Urgent Care Team

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Phone: 574-535-1700

Address:
2824 Elkhart Rd
Goshen, IN 46526

Clinic hours:
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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    Malinda Lasater, DO

    Specialty: Family Medicine

    Goshen Physicians Family Medicine and Urgent Care
    2824 Elkhart Road, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-535-1700

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    Biography

    Malinda J. Lasater, DO, is a board certified primary care physician at Goshen Physicians Family Medicine & Urgent Care. She is dedicated to improving the health of our community by providing patient-centered care with a hands-on approach to diagnose, treat and prevent illness or injury. When she is away from practicing medicine, Dr. Lasater enjoys cooking, traveling and recreational sports, including golf and soccer.

    Philosophy of Care

    Dr. Lasater believes patients are partners in their health care. She listens carefully to patients’ concerns to better understand how lifestyle and environment affect their well-being. Her approach to care centers on treating the whole person, not just the symptoms or disease.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Urgent care
    • Preventive medicine
    • Occupational medicine

    Education

    Board Certified – Family Medicine

    Education and training:
    Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
    Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine | Des Moines, IA

    Residency:
    Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center | Mishawaka, IN

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    Alyssa Cripe, MSN, FNP-C

    Specialty: Family Medicine

    Goshen Physicians Family Medicine and Urgent Care
    2824 Elkhart Road, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-535-1700

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    Alyssa Cripe, MSN, FNP, is a board certified family nurse practitioner at Goshen Physicians Family Medicine & Urgent Care. Alyssa is dedicated to the long-term benefit of her patients, providing increased access to care and fostering meaningful relationships. She brings a wide range of skills to her patients. While she worked as a critical care nurse, she specialized in caring for patients with severe, chronic illnesses. In family practice, Alyssa enjoys managing these conditions so patients can stay out of the hospital and maintain a high quality of life. She has also facilitated multiple diabetes, women’s health and school health education programs. Now, Alyssa is focused on delivering cycle-of-life care to her patients, including the youngest and oldest members of your family and everyone in between.

    Philosophy of Care

    As a Family Nurse Practitioner, Alyssa focuses on providing comprehensive care for the whole family, especially in the areas of health promotion and disease prevention. Her passion is providing health education and empowering patients to be engaged in their health and wellness. She believes in working with patients to develop health goals according to their individual needs and values.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Cycle-of-life care
    • Preventive care and wellness
    • Health management
    • Patient education
    • Therapeutic horseback riding for children and adults

    Education

    Certified – Family Nurse Practitioner

    Education and training:
    Master of Science in Nursing
    Indiana Wesleyan University | Marion, IN

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    Nicole Greenlee, FNP

    Specialty: Family Medicine

    Goshen Physicians Family Medicine and Urgent Care
    2824 Elkhart Road, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-535-1700

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    Nicole Greenlee provides a range of services for patients of all ages at Goshen Physicians Family Medicine & Urgent Care. As a certified family nurse practitioner, she treats common illnesses, including flu, ear infections or headaches. Nicole also cares for patients who need immediate medical attention for chronic conditions, such as diabetes, high blood pressure and breathing issues related to lung disease.

    Patient care has been an important part of Nicole’s entire nursing career. She has more than a decade of experience as an oncology certified nurse in infusion centers at Goshen Center for Cancer Care and in Indianapolis. She also has attended to patients going through radiation treatment at the Center for Cancer Care. Her years of oncology experience have fueled a true passion for end-of-life care.

    While volunteering as a missionary nurse in Kenya, Nicole lived and worked in an orphanage. She helped manage a wide range of pediatric illnesses, including tropical diseases.

