Providers who listen
Are you pregnant? This can be an exciting time, a scary time or both. Our dedicated OB/GYN team will help guide you through each stage of pregnancy and after.
Women's health
Having a healthcare provider that really listens to you is important. Our women's health team will listen to all of your questions with care and compassion.
Questions about birth control
We can help. There are many options from "the pill" to permanent birth control. Our team will help you select the option that is best for you.


Care before, during and after pregnancy for you and your baby


Options for birth control and education to start your family when you're ready


Your body is changing, we will help you through the transition


From annual screens to GYN surgery, we offer a wide variety of care to suit your needs


Free breast and cervical cancer screenings for women who qualify

Women's Health

Eastern Iowa Health Center’s OB/GYN clinic serves women of all ages. Each woman has unique needs and deserves the kind of individual care and attention received at EIHC. We care for women’s needs through all stages of life, from pregnancy and childbirth to menopause and more.

Our providers, nurses and staff are experts in women’s health needs. We are leaders in obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN), labor and delivery and preventive care.

Your health matters to us. We know you are busy, so we offer appointments at times that work for your life.

Call us today at 319.730.7300 to learn more and make an appointment!

Eastern Iowa OBGYN

Meet the 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.

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.

Tony Eschliman, DO

Anthony C Eschliman, DO

Dr. Eschliman joins our team in August 2021. He completed his medical education at Des Moines University and his OB/GYN residency at Wright State University.

OB/GYN Faculty

Sidney Smith, MD, FACOG

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

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.

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

Trisha Welsh, CNM, ARNP

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

Eastern Iowa Health Center
Women’s Health
Behavioral Health

4251 River Center Court NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 730-7300

Thursday and Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Extended Hours:
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Benton & Jones County Services

We provide OB/GYN care to patients living in and around Vinton on a regular basis. Services include: prenatal visits, well-woman and postnatal exams. We also provide these same services for Jones County residents at our Women’s Health clinic in Cedar Rapids. For more information and to schedule an appointment, please call 319.730.7300.

502 N 9th Avenue
Vinton, IA 52349

Every other Friday
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


"I thought that I wouldn't be able to get quality pregnancy care without insurance. I was so happy to be wrong. The wonderful nurses and doctors at Eastern Iowa Women's Health Center provided me with amazing care. I will never go anywhere else." - Rania