Adult and Pediatric Urology
Cardiology
Cancer Center
Dermatology
Endocrinology Center
Gastroenterology
Hernia Center
Infectious Diseases
Nephrology
Neurology
Orthopaedics
Pain Management
Rehabilitation Therapy
Podiatry
Pulmonology
Surgery
Vascular Care
Women’s Healthcare

Located in Greencastle, Putnam County Hospital is a premier medical facility that provides a range of healthcare services for the residents of the county and nearby areas. We are a four-star rated hospital, based on data collected on Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)’s Hospital Compare. Moreover, we’ve partnered with some of the best medical specialists and primary care doctors in Putnam County.

Meet our pool of experienced medical specialists below:

Adult and Pediatric Urology

Steven Kim

Steven Kim, MD is now seeing adult and pediatric patients (ages 2 and up) Putnam County Hospital in the newly renovated 3rd Floor Outpatient Specialty Clinic.

Dr. Kim, who practices in Indianapolis, Avon, Franklin, Kokomo, and now Greencastle, specializes in:
-Urologic oncology: cancers of prostate, bladder, kidney, testicles, and genitals
-Kidney stones: lithotripsy, laser and minimally invasive procedures
-BPH (enlargement of the prostate) – laser vaporization and latest ablation procedures
-Female Incontinence – slings and pelvic organ prolapse repairs, interstim procedure
-Laparoscopic and open procedures.

Dr. Kim earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois, completed his internship in surgery and residency in urology at the University of Illinois.

Dr. Kim is Board Certified in Urology- American Board of Urology.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Kim, call 765-655-2538.

Cardiology

Michael BarronSPECIALTY

Cardiology Subspecializing in non-invasive cardiology, heart failure and valvular heart disease
MEDICAL SCHOOL

Indiana University School of MedicineIndianapolis, IN

RESIDENCY

Internal MedicineIndiana University School of MedicineIndianapolis, IN

FELLOWSHIP

Cardiovascular DiseaseEmory UniversityAtlanta, GA

CERTIFICATION

American Board of Internal Medicine & Cardiovascular Disease

Vijayasree K. PaleruSPECIALTY

Cardiology Subspecializing in cardiovascular imaging

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Guntur Medical College Guntur, India

RESIDENCY

Internal Medicine St. Vincent Hospital & Medical Center New York, NY

FELLOWSHIP

Imaging and Research University of Arizona Tucson, AZ

Heart Failure/Cardiac Transplant University of Utah School of Medicine Salt Lake City, UT

CERTIFICATION

American Board of Internal Medicine & Cardiovascular Disease

  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Cardiac Computed Tomography Angiography
Daniel WalshSPECIALTY

Cardiology Subspecializing in echocardiology

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Cornell University Medical College New York, NY

RESIDENCY

University of Michigan Medical Center Ann Arbor, MI

FELLOWSHIP

University of Michigan Medical Center Ann Arbor, MI

CERTIFICATION

American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Echocardiography
  • Interventional Cardiology

Ryan Daly, MD, FACC, FASE SPECIALTY

Cardiology Subspecializing in cardiovascular imaging and non-invasive cardiology

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Boston University School of Medicine Boston, MA

RESIDENCY

Internal Medicine Boston University Medical Center Boston, MA

FELLOWSHIP

Cardiovascular Disease Cleveland Clinic Foundation Cleveland, OH

Non-invasive Cardiovascular Imaging Brigham and Women’s Hospital,

Harvard Medical School Boston, MA

CERTIFICATION

American Board of Internal Medicine & Cardiovascular Disease

  • Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac CT

Vijay Rao, MD, PhD, FACC, FASE SPECIALTY

Cardiology. Subspecializing in echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, cardiovascular research and congestive heart failure.

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Medical University of South Carolina Charleston, SC

RESIDENCY

Internal Medicine Duke University Medical Center Durham, NC

FELLOWSHIP

Cardiovascular Disease University of California San Francisco, CA

Echocardiography University of California San Francisco, CA

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION

Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology and Pathology Medical University of South Carolina Charleston, SC

CERTIFICATION

American Board of Internal Medicine & Cardiovascular Disease

  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology

Cancer Center

PRIMARY SPECIALTY

Medical Oncology

SECONDARY SPECIALTIES

Hematology

PHYSICIAN TYPE

Franciscan Physician Network

BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Dermatology

Dr. John B. Stephens

Dr. John B. Stephens

Dermatology
Dr. John B. Stephens
800.969.5708

Dr. John B. Stephens is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his dermatology residency program at the University of Texas Medical Branch. In 2011, he earned certifications from the American Board of Dermatology. From then on, general and cosmetic cosmetology have become Dr. Stephens’ areas of specialties.

