University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, in affiliation with Genesis Health System, offers pediatric specialty care consultations and appointments in one convenient, Quad Cities location.Providing specialized health care close to home may benefit your child and family in a variety of ways including improved access, better outcomes, less stress from travel, and lower medical costs.


UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital Pediatric Specialty Services
located at
Genesis Health Group
865 Lincoln Road, Suite 400
Bettendorf, IA 52722

877-386-9105 (toll-free) or 563-344-2240

Pediatric Services

Developmental - Behavioral Pediatrics

  • Deborah Lin-Dyken, MD
  • Andrea Reasoner, MD


  • Nidhi Bansal, MBBS, MPH
  • Katie Larson Ode, MD


  • Dina Al-Zubeidi, MBBS
  • Catherine Newland, MD

Genetics (inherited conditions)

  • John Bernat, MD
  • Val Sheffield, MD, PhD
  • Pamela Trapane, MD

Hematology (blood diseases)

  • Anjali Sharathkumar, MD

Nephrology (kidneys)

  • Kathy Lee-Son, MD

Neurology (brain and nerves)

  • Satsuki Matsumoto, MD


  • Tiffany Rickertsen, ARNP

Neuromuscular (nerves and muscles)

  • Katherine Mathews, MD


  • Carrie Barker, MD


  • Graeme Pitcher, MBBCh, FCS (SA)
  • Julia Shelton, MD
  • Joel Shilyansky, MD, FACS, FAAP

Urology (urinary and reproductive systems)

  • Douglas Storm, MD
  • Kristine Bonnett, ARNP

Other Services

Child Health Specialty Clinics – Bettendorf Regional Center
563-344-2250 or 866-664-3030 (toll-free)

Additional UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital Services in the Quad Cities

Cardiology (heart)

  • Vickie Pyevich, MD

Located at:
Genesis Heart Institute
1236 E. Rusholme Street, Suite 100
Davenport, Iowa 52803

Gastroenterology (digestive system)

  • Riad Rahhal, MD
  • Judith Heckman, PA-C

Located at:
Center for Digestive Health
Genesis West Pavillion 2 Suite 4300 (4th floor)
1351 West Central Park Ave
Davenport, IA 52804

Neonatology (high-risk newborns)

Highly skilled UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital neonatal intensive care physicians care for sick and at-risk babies in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Genesis East Medical Center, Davenport on a full-time basis.

  • Sunny O. Arikat, MD
  • Ram Niwas, MD
  • Zahi E. Zeidan, MD

Located at:
Genesis Medical Center
1236 E. Rusholme Street, Suite 100
Davenport, Iowa 52803