About Mercy

About Mercy

Mercy Iowa City is an acute care hospital and regional referral center that draws patients from throughout southeast Iowa. The hospital’s major services include:

  • Heart and vascular care, including a cardiac catheterization lab
  • Orthopedic care
  • Maternity care
  • Cancer care
  • Digestive services
  • General surgery
  • Wound and Vein Care
  • 24-hour emergency care

Mercy is accredited by The Joint Commission.

Mercy Iowa City provides:


  • 234 acute care beds (6 designated for hospice care in a special unit)
  • 25 private rooms for outpatient surgery
  • 23 bed nursery, including Level II neonatal intensive care

Mercy’s medical staff is comprised of more than 250 physicians representing all major medical specialties and most subspecialties. Many Mercy physicians conduct their outpatient practice in offices in the community.

The Mercy campus near downtown Iowa City includes the hospital, medical office building, and cancer center.