When To Suspect An Allergy Here are some common clues that could lead you to suspect your child may have an allergy: • Repeated or chronic cold-like symptoms that last more than a week or two, or develop at about the same time every year. These could include a runny nose, nasal stuffiness, sneezing, throat clearing, and itchy, watery eyes. • Recurrent red, itchy, dry, sometimes scaly rashes in the creases of the elbows and/or knees, or on the back of the neck, buttocks, wrists, or ankles. These sometimes are made worse by eating certain foods. • Symptoms that occur repeatedly after eating a particular food that may include hives, swelling, gagging, coughing or wheezing, vomiting or significant abdominal pain. • Itching or tingling sensations in the mouth, throat and/or ears during certain times of year or after eating certain foods. If you suspect your child has an allergy, you may need to see an allergy specialist for additional evaluations and treatments. For more information, please call:
Lafayettte Allergy and Asthma Clinic: 765.446.5040 Ketan Sheth, M.D. www.unityhc.com
How Much Physical
Finding Colorectal Cancer
Spring Into The Season
Finding A Doctor Near You
Activity Do You Need?
With Fabulous Feet
Greetings!! Welcome to the newest edition of the Unity healthfocus. We have received a lot of positive feedback from our first issue and thank all of the readers for their input and comments. Since spring is already here and summer rapidly approaching, this issue covers several health issue of concern as the weather warms. I think you will find the articles useful and enjoyable. Unity is proud to introduce Dr. Glen Papaioannou, a Medical Oncologist who has joined Dr. Nancy DiMartino at Lafayette Cancer Care. Glen is a welcome addition to our group and we are excited he has joined us. I think you will enjoy reading about him and his family as well as his clinical expertise. This spring has been a time that many of you have suffered from allergies. We have included an article that hopefully will help you deal with them and feel better. If you are feeling better, and end up with a sports injury, we have a nice review of our athletic trainers and the varied roles they play with many local athletes and teams. While March was National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, patients should be aware of how important it is to be screened. This month we have a reminder to get screened in a timely fashion and how it can be lifesaving. Again, thanks for reading and we welcome your comments and feedback.
Please Welcome New Physician: Lafayette Cancer Care Unity Healthcare is pleased to announce that Glen Papaioannou, MD has joined Lafayette Cancer Care with Dr. Nancy DiMartino. Dr. Papaioannou obtained his medical degree from Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California. In national medical licensing exams he was ranked in the top 10% in the country. He was also in the top 10% class ranking in internal medicine, oncology, hematology, surgery, and OB/GYN while at Loma Linda University, School of Medicine. From his medical school class of 152 students he was the recipient of the prestigious David B. Hinshaw, MD award for outstanding academic achievement and clinical performance in surgery. After medical school he completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Kettering Medical Center in Kettering, Ohio and a fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at the James Cancer Hospital, Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio where he treated a large number of hematology and oncology patients. He also designed and participated in clinical trials. Dr. Papaioannou is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and in Medical Oncology. He is a member of the American Society for Clinical Oncology, and the Ohio Hematology/Oncology Society. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family, hiking and listening to music. Dr. Papaioannou fully participates in the many health plans, in which Unity Healthcare currently participates. Lafayette Cancer Care is a Unity Healthcare Partner and located at 1345 Unity Place, Suite 135 in the Unity Medical Pavilion. To schedule an appointment call 765.446.5050. For more information, visit www.lafayettecancercare.com.
Dr. Ketan Sheth, Medical Director 1
How Much Physical Activity Do You Need?
Physical activity is anything that gets your body moving. Experts recommend that you do two types of physical activity each week to improve your health–aerobic and muscle-strengthening. For Important Health Benefits Adults need at least: • 2 hours and 30 minutes (150 minutes) of moderate-intensity aerobic activity (i.e., brisk walking) every week, and *muscle-strengthening activities on 2 or more days a week that work all major muscle groups (legs, hips, back, abdomen, chest, shoulders and arms). OR • 1 hour and 15 minutes (75 minutes) of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity (i.e., jogging or running) every week, and *muscle-strengthening activities on 2 or more days a week that work all major muscle groups (legs, hips, back, abdomen, chest, shoulders and arms). OR • An equivalent mix of moderate- and vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, and • muscle-strengthening activities on 2 or more days a week that work all major muscle groups (legs, hips, back, abdomen, chest, shoulders and arms).
