Mercy Clinics

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.

Bushra M.I. Sulieman, MD
Dr. Sulieman received his medical education from University of Khartourn, completed his residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, completed a fellowship at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 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.

 

Erin Christakos, MMS, PA-C
Erin received her medical education from Midwestern University and is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of the Physician Assistant.
 
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