Dr. Marie

UnityPoint Clinic welcomes Marie De Alwis, MD, to our team of experienced and dedicated pediatricians. Dr. Marie wants to provide health care to children from all walks of life. She is motivated by seeing her patients grow, thrive and make positive decisions in their lives. Dr. Marie provides care for all aspects of children’s health including physical, mental and social. Dr. Marie’s clinical interests include asthma and allergy patients along with preventative medicine. When she isn’t at the clinic, Dr. Marie devotes her time and knowledge helping others across the globe better understand and have access to health care.

What is lazy eye?

January 13, 2016

What is lazy eye? Lazy eye or Amblyopia is a misalignment that causes vision problems in children. Usually it will involve one eye but occasionally both eyes maybe involved. In cases of lazy eye, the nerve pathways between the eye and the brain are not properly stimulated. Therefore the brain will favor one eye and may cause poor vision in the wandering eye. This makes detection and early intervention very important as it can cause permanently impaired vision in the affected eye.

It's winter and Influenza season!!

January 5, 2016

Here's some FAQs about influenza vaccine:

Expert tips on bug bites and other summer activities

July 20, 2015

Summer fun!! Summer is always fun filled with activities such as hiking, camping, boating and swimming that your whole family can enjoy. Here are some tips to keep your kids healthy and happy throughout the summer.

Teen Talk

April 20, 2015


February 4, 2015