Goshen Health fact sheet


The mission of Goshen Health is to improve the health of our communities by providing innovative, outstanding care and services through exceptional people doing exceptional work.


  • Compassion – and commitment to serve with empathy
  • Accountability – with integrity and action
  • Respect – through treating others as you wish to be treated
  • Excellence – in all we do

At a glance:

  • 38 facilities
  • 1,900+ Colleagues
  • 100+ providers
  • 20+ years with no layoffs


Goshen Health is governed by their own boards of directors, each of which is made up of local community members. 


  • Randy Christophel, President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Rob Myers, Chief Operating Officer
  • Ben Bontrager, Chief Financial Officer
  • Larry Allen, MD, Chief Medical Executive and VP, Population Health
  • Dan Nafziger, MD, Hospital Chief Medical Officer
  • Julie Crossley, Chief Nursing Officer
  • Jim Caskey, VP Goshen Health Foundation
  • Susan Franger, VP Cancer Care Services and Marketing
  • Mark Podgorski, VP Hospital Operations
  • Rick Tarkse, VP Goshen Physicians
  • Alan Weldy, General Counsel and VP Corporate Compliance

Goshen Hospital

  • 122 beds
  • 106 years as a nonprofit, community hospital
  • Four Magnet® designations from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • Accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) (Goshen Sleep Disorders Center)
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy's (ASGE) Award of Excellence
  • Baby-friendly hospital designation from Baby-Friendly USA, Inc. (BFUSA)
  • Center of Distinction Award from Healogics (Goshen Wound Center)
  • Certification Achievement Award from the American Board of Perianesthesia Nursing Certification, Inc. (ABPANC)
  • Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence™ (DICOE) from the American College of Radiology (ACR)
  • Echocardiology accreditation from the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC)
  • Emergency specialized stroke care telemedicine from StrokeCareNow Network (SCNN)
  • Vizient and American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Nurse Residency Program™

Goshen Center for Cancer Care

  • Nationally recognized, award-winning leader in innovative cancer treatment
  • Pioneered collaborative, patient-centered approach to cancer care in this region
  • Integrated medical, radiation, surgical oncology and complementary therapies including naturopathic oncology with 12 oncologists
  • Leader in clinical research and studies

Goshen Heart & Vascular Center 

  • Team of surgeons, cardiologists and radiologists work together daily to provide innovative and individualized treatment plans
  • Recognized seven years in a row for the high standard of care for heart attack patients by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association with their the American College of Cardiology NCDR ACTION Registry-GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award

Goshen Physicians

  • Well-established, physician-led group of family medicine providers and specialists
  • Integrated team care approach for comprehensive, high-quality care
  • 25 locations in 4 counties: Elkhart, Kosciusko, LaGrange and Noble
  • 18 family medicine and 7 specialty practices

Goshen Health locations:

  • Business Health Advantage
  • Goshen Center for Cancer Care
  • Goshen Health Foundation
  • Goshen Heart & Vascular Center
  • Goshen Home Care & Hospice
  • Goshen Home Medical
  • Goshen Hospital
  • Goshen Imaging Center
  • Goshen Physicians Center for Weight Reduction
  • Goshen Physicians Family Medicine | Bristol
  • Goshen Physicians Family Medicine | Elkhart
  • Goshen Physicians Family Medicine | Keystone Suite A
  • Goshen Physicians Family Medicine | Keystone Suite B
  • Goshen Physicians Family Medicine | Ligonier
  • Goshen Physicians Family Medicine | Lincoln Avenue
  • Goshen Physicians Family Medicine | Middlebury
  • Goshen Physicians Family Medicine | Milford
  • Goshen Physicians Family Medicine | New Paris
  • Goshen Physicians Family Medicine | Plymouth Ave
  • Goshen Physicians Family Medicine | Pro Park Suite A
  • Goshen Physicians Family Medicine | Pro Park Suite B
  • Goshen Physicians Family Medicine | Pro Park Suite C
  • Goshen Physicians Family Medicine | Shipshewana
  • Goshen Physicians Family Medicine | Syracuse
  • Goshen Physicians Family Medicine & Urgent Care
  • Goshen Physicians Gastroenterology
  • Goshen Physicians Internal Medicine
  • Goshen Physicians OB/GYN
  • Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
  • Goshen Physicians Osteopathic Family Clinic | Nappanee
  • Goshen Physicians Pain Management
  • Goshen Physicians Pediatrics
  • Goshen Rehabilitation Services
  • Goshen Retreat Women’s Health Center
  • Goshen Sleep Disorders Center
  • Goshen Surgery Center
  • Goshen Wound Center
  • NeuroCare Center Goshen Physicians