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Margaret Smollen, MD

Dr. Smollen is a gynecologist in the Iowa City area. She is affiliated with Mercy Hospital and Henry County Health Center.
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Conditions treated

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Top 25%
13 doctors
Top 15%
13 doctors
Top 5%
6 doctors
Dr. Smollen saw more pregnancy patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Cedar Rapids area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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4 doctors
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4 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Smollen saw more bleeding during pregnancy patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Cedar Rapids area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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6 doctors
Top 15%
6 doctors
Top 5%
3 doctors
Dr. Smollen saw gas patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Cedar Rapids area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
9 doctors
Top 15%
9 doctors
Top 5%
4 doctors
Dr. Smollen saw drug allergies patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Cedar Rapids area. Learn more.

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3 doctors
Top 15%
2 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Smollen saw more uterine polyp patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Cedar Rapids area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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12 doctors
Top 15%
12 doctors
Top 5%
5 doctors
Dr. Smollen saw benign polyps patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Cedar Rapids area. Learn more.

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85 doctors
Top 15%
86 doctors
Top 5%
42 doctors
Dr. Smollen saw pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Cedar Rapids area. Learn more.

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5 doctors
Top 15%
4 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Smollen saw more fibroids patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Cedar Rapids area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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4 doctors
Top 15%
3 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Smollen saw more bleeding after menopause patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Cedar Rapids area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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Dr. Smollen saw more hyperemesis gravidarum patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Cedar Rapids area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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20 doctors
Top 15%
21 doctors
Top 5%
10 doctors
Dr. Smollen saw more hormonal imbalance patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Cedar Rapids area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
33 doctors
Top 15%
33 doctors
Top 5%
16 doctors
Dr. Smollen saw headaches patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Cedar Rapids area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
19 doctors
Top 15%
19 doctors
Top 5%
9 doctors
Dr. Smollen saw more high blood pressure (hypertension) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Cedar Rapids area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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5 doctors
Top 15%
4 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Smollen saw more gestational diabetes patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Cedar Rapids area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2 doctors
Top 15%
2 doctors
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Dr. Smollen saw uterine prolapse patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Cedar Rapids area. Learn more.

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74 doctors
Top 15%
73 doctors
Top 5%
36 doctors
Dr. Smollen saw more diabetes patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Cedar Rapids area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Smollen saw breast cyst patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Cedar Rapids area. Learn more.

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14 doctors
Top 15%
14 doctors
Top 5%
6 doctors
Dr. Smollen saw osteoporosis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Cedar Rapids area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
46 doctors
Top 15%
46 doctors
Top 5%
22 doctors
Dr. Smollen saw major depression patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Cedar Rapids area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
2 doctors
Top 15%
1 doctor
Top 5%
Dr. Smollen saw fibrocystic breast patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Cedar Rapids area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
6 doctors
Top 15%
6 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Smollen saw more ovarian cyst patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Cedar Rapids area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2 doctors
Top 15%
2 doctors
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Dr. Smollen saw Rh incompatibility patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Cedar Rapids area. Learn more.

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2 doctors
Top 15%
1 doctor
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Dr. Smollen saw more morning sickness patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Cedar Rapids area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Top 25%
75 doctors
Top 15%
75 doctors
Top 5%
37 doctors
Dr. Smollen saw digestive tract conditions patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Cedar Rapids area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
34 doctors
Top 15%
34 doctors
Top 5%
17 doctors
Dr. Smollen saw hypothyroidism patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Cedar Rapids area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
44 doctors
Top 15%
45 doctors
Top 5%
22 doctors
Dr. Smollen saw congenital disorders patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Cedar Rapids area. Learn more.
Top 25%
3 doctors
Top 15%
2 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Smollen saw infertility patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Cedar Rapids area. Learn more.
Top 25%
44 doctors
Top 15%
44 doctors
Top 5%
21 doctors
Dr. Smollen saw birth defects patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Cedar Rapids area. Learn more.
Top 25%
41 doctors
Top 15%
41 doctors
Top 5%
20 doctors
Dr. Smollen saw thyroid condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Cedar Rapids area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
16 doctors
Top 15%
16 doctors
Top 5%
7 doctors
Dr. Smollen saw urinary incontinence patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Cedar Rapids area. Learn more.

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C-section rate

Dr. Smollen’s C-section rate is lower than the rate we predicted for her mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Smollen 10%
Predicted for her patients 29%
Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

To help you understand how Dr. Smollen’s C-section rate compares to a typical pregnancy doctor:

  1. We first measure the actual C-section rate for the pregnant patients Dr. Smollen treats.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who deliver babies, using a data-driven model to predict the C-section rate for patients like Dr. Smollen’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Smollen’s C-section rate is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Smollen sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Office
319 E Bloomington St
Iowa City, IA 52245
402 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1983
  • University of Wisconsin Program
    RESIDENCY

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Obstetrics & Gynecology

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Smollen is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Mercy Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Henry County Health Center
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Medica
  • Medicare
  • Midlands Choice
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield