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Featured Business Spotlight: UnityPoint Clinic

We’re honored to feature UnityPoint Clinic. The compassionate, coordinated, patient-focused care provided by their teams and staff is remarkable and we are grateful for everything they are doing for our community families on a daily basis.

About UnityPoint

DSM-Moms-Blog-Peds-Clinic-adUnityPoint Clinic is a part of UnityPoint Health, one of the nation’s most integrated health systems. UnityPoint Health, started right here in Des Moines, now consists of more than 24,000 employees, 280 clinic locations, 29 hospitals in metro and rural communities and home care services throughout Iowa and Illinois.

In our community, our UnityPoint family includes: Methodist, Lutheran and Blank Children’s Hospitals; John Stoddard Cancer Center; UnityPoint at Home and over 50 clinic locations.

Our clinic locations in Des Moines have experts in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics and a wide variety of specialty services to meet all your health care needs. Your UnityPoint Health physician is not just contributing to your care, but also leading a team that surrounds you with care and includes you in decision-making to develop a plan of action.

The Difference

One of the great things about our “family of care” is…our family of care! It’s so nice for our patients to go from working with our OB group, to delivering at our hospital, using our pediatricians and – though you never want to need it – knowing they would be referred to one of our expert specialists at Blank if needed! We are so proud of the services we offer our patients.

UnityPoint NumbersProvider Spotlight: Dr. Mely Mathew

Our New Moms Event was held a few weeks ago and our mamas were thrilled to have the chance to meet and learn from Dr. Mely Mathew, Pediatrician at UnityPoint Pediatrics – Lakeview. It was an honor to get the chance to connect with her in person and learn more about her.

Dr. Mathew completed her medical education at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre in Cochin, India. She completed her residency at John H. Stroger Hospital in Chicago, IL. She is accredited by the American Board of Pediatrics. Her interests include preventative care, developmental pediatrics, obesity managements, adolescent medicine, newborn care, skin, rashes and asthma. When she isn’t at the clinic, you will be able to find her enjoying social media, traveling, cooking, home decor and spending time with her family.

Get to Know Dr. Mathew:

Mely MathewTell us a bit about your Family: “I have a 2-yr-old son and am expecting another little boy to join us in December.”

Your Biggest a-ha moment as a mom?: “When I first looked at my son’s beautiful face immediately after he was born, time stood still and I realized my life was changed forever!”

Your Favorite part about being a mom?: “When you are greeted by hugs and kisses from your children, you know you would die for them any day!”

Why did you decide to become a pediatrician?: “Newborns and small children are the most vulnerable group in any population – to be able to help them is literally giving back to the world in a big way!”

Connect with UnityPoint

To learn more about UnityPoint go to their comprehensive website and be sure to follow them on Facebook.

On behalf of Des Moines Moms Blog, we want to extend an extra special THANK YOU to UnityPoint for meeting the needs of our community!

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