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Leader in Medicine

Selection for the American Health Council’s “Leader in Medicine” award is reserved for those individuals who have exhibited exemplary conduct in their field. These doctors and medical educators serve as the guiding light for advancement from the classroom to the consultation room to the operating room. Leading by example, the difference begins with them.

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Best Doctors in Iowa
Dr. Pashtoon Kasi has now pursued a new role as the Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine - Hematology, Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplantation at The University of Iowa - Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Kasi has particular expertise and interest in treating colon and rectal cancer, although he treats and runs clinical trials for patients with novel therapies for patients with other GI cancers as well.
Ms. Vannevel has been active in the healthcare industry for the past 25 years. She received her Associate of Applied Science degree in Health Informatics from Indian Hills Community College in 1993, her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Buena Vista University.

Diane Nutter, MSN/FNP

Family Nurse Practitioner
Mahaska Health Partnership

Isaac Samuel, MBBS, MD

Surgeon/Prof. of Surgery/Program Dir.
Univ. of Iowa