    Philosophy of Care

    Educating patients is as important as treating them medically for Nicole. Professional fulfillment and meaning come from giving patients the best possible care and helping them understand the reason for their treatment. She also believes in treating the whole person, not just the disease.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Preventive care and wellness
    • Chronic diseases and management, including diabetes, high blood pressure and breathing issues related to lung disease
    • Patient education
    • Integration of holistic therapies and traditional medicine
    • Genetics
    • End-of-life care

    Education

    Certified – Family Nurse Practitioner

    Education and training:
    Master of Science in Nursing
    Ball State University | Muncie, IN

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    Todd Haney, NP

    Specialty: Family Medicine

    Goshen Physicians Family Medicine and Urgent Care
    2824 Elkhart Road, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-535-1700

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    Todd Haney, MSN, FNP, is a family nurse practitioner with Goshen Physicians Family Medicine & Urgent Care. He provides care for patients of all ages who come to the facility for immediate medical attention. In addition to treating patients with common illnesses like a cold, ear infections or flu, Todd takes care of patients with minor injuries including fractures, cuts and burns.

    Philosophy of Care

    Previous experience in hospitals and emergency rooms has advanced Todd’s approach to patient-centered care. He listens carefully to his patients to understand their concerns and provides treatment that best fits their needs. In addition, he helps patients better understand their condition and take an active role in making decisions about their care.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Urgent care
    • Common illnesses and injuries
    • Minor illnesses and injuries

    Education

    Certified – Family Nurse Practitioner

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

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    Jeff Hire, NP

    Specialty: Family Medicine

    Goshen Physicians Family Medicine and Urgent Care
    2824 Elkhart Road, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-535-1700


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    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Urgent care
    • Common illnesses and injuries
    • Minor illnesses and injuries

    Education

    Certified – Family Nurse Practitioner

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

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    Kristina Jackowiak, PA-C

    Specialty: Family Medicine

    Goshen Physicians Family Medicine and Urgent Care
    2824 Elkhart Road, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-535-1700

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    Kristina Jackowiak, is a certified physician assistant, specializing in emergency medicine. She is part of the urgent care team, providing care through the Goshen Physicians Family Medicine & Urgent Care. Kristina collaborates with doctors, nurses and other urgent care providers to best manage the health concerns that bring patients and their family members to the urgent care clinic.

    Philosophy of Care

    Kristina has a passion for helping people stay healthy, maintain their well-being and improve their quality of life. She believes the best patient care is done when providers and patients work together as a team. Her training and interests have led her to treating acute pathologies. Kristina strives to build rapport with her patients, whether she sees them in a single incident or over several visits. She enjoys the diversity of urgent care patients, communicates well with people of all ages and looks for opportunities to teach patients about their health conditions to improve their quality of life.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Emergency medicine, including sutures, abscess incision and drainage, EKGs, physical exams and wound care
    • Chronic conditions, including diabetes, heart disease, injuries, anxiety, asthma and pneumonia
    • Women's health
    • Pediatrics
    • Family medicine

    Education

    Certified – Physician Assistant

    Education and training:
    Master of Health Science
    South College | Knoxville, TN

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    Alicia Navarro, FNP

    Specialty: Family Medicine
    Other languages: Spanish

    Goshen Physicians Family Medicine and Urgent Care
    2824 Elkhart Road, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-535-1700

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    Alicia Navarro, MSN-FNP, is a board certified family nurse practitioner at Goshen Physicians Family Medicine & Urgent Care. With more than 15 years of experience as a registered nurse, Alicia has handled patient assessments, administered medication, provided wound care and post-surgical care. She has experience working with critically ill patients as well. At her previous role at Sturgis Hospital, Alicia developed and implemented a hospital wide evidencebased skin care and wound prevention program and worked on a team to organize and implement an opioid risk assessment tool. She received the 2014 Sturgis Hospital Nursing Excellence Award. Alicia is fluent in English and Spanish.

