September 6th, 2001

Great River Nephrology, a new clinic for the treatment of patients with kidney disease, recently opened in the Mercy Plaza, which is located next to Great River Medical Center at 1225 S. Gear Ave., in West Burlington, Iowa. The clinic is staffed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, with patient appointments scheduled on Monday, Thursday and Friday. Physician referrals are required.

John Stevens, M.D., is the clinic’s physician provider. A Burlington native, Dr. Stevens received a pharmacy degree from the University of Iowa in 1988. He later received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska and completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Stevens then completed a nephrology fellowship at the University of Cincinnati. Besides treating patients at the clinic, Dr. Stevens also sees dialysis patients at Southeastern Dialysis Center on the hospital’s campus and plans to begin an inpatient dialysis program at Great River Medical Center. For more information about Great River Nephrology, please call (319) 768-3200.