Dr. Stephens is affiliated with the American Academy of Dermatology, American Medical Association, Society for Pediatric Dermatology, The Dermatology Foundation, and Texas Dermatology Society.

Endocrinology

Timothy Shoemaker, MD

Timothy Shoemaker, MD

Timothy Shoemaker, MD, a member of Franciscan Physician Network, is now seeing patients every other Thursday at Putnam County Hospital in the newly renovated 3rd Floor Outpatient Specialty Clinic.

Dr. Shoemaker, who practices with Diabetes & Endocrinology Specialists in Indianapolis, specializes in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, pre-diabetes and thyroid and endocrine disorders.

A resident of Plainfield, he received his undergraduate degree in biology at the University of Southern Indiana (Evansville). Dr. Shoemaker earned his medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine (Indianapolis) where he also completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in endocrinology.

Dr. Shoemaker is a member of the American College of Physicians, American Medical Association, American Academy of Family Physicians and American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Shoemaker, call 317-865-5904.

The Putnam County Endocrinology Center is located in the 3rd Floor Clinic inside Putnam County Hospital.

Gastroenterology

Meridian Medical Group

Dave Thomas, MD, Olajide Odelowo, MD, Kashif Ahmed, MD, Mehul Patel, MD and Wen Boynton, MD, all board certified in gastroenterology, currently provide quality gastroenterology care at Methodist Hospital, I.U. West Hospital in Avon and are now expanding their specialty to serve Putnam County.

The physicians with Meridian Medical Group, diagnose and treat diseases such as GERD (and Barrett’s esophagus), Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis, liver diseases (including Hepatitis C), pancreatic diseases, irritable bowel syndrome and internal hemorrhoids.

Meridian Medical Group performs procedures such as colonoscopy, upper endoscopy and dilations, as well as more specialized procedures including ERCP, endoscopic ultrasound, small bowel capsule endoscopy and internal hemorrhoid banding.

Call your doctor for a referral or call 800-474-0190.

Hernia Center

Dr. Paul Szotek

Szotek_Paul, MD.Dr. Szotek is a Board Certified General Surgeon specializing in complex hernia repair. As Medical Director of the newly founded Indiana Hernia Center, Dr. Szotek is developing an innovative new web based multidisciplinary practice model with disruptive potential. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Szotek performed the first surgery in Indiana utilizing Google Glass technology to guide removal of an anterior abdominal wall tumor and is currently working to develop telementoring, augmented reality, and virtual reality applications in surgery. On April 12, 2016 he performed the world’s first transcontinental live stream virtual reality hernia repair surgery from Putnam County Hospital in Greencastle, IN to Brisbane, Australia. Dr. Szotek graduated with a B.S. degree from IU Bloomington, a degree in Medicine and his residency training from IU School of Medicine, a stem cell research fellowship in Boston at Massachusetts General Hospital, and is currently working on his MBA at the IU Kelley School of Business. He resides in Carmel, IN with his wife (Sarah) and 2 boys (Carson 10 & Cooper 8) and enjoys cycling.

Dr. Paul Szotek with Indiana Hernia Center sees patients in the 3rd Floor Outpatient Specialty Clinic located inside Putnam County Hospital in Greencastle, Indiana.

Infectious Diseases

Dr. James Richardson

Dr. James Richardson Headshot

Dr. James Richardson
317.745.3333

Dr. James Richardson is one of the few infectious disease doctors in Putnam County. He earned his medical degree and completed his internal medicine residency at Indiana University School of Medicine. He finished his fellowship program for infectious disease at Vanderbilt University and has been in practice for over 20 years. Focusing on infectious diseases, Dr. Richardson treats a range of diseases caused by germs, such as influenza, pneumonia, and hospital-acquired infections.

