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  • New OB/GYN physician in Knox, La Porte advocates for women’s health

    08/31/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Knox, La Port, Ind. – Ashley Kirkwood, MD, decided to go into women’s care because she found caring for women of all ages and delivering babies to be “magical.” It’s that sentiment that keeps her focused on being a strong health advocate for adolescents and women. “While I was in medical school, I did a rotation in labor and delivery and it was absolutely magical.… Read More

  • Music of 1930s-50s inspires First Friday performer

    08/30/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind. – Donovan Diedrich loves the sound of big band and swing oldies from 1930s to 1950s. It was this inspiration that led him to start entertaining residents at local senior living centers with his uplifting keyboard and piano talent. Diedrich, a La Porte native and 2012 graduate of La Porte High School, will be the featured performer at First Friday in the Chapel at noon, Sept. 4… Read More

  • Pediatrician offers practical tips for healthy living

    08/27/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind. – A new pediatrician in town is leaning in with some helpful philosophies to help our community’s children live healthy lives. Praveen Singh, MD, is now seeing patients at the IU Health La Porte Physicians Pediatrics office, 1509 State St., La Porte. He brings to our community a wealth of knowledge and interest in healthy living, and some excellent tips for parents and families.… Read More

  • A safe voice for healthy children

    08/25/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind. – Hadeily Salazar, MD, had no trouble deciding what medical specialty she wanted to pursue. She loves working with newborns and children, and especially likes it when her patients are healthy and happy. This is, in part, why she also takes a special interest in being a trusted provider for young children and adolescents. “Sometimes it is not easy for children who are growing… Read More

  • Expert ENT care in Michigan City, La Porte

    08/24/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Michigan City, Ind. – Children and adults in Michigan City and La Porte have access to expert ear, nose and throat care with Austin Bancroft, DO, and new technology by their side. For most people, relief is the goal when it comes to ENT care. Bancroft, a member of IU Health La Porte Physicians ENT Care, uses the latest technology and techniques to offer patients safe care, and relief from common… Read More

  • New OB/GYN physician lands in La Porte

    08/18/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind. – Bethany Cluskey, MD, is a new obstetrician/gynecologist who is accepting new patients at her La Porte office. Cluskey joined IU Health La Porte Physicians Women’s Care this month, and said she is looking forward to connecting with the community. “One of the most powerful things you can have in life is a trusted physician and healthcare provider, who you know is on… Read More

  • VanPutten opens new office in Michigan City

    08/07/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Michigan City, Ind. – One of Michigan City’s most trusted eye doctors and surgeons has opened a new office in Michigan City. Douglas VanPutten, MD, who has been providing expert eye care to La Porte County communities for more than 25 years, has joined IU Health La Porte Physicians. VanPutten began seeing patients this week in his new office in Michigan City at IU Health LifeWorks, 3777… Read More

  • Free back-to-school dental exams

    07/23/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind. - The Indiana University Health La Porte Cental Center will be busy in August with the return of the free school dental exam program for children without dental insurance. The exams meet the requirement of the La Porte Community School Corporation and appointments are required. Exams are available from: 8-10 a.m., August 4, 5, 7 or 8 4-6 p.m., August 6 or 13 To make an appointment, call… Read More

  • Free hearing screening

    07/20/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind. – Individuals who want to learn if they have a possible hearing problem or hearing loss can participate in a free hearing screening from 1-3 p.m., July 28 in La Porte. Appointments are required by calling 219-325-7648. The screening is for people ages five and older. It involves listening to a series of tones and sounds through comfortable headphones, and responding to the sounds… Read More

  • Free concert features local talent in a Night of Sacred Music

    07/20/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind. - Amazing local talent will be featured in a Night of Sacred & Patriotic music, a free concert sposored by the La Porte County Familiy YMCA Acquatic Department. The event is from 6-8 p.m., July 25 at the IU Health La Porte Hospital Family Chapel, 1007 Lincolnway, La Porte. It is free and open to the public. Performing will be Jane Eisele (soprano), Mike Green (tenor), and Holly Higdon… Read More

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