10 minutes at a time is fine We know 150 minutes each week sounds like a lot of time, but you don’t have to do it all at once. Not only is it best to spread your activity out during the week, but you can break it up into smaller chunks of time during the day. As long as you’re doing your activity at a moderate or vigorous effort for at least 10 minutes at a time. Give it a try Try going for a 10-minute brisk walk, 3 times a day, 5 days a week. This will give you a total of 150 minutes of moderate-intensity activity.
*There are many ways you can strengthen your muscles, whether it’s at home or the gym. You may want to try: • Lifting weights • Working with resistance bands • Doing exercises that use your body weight for resistance (i.e., push ups, sit ups) • Heavy gardening (i.e., digging, shoveling) • Yoga
Source: Centers for Disease Control, http://www.cdc.gov/ physicalactivity/everyone/ guidelines/adults.html (accessed January 26, 2009).
Finding Colorectal Cancer Colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum) is the second leading cause of death from cancer in the United States. In its earliest stages, colorectal cancer often has no symptoms. Because it is a “silent disease,” routine screenings are essential. In many cases, screening tests can find colorectal cancer at an early stage, greatly increasing a person’s chance of survival. Currently, the following tests are available to screen for colorectal cancer: Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) or Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) Sometimes cancers can bleed. These tests are used to detect hidden (occult) blood in the stool. These tests are performed at home with a kit obtained from a healthcare provider. If blood is found, additional tests are needed to determine the cause of the bleeding. Sigmoidoscopy A sigmoidoscopy is an examination of the rectum and lower half of the colon using a thin, lighted tube (called a sigmoidscope). Double Contrast Barium Enema This test uses x-rays to view the colon. It involves filling the colon with barium (a chalky substance that helps produce clear x-ray images) and air to make small abnormalities more visible. Colonoscopy With this procedure, a colonoscope (a longer version of a sigmoidscope) is used to view the entire colon. Colonoscopy is also used to remove abnormal tissue so that it may be sent to a laboratory for evaluation. CT Colonography (Virtual Colonoscopy) This test is a CT or CAT scan of the colon and rectum. For CT colonography, special computer programs create both two- and three-dimensional pictures of the inside of the colon and rectum, which allows the doctor to look for polyps or cancer. While this test is not invasive like colonoscopy, it still requires the same type of bowel preparation and uses a tube placed in the rectum (similar to the tube used for barium enema) to fill the colon with air. Also, if polyps or other suspicious areas are discovered, a colonoscopy will most likely be needed to explore or remove them. Digital Rectal Exam During a digital rectal exam (DRE) a doctor inserts a lubricated, gloved finger into the rectum to feel for signs of tissue changes. Digital rectal exams are not recommended as stand-alone tests. American Cancer Society (ACS) Screening Guidelines Beginning at age 50, men and women who are at average risk for developing colorectal cancer should have one of the screening options below: • Flexible sigmoidoscopy every 5 years* • Colonoscopy every 10 years • Double-contrast barium enema every 5 years* • CT colonography (virtual colonoscopy) every 5 years* • Fecal occult blood test (FOBT) or fecal immunochemical test (FIT) every year*,**
*Colonoscopy should be done if test results are positive. **The take-home multiple sample method should be used. An FOBT or FIT done during a digital rectal exam in the doctor’s office is not an adequate screening. The ACS screening guidelines are recommended for all people ages 50 and older that have no symptoms and are at average risk for developing colorectal cancer. Those at higher risk should begin screening at an earlier age and undergo more frequent screenings. High-risk individuals are those with a genetic predisposition for colorectal cancer, a personal or family history of the disease, certain lifestyle behaviors (i.e., poor diet, inactivity, and obesity), and/or inflammatory bowel disease. High-risk individuals should consult their physician to determine an appropriate screening schedule. Colorectal cancer is preventable and easier to treat when detected early. These symptoms can be caused by conditions other than cancer.
