UI HealthWorks Staff Directory

Patrick Hartley, MD, MPH

Hartley

Medical Director

Certifications

  • American Board of Preventative Medicine in Occupational Medicine
  • Certified Medical Examiner for FMSCA Exams/NRCME Registered
  • Medical Review Officer

Patrick Hartley, M.D., received his medical degree from University College Dublin, Ireland. Dr. Hartley completed his internal medicine residency training at St. Vincent’s Hospital and St. James’ Hospital in Dublin, Ireland. Dr. Hartley then moved to Iowa where he completed a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He subsequently completed a residency in occupational medicine and a Masters Degree in Public Health (MPH) at the University of Iowa College of Public Health. He is a Clinical Professor in Internal Medicine and in Occupational and Environmental Health at the University of Iowa Colleges of Medicine and Public Health respectively. Dr. Hartley is board certified in occupational medicine.

Dr. Hartley has over 20 years of experience in pulmonary care and critical care medicine, and 15 years of experience in occupational medicine, safety, and health. Prior to coming to UI HealthWorks, Dr. Hartley served 15 years as Medical Director of the UIHC Workers Health Clinic. He continues to serve as Medical Director of the Firefighter and Police Officer Disability Evaluation Program and as Medical Director of the Occupational Medicine Clinic, both at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He is also a staff physician in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Dr. Hartley is available to see employees for:

  • Pre-placement evaluations
  • Work injuries
  • Disability and impairment ratings
  • Independent medical evaluations.

Dr. Hartley has expertise in job matching and functional evaluation, leading to a more strategic approach to the prevention and care of work-related medical concerns.

Brenda S. Buikema, MD, MPH

buikema

Staff Physician

Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • ACLS
  • Certified Medical Examiner for FMSCA Exams/NRCME Registered
  • Medical Review Officer

Brenda S. Buikema, MD, received her medical degree from the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Buikema completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and has served as a staff physician and Clinical Assistant Professor with the Department of Internal Medicine, in the division of General Internal Medicine. She subsequently completed a residency in Occupational Medicine at the University of Iowa as well as a Masters in Public Health at the University of Iowa, College of Public Health. She is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine and at the University of Iowa College of Public Health. Dr. Buikema has also previously worked as a hospitalist at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. Dr. Buikema is currently a staff physician at UI HealthWorks in North Liberty.

Dr. Buikema is available to see employees for pre-placement evaluations and work injuries.

Claudia Corwin, MD,  MPH

Claudia Corwin

Staff Physician

Certifications

  • American Board of Preventative Medicine in Occupational Medicine
  • Certified Medical Examiner for FMSCA Exams/NRCME Registered

Claudia Corwin M.D., received her medical degree from Washington University, St. Louis. Dr. Corwin completed her general surgery residency training at State University of New York at Downstate in Brooklyn, New York. She completed a fellowship in Transplant Surgery at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. With a longstanding interest in public health, she served as Medical Director of Health Care Services for the Iowa Department of Public Health for several years, after which she subsequently completed a Masters Degree in Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. Most recently she completed a residency in occupational medicine at the University of Iowa College of Public Health. 

Dr. Corwin is available to see employees for pre-placement evaluations, work injuries, and impairment ratings related to general surgical procedures.

Tracie L. Abbott, MSN, ARNP, FNP

Tracie

Nurse Practitioner

Certifications

  • Iowa Board of Nursing, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Certified Medical Examiner for FMSCA Exams/NRCME Registered
  • ACLS certified

Tracie Abbott has been with UI HealthWorks since October 2000.  She specializes in providing occupational medicine services, including the treatment of work-related injuries as well as pre-placement physicals and screening and testing services.

Abbott completed her MSN/ARNP degree from the University of Iowa College of Nursing. She previously worked at UI Hospitals and Clinics as an RN in the departments of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Dermatology, and Urology.

Resources

Hours

Monday-Friday 8 am to 5 pm
Appointments are encouraged

Contact

Clinic

3 Lions Drive
North Liberty, IA 52317
319-356-3335 (telephone)
800-327-5605 (toll-free telephone)
319-467-7181 (fax)

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Clinic Operations Manager

Tammi M. Goerdt, CMA
319-467-7183
tammi-goerdt@uihealthworks.org