Visiting Specialists Services
No need to travel long distances for excellent medical care. Advanced, specialized care is offered at Indiana University Health Paoli Hospital. Specialists are scheduled monthly to facilitate patient needs:
Cardiology: Cardiologists treat and diagnose cardiovascular disease.
Gastroenterology: Diagnoses and treats diseases of the digestive system including the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, and pancreas.
General Surgery: General surgeons deal with injuries or diseases through surgery, not limited to any special organ or body region.
Genetic Testing: Testing provided in collaboration with University of Louisville Birth Defects Center to improve the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of birth defects. Dr. Joseph H. Hersh, and Dr.Lonnie Sears, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics are available quarterly for consultation at Paoli Clinic.
Ob/Gyn: Gynecologists evaluate and treat medical conditions (especially reproductive organs) in adult women, including pregnancy, prenatal care, and delivery.
Oncology: Oncologists treat tumors--benign and cancerous.
Otolaryngology (Ear/Nose/Throat): Trained in the medical and surgical treatment of disorders and diseases of the ear, nose, and throat.
Pain Management: Pain management physicians provide the diagnosis, treatment, and care of painful conditions.
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: Board certified physicians who are qualified to assess and recommend the best options for changing your appearance.
Podiatry: Podiatrists diagnose, treat, and prevent foot problems.
Retinology: specializing in diagnosis & treatment diseases of the small blood vessels in the retina of the eye.
Urology: Urologists diagnose and treat diseases & disorders of the male and female urinary systems and the male sexual system.
Making an Appointment at The Visiting Specialist Service
Scheduling an appointment with IU Health Visiting Specialis Service in Paoli couldn't be easier. Simply call 812.723.7459 to make your appointment. The Clinic is located at 642 West Hospital Road in Paoli. Patients should call their insurance provider concerning referral needs.
IU Health Visiting Specialist Service in Paoli Offers World-Class Health Care…Locally
It takes about one hour to drive from Paoli to Bloomington or Louisville and nearly two hours to drive to Indianapolis. Why should you have to drive so far to get quality specialty health care? IU Health Paoli Hospital believes you shouldn't.
IU Health Visiting Specialist Service in Paoli continues the tradition of high quality care by providing community-based specialized care that is world-class right where you live.
"Many patients were spending precious hours traveling to other cities to get the health care that they needed. Our visiting specialists are making those kinds of inconveniences a thing of the past. Families are spending less time on the road and more time at home. That is always a good thing," stated Marny Hammond, RN, director of the IU Health Visiting Specialist Service in Paoli. "Our local family physicians have built a strong bond with the visiting specialists and work closely to provide outstanding care for their patients."
Visiting Specialist Services offers useful events for the community - things like smoking cessation classes, car seat checks, prenatal classes and health screenings. One important weekly offering is Dining with Diabetes - a hands-on nutritional program for people with diabetes and their families.
"The patients are treated in Paoli by world-class physicians who are trained in several fields of specialty. I am very thankful to be able to offer this service to the many patients of this area. At IU Health Paoli Hospital, we pride ourselves on patient satisfaction and quality service. The visiting specialist clinic enables us to fulfill that commitment," concluded Hammond.