Grundy County Memorial Hospital | Live Well | Fall 2023

4 Heads up, busy women everywhere: It’s OK—even necessary—to put yourself first sometimes, especially when it comes to your health. Women in Grundy County and the surrounding area can now seek women’s health services without the need to travel very far. Allen Women’s Health is providing outreach at the GCMH Specialty Clinic for women’s health, family planning and maternal health services. Kathi Bower, ARNP, FNP-C, sees patients in the GCMH Specialty Clinic on the first Thursday of each month. Services include: ● Free or low-cost, long-term birth control. ● Free or low-cost STI testing and treatment. ● HPV vaccinations. ● Pregnancy testing. ● Pap smears. ● Pregnancy-related education and support. ● Other gynecologic and maternal health services. Allen Women’s Health is a Title X Family Planning- and Title V Maternal Health-funded delegate of the Iowa Department of Public Health, and no one is turned away for inability to pay. Visiting Specialists Audiology Seema Arab Wilson, AuD Cardiology and Echocardiogram Kari Haislet, DNP Micaela Rahm, ARNP Diabetes and Endocrinology Chitra Reddy, MD Deb Van Dyke, DNP, ARNP Dermatology Angela Buttjer, PA-C Ear, Nose, & Throat/Skin Cancer David J. Congdon, MD, MPH, FACS Karen Sadler, ARNP Gastroenterology/ Hepatology Srinivas Kalala, MD Tracy Elliott, ARNP General Surgery/ Colonoscopy Paul Burgett, MD, FACS Stephen Van Buren, MD, FACS Alison Wilson, MD, FACS Mental Wellness Megan Heise, ARNP Nephrology T. Michel Daoud, MD Vinay K. Kantamneni, MD Oncology Zoe Schult, ARNP Mattie Testroet, ARNP Ophthalmology/ Cataract Surgery Benjamin Mason, MD Orthopedics Robert B. Bartelt, MD Podiatry Stephen Solomon, DPM Women’s Health Kathi Bower, ARNP, FNP-C GCMH Services Anti-Coagulation Ariel Loring, PharmD GCMH Orthopedics Douglas Cooper, MD Pain Management W. Keith Barnhill, PhD, ARNP, CRNA, DAAPM Sleep Disorders GCMH Sleep Service Wound Healing Mandy Vervaecke, ARNP Specialty Clinic GCMH SPECIALTY CLINIC Women: Our new clinic focuses on you Kathi Bower, ARNP, FNP-C CALL NOW For answers to your health questions or to schedule an appointment, call 319-235-5090. Call 319-824-5081 or 888-824-5081 for scheduling information.