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Dee Dee Stafford, MD

4.67 out of 5 (140 ratings)

Clinical Professor

Internal Medicine ( )


Haraldine (Dee Dee) Stafford is a Clinical Professor in Rheumatology. She completed her Rheumatology fellowship at University Hospitals and Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC) affiliated with Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She joined the faculty at the University of Iowa in 2001 after a sojourn at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She has been the educational director for rheumatology education for medical students and residents at UI Hospitals & Clinics since 2001. She has been involved in pre-clinical medical education since that time and has been course director for two pre-clinical medical school courses since 2004. She became the Immunology Section Chief at the Iowa City VA Medical Center in 2015. Her interests are primarily in medical education and in general rheumatology, and her current clinical efforts are centered at the VA Medical Center.



Services and Clinics


Adult Specialties

  • Immunology
  • Rheumatology

Diseases and Conditions

  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Gout
  • Inflammatory myositis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Systemic lupus
  • Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma)
  • Vasculitis


200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242



MD, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Cleveland


General Internal Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland


Rheumatology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland


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Overall Rating

4.67 out of 5 (140 ratings)