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Karla Solheim, MD

  • Obstetrics And Gynecology
  • Women's Health

Accepting New Patients

UnityPoint Provider

  • Hospital Affiliations:
    • Allen Memorial Hospital
  • Gender: Female
  • Languages Spoken:
    • English

Office Hours

  • Sun: Closed
  • Mon - Tue: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
  • Wed: 8:30AM - 6:00PM
  • Thu: 7:00AM - 7:00PM
  • Fri: 8:30AM - 12:00PM
  • Sat: Closed

About Karla Solheim, MD

Med School College
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • Residency
    • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Focus Areas
  • Obstetrics And Gynecology
  • Women's Health


Why did you become a physician/provider?
To help women live their healthiest lives while safely and joyously growing their families.
As a provider, what is your medical philosophy?
I keep up with the latest and greatest in obstetrics and gynecology, but I also rely on wisdom, common sense, experience and the individual goals of my patients to create a treatment plan.
What type of care/clinical interests are you most passionate about?
I enjoy solving tough gynecologic problems.
Why did you choose your specialty?
I love taking care of women through all phases of their life – through adolescence, reproductive years, menopause and beyond. Women are hard-working caretakers of others and deserve someone to take good care of them.
What qualities best describe the care you provide your patients?
Friendly and compassionate
Being a health care provider, what drives/motivates you each day?
Making women's lives better and the joy of bringing babies safely into this world.
What is the most important thing patients should know about you and your practice?
They will truly be listened to.
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