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Susan Schima
Patient Rating
4.8 / 5 (Based on 142 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

December 27, 2018
they make me feel IMPORTANT!!!
December 26, 2018
Dr. Schima is a very caring doctor.
December 18, 2018
easy to talk to; seems genuinely concerned about me as a patient & seems to like her job!
November 06, 2018
Dr Schima does an excellent job.
November 06, 2018
Dr Shima was so informative, answered all my questions, and was a pleasure to work with!
October 29, 2018
Would definitely recommend Dr. Shima.
September 28, 2018
I love Dr Schima !!! She really takes the time to listen my concerns and gives me answers that I can understand. I just can't say enough nice things about Dr Schima !!!!
September 27, 2018
She's the first one to confirm that's she's had other patients become ill after flu or pneumonia shots as I had a terrible cold/cough after seeing family dr and getting those shots. She treats total patient and has genuine concern for you.
September 04, 2018
the best
August 15, 2018
Dr. Schima is an excellent Cardiologist.
August 13, 2018
August 01, 2018
I've had multiple surgeries with Mercy and Mercy doctors. I can't recommend them enough - great experience each time.
July 02, 2018
I had heard so many good things about Dr that's why I chose her. She's very caring and seems very knowledgeable. I feel I am in good hands with Dr. Shima
June 26, 2018
Dr. Susie is very caring and warm doctor. I enjoy my visits with her and her staff very much.
May 28, 2018
Great group of professionals in all areas
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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