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Cristina Bickford, MD

Dr. Cristina Bickford is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. She began her practice at BRMC November, 2001. She completed her residency at the State University of New York and received her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Cluj, Romania. She is a member of the American College of Physicians and the American Medical Association. Dr. Bickford resides in Lawrence County.

You may make an appointment by calling 812.275.1277. 

Kamal Girgis, MD

Dr. Kamal Girgis was raised in Lawrence County and currently resides here. He received his medical degree at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, IN and completed his residency training at the IU Department of Medicine in Indianapolis. Dr. Girgis specializes in Internal Medicine and has been with the Bedford Medical Group since July of 1998. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the Indiana State Medical Association and the Indiana Rural Health Association.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Girgis please call 812.275.1279.

Medhat H. Girgis, MD

Dr. Girgis completed his residency in medicine at Edinburgh and Aberdeen University in Scotland. His residency in Internal Medicine included New York Infirmary and New York University Medical Center. He has a fellowship in endocrinology and diabetes. He is a member and fellow of the American College of Physicians. He is also a member of the American Medical Association.

Dr. Girgis has special interest and/or training in diabetes, metabolism and endocrinology. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Girgis please call 812.275.5917. 

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Bijender Kumar, MD

Bijender Kumar, MD, recently joined Bedford Medical Group (BMG). He will practice in the Medical Office Building located on the Bedford Regional Medical Center campus located at 2900 W 16th Street, Bedford. Dr. Kumar is board eligible in internal medicine and is a member of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Kumar completed his residency at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio.

Bijender Kumar, MD

Bijender Kumar, MD, recently joined Bedford Medical Group (BMG). He will practice in the Medical Office Building located on the Bedford Regional Medical Center campus located at 2900 W 16th Street, Bedford. Dr. Kumar is board eligible in internal medicine and is a member of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Kumar completed his residency at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio.

Hojjat Shamloo, MD

Dr. Hojjat Shamloo is a resident of Lawrence County. He completed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. He received his education at Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine in Turkey. He joined BRMC July 2002. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and is a member of the American Medical Association, The Indiana State Medical Association and the American College of Physicians.

Joanne Smart, MD

Dr. Joanne Smart completed her residency and medical education at the University of New Mexico. She is a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians and the Indiana State Medical Association. Dr. Smart has been with BRMC since July 1994.

She has completed a fellowship training in infectious disease.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Smart please call 812.275.8782.

Britney Bertsch, MD

Dr. Bertsch attended St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, W.I. She completed her pediatric residency at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is board eligible in pediatrics.

Dr. Bertsch is accepting patients. To make an appointment with her call 812.279.3567.
 

Dan L. Dusleag, MD

Dr. Dan L. Dusleag is a Board Certified Pediatrician and has been with the Bedford Medical Group since 1998. He completed his residency training at the University of Illinois in Chicago, following an internship at the University of Chicago. He received his medical degree from the University of Bucharest, Romania, in 1990. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the Indiana University School of Medicine and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Dusleag is fluent in English, German, French, and Romanian. You may make an appointment by calling 812.279.3567.

Beth Rippy, NP

Beth Rippy, NP attended Indiana University School of Nursing. To schedule an appointment with Beth please call 812.279.3567.

Edmundo N. Tan, MD

Dr. Tan completed his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his internship, residency and fellowship at the Fairview-University Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Tan please call 812.279.3567.