Heart and Vascular Team

Our dedicated cardiologists work with electrophysiologists, radiologists, nurse practitioners, pulmonologists and vascular surgeons to meet the needs of heart and vascular patients. Our multidisciplinary approach translates into regular daily and weekly group consultations, as well as an open office work environment.

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    Abdul Basit, MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI

    Specialty: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiology
    Welcoming new patients
    Other languages: Hindi, Pasthun, Punjabi, Urdu, Limited Spanish

    Goshen Heart & Vascular Center
    1855 S Main St, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-533-7476

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    Biography

    Abdul Basit, MD, FACP, FACC, FSCAI, is a board certified interventional cardiologist at Goshen Heart & Vascular Center. He is fellowship trained in cardiovascular medicine and interventional cardiology.

    Dr. Basit treats a range of heart and vascular conditions, including chest pain, high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol levels, circulation disorders, arrhythmias and congestive heart failure. He uses minimally invasive procedures to open blocked arteries, widen narrowed heart valves and improve blood flow to organs and limbs.
     

    Philosophy of Care

    As part of his compassionate, comprehensive approach to care, Dr. Basit encourages patients to actively participate in making decisions about their care.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Advanced treatment procedures for acute and chronic diseases of the heart and arteries.
    • Acute coronary syndrome
    • Coronary artery disease
    • Congestive heart failure
    • Peripheral artery disease
    • Arrhythmias

    Education

    Board Certified - Interventional Cardiology

    Education and training:
    Doctor of Medicine
    Nishtar Medical College | Multan, Punjab, Pakistan

    Residency:
    Wright State University School of Medicine and Affiliated Hospitals | Kettering, OH
    Nishtar Hospital | Multan, Punjab, Pakistan

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    Charles Bower, MD

    Specialty: Interventional Radiology

    Goshen Hospital
    200 High Park Ave., Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    (574) 364-1000

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    Biography

    Dr. Charles Bower is a board certified radiologist at Goshen Hospital. He specializes in providing diagnostic and interventional radiology services, primarily for patients with peripheral vascular disease, all types of cancer and end-stage renal disease. Dr. Bower performs a range of radiology services at Goshen Hospital, Elkhart General Hospital and Memorial Hospital in South Bend. He is an honorary member of the medical staff at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago where he had previously served as a radiologist since 2001.

    Dedicated to education, Dr. Bower is a volunteer assistant professor of radiology at Indiana University School of Medicine and a clinical assistant professor of radiology at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago.

    Away from his medical practice, Dr. Bower combines interests in endurance sports, triathlon and scuba diving with his love of photography and videography. His enjoyment of music led to his serving on the board of organizations including the International Music Foundation that provides free concerts in downtown Chicago and another dedicated to the preservation of Philadelphia’s Wanamaker Organ.

    Philosophy of Care

    Dr. Bower believes in a collaborative approach centered around the patient and family. In addition to working closely with a team of specialists to deliver the best care, he focuses on patient education. When patients understand their condition and options, they are better prepared to choose a treatment plan that fits their needs and preferences.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Peripheral vascular disease
    • Dialysis access and maintenance for patients with end-stage renal disease.
    • Interventional oncology

    Education

    Board Certification:
    American Board of Radiology

    Education and training:
    Doctor of Medicine
    Saint Louis University School of Medicine | St. Louis, MO
    Graduated Magna cum Laude

    Residency:
    Radiology
    University of Illinois/Michael Reese Hospital | Chicago, IL

    Orthopedic Surgery
    University of Illinois | Chicago, IL

    General Surgery
    University of Illinois | Chicago, IL

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    Nathaniel Dew, MD, FACS

    Specialty: General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
    Welcoming new patients

    Gerig Surgical Associates
    2006 S Main St, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-535-9100


    Goshen Wound Center
    2006 S Main St, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-364-4560


    Goshen Surgery Center
    1605 Winsted Dr, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-364-4730

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    Biography

    Nathaniel Dew, MD, FACS, has received advanced training in general and vascular surgery, allowing him to perform a wide range of surgical procedures. Dr. Dew is uniquely qualified to diagnose problems and recommend the most appropriate therapy, which may or may not include surgery, as a general surgeon. He may prescribe preventive steps to help patients maintain a healthy, active lifestyle without surgical intervention. If surgery is needed, Dr. Dew incorporates the most advanced techniques and approaches available, such as endoscopy and laparoscopy, to help improve outcomes while reducing stress on the patient.

    Philosophy of Care

    Dr. Dew is committed to providing patients with the latest medical therapies and helping to improve their overall health. He believes and may prescribe preventive steps to help patients maintain a healthy, active lifestyle without surgical intervention.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Minimally invasive surgery of the chest, abdomen, pelvis, vascular system and endocrine system.
    • Chronic or slow-healing wounds
    • Planning therapies and interventions to save limbs

    Education

    Board certified in General Surgery

    Education and training:
    Doctor of Medicine
    Indiana University School of Medicine | Indianapolis, IN

    Internship/ Residency:
    General surgery
    Baylor University Medical Center | Dallas, TX

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    Djavid Hadian, MD

    Specialty: Electrophysiology
    Welcoming new patients
    Other languages: Dutch, Farsi, French

    Midwest Medical Group
    837 E Cedar Suite 420, South Bend, IN 46617 Directions

    574-232-5928


    Goshen Heart & Vascular Center
    1855 S Main St, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-533-7476

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    Biography

    Djavid Hadian, MD, is a board certified cardiologist with fellowship training in cardiac electrophysiology (EP). He specializes in interventional techniques to manage cardiac arrhythmias and prevent sudden cardiac death. His expertise extends from complex EP studies to evaluate the electrical circuits in the heart to catheter ablation therapy to treat irregular heart rhythms.

    Dr. Hadian has kept hearts beating strong for patients in north central Indiana for more than a decade. His services include heart testing and maintenance of heart wellness as well as pacemaker and defibrillator implants and care.

    As a faculty member at Ohio State University, Dr. Hadian has trained other doctors in heart rhythm management and helped to advance the education of future leaders in cardiology.

    Philosophy of Care

    Dr. Hadian understands the importance of every heartbeat and works hard to protect each one. He listens carefully to patients to tailor treatment to fit their needs and improve their quality of life.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Cardiac arrhythmias

    Education

    Certifications:
    American Board of Internal Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease
    American Board of Internal Medicine – Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

    Education and training:
    Doctor of Medicine
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Health Services
    Erasmus University | Rotterdam, The Netherlands

    Internship:
    Internal Medicine
    Roanoke Memorial Hospitals | Roanoke, VA

    Residency:
    Internal Medicine
    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center | Baltimore, MD

    Fellowship:
    Cardiovascular Disease/Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Indiana University School of Medicine | Indianapolis, IN

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    Farid Jalinous, FACC, FSCAI

    Specialty: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiology
    Welcoming new patients
    Other languages: Farsi, French

    Goshen Heart & Vascular Center
    1855 S Main St, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-533-7476

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    Biography

    Farid Jalinous is a board certified clinical and interventional cardiologist with Goshen Heart & Vascular Center. He diagnoses and treats patients with cardiovascular disease, such as coronary artery disease, heart failure and atrial fibrillation. Dr. Jalinous performs noninvasive, invasive and interventional cardiovascular procedures to diagnose and treat heart disease.

    A cardiologist for more than 20 years, Dr. Jalinous has extensive experience with advanced, minimally invasive techniques to treat heart conditions. He focuses on catheterization procedures to diagnose heart disease; insert stents and balloons; and resolve restricted blood flow quickly for heart attack patients.

    Prior to joining Goshen Health in 2018, Dr. Jalinous served as a co-director of the catheterization lab for St. Joseph Regional Medical Center and was the clinical director of the cardiac rehabilitation program.

    Peers have rated Dr. Jalinous among the best in his specialty and in the community. The ratings have earned Dr. Jalinous the Regional Top Doctors award from Castle Connolly, a healthcare research company.
     

    Philosophy of Care

    Dr. Jalinous provides compassionate, comprehensive cardiac care tailored to each patient’s needs.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • General cardiology
    • Coronary artery disease
    • Congestive heart failure
    • Arrhythmias

    Education

    Board Certified - Interventional Cardiology

    Education and training:
    Doctor of Medicine
    Georgetown University School of Medicine | Washington, D.C.

    Residency:
    Internal Medicine
    Georgetown University Medical Center | Washington, D.C.

    Fellowships:
    Interventional Cardiology
    Minneapolis Heart Institute | Minneapolis, MN

    General Adult Cardiology
    Georgetown University Medical Center/VA Medical Center Washington, D.C.

