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MICHAEL AINSWORTH, MD

Family Practice
955 High Street, Suite 2
Decatur, IN 46733
(260)724-8700
Born in Decatur, IN Degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1995 (M.D.), Internship – Fort Wayne Medical Education Program in Family Practice, and is Board Certified in Family Medicine.



DAVID COATS, MD

Orthopaedics
1100 Mercer Avenue
Decatur, IN 46733
(260)728-3900
Dr. David Coats is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and is a native of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Dr. Coats earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology in May of 2000 from Indiana University. He then attended Indiana University School of Medicine and became a Medical Doctor in May of 2004. Dr. Coats completed his Residency at the Fort Wayne Orthopaedic Residency Program. Dr. Coats and his wife currently reside in Decatur, Indiana. Please call 260-728-3900 to schedule an appointment.



SCOTT COLCLASURE, MD

Anesthesiologist
1100 Mercer Avenue
Decatur, IN 46733
Dr. Colclasure graduated from Indiana University. He completed his internship at Ball Memorial and his residency at Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Coclasure is Board Certified in Anesthesiology and specializes in Pain Management. Dr. Colclasure is originally from Decatur. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Colclasure in the AMH Pain Clinic, please call (260) 724-2145 x11206.



MARK GRESLA, MD

New Office Location:
Decatur Family Medicine
Adams Medical Complex
1100 Mercer Ave.
Decatur, IN 46733
New Phone Number:
260-728-3843
New Fax Number:
260-728-3848
Dr. Gresla is accepting new patients, and has recently joined Decatur Family Medicine. His new office location is on the Adams Memorial Hospital campus. As part of Decatur Family Medicine, his office is located in the Adams Medical Complex building which is located behind the Strickler Cancer Institute (North side of the hospital campus). Dr. Gresla was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and is Board Certified in Family Medicine. His medical degree is from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1984 (M.D.) He completed his internship from the Fort Wayne Medical Education Program in Family Practice.



LINDSAY HARDLEY, DO

General Surgery
Adams Medical Complex
Adams Medical Group
1100 Mercer Ave
Decatur, IN 46733
(260)728-3982
Dr. Hardley, General Surgeon, joined Adams General Surger in September of 2013. Dr. Hardley completed her surgical residency program at Doctors Hospital (Ohio Health) in Columbus, Ohio in August of 2013. Dr. Hardley graduated from Manchester College in North Manchester in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and chemistry. She graduated from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bradenton, Florida, in 2008. Dr. Hardley received the “Resident of the Year” award in 2010-11 from the Department of Pediatric Surgery at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus. Dr. Hardley is an Osteopathic Physician or DO (Doctor of Osteopathy) who specializes in General Surgery. Dr. Hardley has a strong interest in laparoscopic procedures including hernia repairs and bowel/colon surgeries as well as breast cancer and breast related surgeries.
Dr. Hardley’s office will be located in the Adams Medical Complex located adjacent to the hospital, and she is welcoming new patients. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Hardley, please call 260-728-3982.



KEITH HARVEY, MD

Family Practice
955 High Street, Suite 1
Decatur, IN 46733
(260)-724-8551
Dr. Harvey is Board Certified in Family Medicine. He is a 1994 graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine, and completed his residency at Florida Hospital Family Practice. Dr. Harvey is a Decatur native, and his office is located at 955 High Street, Decatur, IN 46733. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Harvey, please call 260-724-8551.



KATHLEEN HEIMANN, DO

Family Practice
Decatur Family Medicine
1100 Mercer Ave
Decatur, IN 46733
(260)728-3843
Dr. Heimann is accepting new patients at Decatur Family Medicine & has a special interest in OB patients. A hospital announcement said “Dr. Heimann has a special gift in relating to and educating her patients plus she is fluent in Spanish.”
The new AMH physician graduated from Purdue University with a B.S. degree in Neurophysiology and a B.A. degree in Spanish. She attended Western University in Ponoma, California, where she obtained her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree and completed an OMT Fellowship and Masters of Professional Adult Education.
She completed her Family Practice Residency with Fort Wayne Medical Education Program. She has also recently completed training to become the first AMH physician to be certified as an IMPACT concussion management physician.
Dr. Heimann noted she has a special interest in women’s reproductive health and in that regard has pursued additional training in NaProtechnology, an emerging science that treats among other things, infertility.
She is married to Decatur native Kyle Heimann and they reside with their family in Decatur.
The Decatur Family Medicine practice is located in the Adams Medical Complex behind the Strickler Oncology Institute on the hospital campus. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Heimann, patients may call 728-3843.



