Peter Nau, MD, MS

Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery, (view Academic Profile)


  • Board Certified, General Surgery, American Board of Surgery

"Growing up I always thought I would end up in pediatrics like my dad. It only took one call as a medical student at the University of Iowa to convince me that surgery was my future. Now I'm back home in Eastern Iowa and am excited to work at the UI Hospitals and Clinics where it all began."



  • Bariatric surgery (minimally invasive)
  • Gastrointestinal surgery (minimally invasive)
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Surgery

Education and Training


  • MD, The University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA
  • MS, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH


General Surgery, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH


Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA