Dr. Rebecca Wester, MD

Geriatric MedicineFemaleAge 52

Geriatric Medicine

Dr. Rebecca Wester, MD is a Geriatric Medicine Specialist in Iowa City, IA and has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At Houston medical school in 1997. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center - Bergan Mercy and Methodist Hospital. Her office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Rebecca Wester, MD

Physmed Iowa LLC

1130 S Scott Blvd Iowa City, IA 52240 ()
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(319) 338-5503

Telehealth available

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Dr. Wester's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Influenza (Flu)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wester treats Influenza (Flu) more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Wester treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Gait Abnormality
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wester treats Gait Abnormality more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Wester treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Antalgic Gait
  • Myopathic Gait
  • Scissoring Gait
  • Spastic Gait
  • Steepage Gait
Difficulty With Walking
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wester treats Difficulty With Walking more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Wester treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Wester's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bird Flu
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Skin
  • Dysentery
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Heart Disease
  • Hepatitis A
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hives
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyuria
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Swine Flu
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaccination
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Vitamin A Deficiency
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Rebecca Wester, MD is a Geriatric Medicine Specialist in Iowa City, IA and has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
  • Geriatric Medicine

Education

2000
University Ne
Residency Hospital
1997
University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Rebecca Wester, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Wester has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Rebecca Wester, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Rebecca Wester, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Wester frequently treats Influenza (Flu), Gait Abnormality, and Difficulty With Walking. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Wester treats.

Where is Dr. Rebecca Wester, MD's office located?

Dr. Wester's office is located at 1130 S Scott Blvd, Iowa City, IA 52240. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Wester speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Practice

Physmed Iowa LLC1130 S Scott Blvd Iowa City, IA 52240
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Wester is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center - Bergan Mercy

Omaha, NE

62% Patients that would definitely recommend, 8% lower than the national average

12 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2022)

Methodist Hospital

Omaha, NE

83% Patients that would definitely recommend, 13% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

The Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, NE

79% Patients that would definitely recommend, 9% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)