Nephrology

Dr. Nancy Baird

Dr. Nancy Baird is a board-certified nephrologist affiliated with multiple hospitals in Indiana, including Putnam County Hospital. She obtained her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and then went on to finish her internal medicine residency at Case Western Reserve University. She completed her fellowship program on nephrology at Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

Dr. Baird treats kidney-related ailments, including kidney stones, kidney failure, and nephrotic syndrome. She performs dialysis procedures, as well.

Dr. Richard Bloch

877.333.343

Dr. Richard Bloch graduated from the Indiana University School of Medicine in 1973 and has been in practice for over 40 years now. He’s a board-certified nephrologist treating a range of kidney-related conditions, such as acute renal failure, chronic renal disease, diabetes mellitus, nephrotic syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus, and more. In addition, he’s a member of the American College of Physicians.

Neurology

Mellekate Vishwas, MD

 Mellekate Vishwas, MD

For more information about Dr. Vishwas and his services call 812-242-3125.

Neurologist with UAP Clinic in Terre Haute, IN
Seeing patients in the third floor outpatient specialty clinic inside the hospital.

Dr. Vishwas specializes in areas of epilepsy, headache, dizziness, vertigo, stroke, spinal cord disease, neuromuscular disorders, neuro-immunology including M.S. and other autoimmune diseases, movement disorders, metabolic and other neurological disorders in adults and children.

Dr. Wishwas is board certified in Neurology with special qualifications in Child Neurology. He earned his medical degree from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, received his medical training as research fellow at Harvard Medical School and held his residency/internship at Wake Forest University of Medical Science.

Dr. Vishwas will be seeing patients in the third floor outpatient specialty clinic at Putnam County Hospital on the second and fourth Monday of every month. Referrals are required from your doctor.

Orthopaedics

Robin Mendelsohn, MD

Dr. Robin Mendelsohn Headshot

Dr. Robin Mendelsohn has practiced in Putnam County for over 17 years. With this experience comes continuous education and training to bring the very best in orthopaedic care to our community. From sprains and strains to fracture care and reconstruction, you can feel confident and comforted to receive the best in orthopaedic care close to home.

Orthopaedic procedures, such as:

  • Knee and hip replacements
  • Knee and shoulder arthroscopies
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • ACL reconstruction
  • Fracture care
  • Sports medicine
  • Carpal Tunnel release

Weekend injury?

Dr. Mendelson accepts walk-in patients every Monday morning from 8am-11am.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Mendelsohn, call 765.658.2710. Visit pchosp.org for more information.

Pain Management

Dr. Danielle Turnak

Dr. Danielle Turnak

Dr. Danielle Turnak is board certified in pain management and was fellowship trained at Indiana University.

Dr. Turnak and her staff will coordinate your treatment program to get you back to your life.

We treat acute and chronic pain, including:

  • Neck pain, including work-related injuries
  • Back pain, including work-related injuries and sciatica
  • Persistent pain after back or neck surgery
  • Arthritis pain in neck or lower back
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Nerve damage or muscle spasm pain
  • Shingles pain
  • Headaches

Ask your primary care physician about a referral.
For more information, call the Hospital Pain Management Center at 765.658.2706.

Rehabilitation Therapy

Terry SchaeferTerry received his degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant from Vincennes University in Vincennes, Indiana. Terry has also been trained and completed education as Wound Care Certified, Certified Lymphedema Therapist, Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist, Certified Clinical Instructor, and a Certified Orthotic Fitter. He has a diverse background in patient care as evident in his experience working in a variety of settings including hospitals, nursing homes, and outpatient clinics.

Terry is no stranger to the current and innovative treatment with complex open wounds. Having spent 25 years treating wounds, he has learned the importance of using the most advanced equipment as Qoustic Ultrasound Machine. Terry is very passionate about the treatment of wounds and its possibilities for healing. He strives to help his patients to achieve their goals of healing and his varied background provides the perfect foundation for helping to achieve those treatment goals. Terry is the Team Leader and has been with Tx:Team

Srini Sankaran

Srini has been a physical therapist since 1989 and received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Utica College in New York. Srini has been certified as a Manual Physical Therapist from the University of St. Augustine in Florida. He specializes in treating patients with stroke, post surgical, back pain, neck pain, and other joint problems caused by
musculoskeletal disorders.

Srini is also skilled at performing balance testing and endurance testing. Srini lives the professional motto of treating all patients the way he would treat his parents. He has been a member of Tx:Team since 2010.