JESSAMINE HIPPENSTEEL, DO

Family Practice
Decatur Family Medicine
1100 Mercer Ave
Decatur, IN 46733
(260)728-3843
Dr. Hippensteel joined AMH in July of 2011. She is Board Certified in Family Practice. Dr. Hippensteel enjoys providing OB care, and has surgical privileges to perform C-sections at Adams Memorial Hospital. Dr. Hippensteel received her degree from Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine in Pikeville, Kentucky. She completed her residency from Fort Wayne Medical Education Program in Family Practice. Osteopathic Family Physicians are DO’s (Doctors of Osteopathy) who specialize in family medicine and osteopathic manipulative treatment, a method in which they use their hands to diagnose and treat the patient, giving particular attention to joints, bones, muscles, and nerves. DO's promote a patient-centered approach to medical care. Dr. Hippensteel will see patients in the Physician’s Office Building (Adams Medical Complex)on the AMH Campus located at 1100 Mercer Ave, Decatur, IN 46733. Dr. Hippensteel is welcoming new patients, to schedule an appointment with Dr. Hippensteel, please call 260-728-3843.



SAMIR ISHAK, MD

Psychiatry
1100 Mercer Avenue
Decatur, IN 46733
(260)724-2145 x13400
Dr. Ishak is Board Certified in Psychiatry, and works with adolescents, adults, and seniors. He graduated from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt, and completed his residency at Finch University in Chicago, IL. Dr. Ishak is the Psychiatrist for Adams Memorial Hospital’s Behavioral Health Department.



ROBERT JUDGE, MD

Family Practice
1521 W Main Street
Berne, IN 46711
(260)589-2312
Born in Decatur, IN Degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1982 (M.D.), Residency - Fort Wayne Medical Education Program in Family Practice, and is Board Certified in Family Medicine.



NICK LAZOFF, MD

ER
1100 Mercer Avenue
Decatur, IN 46733
Born in Fort Wayne, IN Degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1997(M.D.), Residency - Fort Wayne Medical Education Program in Family Practice, and is Board Certified in Family Medicine.



KENT LEHMAN, MD

Family Practice
1521 W Main Street
Berne, IN 46711
(260)589-3993
Born in Fort Wayne, Degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1995 (M.D.), Internship - Fort Wayne Medical Education Program in Family Practice, and is Board Certified in Family Medicine.



YU LIU, M.D.

Neurologist/Hospitalist
1100 Mercer Ave
Decatur, IN 46733
(260) 724-2145 X3973
Dr. Liu joined AMH in June of 2012. Liu is Board Certified in Neurology and Sleep Medicine. He also completed a Fellowship in Neurophysiology. Dr. Liu completed his residency and fellowship training in Internal Medicine at Shandong Medical University in China in 1990. He completed his Master of Science in research and microbiology from University of Miami in 1998, and did research in Immunology and Microbiology at University of Pennsylvania until 2002. Dr. Liu completed his Neurology Residency training at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center in June 2006, and finished his Fellowship in Neurophysiology in 2007 also at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center. Dr. Liu then worked as a Neurologist at both St. James Hospitals in Chicago, IL and then Lutheran Health Network in Ft. Wayne, IN before coming to Adams Health Network. Dr. Liu will serve as both a Hospitalist and provide in-patient care as well as seeing patients on an out-patient basis in a Neurology Clinic in the Strickler Cancer Institute on the Adams Memorial Hospital Campus. Patients should call (260) 724-2145 X3973 to schedule appointments.



CAMERON NELSON, MD

ER
1100 Mercer Avenue
Decatur, IN 46733
Born in Lima, OH Degree from Wright State University School of Medicine in 1995 Dayton, OH (M.D.), Internship and Residency - Fort Wayne Medical Education Program in Family Practice, and is Board Certified in Family Medicine.



