Kendra Elwood, MD, Joins Covenant Clinic

posted 7/24/2017 in News

Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare - Iowa (Wheaton Iowa) is pleased to welcome Kendra Elwood, MD, to Covenant Clinic Pediatrics in Waterloo. Dr. Elwood will begin seeing patients in Suite 510 of the Covenant Professional Office Building at the end of July.

Dr. Elwood is excited to be joining the organization and said, “Growing up in Jesup, I’ve experienced the benefits of living in a rural town, being involved in the community, and knowing your neighbors. Wheaton Iowa offers a welcoming community with great physicians to work with and a strong health care system in place."

Dr. Elwood received her medical degree from the University of Iowa in May 2013 and completed her residency in Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at Mayo Clinic in June 2016. She was recently Chief Resident in Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at Mayo Clinic which was completed in June 2017. "Kids are awesome and inspiring. I learn something every single day," she said. "It's rewarding to see children grow and thrive, recover from an illness, or learn the next developmental skill."

Dr. Elwood has a special interest in sports medicine and blood/cancer disorders. She is also interested in global health and care of children in developing countries. Her husband, Dr. Justin Elwood, will join Covenant Clinic Pain Management next year. The couple currently lives in North Liberty with their daughter.

You will find Dr. Kendra Elwood at the Covenant Clinic Pediatrics office in the Covenant Professional Office Building, 2710 St. Francis Drive, Suite 510 in Waterloo.