- Certified Nurse Practitioner
- Certified Physician Assistant
- Doctor of Medicine
- Physician Scribe
- DR. SHASHANK KASHYAPMDDR. SHASHANK KASHYAPMD
Dr. Shashank Kashyap did his residency at McLaren Regional Medical Center, Michigan State University, where he was chief resident. He is board certified in Internal Medicine. He has special focus on upper Endoscopies and Colonoscopies for evaluation and management of Gastrointestinal diseases, along with Stress tests, Holter Monitoring, and Echocardiograms for evalution and management of cardiovascular diseases.
- DR. ABDALI JANMDDR. ABDALI JANMD
Dr. Abdali Jan did his residency at McLaren Regional Medical Center, Michigan State University, and he was chief resident during his time there. He then did his fellowship in Geriatrics at St. Louis University School of Medicine. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. His area of interest and special focus is caring for the elderly with complex medical issues. He specializes in Endoscopies, stress tests, and taking care of critically ill patients in the hospital.
- DR. VIJAY KAMINENIMDDR. VIJAY KAMINENIMD
Dr. Vijay Kamineni did his residency at McLaren Regional Medical Center, Michigan State University where he was chief Resident from 2005 – 2006. Dr.Kamineni has special interest in pulmonary, critical care and also inpatient and outpatient diabetes management.
- DR. KAMRAN MUSHTAQMDDR. KAMRAN MUSHTAQMD
Dr. Mushtaq completed his medical residency at McLaren Flint / Michigan State University in 2016 where he was Academic Chief Resident. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and specializes in inpatient hospital care as an Internal Medicine Hospitalist.
- DR. AHAD AYAZMDDR. AHAD AYAZMD
Dr. Ahad Ayaz did his residency at McLaren Regional Medical Center, Flint, MI where he was Academic Chief Resident in Internal Medicine. He specializes in acute inpatient care as a hospitalist and outpatient internal medicine, primary care.
- DR. RISHABH GUPTAMDDR. RISHABH GUPTAMD
Dr. Gupta completed residency, in Internal Medicine, at Mclaren, MSU in Flint, Michigan in 2018. He is certified with the American Board of Intenal Medicine. He has a special focus on acute inpatient hospital care, as an internal medicine hospitalist.
- DR. MUHAMMAD BILAL MAHMOODMDDR. MUHAMMAD BILAL MAHMOODMD
Dr. Mahmood completed his medical training at Nishtar Medical University, Multan, Pakistan. He then completed his Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Toledo in 2022. Dr. Mahmood specializes in inpatient hospital care as an Internal Medicine Hospitalist.
- DR. ADITI BAWAMDDR. ADITI BAWAMD
Dr. Bawa completed residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)-McKeesport Pennsylvania. Her current focus is in acute inpatient hospital care, working as a hospitalist within the community. She has special interests in Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases.
- DR. SADIKSHYA SHARMAMDDR. SADIKSHYA SHARMAMD
Dr. Sharma completed her medical school, internal medicine residency, at the University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio in 2023. She has a special focus on acute inpatient hospital care, as an Internal Medicine specialist.
- DR. ISAAC LEON-ACUNAMDDR. ISAAC LEON-ACUNAMD
Dr. Leon-Acuna completed his medical school at the University of Sonora in Mexico in 2018. He then completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Indiana University School of Medicine in 2023. He works in acute inpatient care, as an internal medicine hospitalist.
- STEFANIE SHIRENP-CSTEFANIE SHIRENP-C
Stefanie Shire, FNP-C obtained a Master of Science in nursing from the University of Saint Francis, graduating in May 2010. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She specializes in diabetes, women's health, and family practice.
- LAUREN FIANDTNP-CLAUREN FIANDTNP-C
Lauren obtained her degree as Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practicioner, from Indiana University Purdue University, Fort Wayne, May 2017. She is an ANCC member. She specializes in internal medicine primary care.
- MEGAN BUUCKNP-CMEGAN BUUCKNP-C
Megan attended Indiana Wesleyan University and obtained her Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner in 2017. She specializes in internal medicine working in acute inpatient settings and mental health.
- BOBBI JO MEHTANP-CBOBBI JO MEHTANP-C
Bobbi Jo graduated with her MSN, Primary Care Nurse Practitioner from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2015. She graduated Maga cum Laude and received CAAP certificate of Achievement. She specializes in inpatient hospital care.
- CAROLE "SERENA" BUCHSNP-CCAROLE "SERENA" BUCHSNP-C
Serena graduated with a Master of Science in Nursing from Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne, in 2016. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International and a member of ANCC and AANP. She specializes in inpatient hospital care, contributing to our hospitalist team.
- COURTNEY BOGGSNP-CCOURTNEY BOGGSNP-C
Courtney obtained a Masters of Science in nursing at the University of Saint Francis in 2016 and was a Sigma Theta Tau Member. Her interest is in inpatient hospital care, internal medicine, and being part of our hospitalist team.
- ELEONOR "ELLI" VANOVERPA-CELEONOR "ELLI" VANOVERPA-C
Elli obtained a Master of Physician Assistant Studies at Indiana State University in 2016. She is certified by NCCPA. Her particular interest is in internal medicine, with a primary focus on diagnosing and treating hospitalized patients. She is dedicated to providing the best level of care as a contributing member of our hospitalist team.
- JENA CHOPSONNP-CJENA CHOPSONNP-CJena graduated with her BSN from IU Bloomington in May 2010, and then graduated with her MSN/FNP from Ball State University in December 2015. She was a Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society member. She has worked with NIMA as an inpatient hospitalist provider since January of 2017.
- HEATHER FOXNP-CHEATHER FOXNP-C
Heather graduated with her Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, in 2019 from Indiana Wesleyan University. Heather is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She specializes in acute inpatient hospital care, as part of our hospitalist team.
- JUSTIN ASHERNP-CJUSTIN ASHERNP-C
Justin obtained his FNP by completing his Master of Science in Nursing from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2020. He specializes in inpatient hospital care, contributing to our hospitalist team.
- DECOMA CAVENDARNP-CDECOMA CAVENDARNP-C
Decoma graduated with her Master of Science in Nursing, specializing in Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Saint Francis in 2021. Her focus is inpatient hospital care at community hospitals contributing to our hospitalist team.
- JILLIAN EARLYNP-CJILLIAN EARLYNP-C
Jillian graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a Master of Science: Family Practice Nurse Practitioner in 2022. She worked previously as a critical care nurse before pursuing her Masters. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She is part of the inpatient hospitalist team. Working directly with acute inpatient care and mental health patients.
- ANDREA BUDZONPA-CANDREA BUDZONPA-C
Andrea obtained her Master of Medical Sciences in Physician Assistant Studies at Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Illinois. Prior to joining NIMA, she worked as a PA in urgent care for 4 years, before deciding to transition to inpatient care. She is now a part of our community hospital inpatient hospitalist team. Her interests outside of work include music, dancing, outdoor activities such as skiing, hiking, and rock climbing.
- BLAKE WEIMERNP-CBLAKE WEIMERNP-C
Blake graduated with her BSN-RN in 2013 from IPFW in Fort Wayne, IN. She has been an RN for 10 years with experience in med/surg and internal medicine. She has been an inpatient hospitalist scribe with NIMA for 7.5 years as well. She has recently graduated with her MSN-FNP from Purdue Global in 2022 and is AANP certified. She is currently working as primary care internal medicine in both Lagrange and Kendallville, but will continue to help with inpatient care, as a member of our hospitalist team.
- ALLISON GILROYPA-CALLISON GILROYPA-C
Allison obtained her masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies through the University of Saint Francis. She graduated in 2019 and was awarded membership in the Pi Alpha Honor Society. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Her previous experience is in emergency and urgent care medicine.
- BRANDON CAPALBOPA-CBRANDON CAPALBOPA-C
Brandon obtained a Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Trine University - Fort Wayne in 2022. Prior to being a PA-C, he worked as an EMT-B. He specializes in inpatient care as a member of our hospitalist team.
- EMILY HURSTNP-CEMILY HURSTNP-C
Emily graduated from Indiana State University in 2022 with her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. She graduated from the University of Saint Francis in 2012 with her Master of Nursing in Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). She is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). She is currently completing advanced training with a second Master of Nursing degree in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care - Nurse Practitioner. She worked in primary care for the first 3 years of being an FNP, before transitioning to inpatient care for the last 8 years. She specializes in Internal Medicine in acute inpatient medical and psychiatric care as a Hospitalist. She has been a Registered Nurse since 2006, specializing in pediatric intensive care, certification as a forensic nurse examiner, and a correctional nurse prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner. Her interests outside of work include family time, working out, and weightlifting. She has a passion for education and teaching/training our future Advanced Practice Providers.
- MARIA GRABNERNP-CMARIA GRABNERNP-C
Maria completed a Bachelor of Arts in English and a minor in Biology and Chemistry from Hillsdale College in Michigan in 2011. She then completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Saint Mary's College from Notre Dame in 2012, where she worked in ICU and cardiology.. She then pursued and completed a Doctor of Nursing Practice, Primary Care Nurse Practitioner degree from Rush University School of Nursing, in Chicago in 2022. Maria currently specializes in inpatient hospital care as an Internal Medicine Hospitalist.
- COURTNEY RIECKENNP-CCOURTNEY RIECKENNP-C
Courtney has been a NP with the hospitalist group at PRMC for 3 years, prior to that she was an ICU nurse for 13 years with experience in Med/Surg, trauma, and cardiovascular ICU, as well as PACU and inpatient dialysis. She graduated in 2008, with her ASN from IPFW in Fort Wayne, she then obtained her BSN from Purdue Northwest, in Hammond in 2016. Her Family Nurse Practitioner came from Walden University, in 2019. She is a hospitalist for NIMA, specializing in acute inpatient internal medicine.
- REBEKAH RAKOCZYNP-CREBEKAH RAKOCZYNP-C
Rebekah earned her BSN from Indiana Wesleyan University and her MSN from Ball State University. She has worked primarily in emergency medicine, and was a house supervisor at Parkview Huntington prior to earning her FNP. Rebekah also teaches at Indiana Wesleyan University as adjunct faculty in their school of nursing. She is a part of our NIMA hospitalist team, providing inpatient care in our community hospitals.
- CHRISTINA ROUCHRNCHRISTINA ROUCHRN
- MCKENNA JUDAYRNMCKENNA JUDAYRN
- LINDSAY HAMMELRNLINDSAY HAMMELRN
- SANDRA SABICSANDRA SABIC
- DESIREE "DESI" REYNOLDSLPNDESIREE "DESI" REYNOLDSLPN
- REAGAN BURRISRNREAGAN BURRISRN