Your family's health is our top priority


We care for your children as if they are our own


Each woman has unique needs, we are here for you


Our dental team is ready to serve your family


Your mental health is just as important as your physical well-being.

Find a Provider

At Eastern Iowa Health Center, your health matters. Our team is here to make sure you and your family stay healthy. One of the most important parts of healthcare is selecting a provider you can trust. We are proud to have several experienced, trusted and caring physicians and nurse practitioners on our team, many of whom speak multiple languages. Our providers are listed below by service; if you have any questions or would like help selecting the best provider for you or your family, please call us at 319.730.7300.

Family Medicine Providers

Anita Simison, MD

Anita Simison, MD

Dr. Simison is a Family Medicine Provider and Lead Family Medicine Physician. Her interests include women's health, preventative medicine and family planning.

Samantha Anderson, ARNP

Samantha Anderson is a Nurse Practitioner that specializes in Family Medicine.

Kristen Armstrong, PA-C

Kristen Armstrong, physician assistant (PA), specializes in geriatric care.

Vida Pandzic, PA-C

Vida Pandzic, physician assistant (PA-C) encourages patients to play an active role in their care.

Pediatric Providers

Dr. Haripriya Santhanam

Haripriya Santhanam, MD

Dr. Santhanam is a Pediatrician with subspecialty interests that include developmental-behavioral pediatrics and allergy and immunology.

Women's Health (OB/GYN) Providers

Tony Eschliman, DO

Anthony Eschliman, DO

Dr. Eschliman is the Chief Medical Officer and Lead OB/Gyn Provider.

Bassel Eid, MD

Bassel Eid, MD, FACOG

Dr. Eid, Director of Obstetric Services, speaks fluent Arabic and specializes in minimally invasive surgery and high-risk pregnancy.

OB/GYN Faculty

Sidney Smith, MD, FACOG

Dr. Smith specializes in robotic surgery, menopausal care and high-risk pregnancy.

Amy Smolucha

Amy Smolucha, MD

Dr. Smolucha completed her medical education Saint George's University School of Medicine and her OB/GYN residency at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago, IL.

Women’s Health Provider at EIHC

Nicole Baccam, MSN, WHNP-C

Nicole Baccam, Women's Health Provider, specializes in contraceptive and prenatal care.

Women’s Health Provider

Sara Olmstead, MSN, ARNP, WHNP-C

Sara Olmstead is a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner that specializes in contraceptive and prenatal care..

Women’s Health Provider at EIHC

Trisha Welsh, CNM, ARNP

Trisha Welsh is a Certified Nurse Midwife and Nurse Practitioner who specializes in natural pregnancy,

Dental Providers

Diana Jones, DDS, Chief Dental Officer

Diana Jones, DDS

Dr. Jones, Chief Dental Officer, received her education from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. She loves meeting and working with new patients.

Stephanie Cooper, DDS

Dr. Cooper received her education from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry.

Natalie Saur DDS

Natalie Saur, DDS

Dr. Saur received her education from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and completed a Hospital Dentistry rotation.

Behavioral Health Providers

Proud to Partner with University of Iowa Nurse Practitioner Program

Andrea Achenbach, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C

She has been a family nurse practitioner since 2011. Prior to earning her Master of Science in Nursing degree Andrea was an Emergency Room nurse for three years. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Krista Ford, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C

Krista specializes as a family nurse practitioner. Krista enjoys all aspects of family care and serving patients of all ages. She specifically enjoys health promotion and prevention.

No matter which of our providers you choose, know that everyone at Eastern Iowa Health Center cares about your physical, emotional and mental health. You can expect quality care each time you visit Eastern Iowa Health Center.

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