St. Luke's ER Dr. Ryan Sundermann & Open Heart Surgeon Dr James Levett

St. Luke's Emergency Department

First Available Time :

Pediatric Urgent Care - Cedar Rapids

855 A Avenue NE
Suite 300A
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402

01 Patients
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Urgent Care - Anamosa

1795 Hwy 64 East
Anamosa, Iowa 52205

00 Patients
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Urgent Care - Hiawatha

1001 N. Center Point Road
Suite A
Hiawatha, Iowa 52233

00 Patients
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Urgent Care - Marion

2992 7th Ave.
Marion, Iowa 52302

00 Patients
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Urgent Care - Westside

2375 Edgewood Rd SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404

01 Patients
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Inside St. Luke's OR: When is Open Heart Surgery Needed?

Recognized nationally, our heart care team from St. Luke's ER to the cardiology and open heart surgery team, ensure patients receive the most advanced cardiac treatments. Ever wonder how doctors make the decision that a patient needs open heart surgery rather than a stent?

Drs. James Levett, Physicians' Clinic of Iowa cardiothoracic surgeon and Ryan Sundermann, UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Hospital Emergency Department medical director talk about how the diagnosis is made, along what happens during open surgery and the teamwork between St. Luke's ER team and the UnityPoint Health - Heart & Vascular Institute.

Why choose the Cedar Rapids' Heart Hospital?


St. Luke's can help assess your risk for heart problems and give you the tools you need to improve your heart health.

  • Call (319) 369-8129 to sign up for St. Luke's Heart Check. Five easy tests assess your heart, vascular and stroke health.
  • Call (319) 369-8909 to schedule a Heart Scan identifies calcified plaque in your coronary arteries and assesses your heart's health. There are no injections, treadmills or pre-test fasting.
  • Check your heart health and talk to your provider about heart disease risk factors.