Dr. Nystrom, M.D.

Residency: University of Michigan in Kalamazoo and University of Iowa’s Siouxland Medical Education Foundation in Sioux City
Medical Degree: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.
Certification: Fellow in the American Board of Family Medicine & Diplomat in the American Board of Family Medicinemore info >>


Dr. Hoversten, M.D.


Residency: Post Graduate training New Berlin Memorial, Wisconsin
Medical Degree: UOMHS
Information: Practicing for since 1983, with Acute Care for over 20 years, appointed by Gov. Branstad to serve on Iowa Board of Medicine
Dr. Sana, M.D.

Residency: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Internship: DC General in Washington, DC
Medical Degree: Kabul Medical Faculty, Kabul University
Information: I was born and raised in Afghanistan. Since 1995 I have practiced medicine in Iowa.  I am happily married and have four wonderful children.  In my free time, I am gardening, walking, traveling, and hiking. 
Dr. Pomerenke, M.D.
Medical Degree: University of South Dakota School of Medicine
Residency: University of Iowa, Siouxland Medical Education Foundation, Sioux City, Iowa
Information: Long Practicing–over 20 years, Long with Acute Care since 2004, licensed in Iowa and South Dakota

Dr. Bender, M.D Internship: Mercy Hospital/St. Luke’s Methodist Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Medical Degree: University of Wisconsin
Information: Dr. Bender holds certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support, Neonatal Resuscitation Program, and Comprehensive Advanced Life Support.  While only having been part of the Hawarden Regional Healthcare ED team since April 2012, he possesses over 35 years of Emergency Medicine experience.