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Getting to the hospital on football game days

We’re here to help you access the hospital on game days. Tell the officer at security checkpoints that you need to get to the hospital. Download the Waze maps app We’ve partnered with Waze, a free turn-by-turn GPS navigation app that provides real-time traffic updates, road reports, and hazards...

Get your imaging done by our radiology team

Bobette Patterson speaks with a provider before her MRI
For Bobette Patterson, choosing to have her MRI done at UI Hospitals & Clinics was a “no-brainer.” She wants others to understand the benefits.

After quick diagnosis and treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome, Christopher is riding his bike again

Christopher Wise riding his bike
An avid cyclist for 11 years, Christopher Wise had to stop enjoying his daily ride to work after he lost feeling and strength in his right hand and couldn’t grip the handlebar anymore. It wasn’t until Christopher visited University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics for a different issue that he learned he had carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition in which the nerve that provides feeling to the hand gets squeezed and stops functioning properly.

The most precious cargo: What it takes to move embryos

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“This is an amazing field of medicine to be part of, to help patients build their families one baby at a time,” says Sparks.

Patient information regarding the Allergan BIOCELL textured breast implant and expander recall

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a notice instructing the manufacturer Allergan ™ to recall its Allergan BIOCELL® textured implants and tissue expanders . University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics will mail letters the week of Aug. 5, 2019, to all of its patients who have...

UI Hospitals & Clinics ranked among nation's best

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University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics has again been named one of America’s “Best Hospitals” and the top hospital in Iowa, according to 2019-20 rankings released by U.S. News & World Report.

Alyssa and Justin’s in vitro fertilization story

Ultrasound image surrounded by IVF syringes
Alyssa Boies and her husband reached out to the University of Iowa Center for Advanced Reproductive Care in December 2018 after almost two years of trying to conceive a baby—naturally and with medical intervention.

After a paralyzing injury, John’s spine care helped him make a speedy return to farming and a normal life

John McMillan at his farm
Less than four months after a spine injury temporarily paralyzed him from the neck down, John McMillan was back to farming full-time. McMillan credits his remarkable recovery to the spine care he received from orthopedic spine surgeon Andrew J. Pugely, MD, at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in the hours following his injury.

North Dodge Pharmacy now open

Pharmacist and patient
Patients have a new neighborhood pharmacy to serve them at UI Health Care–North Dodge in Iowa City.

Specialty care for thoracic outlet syndrome healed Lynnita’s arm and saved her vacation plans

Lynnita, 40, of Blairstown, Iowa, was quickly diagnosed by Maen Aboul Hosn, MD, the vascular surgeon at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics who fixed the condition that caused the blood clot. Hosn diagnosed Lynnita with thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS), a condition that affects the blood vessels and nerves that go from the chest to the arm. Left untreated, TOS can cause permanent damage to the arm.

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