Physicians and Staff
Dr. Mandsager started Perinatal Center of Iowa, LLC, in 1993. Born in Cameroon (a country located in west-central Africa), he was raised in Marshalltown, Iowa, and attended Wartburg College. He graduated from the University of Iowa College of Medicine and completed his OB-Gyn residency in Columbia, Mo., before spending four years in the U.S. Air Force. After that, Dr. Mandsager completed a Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is currently board-certified in Obstetrics-Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine.
Dr. Mandsager lives in Johnston with his wife and has five children. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, taking photographs and watercolor painting. Dr. Mandsager is also a board member for ChildVoice International, an organization seeking to restore the voices of Ugandan children silenced by war.
Michael Cardwell, M.D.
Leah Bruxvoort, ARNP
Amie is a physician assistant with PCI. She earned her undergraduate degree from Iowa State University before attending Des Moines Universityâ€™s Physician Assistant program. Amie is board-certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
Cindy Johnson, MS, CGC
Cindy is the genetics counselor at PCI. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Fort Hays State University before graduating from the University of North Texas with a Master of Science degree in Human Genetics. Cindy is a charter member of the American Board of Genetic Counseling and currently maintains her certification through that organization. She is also a member of the National
Society of Genetic Counselors.
Laura Olsen, CNM, ARNP
Laura is a nurse practitioner with PCI. She attended Central College and Grand View College before receiving her graduate nursing degree from the University of Minnesota. She is board-certified through the American Midwifery Certification Board.
Our dedicated team of sonographers specializes in high-risk obstetric ultrasounds. Our sonographers have the education, experience and expert knowledge of performing these diagnostic tests to give the most accurate results.