For more information, please call: Gastroenterology
Lafayette Gastroenterology: 765.807.0531 Ravish Mahajan, MD www.lafayettegastro.com Murray Gastrointestinal Health Services: 765.446.5060 Robert Murray, DO www.drrobertmurray.com
Lafayette Surgical Clinic: 765.446.5065 John Francis, MD Jerry Jefson, MD Nathan Huber, MD Gerritt Smith, MD Thomas Summer, MD www.unitysurgical.com
Medical Oncology / Hematology
Lafayette Cancer Care: 765.446.5050 Nancy A. DiMartino, MD Glen Papaioannou, MD Becky Cutchin, RN, ANP-BC, OCN www.lafayettecancercare.com Source: *National Cancer Institute, http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/screening/ colorectal/Patient/page3 (accessed August 16, 2010). **American Cancer Society, http://www.cancer.org/docroot/CRI/content/ CRI_2_4_3X_Can_colon_and_rectum_cancer_be_found_early.asp (accessed August 16, 2010).
Tips For Stretching Your Healthy Food Budget Grocery prices are climbing all the time. The following tips will help you stretch your grocery budget and still eat well. 1. Cook enough for several meals and freeze leftovers. Place enough food for 1-2 meals in each container. 2. Create a meal plan for the week that uses similar fruits and vegetables, prepared in different ways. Make the most out of the produce that you buy. 3. Buy fruits and vegetables in season at farmers’ markets or at your local grocery store. 4. Grow your own vegetables. Invest a little in seeds, and get a lot of vegetables in return. Try indoor pots or greenhouse growing for the cooler months. 5. Mix it yourself. 100% juice from frozen concentrate is often less expensive per serving than pre-bottled juice. 6. Minimize waste, by buying only the amounts your family will eat. 7. Learn basic food math. Taking the time to make a food budget before grocery trips can make food buying decisions easier. Simple food math can help you decide if the watermelon or the bunch of grapes is a better buy. 8. Enjoy the comforts of home more often. Eating at restaurants can increase the amount you spend on food. Include fruits and vegetables in quick, simple meals that you prepare at home. 9. Be creative! To get the most out of your purchase, enjoy your fruits and vegetables in different ways. For example, you can use fruits for dessert. Try baking apples or poaching pears with some cinnamon. 10. Homemade soup is a healthy and tasty way to use vegetables. Make a big batch and freeze leftovers in small lunch-size containers. 11. Look for sales and deals on fruits and vegetables at the grocery store or through coupons. 12. Cut your fruits and vegetables at home. Pre-cut produce can cost much more than whole fruits and vegetables. 13. Don’t shop hungry. Eat a healthy snack, such as an apple, before going to the grocery store so that you stick to your budget and avoid spending money set aside for fruit and vegetables on less healthy temptations. 14. Maximize your time and money. Cut coupons for foods, such as fruits and vegetables, only on your grocery list. 15. Canned fruits and vegetables will last a long time and can be a healthy addition to a variety of meals. Choose canned vegetables that have no added salt and fruit that is canned in 100% fruit juice. 16. Frozen fruit and vegetables store well in the freezer until you’re ready to add them to a meal.