Sabin JosephSabin graduated from University of Indianapolis with his Master in health sciences degree in 2016. He received his bachelor’s degree in Physical therapy in 2014 from India. His professional goal is to add quality to the life of his patients. He specializes in treating a variety of orthopedic conditions like back pain, neck pain, knee pain, post surgical joint replacements.

He is passionate about reinventing himself as a PT to treat patients with techniques which are based on evidence. Sabin has special interest in manual therapy which makes hands on therapy a major aspect of his practice.

Terry is no stranger to the current and innovative treatment with complex open wounds. Having spent 25 years treating wounds, he has learned the importance of using the most advanced equipment as Qoustic Ultrasound Machine. Terry is very passionate about the treatment of wounds and its possibilities for healing. He strives to help his patients to achieve their goals of healing and his varied background provides the perfect foundation for helping to achieve those treatment goals. Terry is the Team Leader and has been with Tx:Team

Jenny GilIn 2010, Jenny received her master’s degree in occupational Therapy from Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, MI and her Bachelor’s Degree in psychology from Calvin College. Jenny has experience in the outpatient, acute, and inpatient rehabilitation settings. Jenny’s outpatient experience focuses on treating patients with a variety of hand, elbow and shoulder diagnosis. She also has provided treatment for patients with visual, cognitive, and motor deficits due to CVA or brain injury. Jenny uses a variety of techniques to help patients achieve maximum function including splinting, adaptive equipment training, modalities, visual training, and manual techniques. Jenny also has experience treating patients with lymphedema of the upper and lower extremities.

Jenny enjoys seeing patients gain independence or the ability to perform important activities. She celebrates each success. Even ordinary tasks such as tying shoes, fastening buttons or reaching into a cupboard can be a great achievement following a hand or shoulder injury. Jenny joined Tx:Team in 2012.

Kathy BrownKathy graduated from Indiana State University in Terre Haute, IN in 1985 with her Bachelor’s Degree, and in 1986 with her Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders. She has provided Speech, Language, Cognitive, and Swallowing therapies in a variety of settings including the acute care, outpatient, and home health settings. Kathy is experienced in neurological disorders, including stroke and traumatic brain injuries, and also has experience with all kinds of speech delays and disorders that can affect any ages, pediatric (2yrs) to the geriatric population.

Kathy strives to help her patients improve in areas of comprehension, expression (verbal or written), cognition (attention/concentration, memory, organization, problem solving/decision-making, etc.), and to improve swallowing or increase strength and movement of the oral musculature. Children may be delayed in talking or have sound errors that affect how easy they can be understood by others. Voice disorders and stuttering of speech may also be addressed if needed. Kathy enjoys working with her patients to improve their
abilities to communicate more easily, many times to be able to return to work, school, or gain more independence in the home. It is very rewarding to help others, and everyone needs to be able to communicate effectively when they want or need something! Kathy has been a member of Tx:Team since 2015.

Podiatry

Dr. Irwin Malament, DPM

Irwin Malament, DPM

Podiatry
Dr. Irwin Malament, DPM
800.395.6409

Dr. Irwin Malament, DPM is a podiatric surgery doctor affiliated with Putnam County Hospital and other medical facilities in Indiana. He earned his medical degree from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine and completed his residency in Westview Hospital.

Dr. Malament has been in practice for more than two decades now, treating conditions such as Achilles tendinitis, bunion, plantar fasciitis, and other foot and ankle disorders. He also performs bunion surgery, hammer toe repair, nail avulsion and excision, ingrown toenail surgery, and more.

Pulmonology

Springhill Medical Center

Dr. Anand Bhuptani

Dr. Anand Bhuptani is a board-certified pulmonologist and one of the medical specialists of Putnam County Hospital. He graduated from N.H.L Municipal Medical College and then went on to Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center to complete his internal medicine residency program. Dr. Bhuptani finished his fellowship program on pulmonary disease at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and has been in practice for about two decades now.

With a focus on pulmonary medicine, Dr. Bhuptani treats all ailments of the lungs and respiratory system, including asthma, pneumonia, tuberculosis, emphysema, and more.

Dr. Deshpande

812.234.6053

Dr. Ajay Desphande specializes in critical care medicine, internal medicine, and pulmonology. He earned his medical degree from Grant Medical College-Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. He completed his fellowship program in pulmonology at Westchester Med Center and has been in practice for 22 years now.

