectal pain
  • Constipation
  • Defecation disorders
  • Diverticulitis
  • Fructose intolerance
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal mobility (GI mobility)
  • Heartburn
  • Helicobacter pylori infection
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Liver disease
  • Peptic ulcers
  • Reflux
  • Treatment of hepatitis C

Treatments and Procedures:

  • Anoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Prevention and education
  • Proctosigmoidoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Upper GI endoscopy