ANNUAL CHECK-UP

Regular check-ups with your provider are the key to staying healthy for years to come

DIABETES
CARE

Diabetes doesn't have to define you, we can help you learn how to control your diabetes

CHRONIC CONDITIONS

Learn how to manage your chronic health issues so they don't control your life

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Your mind is just as valuable as the rest of your health, we can help keep you in control

Family Medicine

Our family medicine team is dedicated to keeping you and your family healthy. We have the knowledge, education and experience needed to care for your family. Our patient-focused approach to care, including extended hours means we are here for you when you need us. Same-day appointments available for urgent health needs. 

Anita Simison, MD

Anita Simison, MD

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

Malhar Gore

Malhar Gore, MD

Dr. Gore is a Family Medicine Provider with more than 29 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from the University of Florida School of Medicine.

Nabiya Arshad, MD

Dr. Arshad is a Pediatric Provider. Some of her interests include newborn care, adolescent medicine, and preventative care.

Tanya Walters, MSN, ARNP, FNP-C

Tanya’s goal is to provide all patients with exceptional, non-judgmental and compassionate care.

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.

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.

What is Family Medicine?

Family Medicine doctors care for people of all ages. It provides treatment for many things from pediatrics to geriatrics. Patients can be either individuals, or a whole family. Practices treat a wide variety of symptoms or conditions. Patients can count on their providers for anything from general health and wellness concerns, children’s exams, minor illnesses or sicknesses, and even chronic health conditions such as diabetes or high blood pressure.

What do Family Medicine Doctors treat?

Family medicine doctors are different than other medical fields because they are knowledgeable and treat the entire person, regardless of age or sex. At Eastern Iowa Health Center, doctors also treat all patients regardless of insurance, financial status, or citizenship. The doctors are specially trained to provide annual screenings and disease prevention. Additionally, they can help patients find other specialized doctors if needed.  

They are also focused on preventative and routine care, which are important to the health and well-being of patients. 

What services do Family Medicine Doctors provide?

Family medicine doctors provide a wide variety of services for people of all ages, including but not limited to: 

Why choose Eastern Iowa Health Center?

The Eastern Iowa Health Center Family Medicine clinic in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, treats you like family. From the first interaction with patient representatives, to the visit with a doctor, you and your family are cared for every step of the way. We will treat you to our best ability regardless of income, insurance, living situation, or citizenship. The social workers go above and beyond to help the patients that need additional resources such as housing, food, community connections, and more. 

Eastern Iowa Health Center
Family Medicine
Pediatrics
Behavioral Health

Location:
1201 3rd Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
(319) 730-7300

Hours:
Monday and Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

WHAT OUR PATIENTS ARE SAYING

Even on my very first visit my provider helped made me feel comfortable immediately. Thank you! - Angie

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