Dr. Desphande treats a range of pulmonary conditions, such as bronchitis, emphysema, lung cancer, and pneumonia. He also performs an array of procedures, including bronchoscopy, abscess or fluid incision and drainage, and thoracentesis.

Surgery

L.G. Palanca, MD

Dr. Palanca brings with him over 30 years of surgical experience, with 11 of those years in Putnam County. Dr Palanca’s extensive experience started in the late 80’s as an urologist-transplant surgeon in the Philippines, until his move to the United States 20 years ago, where he is now a cancer surgeon. His subsequent training at Indiana University has afforded him the ability to better his craft. Through the years he has been the main go-to surgeon at Putnam County Hospital. Wtih his vast experience, he has been able provide various surgical services/ procedures such as colonoscopies with colon cancer screening and surveillance, upper endoscopy, Hernias, appendix, gallbladder, hemorrhoids, colon cancer surgery, liver, breast biopsies and breast cancer surgery just to name a few. Together with his wife, who happens to be an anesthesiologist, continue to provide their much needed services to the people of Putnam County.

General surgery specialties and procedures, such as:

  • Colonoscopies with colon cancer screening and surveillance
  • Upper endoscopy
  • Hernia repair and abdominal wall reconstruction (open & laparoscopic)
  • Appendix removal
  • Gallbladder removal
  • Hemorrhoid
  • Liver
  • Colon cancer surgery
  • Laparoscopic colon resections
  • Melanoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Abdominal explorations
  • Vascular access
  • Breast biopsies
  • Breast cancer surgery

If you would like more information about Dr. Palanca, contact Putnam Surgical Specialties at 765-658-2710.

Frank Lloyd, MD

Dr. Frank Lloyd received his undergraduate degree from DePauw University, establishing early roots in our community. He then went on to pursue his education at Indiana University and Howard University in Washington D.C. and held a fellowship in Tumor Immunology at Roswell Park Memorial Institute. He is the first fellowship trained surgery oncologist in the state of Indiana. Dr. Lloyd’s background has emphasis on patient outcomes and cancer surgery in general.

General surgery specialties and procedures, such as:

  • Sarcoma
  • Melanoma
  • Colon cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Colonoscopies with colon cancer screening and surveillance
  • Upper endoscopy
  • Hernia repair
  • Appendix removal
  • Gallbladder removal
  • Hemorrhoid
  • Liver
  • Colon cancer surgery
  • Breast biopsies
  • Breast cancer surgery
  • Vascular access

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Lloyd, call 765.658.2710. Visit pchosp.org for more information.

Dr. Robin Mendelsohn Headshot

Dr. Robin Mendelsohn has practiced in Putnam County for over 17 years. With this experience comes continuous education and training to bring the very best in orthopaedic care to our community. From sprains and strains to fracture care and reconstruction, you can feel confident and comforted to receive the best in orthopaedic care close to home.

Orthopaedic procedures, such as:

  • Knee and hip replacements
  • Knee and shoulder arthroscopies
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • ACL reconstruction
  • Fracture care
  • Sports medicine
  • Carpal Tunnel release

Weekend injury?

Dr. Mendelson accepts walk-in patients every Monday morning from 8am-11am.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Mendelsohn, call 765.658.2710. Visit pchosp.org for more information.

Vascular Care

Charles Kiell, MD, FACS Head ShotCharles Kiell, MD, FACS, is a vascular surgeon with Franciscan Health and Cardiac Surgery Associates. Dr. Kiell has performed more than 10,000 complex vascular surgeries during his career. He has expertise in minimally invasive endovascular surgery for the management of aortic aneurysms (including treatment for thoracic aortic aneurysms), lower extremity peripheral arterial disease, carotid disease and venous disease (endovenous laser and radiofrequency ablation). He also specializes in open surgical interventions for stroke prevention (carotid endarterectomy), aortic aneurysms, limb salvage and dialysis access.

Throughout his career he has received numerous awards and honors as a leader and innovator in vascular surgery. Dr. Kiell has been named America’s Top Doctor by Castle Connolly and the Indianapolis Monthly and was first in western North Carolina to develop an endovascular repair program for abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms.

Dr. Kiell received his medical degree from New Jersey Medical School in 1985. He then completed his residency training in general surgery at Michael Reese Hospital and his fellowship in vascular surgery at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.

