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IU Health Physicians Family & Internal Medicine - East Washington

East Washington

IU Health Physicians Family & Internal Medicine East Washington provides comprehensive primary care to adults and children of all ages. Our experienced team of doctors and medical professionals is committed to treating illness and disease and advising on preventive health and wellness through every stage of life. Our team includes three internal medicine physicians, four family medicine physicians, one sports medicine physician, two family medicine physician assistants and a nurse practitioner. In addition to general primary care services, our practice offers sports medicine, cardiology, endocrinology, rheumatology, neurosurgery, pain management, orthopedics, gastroenterology, general surgery and urology. Medical home care managers are also available to assist patients with chronic illness.

For our patients’ scheduling convenience, our office opens at 7 am Monday through Friday, and we offer extended evening hours on Monday and Thursday. We are also open on Saturday from 8 am to 1 pm. We offer same day appointments to all new and existing patients.

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  • Robert Arthur, MD Family Medicine

    Robert Arthur, MD

    Dr. Arthur has more than 30 years of experience in family medicine and emergency medicine.  Prior to joining East Washington Adult Medicine in 1986 and then transitioning to IU Health Physicians, Dr. Arthur worked at Glendale Adult Medicine.  He has special interests in emergency medicine, pediatrics and general medicine.

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  • David Breitwieser, MD Family Medicine

    David Breitwieser, MD

    Dr. Breitwieser has practiced medicine for more than 30 years. He chose family medicine because he enjoys caring for patients of all ages and treating a variety of medical conditions. Committed to working collaboratively with his patients, Dr. Breitwieser promotes good health and wellness. He is active in his church and likes to run in his free time.

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  • J. L. Farr, MD Internal Medicine,

    J. L. Farr, MD

    Dr. Farr has practiced medicine for nearly 30 years. Internal Medicine is a good fit because he likes working with adults and seniors. In his practice, Dr. Farr seeks to provide excellent preventive care and high-quality treatment of chronic medical issues, if they arise. When not seeing patients, Dr. Farr enjoys running, cycling, mindfulness meditation and reading.

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  • Ryan Houghton, MD Internal Medicine

    Ryan Houghton, MD

    Dr. Houghton is a board certified physician in internal medicine.  He has special interest in celiac disease, cancer screening and preventative care.  Dr. Houghton is also a member of the American College of Physicians.

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  • Haihong (Henry) Mao, MD Family Medicine, Sports Medicine

    Haihong (Henry) Mao, MD

    Dr. Mao is board certified in both Sports Medicne and Family Medicine.  Dr. Mao served as co-chief resident during his last year's residency training and has served as the President of the Indianapolis Chinese Medical Society.  Dr. Mao specializes in acute and chronic musculosketal concerns from head to toe for patients of all ages.

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  • Paul McDougal, MD Family Medicine

    Paul McDougal, MD

    Dr. McDougal has practiced medicine for more than 25 years. He selected family medicine as his specialty because he enjoys the challenge of treating the whole patient. Dr. McDougal is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Indiana Academy of Family Physicians.

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  • Issa Shammas, MD Internal Medicine,

    Issa Shammas, MD

    Dr. Shammas is a board certified physician in internal medicine.  Prior to joining our practice, Dr. Shammas worked for MetroHealth.  He has special interest in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease.

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  • Helen Weber-McReynolds, PA Family Medicine

    With experience in both family medicine and emergency medicine, Helen Weber-McReynolds has worked as a physician assistant for more than 30 years. In her practice, she enjoys considering how her patients’ work, family, diet and lifestyle affect their health. She works cooperatively with patients to maximize their health and wellness. In her free time, she enjoys teaching wilderness medicine and survival skills to scouts, physician assistant students and other groups.

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  • Autumn Helm, PharmD, BCACP, CDE Ambulatory Care Pharmacy

    Autumn Helm, PharmD, BCACP, CDE

    Autumn Helm has been a pharmacist since 2001 and has
    been with IU Health since 2009. She chose to be a clinical
    pharmacist because she enjoys the ability to work closely
    with physicians and patients to help patients achieve and
    maintain good health. Outside of work, Dr. Helm is married, has two boys and enjoys spending time outdoors, biking, hiking and traveling.

    Autumn Helm earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Missouri – Kansas City. She is board certified as an ambulatory care pharmacist by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties and is a Certified Diabetes Educator. Additionally, she works with pharmacy students and residents to help them complete their training.

  • Ausama Ismail, MD Family Medicine

    Ausama Ismail, MD

    Dr. Ismail has been practicing family medicine since 2012. He chose his specialty because it allows him to have an impact on his patients’ lives and behaviors. Dr. Ismail believes in providing quality and compassionate care through effective communication and emotional support, whether patients are sick or well. In his free time, he enjoys tennis, swimming and spending time with family.

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  • Gena Gore, NP Family Medicine

  • Jennifer Daake, PA Family Medicine

    Jennifer Daake, PA

    Jennifer Daake chose to practice primary care as she enjoys serving patients of all ages across a variety of medical concerns and needs. She believes in partnering with her patients to build trust and, ultimately, help patients achieve their optimal level of health. Outside of work, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family, running, hiking and baking.

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Convenient services available in our building:

  • Imaging and x-ray services
  • Rehabilitation - Adult and pediatric
  • Dentistry and oral surgery
  • Eye care
  • Riley Physicians Pediatrics
  • IU Health Physicians Women’s Health
  • IU Health Physicians Behavioral Health
  • Same Day Appointments
  • Lab Services
  • Podiatry Services


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