Internal Medicine Care Providers

Michael Baach, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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Dr. Baach is a native of Ft. Wayne, Indiana. He received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from Northwestern University and graduated from medical school at Indiana University. He completed his internal medicine residency at Indiana University Medical Center in 1995 and is board certified in internal medicine.

Dr. Baach lives in the Carmel area with his wife, son and daughter.

9669 East 146th Street, Suite 200
Noblesville, IN 46060
Phone: 317-621-6300
Fax: 317-621-6310
Wa'el Bakdash, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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Dr. Wa'el Bakdash received his degree from Damascus University in Syria. His training includes residency at Damascus University, internist hospitalist and ICU/CCU at Omayad Hospital, rotation residency in internal medicine at several hospitals in the United Kingdom, general internist (primary care physician) at Arrawdha Dispensary in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, and his residency in internal medicine at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, Indiana.

In 1998, Dr. Bakdash joined Community Hospital Anderson as an internist in a private practice. He was appointed the Chief of Primary Care from 2002-2004. Dr. Bakdash currently sees his own patients and also serves as a hospitalist.

Dr. Bakdash is board certified in sleep medicine, internal medicine, and urgent care medicine.

1601 Medical Arts Boulevard, Suite 201
Anderson, IN 46011
Phone: 765-298-5280
Fax: 765-298-5289
Josephine Bongiovanni, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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Dr. Bongiovanni is a graduate of the School of Medicine, University of Bologna, Italy. She completed two residencies, her first in nuclear medicine with a fellowship in New York, and her second in internal medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark. She also held an academic position as an instructor in radiology at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York City, and was an instructor of residents in internal medicine at Jersey Shore Medical Center. She is board certified in internal medicine. She was influenced at an early age to pursue medicine by her father, who was also a physician.

She enjoys traveling and motorcycling with her husband, Stephen, and has a special interest in attending book clubs and yearly mystery conferences. She recently relocated from Colorado to the Fishers, Indiana area.


9669 East 146th Street, Suite 200
Noblesville, IN 46060
Phone: 317-621-6300
Fax: 317-621-6310
Samantha Bouchie, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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Dr. Samantha Bouchie was born in Vincennes, Indiana. She attended college at University of Evansville with degrees in biochemistry and philosophy. She graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent Hospital. She is board certified in internal medicine.

Dr. Bouchie has special interests in preventive healthcare, women's health and infectious diseases. Dr. Bouchie was chief resident at St. Vincent Hospital and was very involved in multiple hospital advisory boards, residency curriculum committees and conference scheduling.

Dr. Bouchie lives in Westfield with her husband, young daughter and son, and black Labrador retriever. Her husband teaches math at Westfield High School.

In her free time, Dr. Bouchie loves to be outside with her family, traveling, going for a run or reading a good book.

9669 East 146th Street, Suite 200
Noblesville, IN 46060
Phone: 317-621-6300
Fax: 317-621-6310
Wendy Byers, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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Dr. Byers attended Butler University as an undergraduate and received her medical degree from Indiana University. She obtained her specialty training in internal medicine at Methodist Hospital and is board certified.

Her practice has been located in Carmel since 1990. Dr. Byers has a special interest in women’s health and the care of adolescents.

11911 North Meridian Street, Suite 110
Carmel, IN 46032
Phone: 317-621-1151
Fax: 317-621-1179
Charles Cornett, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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A graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine, Dr. Cornett completed his residency at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Indianapolis. He has been in practice since 1995 and resides in Indianapolis with his family.

8101 Clearvista Parkway, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46256
Phone: 317-621-5390
Fax: 317-621-7885
Kevin Coss, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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Dr. Coss graduated from the Medical College of Ohio and completed his internship and residency at Indiana University. He is a board certified physician who has been in practice since 1987 and is listed in the Guide to America’s Top Physicians by the Consumer’s Research Council of America. He and his family live in Carmel.

8101 Clearvista Parkway, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46256
Phone: 317-621-5390
Fax: 317-621-7885
John DeSanto, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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10122 East 10th Street, Suite 220
Indianapolis, IN 46229
Phone: 317-355-2200
Fax: 317-355-2185
Ronald Harmening, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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1601 Medical Arts Boulevard, Suite 201
Anderson, IN 46011
Phone: 765-298-5280
Fax: 765-298-5289
Tina Harrison, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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Dr. Harrison was born in Oak Park, Illinois, and attended Northern Illinois University. She received her medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and completed her internal medicine residency at Indiana University Medical Center. She is board certified in internal medicine.

Dr. Harrison, her husband and three daughters reside in the Carmel area.


