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Scott Nau
Patient Rating
4.8 / 5 (Based on 142 Reviews)

Scott Nau, MD, FAAP

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with Scott Nau, please call 319-861-7900

Year began practicing: 1981

Year joined staff: 2014

Year began practicing in specialty: 1981

Education and Training


University of Iowa, Doctor of Medicine


University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

Honors, Awards, etc.

  • 2019 Nominee for Mentor/Educator award
  • 2018 Winner for Colleague Award, one of Mercy's Annual Provider Awards


  • Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics

Additional Information

Immunizations have saved thousands upon thousands of lives, according to Dr. Nau, who also calls immunizations the greatest advancement in medicine. Dr. Nau says there is no evidence that immunizations cause autism. "There is nothing worse than losing a child ... We have a way to prevent it," he says. Hear more from Dr. Nau during this recording of his radio interview with Doug Wagner from WMT-Radio on Feb. 10, 2015.

Patient Reviews

October 08, 2021
Dr Nau and his nurse are great! They are very caring, friendly, patient and do a great job of listening to all concerns and addressing each and explain so that we all understand.
October 08, 2021
Scott is a pro - no issues ever.
September 24, 2021
Dr. Nua is a excellent pediatrician
August 31, 2021
Dr. Nau and the NA that day made it an enjoyable experience. We always leave with a smile. I hope they continue to work there so any kid I have will have this experience.
July 12, 2021
Dr Nau was very thorough in reading past notes on [our child] regarding his recent [procedure]. He listened and made sure to address all my concerns to make sure [our child] was okay and got the best possible care possible.
June 18, 2021
Nobody better than Dr Nau
May 21, 2021
Dr Nau is the best of the best and we are so fortunate to be under his care!
May 20, 2021
We like Doc Nau very much but especially when he sings the McKinley fight song! "Hoora, hooray MCK!!!!"
April 15, 2021
always explains everything in detail. and future milestone and what to look for. shows genuine care for child
April 10, 2021
dr. nau is amazing!
April 08, 2021
They care about me!
April 08, 2021
They are always great!
February 28, 2021
Dr. Nau has been our pediatrician for many years. He always listens to any concerns we have and gives his recommendations. He is very kind, patient and funny. My kids love him!
February 10, 2021
we are extremely lucky to have Dr. Nau as our children's doctor.
January 17, 2021
Dr. Nau is just brilliant. Thorough and caring. We are blessed to have him as our Pediatrician!
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Provider's Contact Information

  • Fax: 319-861-7950

Mercy Pediatric Clinic website


  • Mercy Pediatric Clinic

    701 10th Street SE Level 4, Lundy Pavilion Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

    Main: 319-861-7900
    Fax: 319-861-7950

Patient Stories

Levi Hefflefinger is a sweet baby boy with an affinity for his stuffed bunny and soft blankets. Seeing Levi’s big, toothless grin makes it hard to believe he was ever fighting for his life. Read more on page 14 (PDF).