Family Medicine Elkhart Team

Clinic hours:
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Closed daily, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. for lunch

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    Catherine dos Santos, RN, MSN, FNP-C

    Specialty: Family Medicine
    Welcoming new patients

    Goshen Physicians Family Medicine - Elkhart
    3421 S Main St, Elkhart, IN 46517 Directions

    574-295-7178

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    Biography

    Catherine dos Santos is a certified family nurse practitioner at Goshen Physicians Family Medicine Elkhart. She cares for patients throughout the life cycle, from infancy and adolescence to adulthood and later years of life. In addition to providing routine preventive care and wellness exams, Catherine treats patients with common illness, such as colds, flu and ear infections, as well as minor injuries. She also helps patients manage chronic conditions, including diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure.

    Philosophy of Care

    Catherine is dedicated to providing continuity of care for the entire family. Her compassionate approach helps form strong patient-provider relationships that last a lifetime. Through patient education, she encourages patients to take an active role in their health and wellbeing to enhance their quality of life.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Women’s health and family planning
    • Chronic health conditions
    • Cardiovascular care

    Education

    Certified – Family Nurse Practitioner

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

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    Edith Fraire, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

    Specialty: Family Medicine
    Welcoming new patients
    Other languages: Spanish

    Goshen Physicians Family Medicine - Elkhart
    3421 S Main St, Elkhart, IN 46517 Directions

    574-295-7178

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    Biography

    Edith Fraire is a certified nurse practitioner at Goshen Physicians Family Medicine Elkhart. She provides holistic, compassionate care to patients of all ages. Her comprehensive approach ranges from preventative care and health maintenance to management of chronic conditions.
     
    Edith applies her bilingual skills to provide culturally sensitive care and bridge communication barriers between patients and healthcare providers.
     
    Family and her two pugs mean everything to Edith. She also enjoys staying physically active and loves to eat good food.

    Philosophy of Care

    Edith believes each patient is unique and respects their individual goals for health and wellbeing. Her patient-centered approach encourages patients to take control of their health and maintain the best possible quality of life.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Preventive care
    • Management of chronic conditions
    • Patient education
    • Lifestyle medicine

    Education

    Board Certified – Family Nurse Practitioner
     
    Education and training:
    Master of Science in Nursing
    Indiana University South Bend School of Nursing | South Bend, IN
     
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    Goshen College School of Nursing | Goshen, IN

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    Stephanie Smith, FNP

    Specialty: Family Medicine

    Goshen Physicians Osteopathic Family Clinic - Nappanee
    1953 Waterfall Dr, Nappanee, IN 46550 Directions

    574-773-4101


    Goshen Physicians Family Medicine - Elkhart
    3421 S Main St, Elkhart, IN 46517 Directions

    574-295-7178

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    Biography

    Stephanie Smith is a board certified nurse practitioner with Goshen Physicians Osteopathic Family Clinic Nappanee. She provides comprehensive medical care for patients of all ages, from newborns to senior citizens. In addition to wellness exams and routine preventive care, Stephanie treats patients with acute and chronic illnesses, including high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol and heart disease.

    Philosophy of Care

    Stephanie takes a holistic approach to patient care. She listens to patient concerns and provides care that is tailored to each patient’s needs. Stephanie also encourages patients to take an active role in their health and wellbeing through preventive measures and by leading a healthy lifestyle. She works closely with a team of family medicine providers and specialists to provide the best possible care.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Preventive care and wellness
    • Patient education
    • Holistic care
    • Lifestyle management
    • Natural family planning, based on the Creighton Model of fertility care

    Education

    Certified – Family Nurse Practitioner

    Education and training:
    Master of Science in Nursing
    Indiana University of South Bend | South Bend, IN