NICHOLAS NUSSBAUM, MD

Family Practice
205 Tower Drive
Monroe, IN 46772
(260)692-6163
Dr. Nussbaum is Board Certified in Family Medicine. Dr. Nussbaum completed his undergraduate degree from Wabash College, graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine, and completed his residency at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, IN. Dr. Nussbaum is welcoming new patients, including OB patients as delivering babies is a part of his practice. Dr. Nussbaum and his wife Kris are both lifelong Adams County residents. Monroe Family Medicine is located at 205 Tower Drive in Monroe, IN 46772. To schedule an appointment, please call 260-692-6163.



SCOTT SMITH, MD

ER
1100 Mercer Avenue
Decatur, IN 46733
Born in Wanseon, OH Degree from Baylor College School of Medicine in 1997 in Houston, TX (M.D.), Internship and Residency - Fort Wayne Medical Education Program in Family Practice, and is Board Certified in Family Medicine.



PAMELA STRANGE, MD

Radiology
6227 Covington Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
Born in Louisville, KY Degree from University of Kentucky College of Medicine in 1985 in Lexington, KY (M.D.), Internship and Residency from Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation in New Orleans, LA, Internship was in Medicine and Residency was in Diagnostic Radiology. She is Board Certified in Radiology.



JENNIFER TAYLOR, DO

General Surgeon
1100 Mercer Avenue
Decatur, IN 46733
Dr. Jennifer Taylor is a Leo, Indiana native. She is Board Certified in General Surgery. She went on to Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, MO for medical school. Dr. Taylor completed her Surgery Residency at Garden City Hospital in Garden City, Michigan in June of 2017. Dr. Taylor performs laparoscopic procedures such as hernia repairs, gallbladder surgeries, skin cancer surgeries, breast surgeries, and colonoscopies. Dr. Taylor has a strong interest in colon and rectal procedures. Dr. Taylor’s office is located in the Adams Medical Complex Building located behind Adams Memorial Hospital. Dr. Taylor can be reached in her office at 260-728-3982.


PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS —
NURSE PRACTITIONERS


BRAD BOYLE, PA-C

Born in Decatur, IN -Attended the US Army Physician Assistant Program at Fort Sam in Houston, Texas. Brad works at the Stat Care clinic and also is a certified Pump Trainer at the Insulin Clinic. He resides in Decatur.



ANN GEIMER, NP-C

Ann Geimer, NP-C joined Adams Memorial Hospital in October of 1987. During Ann’s 28 years at Adams Memorial, she has served both compassionately and diligently as an RN and more recently as a Nurse Practitioner. Many of Ann’s years were spent in the hospital’s emergency department as a Nurse.
In 2009, Ann completed her advanced degree from Indiana Wesleyan and became a Certified Nurse Practitioner. Since that time, Ann has served in many roles as an NP for Adams Memorial Hospital including the Emergency Department, Med/Surg/ICU, and more recently as an NP in Statcare/Corporate Services/Primary Care Clinic. Ann also worked several years as an NP for Dr. Robert Judge in Berne.
Effective October 19th, Ann will join Decatur Family Medicine working with Dr. Jessamine Hippensteel and Dr. Kathleen Heimann. To schedule an appointment with Ann call Decatur Family Medicine at 260-728-3843. Ann currently works as a Nurse Practioner in Decatur Family Medicine.



KATHERINE RANCK, PA

Katherine received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, Minnesota in 2008 with a double major in biology and Spanish. She then received her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne in 2013. Katherine is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and has gained work experience in Minnesota and Fort Wayne in the urgent care setting. She joined Monroe Family Medicine in December of 2015.



AMANDA SELKING, NP-C

Amanda has been with Adams Memorial Hospital since 1997. Amanda graduated from The University of St. Francis with BSN in 2004, and worked as RN on Med/Surg and ICU at Adams Memorial until she graduated a second time from University of St. Francis in 2010 with her MSN/FNP. Amanda has been employed as a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner at Monroe Family Medicine since 2010.






ERIN WHITMAN, PA-C

Erin was born and raised in Decatur, IN. She attended Butler University and earned her Bachelor of Health Sciences and also her Master of Physician Assistant Studies. Erin is currently working at Adams Memorial Orthopaedic as a Physician Assistant.




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