Theresa Brennan, MD

Theresa M. Brennan, MD

4.86 out of 5 (327 ratings)

Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Clinical Professor
Internal Medicine
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"I choose to work here because of the people – the patients, my colleagues, and the support staff. " — Theresa M. Brennan

Theresa Brennan, MD, FACC, has been chief medical officer of University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics since July 2011. She works closely with other hospital leaders to improve value for the patients, faculty, and staff.

Her clinical interests include prevention of cardiovascular disease, cardiovascular disease in women, treatment of peripheral arterial disease, and interventional cardiology.

She oversees Clinical Quality Safety and Performance Improvement (CQSPI), Operations Excellence, the Office of The Patient Experience, the Clinical Staff Office, and other hospital-based programs including: the Hospitalist program, Palliative Care, and Documentation Improvement.




Adult Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Non-invasive cardiology


200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242



MD, Northwestern University, Feinberg Medical School, Chicago


Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa


  • Interventional Cardiology, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa
  • Cardiovascular Disease, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa


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4.86 out of 5 (327 ratings)