    Philosophy of Care

    Alicia is deeply committed to providing culturally sensitive care to all patients from all walks of life. Her goal is to build relationships that engage patients in participating in improving their health through primary prevention.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Urgent care
    • Chronic conditions, including diabetes, asthma and hypertension
    • Women's health
    • Ear, nose and throat disorders
    • Office-based procedures, including suturing
    • Minor injuries and illnesses
    • Mental health, including anxiety and depression

    Education

    Certified – Family Nurse Practitioner

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

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    Kylee Rohatgi, NP-C

    Specialty: Family Medicine

    Goshen Physicians Family Medicine - Bristol
    304 E Vistula St, Bristol, IN 46507 Directions

    574-848-4039


    Goshen Physicians Family Medicine and Urgent Care
    2824 Elkhart Road, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-535-1700

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    Kylee Rohatgi is a board certified family nurse practitioner at Goshen Physicians Family Medicine & Urgent Care. She treats patients of all ages, from newborns to the elderly and everyone in between. Whether treating an infection or managing a chronic condition, Kylee takes a team-based approach to deliver high quality care with the best possible outcomes.

    Previous nursing experiences in cardiac medicine and surgery as well as endoscopic procedures have given Kylee a broad understanding of disease processes and patient care. She also has helped advance future leaders in nursing as an assistant professor in nursing at Goshen College.

    When Kylee is away from her clinical role, she enjoys traveling, reading, sports, music and spending time with family and friends.

    Philosophy of Care

    Kylee believes educating patients about their health and wellbeing is a vital part of health care. She focuses on working with patients and their families to provide complete, compassionate care.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Common illnesses
    • Chronic diseases and management
    • Patient education
    • Holistic care

    Education

    Certified – Family Nurse Practitioner

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

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    Laura Wheeler, RN, DNP, FNP-BC

    Specialty: Family Medicine

    Goshen Physicians Family Medicine and Urgent Care
    2824 Elkhart Road, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-535-1700

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    Laura Wheeler, DNP, FNP-BC, works in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team to provide expert urgent care services and family health care with a focus on disease prevention and wellness. As an Associate Professor in the Goshen College Family Nurse Practitioner program, Laura teaches courses in advanced pathophysiology, pharmacology and research, as well as women’s and adult health. Her goal in practice is to develop a partnership with her patients with the common goal of achieving and maintaining wellness.

    Philosophy of Care

    Laura believes a patient's health and well-being are a result of providing patients with primary prevention counseling and appropriate medical treatment combined with compassion. The practice of evidence-based medicine learned through advanced education allows Laura to help patients manage healthy lifestyle changes and disease. Laura has dedicated her practice to providing education and coaching to both patients and other providers with the attainment of population health as her goal.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Acute illnesses and injuries
    • Lifestyle management
    • Women's health
    • Occupational health
    • Mental health, including anxiety and depression

    Education

    Certified – Family Nurse Practitioner

    Education and training:
    Doctor of Nursing Practice
    Maryville University | St. Louis, MO

    Master of Science in Nursing
    University of Cincinnati | Cincinnati, OH

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    Heather Whitehead, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

    Specialty: Family Medicine

    Goshen Physicians Family Medicine and Urgent Care
    2824 Elkhart Road, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-535-1700


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

    574-295-7178

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    Heather Whitehead is a certified family nurse practitioner at Goshen Physicians Family Medicine and Urgent Care. She takes a holistic approach to treating acute and chronic illnesses with a goal of disease prevention. In addition to wellness exams and routine physicals, Heather provides immunizations, vaccinations and medication management for newborns to adolescents and adults to seniors.

    Heather has extensive experience in caring for critically ill patients and managing pulmonary disease. Her passion for healthy eating and fitness also helps her motivate patients to manage their weight and build healthy lifestyles.

    Philosophy of Care

    Heather believes a strong relationship with patients is key to providing the best possible care. She educates patients on healthy choices that make a difference in health and well-being over a lifetime.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Disease prevention
    • Chronic diseases and management, including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure and pulmonary disease
    • Lifestyle management
    • Mental health, including anxiety and depression

    Education

    Certified – Family Nurse Practitioner

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