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Release: June 2, 2000

Cardiology outreach clinic to open at Deer Creek Health Center, Toledo

TOLEDO, Iowa -- Area residents will have access to a full complement of heart disease diagnostic services beginning June 8, when a cardiology outreach clinic opens at Deer Creek Health Center.

Sponsored by UI Heart Care, a component of University of Iowa Health Care, the cardiology clinic will be staffed by Ricardo Guerra, Jr., M.D., a board-certified physician in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology. Guerra specializes in both non-invasive and invasive cardiology and the medical management of cardiovascular diseases.

Guerra will staff the Deer Creek Health Center cardiology clinic the second Thursday of each month. Cardiology clinic hours are 9 a.m. to noon. Deer Creek Health Center is located at 401 First Avenue, Toledo.

To schedule an appointment, patients and families should call toll-free 1-877-891-5350. Additional information about UI Heart Care services is available at 1-319-384-7231.

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.