Need a doctor—now?
Walk in and see a doctor on your own schedule at Mercy Urgent Care. It’s quick, convenient, and private. But if you prefer to make an appointment, you can do that too.
Mercy Urgent Care East
269 North 1st Avenue, Iowa City
Corner of 1st and Rochester, on the lower level of Iowa City Family Practice Clinic
Mercy Urgent Care West
2769 Heartland Drive, Coralville
West of Hwy. 965 near Walgreens
Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Weekends and holidays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Why use urgent care?
It’s a convenient way to treat minor medical problems at an affordable price, especially if you don’t have a regular doctor or can’t see your regular doctor right away. It takes care of an immediate need without the expense of the emergency room. Mercy Urgent Care is open to everyone. You don’t have to be a Mercy patient to use it.
Variety of services:
- Respiratory illnesses—coughs, colds, and earaches
- Ear and eye conditions
- On-the-job injuries (occupational health)
- Other minor injuries—cuts, simple fractures, minor burns
- Splint/cast application
- Stomach aches
- Genito-urinary conditions
- Nebulizer treatments
- Flu shots in season
- Sports physicals
- Removal of sutures
- Removal of foreign bodies
- Simple tests – pregnancy, strep, and glucose
- Simple skin conditions
- Excision and drainage of simple abcess
- Lab and x-ray services
What if I need a prescription?
If a prescription is needed, it will be sent electronically to the retail pharmacy you choose.
- Most insurance plans accepted
- Credit card
- Financial assistance subject to income and application
Our urgent care physicians are experienced and board certified:
- Michael H. Wallace, MD
- Daniel A. Hogan, MD
- Scott J. Piper, MD
- Michael R. Schmidt, MD
- Bruce R. VanHouweling, MD
- Kimberly A. Hayden, MD
- Amina K. Haji, MD
- Robert E. Garrett, MD
What happens after my visit?
If you need follow-up care, you will be referred to your primary care doctor. Your doctor will also receive a copy of your records from your urgent care visit. If you don’t have a primary care doctor, our Mercy On Call nurses will help you find a doctor who suits your needs.
Mercy Emergency Care
Mercy On Call