Family Medicine Middlebury

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    Keith Barkow, MD

    Family Medicine Physician
    Specialty: Family Medicine

    Goshen Physicians Family Medicine - Middlebury
    226 West US 20, Middlebury, IN 46540 Directions

    574-825-8068

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    Biography

    Keith Barkow, MD, FAAFP, is physician specializing in family practice at Goshen Physicians Family Medicine Middlebury. He has been practicing medicine in Middlebury since 2000, treating everyone from birth to elderly patients. He includes the full range of family practice encompassing all conditions, including obstetrics and sports medicine. He serves as Northridge High School’s team physician since 2000.

    Philosophy of Care

    Dr. Barkow considers his patients’ care as if they were a member of his family. He asks himself, “If this were my father/mother, sister/brother, son/daughter, spouse, what would I do for them?” Then his treatment options are as carefully considered as if his patient were a family member. He believes patients have a critical role to play in taking care of their bodies and health. When they are willing to take responsibility for the choices they make, they can have a profound influence on their health. Dr. Barkow wants to educate, guide and advise patients on the power of their lifestyle choices that can improve their health and help them remain healthy.

    Clinical Interest

    Dr. Barkow is dedicated to providing the full range of family practice medicine for his patients. He includes obstetrics and sports medicine in his practice. He has experience performing a broad range of procedures including colonoscopies, lump and bump removal, mole removal, colposcopy, vasectomy and circumcision.

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    Neelam Patel, MD

    Family Medicine Physician
    Specialty: Family Medicine

    Goshen Physicians Family Medicine - Middlebury
    226 West US 20, Middlebury, IN 46540 Directions

    574-825-8068

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    Biography

    Neelam Patel, MD, is a physician specializing in family practice at Goshen Physicians Family Medicine Middlebury. He sees all ages of patients from newborns to senior citizens and treats all medical problems. Dr. Patel began working with Goshen Physicians in 2004.

    Philosophy of Care

    Dr. Patel strives to be a compassionate and caring physician who addresses his patients’ medical and emotional issues. He takes time with his patients, providing the same level of care he would want for himself and his family. His passion in practicing medicine is driven by the lifelong relationships he builds with his patients and the fulfillment he derives from keeping them healthy.

    Clinical Interest

    Family practice is the perfect fit for Dr. Patel’s wide range of interests. He appreciates the challenges of providing appropriate medical care to all ages of patients, as well as the diversity of health issues that arise. Outpatient procedures are of particular interest, as well as the spectrum of managing acute and chronic medical problems to achieve the best outcomes for the patient.

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    Amy Hoffman, NP

    Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner
    Specialty: Family Medicine

    Goshen Physicians Family Medicine - Middlebury
    226 West US 20, Middlebury, IN 46540 Directions

    574-825-8068

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    Biography

    Amy Hoffman, RN, MSN, FNP-BC, is a family medicine nurse practitioner at Goshen Physicians Family Medicine Middlebury. She brings extensive training and expertise in adding value to a collaborative practice through excellent clinical reasoning and teamwork. Amy has experience working with patients across their lifespan and in a wide variety of patient care settings, ranging from office encounters to surgical settings. Amy graduated magna cum laude from Goshen College in Goshen, IN, with a Master of Science in Nursing. She also graduated magna cum laude from Goshen College with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Amy is dedicated to providing quality, individualized care for the entire family. She has delivered a presentation titled “HPV: From the Cellular Level to the Human Experience” to medical students at University of Notre Dame. She has also attended national conferences on infection control and epidemiology. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

    Clinical Interest

    Amy’s career is dedicated to providing quality, individualized care for the entire family. She has delivered a presentation titled HPV: From the Cellular Level to the Human Experience to medical students at University of Notre Dame. She has also attended national conferences on infection control and epidemiology.

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    Deborah Nethercutt, NP

    Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner
    Specialty: Family Medicine

    Goshen Physicians Family Medicine - Middlebury
    226 West US 20, Middlebury, IN 46540 Directions

    574-825-8068

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    Biography

    Deborah Nethercutt is a board certified nurse practitioner with Goshen Physicians Family Medicine in Middlebury. She provides care for patients across their lifespan, from newborns to the elderly. An advocate for preventive care, Deb provides wellness exams and routine preventive treatment, including immunizations and vaccinations. She also helps patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol and high blood pressure manage their conditions. Deb has more than two decades of nursing experience caring for patients in hospital medical units and outpatient surgery centers, including endoscopy and a chronic pain center.

    Philosophy of Care

    Compassion, honesty and transparency guide Deb’s approach to care. She focuses on building active partnerships with patients to provide the best outcomes. Deb encourages patients to take control of their health care and develop goals in a holistic manner.

    Clinical Interest

    Disease prevention and health promotion throughout the transitions of life interest Deb. She continually improves her approach to engaging patients in their health care and educating them on how to avoid illnesses and disease.

    Research Interest

    Deb has collaborated with cohorts to publish an article in the Journal of Practical Nursing. She also has participated in rapid improvement activities that use lean principles to reduce waste and enhance efficiencies.