17. Pick your own at local farms. Late summer and early fall is a great time to pick your own fruits and vegetables. This can be a fun and less expensive way to buy in bulk and freeze, can, or dry for later. 18. Dried fruit lasts for a long time, but can be expensive. Buy in bulk with friends and share the cost. 19. Store-brands can be a great budget choice for many forms of fruits and vegetables. 20. When trying new fruits and vegetables, buy in small amounts. Taste test before you change your grocery list. 21. Keep it simple. Buy dried beans, peas, and lentils in their raw or uncooked form instead of the processed and packaged versions which cost more. 22. Avoid buying single servings. Purchasing many small packages of produce is often more expensive than buying in larger amounts. 23. Shop at large grocery stores instead of small convenience stores when possible. There is more choice and the produce is often less expensive at larger stores. 24. To make many fresh fruits and vegetables last longer, store them in the refrigerator or freezer soon after getting home from your shopping trip. Many cookbooks offer specific freezing instructions. 25. Clearly label your foods in the freezer and refrigerator with the contents and date to stay within a safe time frame. 26. Get creative with your leftover fruits and vegetables. Make salsa from your tomatoes and smoothies from your fruits! 27. Buy frozen fruits and vegetables in large bags to stretch your budget (e.g., green beans and blueberries). Avoid those with added sugar, salt, or sauce. Source: Centers For Disease Control, http://www.fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov/downloads/ Stretch_FV_Budget.pdf (accessed January 19, 2012) Centers For Disease Control, http://www.fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov/index.html (accessed January 19, 2012)
Spring Into The Season With Fabulous Feet Spring is right around the corner! It’s that time of year when boots and closed toed shoes go into hibernation and the feet get their first peek at the new season. To some, unveiling the feet after a long cold winter stuck inside of heavy socks and shoes, is a little daunting. Whether it’s dry, flaky skin from lack of moisture, discolored toenails, or pesky corns and calluses, the feet can suffer from being cooped up during the winter months. Luckily, a little pre-debut pampering can go a long way and may be just what the doctor ordered. Pampering the feet promotes good hygiene and will alert you to any problem areas that may need treatment from a podiatrist before slipping into sandals this spring,” said Dr. Nick Costidakis, Family Foot Clinic. If you choose to “pamper” your feet, make sure to take your toes to a professional and be aware of spa safety. Salons have health codes they must follow, however, sometimes health and safety fall to the wayside. Fungal and bacterial infections from whirlpool foot baths are all too common and the cure can be costly. Here are ten do-it-yourself tips that will help you confidently slip your feet into the hottest sandal styles of the season. 1. Soak the feet with warm water for at least 10 minutes. Footnote: APMA recommends adding Epson salt, herbal soaks or oils for additional relaxation. 2. Remove thickened, dead skin build up (also known as calluses) around the presoaked heels, balls and sides of the feet with a pumice stone or foot file. Footnote: APMA advises not using a razor because it removes too much skin and can easily cause infection or permanent damage to the skin if used incorrectly. 3. Use an exfoliating scrub on the soles, sides and tops of the feet to eliminate dry, flaky winter skin. Footnote: Try Pedinol’s Hydrisalic Gel, which holds the APMA Seal of Approval. 4. Apply and massage a healthy amount of emollient-enriched skin lotion all over your feet to hydrate the skin and increase circulation. Footnote: Remove any excess moisturizer from the toenails and in between toes as this can be a bastion for bacteria. Try AmLactin moisturizing cream, which holds the APMA Seal of Approval. 5. Clip toenails with a straight edge toenail clipper to just above the top of each toe to ensure nails do not become curved or rounded in the corners. Footnote: Try using Sole Savior’s SOS Safe Salon PedicureKit, which holds the APMA Seal of Acceptance. 6. Before bed, very lightly wrap cellophane around your entire foot. The cellophane will act as a makeshift sauna by locking in moisture. 7. Apply nail polish to the toenails only if the nail is healthy. Remove polish regularly to let the nail bed breathe. 8. Practice good foot hygiene, including daily washing of the feet with soap and water, drying feet carefully, particularly between the toes. 9. If any skin or nail conditions exist, see a podiatrist for a medical diagnosis. 10. Inspect your sandals or flip-flops from the previous year. Discard any that appear too worn.
