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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.


Eastern Iowa Health Center also serves as the clinical home for Cedar Rapids Family Medicine Residency (CRMEF), a community-based residency program with a mission to train highly competent family physicians, to deliver patient-oriented care and to provide a stimulating environment for the continuing education of healthcare professionals.

To learn more about the CRMEF program and the faculty and residents who practice at Eastern Iowa Health Center, please click here.

Cedar Rapids Medical Education Foundation

Family Medicine Providers

Ursula Livermore, MD

Ursula Livermore, MD

Dr. Livermore is the Chief Medical Officer at EIHC. She enjoys all aspects of family medicine and getting to know her patients.

Anita Simison, MD

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

Brianne Benjamin, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C

Brianne Benjamin, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C

Brianne earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Iowa.

Kati Carpenter, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C

Kati Carpenter, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C

Kati Carpenter earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Iowa.

Amy Wilson

Amy Wilson, MSN, ARNP, FNP-C

Amy Wilson completed her Family Nurse Practitioner Master's Certificate at Allen College.

Pediatric Providers

Ursula Livermore, MD

Ursula Livermore, MD

Dr. Livermore is the Chief Medical Officer at EIHC. She enjoys all aspects of family medicine and getting to know her patients.

James Livermore, MD

Dr. Livermore received his undergraduate training at Harvard University and his medical degree at the University of Iowa.

Anita Simison, MD

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

Brianne Benjamin, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C

Brianne Benjamin, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C

Brianne Benjamin earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Iowa.

Kati Carpenter, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C

Kati Carpenter, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C

Kati Carpenter earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Iowa.

Amy Wilson, MSN, ARNP, FNP-C

Amy Wilson completed her Family Nurse Practitioner Master's Certificate at Allen College.

Women's Health (OB/GYN) Providers

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.

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Katherine Abtahi, DO, FACOG

Dr. Abtahi completed her OB/GYN residency at Wright State University. She specializes in gynecological surgery.

Dr. Marcus Barnett

Marcus Barnett, MD, FACOG

Dr. Barnett received his medical degree from UTMB - Galveston. He specializes in pregnancy care and is accepting new patients.

OB/GYN Faculty

Sidney Smith, MD, FACOG

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

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

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.

Madeline Stead, Dentist

Madeline Stead, DDS

Dr. Stead completed her dental education at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry.

Behavioral Health Providers

Sarah Blader Therapist

Sarah Blader, MSW, LISW

Sarah received her Master's of Social Work from the University. She provides behavioral health services.

Natalie Quinn, MSW, LMSW

Natalie completed her Master's of Social Work from St. Ambrose University. She is a therapist providing behavioral health services.

Diane Sorenson, MSW, LMSW

Diane completed her Masters of Social work from the University of Northern Iowa. She specializes in:

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.

This facility is a member of the National Health Service Corps. To learn more please visit:
Eastern Iowa Health Center is a NHSC site

FAMILY

Your family's health is our top priority

KIDS

We care for your children as if they are our own

WOMEN

Each woman has unique needs, we are here for you

DENTAL

Our dental team is ready to serve your family

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

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

WHAT OUR PATIENTS ARE SAYING

"Dr. Livermore took time to really listen to me. It feels so good to have a doctor that cares." - Jenny

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