UnityPoint Clinic LGBTQ Providers

UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care – North Crossing

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care – San Marnan

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Urgent Care - United Medical Park

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Urgent Care – Prairie Parkway

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Our Providers

Every member of our clinic staff has completed LGBTQ-specific training through the Safe Zone Project. Call (319) 222-2710 to schedule your appointment or request an appointment online.


 

Emily Ball, ARNP

"I have always felt strongly about human rights, as far back as I can remember. I feel compelled as a cisgender, heterosexual person to use my privilege in a society historically focused on heteronormativity to be an ally for the LGBTQ community. My goal as a nurse practitioner is to provide local, comprehensive, evidence-based primary care to all individuals, regardless of race, religion, gender, sexuality or creed."


 

 

Brent Buhr, MD

  • Pronouns: He, Him, His
  • Medical interests: Internal medicine

"I'm a provider at People's Clinic as well and work with many people, advocating for their needs. I'm also a member of the Cedar Valley Pridefest board of directors, and it was important to me to expand services in the area in order to encompass everything we need to for LGBT patients."


 

 

Kelly Hassman, ARNP

"For me, it's personal. My son is gay. If you go back 10-15 years, he was really struggling, and we were really struggling as a family. As we went to search for answers, we didn't find much. We got a lot of misinformation, and we got a lot of opinions, which weren't very helpful. As a provider, I am committed to providing that high quality, comprehensive health care to this community of patients. I don't want another person or family to have to go through what we went through – struggling to get facts."


 


 

Eric Neverman, DO

"I have a particular interest in working with high school and college aged students as they navigate life's health care challenges. I'm interested to get to know people and being a primary care provider for them."


 
 

Deb Van Dyke, ARNP

"I have a friend I've known since middle school, and her son has transitioned. She asked me if I could be involved at this clinic, and I absolutely wanted to. I am involved with the Journey Foundation, and through that, I have learned so much. I really just want to help people in this community be their authentic selves and have a place to go that they feel safe for their health care."