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Vincent Reid
Patient Rating
4.8 / 5 (Based on 373 Reviews)

Vincent Reid, MD, FACS

Specialties: Surgery and Oncology

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with Vincent Reid, please call 319-369-4652

Areas of Interest

Head and neck cancers, breast cancer, melanoma, colon and rectal cancers, soft tissue sarcomas

Year began practicing: 2008

Year joined staff: 2012

Year began practicing in specialty: 2008

Education and Training


Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, General Surgery


Research: Albert Einstein College of Medicine New York, New York., Immune response to radiofrequency ablation.
Clinical: The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, Head and Neck Oncology.

Professional Memberships

  • Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO)
  • The American Head and Neck Society (AHNS).
  • The Society of Black Academic Surgeons (SBAS)
  • The National Medical Association (NMA)

Honors, Awards, etc.

  • 2019 Nominee for Colleague award
  • 2018 Nominee for Patient Advocate Award
  • 2018 Nominee for Colleague Award
  • 2015 Patient Advocate Award Winner, one of Mercy's Annual Provider Awards


Comparative analysis of radioactive iodine versus thyroidectomy for definitive treatment of Graves’ disease. Surgery.

Achieving clear margins. Directed shaving using MarginProbe, as compared to a full cavity shave approach. American Journal of Surgery.


Board certified in General Surgery by the American Board Surgery

Additional Information

Mercy Medical Center welcomed fellowship-trained oncologic surgeon, Dr. Vincent Reid, to the Hall-Perrine Cancer Center in July 2012.

Mercy’s vision is to provide world-class cancer care with the best and brightest minds, which includes specialists dedicated specifically to fighting cancer. Dr. Reid received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and his fellowship training in oncologic surgery from The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York. This level of fellowship-trained surgical care is new to our community, making the highest level of cancer care available here at home.

Dr. Reid has advanced training in surgical oncology and offers a high level of expertise treating and performing surgery on a variety of cancers. He is a member of the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) and the American Head and Neck Society (AHNS).

Dr. Reid is a part of Hall-Perrine Cancer Center’s multidisciplinary team, which includes medical and radiation oncologists as well as other specialists including, but not limited to, anesthesiologists, gastroenterologists, pathologists, psychologists, primary care physicians, pulmonologists, radiologists and other surgeons. He will provide visionary leadership and be an integral partner in the coordination of  Hall-Perrine Cancer Center’s services to offer a truly comprehensive experience for patients.

Read a profile on Dr. Reid from The Gazette, March 15, 2015.

Dr. Vincent Reid is part of a collaborative initiative between Mercy Medical Center and UI Health Care. He is the Medical Director of Hall-Perrine Cancer Center and Chairman of Mercy Medical Center’s Department of Surgery, as well as a Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery: Division of Surgical Oncology & Endocrine Surgery at The University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.


Patient Reviews

November 26, 2021
November 18, 2021
Dr. Reid and team are fantastic. "Very Good" isn't a high enough rating.
November 02, 2021
Dr Reid and all the other Dr's I met with through out this process and leading up to my surgery. The radiologist Dr Massey? Dr McDonald Dr Lee Dr Stroh?and all other nurses in the different areas and clinics were that I saw were very professional and very easy to talk with.
October 29, 2021
Good medical treatment
October 05, 2021
Dr. Reid's office runs like a dream. All staff are professional, kind, helpful, sincere, and yet have the skill to be a 'real person' with a sense of humor, sincere sense of caring, and believable!
September 21, 2021
Very good experience . Would definitely recommend to friend or family. Very easy to talk to.
September 18, 2021
Excellent team!
September 16, 2021
All good
August 26, 2021
The doctor always seemed rushed, not very interested in answering questions other that a fast cursory answer nor explaining post op what the surgery actually had entailed. You feel as though you are just a number. On the other hand the support staff and other doctors have been terrific. I do have confidence in the surgeon's ability.
August 19, 2021
What a marvelous Dr
June 09, 2021
Dr Reid is wonderful and I wish I would have had him as my original surgeon but unfortunately I went to PCI. He is very thorough and caring and explains and answers to my questions.
June 04, 2021
Dr. Reid was very caring and professional!
May 30, 2021
Felt very comfortable and trusted them
May 09, 2021
Dr Reid was very thorough and answered all my questions - took time to explain everything.
April 17, 2021
Good visits will always recommend Mercy.
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Provider's Contact Information

Hall-Perrine Cancer Center Surgery website


Patient Stories

An opened door: How one Cedar Rapids family helped a Haitian family in need of medical care

A series of connections and of good will that stretched across years and miles finally reached its culmination when two patients made their way into the surgical wing of Mercy. But, the circumstances that brought 41-year-old Berthony Ceneliant and his 14-year old son Lens Wogger Ceneliant was beyond a typical patient’s journey to care. Read more from The Gazette, May 21, 2018.

Coming Home to Mercy

Harold "Red" Drew, 59, had a swollen lymph node on his neck in June 2016. Two rounds of antibiotics later, it was still there and more had popped up. When his dentist raised concerns, Red decided it was time to switch physicians. Read more on page 12.

Marking the End

When 35-year-old Krista Barnell discovered a lump in her breast during a self-exam, she initially wrote it off. The healthy mother of two never imagined it was cancer. Read more on page 14 (PDF).

My Dad Has Cancer

Sixth-grader Codie Lyman enjoys sports, hanging out with her friends and spending time on her phone. But, unlike most other kids her age, she’s dealing with the emotional impact of having a father with cancer. Read more.

A Friend for Life

Nancy and Tom Lackner knew Deb Sedlacek, RN, was a Mercy parish nurse at their church, First Presbyterian Church in Cedar Rapids. But they didn’t really understand what she did – until they needed her. Read more.

Beating the Odds

Deb Peska has a spring in her step and a smile on her face. She also has breast cancer, which her mother and her grandmother also had. But the 53-year-old Toledo woman credits two key allies since her diagnosis. Read more.

Celebrating Life Cancer-Free

Kevin Boge, 32, attributed his sporadic stomach pain to his cheeseburger-and-fries lifestyle. The pain wasn’t always in the same place and fluctuated in intensity. But one night, the pain was so bad he woke his wife, Martha. A registered nurse, she put her foot down and said it was time to call the doctor. Kevin also had occasional night sweats and blood in his stool once. Read more.