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    Ram Khattri Chettri, MBA, MS, MATS, FNP-C

    Specialty: Cardiology

    Goshen Heart & Vascular Center
    1855 S Main St, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-533-7476

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    Justin Lightburn, MD

    Specialty: Interventional Radiology

    Goshen Hospital
    200 High Park Ave., Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    (574) 364-1000

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    Biography

    Dr. Justin Lightburn is an Interventional Radiologist at Goshen Hospital. He performs vascular, non-vascular and interventional oncologic procedures at Goshen Hospital, Elkhart General Hospital and LaPorte Hospital. He serves as chairman of interventional radiology for all three hospitals, and as the Director of Interventional Radiology for Goshen Hospital. He is an executive board member for Radiology, Inc., Mishawaka, where he helps set policies for physicians.

    Dr. Lightburn specializes in endovascular and interventional oncology procedures. His endovascular procedures include common carotid artery stent placements, carotid ultrasounds, stenting, ablations and venography. He treats peripheral artery disease, vascular malformation, carotid artery disease, aortic aneurysm, cerebrovascular disease and venous insufficiency. His interventional oncology procedures include radioembolization of tumors, chemoembolization of tumors and percutaneous ablation of tumors.

    Philosophy of Care

     Dr. Lightburn focuses on each patient’s needs and values mutual communication to provide the best possible care.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Peripheral artery disease
    • Cerebrovascular disease
    • Aortic aneurysm
    • Carotid artery disease
    • Venous insufficiency
    • Vascular malformation
    • Interventional Oncology
    • Peripheral Interventions

    Education

    Certifications:
    Interventional Radiology Certificate of Advanced Qualification
    American Board of Radiology

    Education and training:
    Doctor of Medicine
    Indiana University School of Medicine | Indianapolis, IN

    Residency:
    Diagnostic Radiology
    Indiana University School of Medicine | Indianapolis, IN
     
    Fellowship:
    Interventional Radiology
    Indiana University School of Medicine | Indianapolis, IN

    Internship:
    General Surgery
    Indiana University School of Medicine | Indianapolis, IN

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    Blair MacPhail, MD, FACC

    Specialty: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiology
    Welcoming new patients

    Goshen Heart & Vascular Center
    1855 S Main St, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-533-7476

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    Biography

    Blair MacPhail, MD, is an interventional cardiologist at Goshen Heart & Vascular Center. He has extensive experience in cardiology, with more than 25 years of caring for patients. As an interventional cardiologist, he takes care of general cardiology problems and peripheral vascular problems as well. He treats narrowed and blocked arteries by appropriately evaluating and removing clots from blocked arteries; using laser and atherectomy devices to open arteries; and strategically placing balloons and stents to stabilize and improve blood flow. Dr. MacPhail assesses and treats patients with coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, peripheral vascular disease, hypertension and valvular and vascular heart disease. Dr. MacPhail worked as an interventional and staff cardiologist at Community Physician Network & Community Health Network, Kokomo and Indianapolis. He was the director of the cath lab at Indiana University Health Saxony in Fishers, IN. He served as an interventional cardiologist at Heart Partners of Indiana, LLC, and Indiana Heart Associates, PC in Indianapolis. He also worked as a research biochemist in the Recombinant DNA Program for Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis.
     

    Philosophy of Care

    Dr. MacPhail focuses on each patient’s needs and values mutual communication to provide the best possible care. He is committed to creating a team approach to diagnose and treat each problem by working closely with the primary care physician and other subspecialists.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • General cardiology
    • Peripheral vascular disease
    • Coronary artery disease
    • Congestive heart failure
    • Arrhythmias
    • Hypertension
    • Valvular and vascular heart disease

    Education

    Certifications:
    Internal Medicine
    Board certified in Cardiology

    Education and training:
    Doctor of Medicine
    Indiana University School of Medicine | Indianapolis, IN

    Residency:
    Internal medicine
    Butterworth Hospital | Grand Rapids, MI

    Fellowship:
    Cardiology
    University of Kentucky Hospitals | Lexington, KY

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    John Martens, MD, FACS

    Specialty: General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
    Welcoming new patients

    Gerig Surgical Associates
    2006 S Main St, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-535-9100


    Goshen Wound Center
    2006 S Main St, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-364-4560

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    Biography

    John Martens, MD, FACS, is a board certified surgeon who provides compassionate care to his patients while offering them the most advanced diagnostic options and surgical treatments available. Dr. Martens has received advanced training in general and vascular surgery, allowing him to perform a wide range of surgical procedures. He is also uniquely qualified to diagnose problems and recommend the most appropriate therapy for his patients, which may or may not include surgery. Instead, he may prescribe preventive steps to help patients maintain a healthy, active lifestyle without surgical intervention. If surgery is needed, Dr. Martens incorporates advanced techniques, such as endoscopy and laparoscopy, to ensure patients are less apprehensive about their outcomes.