Eye Health May is Healthy Vision Month (HVM), a national eye health observance established by the National Eye Institute (NEI) in May 2003. NEI is one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Millions of people living in the United States have undetected vision problems, eye diseases, and conditions. HVM is designed to elevate vision as a health priority for the Nation by promoting the importance of early detection and treatment, as well as the use of proper eye safety practices, in preventing vision loss and blindness. One of the most important things people can do to protect their vision is to schedule a comprehensive dilated eye exam. In this painless procedure, an eye care professional examines the eyes to look for common vision problems and eye diseases, many of which have no early warning signs. A comprehensive dilated eye exam can detect eye diseases and conditions in their early stages, before vision loss occurs. Early detection and treatment can help to save your sight. NEI offers a variety of educational resources that can be tailored to meet the eye health needs of people in your community. Please join us in educating your community about eye health and safety and the importance of comprehensive dilated eye exams! For more information, please call: Burgett Kresovsky Eye Care - 765.446.5130 Magnante Eye Care - 765.449.7564
May is Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month. Osteoporosis is a debilitating disease in which bones become fragile and are more likely to break. It has been called the “silent disease” because there are often no symptoms until the fracture occurs. In most cases, osteoporosis can be prevented by: • Eating foods high in calcium; • Getting plenty of exercise; • Not smoking; and, • Limiting alcohol use.
Source: American Podiatric Medical Association For more information, please call:
Early detection is easy. The Department of Health advises adults to ask their doctor or health care provider if they should have a bone density scan to detect loss of bone mass. The scan is safe, quick and painless. Several options are now available to treat osteoporosis.
For more information, please call: InnerVision Advanced Medical Imaging - 765.447.7447
Family Foot Clinic, Nicholas Costidakis, DPM - 765.447.4776 Greater Lafayette Foot Care, William Oliver, DPM & David Sullivan, DPM - 765.449.2436 Hoover Foot Clinic, James Hoover, DPM - 765.447.7644 Podiatry Christopher Moon, DPM - 765.449.4700
Occupational Therapy April is Occupational Therapy Month Celebrate It All Year! Occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants help people across the lifespan participate in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities (occupations). Common occupational therapy interventions include helping children with disabilities to participate fully in school and social situations, helping people recovering from injury to regain skills, and providing supports for older adults experiencing physical and cognitive changes. Occupational therapy services may include comprehensive evaluations of the client’s home and other environments (e.g., workplace, school), recommendations for adaptive equipment and training in its use, and guidance and education for family members and caregivers. Occupational therapy practitioners have a holistic perspective, in which the focus is on adapting the environment to fit the person, and the person is an integral part of the therapy team. To celebrate Occupational Therapy Month, Miracles Rehabilitation had a Healthy Hands Open House on April 14th and it was a great success. Many people came to get information about hand injuries and received a free paraffin treatment and hand massage. Hand massages were provided by a Certified Massage Therapist. Two half hour massages and a manicure were raffled off. Miracles Rehabilitation employs three occupational therapists who are Certified Hand Therapists; Amy Cobb, Joyce Rexing and Angie Shehorn. In addition, they recently hired a Certified OT Assistant Amanda Shedrow. A hand therapist is an occupational therapist or physical therapist who, through advanced study and experience, specializes in treating individuals with conditions affecting the hands and upper extremity. A hand specialist may also have advanced certification as a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT).
Rainbow Fruit Salad Fruit salad: 1 large mango, peeled and diced 2 C fresh blueberries 2 bananas, sliced 2 C fresh strawberries, halved 2 C seedless grapes 2 nectarines, unpeeled and sliced 1 kiwi fruit, peeled and sliced Honey orange sauce: 1/3 C unsweetened orange juice 2 Tbsp lemon juice 1-1/2 Tbsp honey 1/4 tsp ground ginger dash nutmeg Directions: Prepare the fruit. Combine all the ingredients for the sauce and mix. Just before serving, pour honey orange sauce over the fruit. Yield: 12 servings Serving Size: 4 oz cup
Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories 96,
Total fat 1g, Saturated fat less than 1g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 4mg
The occupational therapists at Lafayette Rehabilitation Services celebrated OT month by going into the commnunity to raise awareness of OT services among local physicians. Additionally, they have put together “hand care” gift baskets to be given to patients, and to raffle winners via Lafayette Rehabilitation Services’ Facebook page.
