CONTACT: ANGIE TRACHTA
8788 John Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City IA 52242
Release: Nov. 6, 2000
University of Iowa Pediatric Nephrology Outreach Clinic to open in Mason
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- A full complement of pediatric nephrology diagnostic
services will be available to Mason City area residents beginning Friday,
Nov. 10, when the Pediatric and Adolescent Clinic in Mason City will host
the University of Iowa Pediatric Nephrology Outreach Consultation Clinic.
Jointly sponsored by UI Health Care and North Iowa Mercy Health Center,
the nephrology clinic will be staffed by Craig Porter, M.D., a board-certified
physician in pediatric nephrology who carries the designation of clinical
specialist in hypertension from the American Society of Hypertension Specialists.
He will provide evaluation, treatment and follow-up care in all aspects of
pediatric nephrology, including but not limited to hematuria, hypertension,
urinary tract infections, malformations of the urinary tract and chronic renal
Porter will be available Friday, Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with subsequent
quarterly clinics scheduled for the third Friday of January, April, July and
October. The Pediatric and Adolescent Clinic is located at 910 North Eisenhower
Street in Mason City. To schedule patients for this clinic, please call the
UI Clinical Outreach Scheduling office toll-free at (877) 891-5350.
This outreach clinic is coordinated and made possible by the physicians
and staff of UI Clinical Outreach Services, which coordinates specialty services
in towns and cities throughout the state.
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.