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Carver Nebbe, MD Psychiatrist

I loved the start Iowa State gave me. Returning here to work at Thielen Student Health Center was in a sense my way of ‘paying it forward!’”

Carver Nebbe, MD Psychiatrist

Carver Nebbe, MD, originally from Cedar Falls, Iowa, earned an undergraduate degree in biology from Iowa State. He returned to join Thielen Student Health Center because of his strong connection to Iowa State and a desire to give back to the school and its community.

Dr. Nebbe served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Poland before going to medical school. He also lived and worked in Russia for a year as a Fulbright Scholar following his residency program. He speaks Russian and Polish.

Dr. Nebbe and his wife have three boys. He feels that an emphasis on healthy lifestyle is essential in both physical and mental health.


Psychiatry, Primary Care

Areas of expertise

Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine


Iowa State University, Ames, IA
BS Biology and Environmental Studies

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
College of Medicine


University of Iowa Residency Program
Psychiatry & Family Medicine

Board Certification

American Academy of Family Physicians
Psychiatry & Family Medicine

Personal Interests

Running and exercise
Environmental issues
Science fiction and fantasy

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