Sean Strawmyer, MOT/R
Anne McPherson, OTR, CHT
For more information, please call: Lafayette Rehabilitation Services - 765.447.5552 | www.lafayetterehab.com Miracles Rehabilitation Lafayette/West Lafayette 765.807.2773 | 765.463.2200 | www.miraclesrehab.com
Choosing A Primary Care Physician - The Smart Way Choosing a new physician can be a difficult task. Asking for recommendations is a good way to start, but ultimately you will have to decide which physician is best suited to your individual needs and situation. It is important to establish a relationship with a primary care physician (PCP), especially before you ever get sick. Primary care doctors should be the first line of defense in protecting your health, but millions of Americans don’t have a PCP. Even patients who regularly visit specialists don’t always have a PCP, leaving them unprepared when the flu or an infection strikes. Everyone gets sick at some point, so selecting a PCP ahead of time means you don’t have to scramble around when you need medical care. Here are some questions and answers that can help you select a PCP who understands your particular needs. What information should I find out about the doctor? It may help to ask the doctor’s office these questions: • At which hospitals does the doctor have privileges? • How long does it take to get in to see the doctor for a routine visit and for urgently needed care? • Who covers for the doctor when the need arises? • Is the doctor board certified? (This means he or she has had training after medical school and has passed an exam to be certified as a specialist in a certain field.) What personal qualities should I look for in a doctor? Find a doctor who listens carefully, explains things clearly, anticipates your health problems and allows you to ask questions. What information should I bring to my appointment? It is important to provide your doctor with the following: • Your health history • A list of medications you’re taking • Any vitamins or supplements you take • A description of any current health problems you’re having. If you have symptoms, the doctor will want to know when they first appeared, how often • A list of questions. Ask your doctor to explain any answers you don’t understand
Find A Doctor...Near You. Allergy & Asthma
Ketan Sheth, M.D. 1345 Unity Place, Suite 145 A Lafayette, IN 47905 PH: 765.446.5040 | FX: 765.446.5041
Ravish Mahajan, M.D. 5 Executive Drive, Suite B1 Lafayette, IN 47905 PH: 765.807.0531 | FX: 765.807.0534
Lafayette Allergy and Asthma Clinic
Lafayette Regional Vein & Laser Center
Marlin Schul, M.D. 985 South Creasy Lane Lafayette, IN 47905 PH: 765.807.2770 | FX: 765.807.0348
Family Medicine Diane Begley, M.D.
3801 Amelia Avenue, Suite C Lafayette, IN 47905 PH: 765.446.5161 | FX: 765.446.5160
Benton County Medical Center Steven Martin, M.D. 1004 South East Street Fowler, IN 47944 PH: 765.884.1111 | FX: 765.884.1605
Clinic of Family Medicine Mallik Chaganti, M.D.
Robert E. Darnaby, M.D. Stephen C. Spicer, M.D. James G. Wakefield III, M.D. 1103 East Grace Street Rensselaer, IN 47978 PH: 219.866.4135 | FX: 219.866.0803
Louck Family Medicine
Christopher Louck, M.D. 716 South College Street Rensselaer, IN 47978 PH: 219.866.4300 | FX: 219.866.7591
Pickerill, Adler & Associates
Jeremy Adler, M.D. Casey Pickerill, M.D. Darren Reed, D.O. 2525 South Street Lafayette, IN 47904 PH: 765.807.2320 | FX: 765.807.2330
Rossville Family Medicine
Duane Estep, M.D. Wanda Estep, M.D. 5450 West State Road 26, Suite 300 Rossville, IN 46065 PH: 765.379.2222 | FX: 765.379.3222
Southside Family Practice
John Cusack, M.D. Shadi Resheidat, M.D. 3554 Promenade Parkway, Suite F Lafayette, IN 47909 PH: 765.471.9146 | FX: 765.477.0277
Murray Gastrointestinal Health Services Robert Murray, D.O. 114 Executive Drive, Suite A Lafayette, IN 47905 PH: 765.446.5060 | FX: 765.446.5061
General Surgery Lafayette Surgical Clinic
John Francis, M.D. Jerry Jefson, M.D. Nathan Huber, M.D. Gerritt Smith, M.D. Thomas Summer, M.D. 1345 Unity Place, Suite 235 Lafayette, IN 47905 PH: 765.446.5065 | FX: 765.446.5170
Immediate Care / Lab Unity Immediate Care Center
Elizabeth Riggs, M.D. 1321 Unity Place, Suite B Lafayette, IN 47905 PH: 765.446.1362 | FX: 765.446.1007
Internal Medicine Abramovitz Internal Medicine
Ruth Abramovitz, M.D. 500 West Navajo Street West Lafayette, IN 47906 PH: 765.742.6774 | FX: 765.742.6914
Gagan Chadha, M.D.