    Philosophy of Care

    As a general surgeon, Dr. Martens is uniquely qualified to diagnose problems and recommend the most appropriate therapy for patients, which may or may not include surgery.  He may prescribe preventive steps to help patients maintain a healthy, active lifestyle without surgical intervention.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Minimally invasive surgery of the chest, abdomen, pelvis, vascular system and endocrine system.
    • Chronic or slow-healing wounds
    • Planning therapies and interventions to save limbs

    Education

    Board certified in General Surgery

    Education and training:
    Doctor of Medicine
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis

    Internship:
    General Surgery
    St. Mary’s Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI

    Residency:
    General Surgery
    Blodgett Memorial Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI

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    Abrar Sayeed, MD

    Specialty: Invasive Cardiology, Cardiology
    Welcoming new patients
    Other languages: Hindi, Telugu, Urdu

    Goshen Heart & Vascular Center
    1855 S Main St, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-533-7476


    Goshen Heart & Vascular Center - Syracuse
    1033 S. Indiana Avenue, Syracuse, IN 46567 Directions

    574-533-7476

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    Biography

    Abrar Raza Sayeed, MD, specializes in cardiology at the Goshen Heart and Vascular Center. As a cardiologist, he provides both inpatient and outpatient care at the center. Dr. Sayeed performs many different tests and procedures to both diagnose and treat patients.
     

    Philosophy of Care

    Dr. Sayeed believes that medicine is one of the best ways to serve humanity and that it is best practiced when our focus is towards a patient-centered approach in the delivery of medical care. Dr. Sayeed’s approach is not just about solving the medical disease and alleviating the suffering of his patients. He believes that approaching this same goal by understanding the impact the disease has on his patients from the psychological, social and behavioral standpoint is of utmost importance.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Invasive General Cardiology
    • Acute coronary syndrome
    • Heart failure
    • Arrhythmias concentrating on atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), ventricular tachycardia (VT), V-fib, syncope
    • Lipids and hypercholesterolemia,
    • Hypertension
    • Valve diseases
    • Venous insufficiency
    • Peripheral arterial disease
    • pulmonary hypertension

    Education

    Certifications:
    NBE – ASC Certification
    Board Certified - ABIM
    ACLS and BLS Certified

    Education and training:
    Deccan College of Medical Sciences | Hyderabad, India

    Duty Medical Officer
    Chest Care Clinic

    Hospitalist
    St. Joseph Mercy Hospital | Ann Arbor, MI

    Fellowship:
    Cardiology Fellowship
    Wright State University | Dayton, OH

    Residency:
    Internal Medicine
    Michigan State University | East Lansing, MI

    Internship:
    Rotating Internship
    Owaisi Hospital and Research Center |Hyderabad, India

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    LeRoy Weaver, Jr, MD

    Specialty: Radiology

    Goshen Hospital
    200 High Park Ave., Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    (574) 364-1000

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    Kim Kahler, MSN, ACNP-BC

    Specialty: Cardiology
    Welcoming new patients

    Goshen Heart & Vascular Center
    1855 S Main St, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-533-7476

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    Biography

    Kim W. Kahler, MSN, ACNP-BC, is a nurse practitioner who provides care at Goshen Heart & Vascular Center. With over 20 years of nursing experience, he is completely devoted to his patients. Prior to joining Goshen Heart & Vascular Center, Kim worked as a nurse practitioner at Goshen Center for Cancer Care. He was also a nurse practitioner at the Nebraska Heart Institute and a medical oncology nurse practitioner at Great Plains Regional Medical Center, both in North Platte, NE. Throughout his career, Kim has served in several areas of nursing including emergency room, intensive care, cardiothoracic surgery and as a nursing coordinator. In addition to his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing, Kim also holds bachelor’s degrees in education and life science. Just as dedicated to his country as to his patients, Kim serves as a lieutenant colonel in the Air Force Reserves at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio.

