CONTACT: TOM MOORE
8798 John Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City IA 52242
Release: Dec. 1, 2000
UI Family Care, Southeast Iowa City to open Dec. 4
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa Health Care will open its new family
care office in southeast Iowa City on Monday, Dec. 4. UI Family Care, Southeast
Iowa City, is located at 1130 Scott Blvd.
The new facility offers a full range of health care services and has free,
convenient parking and radiology and laboratory facilities. The clinic will
be staffed by four family medicine physicians, including a specialist in geriatric
"I am delighted that this state-of-the-art family care clinic is opening,"
said Cynda Johnson, M.D., professor and head of the UI department of family
medicine. "The addition of this site will enhance our delivery of high
quality health care to families by increasing access to our conveniently located
family care centers, improving continuity of care and providing more flexibility
in the use and sharing of resources."
The physicians who will practice at UI Family Care, Southeast Iowa City,
include: Adelaide Gurwell, M.D., Michael Jurgens, M.D., Matthew Lanternier,
M.D. and Michael Maharry, M.D. Health care for all ages is offered; Lanternier
specializes in health care for seniors. Clinic hours are
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Appointments may be made by calling
The four physicians, all University of Iowa Health Care faculty, previously
provided services at other Johnson county sites, including UI Family Care
Center, Coralville, and UI Family Care Center, UI Hospitals and Clinics. The
Coralville office as well as UI Family Care, Mormon Trek, ceased operations
as of Dec. 1.
In a related move, Leslie Riley, M.D., internist, and Rayna Jobe, M.D.,
family physician, previously at the Mormon Trek office, are now offering services
at UI Family Care Center, North Liberty. They both have special interest in
The new UI Family Care office in southeast Iowa City and others in North
Liberty and Lone Tree are managed by University of Iowa Community Medical
Services, Inc., a separate UI Health System organization that manages a network
of primary clinics throughout central and eastern Iowa.
To obtain more information about the UI Family Care site most convenient
to you, call any of the UI Family Care sites or UI Health Access at (319)
384-8442 or toll free (800) 777-8442.
University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between
the UI College of Medicine and the UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient
care, medical education and research programs and services they provide.