Meet Our NSCU Care Team at Trinity BirthPlace

Meet our NSCU Care Team 

 UnityPoint Health - Trinity now has dedicated neonatology experts providing round-the-clock coverage at both its Bettendorf and Moline campuses. All three providers also work in the Advanced Level II Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Center at UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's, a sister affiliate in Cedar Rapids nationally known for their developmental care.


 Sarah Lentz-Kapua, MD - Neonatologist, Medical Director - UnityPoint Health - Quad Cities

Sarah Lentz-Kapua, M.D. - Neonatologist, Medical Director

Dr. Lentz-Kapua received her medical training from University of Iowa Carver College  of Medicine and completed her residency in pediatrics at Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii. She also completed a neonatal-perinatal medicine fellowship through the University of Hawaii, Honolulu. Dr. Lentz-Kapua recently  retired as a Colonel from the Armed Forces, serving at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu for 22 years.


Usama Younis, M.D. - Neonatologist

Dr. Younis completed his medical education at Tanta University Hospital, Egypt, and his pediatric residency at Michigan State University, Hurley Medical Center, Flint, Michigan. He completed his fellowship in neonatology at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center – New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York. Dr. Younis is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Keesha Causemaker, ARNP - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner - UnityPoint Health - Quad Cities

Keesha Causemaker, ARNP - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Keesha received her bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, and her master's degree in nursing from Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago.