Deig Spencer DO

Home Town: Evansville, IN
Clinical Interests: I am interested in broad spectrum family medicine in a rural area. I am from Evansville, Indiana and I plan to return to the area to practice.
Personal Interests: I enjoy kayaking, cycling, and running. I like to hike at the local state parks on weekends and enjoy cooking in my free time.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I wanted to stay in Indiana and Union Hospital was best qualified to prepare me for the kind of practice I want in the future. I was also very impressed by the positive work environment of the residency and Union Hospital in general.


Nate Hall Phillip MD

Home Town: Madison, IN
Clinical Interests: Full spectrum family practice, procedures, and outpatient medicine
Personal Interests: Golf, history, book collecting, reading, traveling, and college football
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency because it is an unopposed program with a strong work community and sense of camaraderie among the residents. There is great exposure to procedures and strong faculty and staff.


Jones Jonathan MD

Home Town: Dyer, IN
Clinical Interests: I am interested in outpatient family practice medicine. I am also interested in minor clinic procedures and mental health. I enjoy the continuity of care that FM physicians can have in a clinical setting. Getting to know the patient is as important as the disease itself.
Personal Interests: I am a big sports fan. I especially like the Cubs, Bears, and Bulls. I enjoy spending time with my wife and traveling.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency for many reasons, the most important of them being the environment. From the day of my interview, I could tell that friendship, teamwork, and family were important. Every member of the residency including nurses, residents, and attendings have a positive attitude. The environment is invigorating and makes coming to work easy and fun. The program is unopposed and we gain a great deal of knowledge from all the attendings and specialists. Everyone is willing to teach, no matter who it is.


Joshi Samir MD

Home Town: St. Louis Park, MN
Clinical Interests: I am particularly interested in sports medicine and plan on pursuing a primary care sports medicine fellowship.
Personal Interests: I have a passion for traveling around different parts of the country and world. My top 2 favorite places I've been to are the Boundary Waters Canoe area in Minnesota and Spain. I am also a huge sports fan. I enjoy playing and watching soccer and football. I am a big Minnesota Vikings and Wisconsin Badger fan.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency because of the people here and the training experience I anticipated getting. The faculty, staff, and fellow residents all have such a great camaraderie and it is something I wanted to be a part of. I knew I would enjoy working, growing, and learning with these people over the next 3 years. I also appreciated that the program tailors your curriculum to your interests. I have been able to get a lot of sports medicine experience during my intern year because the faculty truly cares about resident interests/goals and they have the resources to make it happen.



Home Town: Peoria, IL
Clinical Interests: I am interested in pursuing hospitalist work in a rural area, possibly in combination with outpatient work. In addition, I enjoy learning to do colonoscopies and other procedures.
Personal Interests: I am passionate about my faith and enjoy the learning and fellowship which takes place during bible study. I also run a few miles outside everyday no matter the weather and will train for a long distance race if I have enough time. Other hobbies of mine include going to the movies, hiking, and collecting rare rocks.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: This residency is a real gem! The diverse and interesting patient pathology will leave you confidently prepared for whatever path you may take after residency. It is a rural yet urban setting with a wide variety of experience opportunities. The supportive faculty and staff and down-to-earth residents make the learning experience even better!


Leubner Ashley MD

Home Town: Hornell, NY
Clinical Interests: Full scope family medicine -- everything from pediatrics to geriatrics with added interest in gynecology and procedures. I enjoy building relationships with my patients and gaining an understanding of their social background and support system which enables me to effectively manage their medical conditions.
Personal Interests: I enjoy spending my time off with my fur baby, Kooper. I adopted him from a rescue organization when his story captured my heart. I enjoy being outdoors, hiking, biking, hanging out at the pool, and traveling. I enjoy the water and I am PADI dive certified. We hike Turkey Run State Park regularly.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: While learning more about all of the family medicine residency programs, I quickly became overwhelmed. Ultimately, I decided that a strong, unopposed program that could offer unlimited procedures and a group of colleagues that I wouldn't mind spending 80 hours a week with was a must! While interviewing at Union Hospital I was quite impressed with the great group of people I encountered -- from the awesome nurses to the faculty and residents. I could envision these people becoming an amazing work family. This is something I did not feel with other programs. There really was no other choice for me.


Wursta Stephen MD

Home Town: Ft. Pierce, FL
Clinical Interests: Full spectrum and procedural medicine with OB care. I also enjoy emergency and urgent care medicine. I am interested in point-of-care ultrasound, outpatient acute care, and diagnostic procedures.
Personal Interests: Fly fishing, food, cooking, traveling, gardening, and spending time with my wife and family.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: No matter where a physician practices, the more comprehensive and diverse his or her training, the more adept he or she will be at managing complex medical and social situations that impact his or her patients. I chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency because the program allows me opportunities to train in a variety of clinical settings including various outpatient clinics, a robust obstetrics department with a dedicated OB-ED as well as a busy main ED, all while offering an enriching inpatient medicine experience to prepare me for a career in emergency or hospital medicine. This program is helping me to build the foundation of knowledge and skills required to be an excellent family practitioner.



Home Town: Fruit Heights, UT
Medical Interests: Comprehensive medicine, preventive care, and working with the underserved population
Personal Interests: Scuba diving, hiking, traveling, gardening, and reading
Future plans: Practicing community medicine, working in a hospital, urgent/emergent care. Dr. Copeland also plans to get a puppy!
Practice preference: Hospital Inpatient/Outpatient



Home Town: Frankenmuth, MI
Medical Interests: Full spectrum family medicine, pediatrics, and inpatient medicine
Personal Interests: Baseball - Detroit Tigers, football, hiking, camping, traveling, and spending time with family
Future plans: Primary care medicine
Practice preference: Open to any future practice possibilities



Home Town: Phoenix, AZ
Medical Interests: Diabetes, GI health, and diet
Personal Interests: Spending time with family, the study of ethics, theology, and Christian history
Future plans: Full spectrum family medicine including underserved populations
Practice preference: Inpatient and outpatient practice



Home Town: Linton, IN
Clinical Interests: Full scope family practice including inpatient and outpatient care of all age groups, obstetrics, women's health, office-based procedures, sports medicine, and service medicine
Personal Interests: I recently celebrated my one year wedding anniversary with my wife, Julia, and we welcomed our first child, a daughter named Hazel, at the end of March 2018. I also enjoy golf, tennis, cooking, traveling, watching sports, and spending time with friends and family.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I wanted a community-based unopposed residency. After searching the Midwest for such programs, I was impressed with the opportunities available at Union Hospital. Having gone to school at IUSM, I had the opportunity to work with many preceptors who were graduates of the program and I was consistently impressed by the broad knowledge bases and scopes of practice each of them had. I knew that Union could and would provide many opportunities for me to develop into the type of physician that I wanted to be and serve a community in many different ways. Since coming here, I have never regretted my decision and am grateful for the medical training that I have received.



Home Town: East Chicago, IN
Clinical Interests: Hospital medicine, rural medicine, diabetes, clinical trial research
Personal Interests: Sports including -- volleyball, softball, snowboarding, and horseback riding. Animal rescue work is also an important personal interest!
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I felt like the program was directly in link with my goals for residency. Union appeared to have everything I was looking for and more. It sounds strange but it was a feeling I got just fit.



Home Town: East Hartford, CT
Clinical Interests:  I enjoy inpatient medicine, critical care medicine, and emergency medicine. I also enjoy doing inpatient procedures. I enjoy performing Point-of-Care Ultrasound and apply those skills in the emergency and inpatient setting. I have a strong interest in helping to promote bedside ultrasound techniques and interpretation to clinicians as another adjunct to our clinical knowledge.
Personal Interests: I enjoy everything from reading to gaming, hiking, cooking, and gardening. I stay active with boxing and Jiujitsu and like to watch some UFC (and shovel hot wings into my face) when I get the chance.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: Union Hospital is a great learning environment with great people and staff. The program is very open to everyone's interests and actively helps to get the knowledge and experience in those areas they desire. In the end, we are one big wonderfully dysfunctional family and I wouldn't have it any other way.



Home Town: Columbus, IN
Clinical Interests:  I am interested in preventative medicine and community health and education. I am also passionate about broad-spectrum rural family medicine.
Personal Interests: Piano -- listening, playing & teaching; auto racing; family time; ice hockey; and serving the needs of my cats!
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency because I had worked with the residents while doing 3rd and 4th year rotations in medical school at Indiana University. I immediately felt the family connections the residents had here and the closeness they had with their faculty. I knew I wanted to be a part of that.


Medical School: Ross University
Medical Interests: Sports medicine, primary care, procedures, and minor surgery
Personal Interests: The Miami Heat, Miami Dolphins, movies, eating free food (lol), and working out
Future plans: Professional sports team doctor
Practice preference: Hospital or private clinic


Medical School: University of the East/Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center
Medical Interests: Primary care, preventive medicine, and emergency medicine
Personal Interests: Travel, running, guitar, trying new restaurants/foods
Future plans: Primary care physician practice
Practice preference: Hospital or group practice


Medical School: Indiana University - Terre Haute
Medical Interests: Full spectrum rural primary care and office procedures. I also enjoy teaching students.
Personal Interests: Family time, community involvement, and hobbies including music, baking, cross-stitch, reading, and teaching myself to knit!
Future plans:  Provide comprehensive care to a rural community in Indiana
Practice preference: Small group or clinic setting


Medical School: American University of the Caribbean
Medical Interests: Women's health; International medicine
Personal Interests: Reading, traveling, cooking, and enjoying nature
Future plans: Primary care medicine and international medicine
Practice preference: Open to a variety of opportunities


Medical School: University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
Medical Interests: Rural family medicine, critical care & emergency medicine, procedures, and preventive care
Personal Interests: Hiking, badminton, tennis, swimming, wakeboarding, drawing/painting, music, and food!
Future plans: To create a community program that promotes health and wellness, to get involved with social entrepreneurship, and to spearhead medical missions in impoverished communities in the Phillipines
Practice preference: Hospitalist; private practice in a rural setting


Medical School: St. George's University
Medical Interests: Sports medicine, emergency medicine, and procedures
Personal Interests: Football, basketball, folk style wrestling, hiking, and spending time with my family
Future plans: Possible sports medicine or emergency medicine fellowship
Practice preference: Private practice


Medical School: American University of the Caribbean
Medical Interests: Full spectrum family medicine, sports medicine, and procedures
Personal Interests: Traveling, soccer/sports, golfing, bocce ball, wakeboarding, boating, snowboarding, and spending time with family
Future plans: I plan to either pursue a fellowship in sports medicine or begin working in the outpatient setting
Practice preference: Solo or group practice


Medical School: Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine - Pikeville.

Danielle Cundiff DO

Medical School: Ross University

Christopher Fitzsimmons MD

Medical School: Ross University

Danny Isawi MD

Medical School: University of Allepo

Elias Khalaf MD

Medical School: Indiana University - Terre Haute

Patrick Titzer MD

Medical School: Ross University

Tony Tran MD

Medical School: University of Illinois - Rockford

Laura Watt MD

Medical School: American University of Antigua
Fellowship: Emergency Medicine Fellowship - Fort Wayne, IN 

Danyelle Aber


Medical School: American University of the Caribbean

Gregory Andonian


Medical School: Ross University

Thomas Baker


Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine 

Neil Martin


Medical School: St. George's University
Fellowship: Sports Medicine Fellowship - Toledo, OH

Eric Pickrell


Medical School: University of Kentucky

Jon Thompson


Medical School: Sri Siddhartha Medical College

Manju Thothala


Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine

Dr. Guzman


Medical School: Allama Iqbal Medical College Lahore, Pakistan  

Dr. Khan


Medical School: Belarusian Starte Medical University

Dr. Kubasova


Medical School: Ross Medical University 

Dr. Rai


Medical School: American University of the Caribbean

Dr. Syed


Medical School: University of Illinois - Rockford  

Dr. Henson


Medical School: Indiana University 

Dr. Brietweiser


Medical School: American University of the Caribbean

Dr. Rana


Medical School: University of Colorado - Anschutz Medical Campus School of Medicine

Dr. Ramsey


Medical School: Narayana Medical College (India)

Dr. Narravula


Medical School: Ross University

Dr. Hastie


Medical School: Ross University 



Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - Georgia Campus

Dr. Guenther


Medical School: Ross University 

Dr. Cosentino


Medical School: St. George's University

Dr. Abed


Medical School: Narayana Medical College

Dr. Bondalapati


Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Clark


Medical School: Osmania Medical College

Dr. Sreedasyam


Medical School: University of Santo Tomas

Dr. Yamamoto


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