Robert McCready, MD, FACS HeadshotRobert McCready, MD, FACS, has been named medical director of Putnam County Hospital Vascular Care and will spearhead the development of a Vascular Care Program to streamline patient care that focuses on innovation, quality, performance, efficiency, value, and best practices.  Dr. McCready is a nationally recognized vascular surgeon with Franciscan Health and Cardiac Surgery Associates. He has over 35 years of experience treating patients and performing complex vascular surgeries.

Dr. McCready has received numerous awards and honors as a leader and innovator in vascular surgery. He has been named America’s Top Doctor by Castle Connolly and the Indianapolis Monthly for several years.

Dr. McCready received his medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine and completed his surgical residency and fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He has served as an Assistant Professor of surgery at both the University of Kentucky and the Indiana University School of Medicine and was the recipient of the Resident Teacher Award for three years in a row.

Dr. McCready has authored several research papers, book chapters and served on the editorial board of the Journal of Vascular Surgery.

Thomas Webb III, MD, FACS HeadshotThomas Webb III, MD, FACS, is a vascular surgeon with Fran Save ciscan Health and Cardiac Surgery Associates. He has over 20 years of experience in treating patients and has performed more than 20,000 complex vascular surgeries during his career.

Dr. Webb has expertise in minimally invasive vascular and endovascular surgery for the management of aortic aneurysms, carotid artery disease, lower extremity peripheral arterial disease, venous disease (endovenous laser and radiofrequency ablation) and mechanical-pharmacologic treatment of deep vein thrombosis. He also specializes in open and percutaneous surgical interventions for limb salvage and dialysis access.

He has forged an outstanding career in advanced vascular surgery and intervention. He is a leader in innovative treatment of complex vascular disease combining depth of experience in major surgical procedures with the full spectrum minimally invasive and percutaneous techniques.

Dr. Webb has received numerous awards and honors as a leader and innovator in vascular surgery. He has been named among 100 Best Doctors in America®, America’s Top Doctor by Castle Connolly and the Indianapolis Monthly and was first in Omaha to develop a protocol for complex dialysis access salvage to streamline care. In addition, he was first in Omaha to use aortic endografts during surgery and introduce the use of endoscopic vein harvesting.

Dr. Webb earned his medical degree from Medical College of Virginia. He completed his residency training in general surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and his fellowship in vascular surgery at the University of Chicago. He served as the director of vascular surgery at Catholic Health Initiatives Bergan Mercy Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska.

He conducts presentations nationally on minimally invasive vascular and endovascular surgery and participates in landmark research. Dr. Webb has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Vascular Surgery, and serves as a reviewer for a number of peer-reviewed journals.

Women’s Healthcare

Lillian Pfister, FNP-C, WHNP-C

Lillian Cabel, FNP-C, WHNP-C Headshot Photo

Lillian Pfister, FNP-C, WHNP-C sees patients Monday through Friday at Putnam Women’s Healthcare, located inside Putnam County Hospital. Lillian focuses on general women’s health and wellness as well as prenatal and postnatal care. To schedule your appointment, call 765.658.2686.

Putnam County Hospital partners with New Life Associates to provide exceptional care for obstetric and gynecologic patients in the Putnam County area. Paula Stephens-Bibeau, CNM, and Dr. Rebecca Haak, OB/GYN are currently seeing patients at Putnam County Hospital on Thursdays through the partnership, and collaborate with Lillian and Putnam Women’s Healthcare to provide the very best care for moms-to-be.

Putnam County Hospital a vast option of resources in place to provide well-rounded care to patients with Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance.

Putnam Women’s Healthcare is located just behind the elevators on the main level of Putnam County Hospital. Office hours are 8:30am-5:00pm. To make your appointment with Lillian, please call Putnam Women’s Healthcare at 765.655.2686.

Lillian earned her Family Nurse Practitioner and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner education from University of Indianapolis, while earning her Bachelors of Science in Nursing at University of Illinois in Chicago.

Lillian states, “The way that the complexity of a woman affects their healthcare needs is what I enjoy most about being a women’s health care provider.  I believe it is imperative for my care to reflect my sincerity not only for what comprises a woman biologically, but for what makes her who she is.  At Putnam County Women’s Healthcare, I hope to create an environment where women feel they have the support and partnership they need to attain their health goals, however modest or monumental they may be.”