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Susan Schima
Patient Rating
4.7 / 5 (Based on 345 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

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.
January 21, 2021
January 10, 2021
Dr. Shima is great!
January 10, 2021
very professional md
January 07, 2021
I have highly praised and recommended Dr Schima and Kim to everyone that I have talked to about my experiences!
December 17, 2020
All good.
December 16, 2020
Dr. Schima is thorough with her questions and responses. She is personable and makes it very easy to discuss any concerns.
December 15, 2020
Asked about a problem I have had, and she "Didn't know", and she did not follow thru on whom I should see for an answer
November 12, 2020
always receive the best care
November 09, 2020
I like and respect Dr. Schima alot. She's a great listener and I feel that she does REALLY care about me and my health !!!
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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