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University of Iowa News Release

Oct. 25, 2005

UI Specialist Offers Pediatric Neurology Outreach Clinic In Davenport

A specialist with Children's Hospital of Iowa at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City is now offering a pediatric neurology outreach clinic in Davenport.

Ronald Spiegel, M.D., UI clinical associate professor of pediatrics, staffs the clinic every other Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Spiegel graduated from the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. He served a residency in pediatrics at University of Michigan Hospitals in Ann Arbor, Mich., followed by a pediatric neurology fellowship at Children's Hospital of Iowa. His clinical interests include all aspects of child neurology. He also provides epilepsy evaluation and treatment, and he serves as the director of the Pediatric Epilepsy Program.

The pediatric neurology outreach clinic is held at the office of Vickie Pyevich, M.D., a pediatric cardiologist from Children's Hospital of Iowa. The office is in the Genesis Heart Institute, located at 1236 East Rusholme St., Suite 100.

Families may call Outreach Scheduling toll free at 877-891-5350 to make an appointment.

Children's Hospital of Iowa at UI Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City is the state's longest-serving children's hospital. More than 130,000 children receive care at Children's Hospital of Iowa and its statewide network of outreach clinics each year.

University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient care, medical education and research programs and services they provide. Visit UI Health Care online at http://www.uihealthcare.com.

STORY SOURCE: Joint Office for Marketing and Communications, University of Iowa Health Care, 200 Hawkins Drive, Room E110 GH, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1009

MEDIA CONTACT: Tom Moore, 319-356-3945, thomas-moore@uiowa.edu.