166 Sagamore Pkwy W West Lafayette, IN 47906 PH: 765.497.2428 | FX: 765.497.4251
Gary Prah, M.D.
1318 Main Street Lafayette, IN 47901 PH: 765.742.5254 | FX: 765.742.4991
West Lafayette Internal Medicine Carlos Gambirazio, M.D. 152 Sagamore Parkway West West Lafayette, IN 47906 PH: 765.423.6556 | FX: 765.423.6024
Medical Oncology / Hematology Lafayette Cancer Care
Nancy A. DiMartino, M.D. Glen Papaioannou, M.D. 1345 Unity Place, Suite 135 Lafayette, IN 47905 PH: 765.446.5050 | FX: 765.446.5119
Khaled Hammoud, M.D. 1345 Unity Place, Suite 310B Lafayette, IN 47905 PH: 765.446.5220 | FX: 765.446.5221
Outpatient Surgical Center
Michael Krauss, M.D. 1321 Unity Place, Suite A Lafayette, IN 47905 PH: 765.446.2450 | FX: 765.446.1083
1411 S. Creasy Lane, Suite 200 Lafayette, IN 47905 PH: 765.446.5000 | FX: 765.446.5011
Burgett Kresovsky Eye Care
Jason Burgett, M.D. Seth Kresovsky, M.D. 1345 Unity Place, Suite 245 Lafayette, IN 47905 PH: 765.446.5130 | FX: 765.446.5131
Magnante Eye Care
David Magnante, M.D. 975 Mezzanine Drive, Suite B Lafayette, IN 47905 PH: 765.449.7564 | FX: 765.807.7943
Unity Surgical Center
Innovations Pain Management Group Tonia Kusumi, M.D. 3738 Landmark Drive, Suite A Lafayette, IN 47905 PH: 765.807.2780 | FX: 765.807.2781
Pain Care Center
Robert Bigler, M.D. Ferdinand Ramos, M.D. 975 Mezzanine Drive, Suite C Lafayette, IN 47905 PH: 765.807.7988 | FX: 765.807.7989
John T. Bauman, M.D. Daniel J. Daluga, M.D. Robert J. Hagen, M.D. Michael E. Highhouse, M.D. Michael D. Krauss, M.D. Mark C. Page, M.D. Peter J. Torok, M.D. 1411 South Creasy Lane, Suite 120 Lafayette, IN 47905 PH: 765.447.4165 | FX: 765.447.4168
Lara Boggess, M.D. Linda Froberg, M.D. M. Ann Jonkman, M.D. Anna Wildermuth, M.D. 324 N. 25th Street Lafayette, IN 47904 PH: 765.447.6936 | FX: 765.447.2536
Lafayette Orthopaedic Clinic
Orthopaedics Spinal Surgery Indiana Spine Center
John Gorup, M.D. Mario Brkaric, M.D. 1345 Unity Place, Suite 310 Lafayette, IN 47905 PH: 765.446.5210 | FX: 765.446.5211
Outpatient Physical / Occupational Therapy Lafayette Rehabilitation Services 1411 S. Creasy Lane, Suite 100 Lafayette, IN 47905 PH: 765.447.5552 | FX: 765.449.1054
Miracles Rehabilitation Lafayette / West Lafayette 3806 Amelia Avenue Lafayette, IN 47905 PH: 765.807.2773 | FX: 765.807.2774 917 Sagamore Parkway West West Lafayette, IN 47906 PH: 765.463.2200 | FX: 765.463.3625
Froberg Pediatric Center
Lafayette Regional Vein & Laser Center Marlin Schul, M.D. 985 South Creasy Lane Lafayette, IN 47905 PH: 765.807.2770 | FX: 765.807.0348
Plastic Surgery Lai Plastic Surgery
Khoa Lai, M.D. 1345 Unity Place, Suite 210 Lafayette, IN 47905 PH: 765.446.5432 | FX: 765.446.5431
Family Foot Clinic
