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Hospitalist Program

Mercy Medical Center's hospitalist program is made up of skilled physicians committed to providing quality and efficient medical care exclusively to hospitalized patients.

While being treated at Mercy Medical Center, your primary physician may enlist the help of a hospitalist to care for you during your stay. While the hospitalist will be highly engaged in your medical care, your primary physician will be continuously updated on your admission, discharge or any changes in your health during your stay at Mercy.

For more information on Mercy's Hospitalists program, visit Frequently Asked Questions.

Meet Our Hospitalists



Akintunde Akinola, MDAkintunde Akinola, MD Mitil Alam, MDMitil Alam, MD Asma Al Zougbi, MDAsma Al Zougbi, MD

Gordon Baustian, MDGordon Baustian, MD

Hend Elsaghir, MDHend Elsaghir, MD Frederick Frank, DOFrederick Frank, DO
Kathleen Holst, DOKathleen Holst, DO
Lowell Palmer, MDLowell Palmer, MD Linh Pham, MDLinh Pham, MD
Charles Pruchno, MDCharles Pruchno, MD Usha Renganathan, MDUsha Renganathan, MD Wei Zhang, MDWei Zhang, MD
Dong-Mei Zhao, MDDong-Mei Zhao, MD Teresa Coker, ARNPTeresa Coker, ARNP

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Contact Information

Location:
Mercy Medical Center
701 10th Street SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

Phone Number:
(319) 861-7803
(319) 861-7798 fax

​Hours:
​Lisa Lafler,
Administrative Coordinator: 
Room 5206
7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.