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Susan Schima
Patient Rating
4.7 / 5 (Based on 452 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 24, 2021
Dr. Shima cares about her patients and helps decide a solution to concerns.
December 14, 2021
Kim the nurse and Dr Schima involve us in plan of care and follow up is always good.
December 14, 2021
I've let people know how good the staff and doctors are there.
December 13, 2021
Love Dr. Schima. I wouldn't want to go anywhere else!
December 10, 2021
I think highly of Dr. Schima. She answers questions and shows concern about my well-being. Her explanations are very thorough and understandable. She is very personable.
November 23, 2021
Love Dr. Shima and feel good under her care.
November 08, 2021
I have a lot of medical providers. Dr Schima and her team are the best.
October 22, 2021
It was a great visit
October 18, 2021
Dr Susan Schima was very thorough and upfront with her assessment as she always is.
October 10, 2021
I pointed out a potential problem and the action taken was effective and a plan was immediately formulated to get additional info. Plus a subscription was made immediately to (hopefully) alleviate the problem.
September 26, 2021
Dr. Schima is excellent! She takes time to listen, understand and explain. I trust her judgment implicitly. I would recommend her to anyone.
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
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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