Nicholas Costidakis, D.P.M. 975 Mezzanine Drive, Suite B Lafayette, IN 47905 PH: 765.447.4776 | FX: 765.447.4809
Greater Lafayette Foot Care
William Oliver III, D.P.M. David Sullivan, D.P.M. 1345 Unity Place, Suite 225 Lafayette, IN 47904 PH: 765.449.2436 | FX: 765.449.1817
Christopher Moon, D.P.M.
750 Park East Boulevard, Unit #4 Lafayette, IN 47905 PH: 765.449.4700 1256 S. Jackson Street Frankfort, IN 46041 PH: 765.659.1843 | FX: 765.654.5380
Hoover Foot Clinic
James Hoover, D.P.M. 2020 Union Street, Suite 100 Lafayette, IN 47904 PH: 765.447.7644 | FX: 765.448.9009
Patricia Moisan-Thomas, Ph.D. Norman Phillion, Ph.D. 2020 Union Street, Suite 101 Lafayette, IN 47904 PH: 765.449.8286 | FX: 765.449.0445
Radiation Oncology Lafayette Radiation Oncology
Kazumi Chino, M.D. Irene Gordon, M.D. Mary Margaret Rhees, M.D. Bedatri Sinha, M.D. Faith, Hope & Love Cancer Center 1425 Unity Place Lafayette, IN 47905 PH: 765.447.7460 | FX: 765.447.8396
Radiology Unity Radiology
John Fiederlein, M.D. Steven Hossler, M.D. Kent Lancaster, M.D. Stephen Matthews, M.D. InnerVision Advanced Medical Imaging 1411 S. Creasy Lane, Suite 130 Lafayette, IN 47905 3801 Amelia Avenue, Suite A Lafayette, IN 47905 3750 Landmark Drive, Suite A Lafayette, IN 47905 InnerVision West 3482 McClure Avenue, Suite 100 West Lafayette, IN 47906 PH: 765.447.7447 | FX: 765.447.1767
Lafayette Clinic of Urology
Jeffrey Cooper, M.D. Richard Selo, M.D. 1345 Unity Place, Suite 110 Lafayette, IN 47905 PH: 765.447.9308 | FX: 765.447.2387
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Unity Immediate Care Center No Appointment Necessary
When your family or employee needs immediate medical attention, you want quality care that’s close to home. That’s why Unity Immediate Care Center is open daily, to get you the care you deserve. Our experienced physicians see patients on a walk-in basis when your primary care physician may not be available. The Unity Immediate Care Center provides prompt medical attention for many of your health care needs while bridging the gap between your primary care physician and the emergency room. Some of the many advantages of using the Unity Immediate Care Center include: • Extended hours. • No appointments are necessary. • Walk-ins are always welcome. • Less costly than most emergency room visits. • Convenient and easy access. • Patient friendly environment. • Less intrusive than a hospital emergency room environment. • Full service with lab and x-ray capabilities.
No Appointment Needed. Open 8 am to 8 pm. 7 days a week, except Holidays.
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Published on Apr 26, 2012
Published on Apr 26, 2012
Unity HealthFocus Newsletter is a bi-monthly newsletter provided by Unity Healthcare. The newsletter provides important information regardin...