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Rachel Taves, ARNP

  • Hospital Medicine

UnityPoint Provider

  • Hospital Affiliations:
    • St. Luke's Hospital
  • Gender: Female
  • Languages Spoken:
    • English

About Rachel Taves, ARNP

Medical Education
  • Allen College: ARNP
  • Undergraduate Education
    • Mount Mercy University
Focus Areas
  • Hospital Medicine


Why did you become a physician/provider? I'm passionate about caring for others and as a nurse practitioner, I am able to provide patients with a higher level of care.
As a provider, what is your medical philosophy? It is my believe that patients should always be treated from a holistic perspective.
Why did you choose your specialty? I have always had an interest in gerontology and treating patients who need a higher acuity of care.
What qualities best describe the care  you provide your patients? Compassion, empathy, optimism and a bubbly personality.
Being a healthcare provider, what drives/motivates you each day? Being able to help others.
What is the most important thing patients should know about you? I will treat you and your loved ones with compassion.
Personal Interests: Spending time with family and friends, relaxing at our family lakehouse, singing, dancing

Hospital medicine, gerontology acute care, chronic pain management, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome