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Physicians & Providers

David Lemon, MD, FACC is the medical director of the Echocardiography Labs at The Iowa Clinic and Unity Point Des Moines.  He is board certified in Cardiology, Echocardiography and Cardiac CT.

In his role in the Iowa Clinic Cardio-Oncology Center he provides patient care focused on the cardio-oncology patient and is the lead imaging specialist.

James Lovell, DO, FACC is the medical director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Unity Point Des Moines.  He has expertise in the complex interaction between treatments for cancer and coronary and structural heart disease.  He uses protocols for revascularization, developed at MD Anderson, to provide the most efficient and safest coronary and valvular heart disease treatment prior to cancer treatment.

As a provider of the latest technology in structural heart disease, Dr. Lovell offers Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement which greatly decreases recovery time in valvular heart disease patients who have high or intermediate risk for surgery.

Kylea Ryther, DNP, FNP-C has been interested in oncology and cardio-oncology since her employment with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

She completed advanced training and received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice.  After working in Zearing, Iowa for two years. She joined The Iowa Clinic Cardio-Oncology Center in 2014.

Her specialty is prevention of cardiac complications in cancer patients.

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