    Philosophy of Care

    Kim believes that quality health care involves determining how all aspects of a person’s life impact his or her health. He approaches each patient with deep personal commitment, building a relationship based on compassion and honesty that helps him provide everyone with the best possible care.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Coronary artery disease
    • Hypertension management
    • Lipid management

    Education

    Board certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

    Education and training:
    Master of Science in Nursing
    University of Nebraska | Omaha, NE

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    Jami Kamp, MSN, FNP-BC

    Specialty: Cardiology
    Welcoming new patients

    Goshen Heart & Vascular Center
    1855 S Main St, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-533-7476

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    Biography

    Jami K. Kamp, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, is a board certified family nurse practitioner with a wide variety of health care experience including acute care pediatrics, osteoporosis, interventional radiology and adult cardiology. She joined Goshen Heart & Vascular Center after beginning her nurse practitioner career in interventional radiology. As part of the cardiology team, Jami uses her advanced clinical assessment skills to diagnose and treat chronic and acute coronary and peripheral vascular disease. She evaluates patients’ needs and develops treatment plans for patients with chest pain, congestive heart failure, palpitations, high blood pressure, leg pain, arrhythmia and more.

    Philosophy of Care

    Jami not only looks at the illness or disease process, but she looks at how they affect the person and his or her individual circumstances, combining the holistic nursing model with the medical model.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Diagnose and treat chronic and acute coronary artery disease
    • Peripheral vascular disease
    • Congestive heart failure
    • High blood pressure
    • Atrial fibrillation

    Education

    Board certified Family Nurse Practitioner

    Education and training:
    Nurse Practitioner
    Indiana University South Bend | South Bend, IN

    Master of Nursing
    Indiana University South Bend | South Bend, IN

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    Leslie Peters, FNP

    Specialty: Interventional Radiology

    Goshen Hospital
    200 High Park Ave., Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    (574) 364-1000

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    Biography

    Leslie Peters is a nurse practitioner working in Interventional Radiology. After working as a bedside nurse in a variety of patient settings for many years, she returned to school and obtained her Master’s Degree in Nursing. This has allowed her to continue to focus on caring for patients, while being an active healthcare provider in the management of patients with a variety of chronic health problems. She has helped develop the Interventional Radiology Outpatient Clinic at Elkhart General Hospital and is the co-chair for the Allied Health Professional Committee at Elkhart General.

    Leslie works closely with the interventional radiologists to help ensure every patients’ comfort with any possible intervention and provides education on their chronic disease. She sees patients in the hospital and in the outpatient setting at Goshen Heart & Vascular Center, with diagnoses ranging from peripheral artery disease to uterine fibroids. She continues to manage her patients’ care, coordinating with the interventional radiologist, whether in the hospital or the outpatient setting. She also assists the interventional radiologist by performing minor procedures. Leslie has been with Radiology Inc. in her nurse practitioner role for several years.

    Philosophy of Care

    Leslie works closely with the interventional radiologists to help ensure every patients’ comfort with any possible intervention and provides education on their chronic disease.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Peripheral artery disease
    • Uterine fibroids
    • Assisting in comfort care during interventional procedures

    Education

    Board certified Family Nurse Practitioner

    Education:
    Master of Science in Nursing
    South University | Savannah, GA

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    Nickie Ralston, MSN, FNP-C

    Specialty: Cardiology
    Welcoming new patients

    Goshen Heart & Vascular Center
    1855 S Main St, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-533-7476

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    Biography

    Nickie Ralston, cardiovascular nurse practitioner, provides comprehensive care for patients at Goshen Heart & Vascular Center. As a lifelong resident of Goshen, Nickie is dedicated to helping address the healthcare needs of the community. She promotes optimal health by educating her patients about how to prevent cardiovascular disease and manage chronic conditions, such as coronary artery disease, heart failure and atrial fibrillation. Nickie has advanced her critical thinking skills and treatment of chronic health conditions throughout her career, including two decades as a registered nurse in internal medicine and critical care.

    Philosophy of Care

    Nickie balances her clinical understanding of each patient’s overall condition with evidence-based practices and individual preferences to determine an acceptable course of care.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Prevention
    • Managing chronic conditions such as coronary artery disease, heart failure and atrial fibrillation

    Education

    Board certified Nurse Practitioner

    Education:
    Master of Science in Nursing
    Goshen College | Goshen, IN

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    Jessica Rinehart, NP-C

    Specialty: Interventional Radiology

    Goshen Hospital
    200 High Park Ave., Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    (574) 364-1000

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    Philosophy of Care

    Jessica strives to include patients in their health care by providing education and discussing personal goals. Together, she works with them to develop the best plan of care.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Peripheral vascular disease management
    • Oncological procedures

    Education

    Board certified Family Nurse Practitioner

    Education:
    Master of Science in Nursing
    Goshen College | Goshen, IN