Medical Leadership

Medical Leadership at Regional Medical Center

The administrative oversight of our providers is carried out by our medical staff leadership group.

Jill Buschmann, ARNP

nurse practitioner / physician assistant lead

Jill Buschmann attended St. Luke’s School of Practical Nursing in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, graduating in 1974. She attended Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids for an Associate Degree in nursing, graduating in 1990. Jill received her BSN and MSN from Graceland College in Independence, Missouri, graduating in 1998 with her BSN and 1999 with her ARNP. Jill is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner. Jill joined Regional Medical Center Medical Staff in February of 2002.

Scot Christiansen, MD

inpatient services medical director / wound clinic medical director

Dr. Christiansen obtained his medical degree from the University of Iowa in Iowa City, in 1989. He completed his Family Practice Residency Program in Wausau, Wisconsin in 1992. Dr. Christiansen is Board Certified in Family Medicine. His scope of practice includes family medicine, obstetrics, and wound management. Dr. Christiansen joined Regional Medical Center Medical Staff in August of 1992.

Timothy Gerst, MD

family practice medical director

Dr. Gerst obtained his medical degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine in Iowa City, Iowa in 2003 and received his Masters in Healthcare Management at Indiana University of South Bend, Indiana in 2007. He completed his residency in family practice at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Indiana in 2007. Dr. Gerst is Board Certified in Family Medicine. His scope of practice includes family medicine and obstetrics. Dr. Gerst joined Regional Medical Center Medical Staff in August of 2007.

Victor Salas, MD

emergency services medical director

Dr. Salas obtained his medical degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine in Iowa City, Iowa in 1997. He completed his residency in family practice at the Medical Education Foundation in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 2000. Dr. Salas is Board Certified in Family Medicine. Dr. Salas joined Regional Medical Center staff in 2013.

Nicole Salow, MD

physician / CHIEF OF STAFF

Dr. Salow obtained her medical degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine in Iowa City, Iowa in 1999. She completed her residency in family practice at the Northeast Iowa Family Practice Residency Program in Waterloo, Iowa in 2002. Dr. Salow is Board Certified in Family Medicine. Dr. Salow joined Regional Medical Center staff in October of 2009.

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