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Susan Schima
Patient Rating
4.7 / 5 (Based on 389 Reviews)

Susan Schima, MD

Specialty: Cardiology

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with Susan Schima, please call 319-832-2328

Education and Training


Creighton University, Doctor of Medicine


Creighton University Medical Center, Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine

Honors, Awards, etc.

  • 2018 Nominee for Mentor/Educator Award
  • 2017 nominee for Patient Advocate Award, one of Mercy's Annual Provider Awards


Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Echocardiography

Personal Interests

Family, reading, running and waterskiing.

Additional Information

Susan Schima, MD, joined Mercy Cardiology Clinic in August 2013. Dr. Schima, who is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease, earned her MD from Creighton University, Omaha, in 2001. After completing a fellowship at Creighton University Medical Center in Cardiovascular Disease, as well as an internship in Internal Medicine, she served as the Chief Resident of Internal Medicine there from 2004-2005.

Dr. Schima served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Creighton University School of Medicine, was on the medical staff at Creighton University Medical Center, as well as on the courtesy staff at Alegent Health - Bergan Mercy Hospital, Omaha.

Dr. Schima is a member of the American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, American Medical Association and Alpha Omega Alpha  She has received numerous awards for her participation in research studies, and has participated in authoring publications in the field of cardiology.

Patient Reviews

August 17, 2021
Dr Schima looked at my issues from every angle and was very thorough in exploring treatments, resting and medication. She spent enough time with me to showered she truly cares, and I feel she answered every question and concern I had.
August 14, 2021
July 23, 2021
July 06, 2021
July 06, 2021
Dr. Shima Is so excellent!!
July 02, 2021
I have always had good care when going to the clinic
June 26, 2021
always have positive experience with staff and Dr. Shima
June 15, 2021
Dr . Schima & Wonderful nurse Kim + All staff Very sensitive to my needs! Very kind, knowledgeable , & felt like welcome partners in my care.
June 10, 2021
I would recommended people to go to the clinic and I have told people how well I like it there.
May 06, 2021
Dr. Schima listens well and explains everything very well.
April 02, 2021
great experience, doctor takes care of my problems
March 28, 2021
March 11, 2021
February 24, 2021
have not liked her in past. Felt she is not open to discussion
January 22, 2021
amazing that a cardiologist has enough time to really listen and offer solutions.
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Provider's Contact Information

Mercy Cardiology Clinic website


  • Mercy Cardiology Clinic

    Mercy 8th & 8th Medical Park 788 8th Ave. SE, Suite 400 Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

    Main: 319-832-2328
    Alternate: 866-944-2328