9669 East 146th Street, Suite 200
Noblesville, IN 46060
Phone: 317-621-6300
Fax: 317-621-6310
Timothy Hodges, M.D., Ph.D.

Internal Medicine

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Dr. Hodges is board certified in internal medicine and certified to do travel medicine. He received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and completed his residency at St. Vincent Health in Indianapolis. He also holds a Ph.D. from the Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Pharmacology.


11911 North Meridian Street, Suite 100
Carmel, IN 46032
Phone: 317-621-6800
Fax: 317-621-6808
Terry Iwasko, D.O.

Internal Medicine

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5471 Georgetown Rd, Ste B
Indianapolis, IN 46254
Phone: 317-614-3058
Fax: 317-388-1527
Shabnam Moshref, D.O.

Internal Medicine

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Dr. Shabnam Moshref grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where her parents and family still live. She graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington with a B.S. in Biochemistry, followed by completing her master's degree in biology at IUPUI (Purdue degree). She attended medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pennsylvania and joined Community after completing her internal medicine residency at Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals in Clinton Township, Michigan.

Dr. Moshref was married in 2014 and her husband is a teacher in Pike Township. During her free time, Dr. Moshref enjoys reading and catching up with friends and family. She hopes to have time in the future to travel and learn to cook new foods.

Susan Murphy, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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As a board-certified physician in internal medicine, Dr. Murphy provides care for a variety of patients. She has special interests in diabetes, endocrinology, hypertension, preventive medicine/wellness and women’s health.

Dr. Murphy graduated from University of Kentucky College of Medicine and served her internal medicine residency at Indiana University Medical Center and St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. Before joining Community Physician Network, Dr. Murphy practiced in Mooresville and Greenwood for 15 years.

Dr. Murphy is accepting new patients 18 years and older.

8920 Southpointe Drive, Suite B
Indianapolis, IN 46227
Phone: 317-497-1900
Fax: 317-497-1919
Russell Palmer, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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Dr. Palmer has been associated with Internal Medicine Care, Carmel since August 2001. He is board certified in both internal medicine and pediatrics.

He obtained his medical degree at the University of Alabama School of Medicine and completed a combined residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at Methodist Hospital.

Dr. Palmer has a special interest in preventive health.

11911 North Meridian Street, Suite 110
Carmel, IN 46032
Phone: 317-621-1151
Fax: 317-621-1179
Madhavi Rao, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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Dr. Rao is a board-certified internal medicine physician who has been in practice since 1999. After completing her internship at Henry Ford Hospital, Dr. Rao fulfilled her residency at Indiana University Medical Center.

She lives on the northeast side of Indianapolis with her family.

8101 Clearvista Parkway, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46256
Phone: 317-621-5390
Fax: 317-621-7885
Teresa Schaeffer, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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10122 East 10th Street, Suite 220
Indianapolis, IN 46229
Phone: 317-355-2200
Fax: 317-355-2185
Evan Schiffli, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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Dr. Evan Schiffli attended the Indiana University School of Medicine and recently completed his internal medicine residency training at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

As an internist, Dr. Schiffli enjoys the prevention and management of a wide variety of diseases and conditions experienced by the adult population. His special interests include hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes and preventive standards of care. He finds real satisfaction in developing relationships with his patients over time and feels strongly that the physician-patient relationship should be relaxed and congenial.

Dr. Schiffli and his wife, Meghan, grew up on the north side of Indianapolis and now reside in Carmel. Their three children are Olivia, Lewis, and Elliot. He studied philosophy as an undergraduate at Indiana University in Bloomington. In his spare time he enjoys reading, neighborhood walks with his family, amateur

8101 Clearvista Parkway, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46256
Phone: 317-621-5390
Fax: 317-621-7885
David Tetrick, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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9669 East 146th Street, Suite 310
Noblesville, IN 46060
Phone: 317-621-6170
Fax: 317-621-6177
Kristin Tielker, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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A graduate of Indiana University Medical School, Dr. Tielker completed both her internal medicine internship and residency at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. She is board certified and began practicing in 2005. She and her family reside in Carmel.

8101 Clearvista Parkway, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46256
Phone: 317-621-5390
Fax: 317-621-7885
Patricia Wesley, M.D., Ph.D.

Internal Medicine

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Dr. Wesley is board certified in internal medicine. She received her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and completed her residency at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She also holds a Ph.D. from the Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Physiology.

11911 North Meridian Street, Suite 100
Carmel, IN 46032
Phone: 317-621-6800
Fax: 317-621-6808
Louis Wright, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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Dr. Louis Wright attended the Indiana University School of Medicine. He is board certified in internal medicine and a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Wright welcomes new patients and looks forward to partnering with you and your family for better health and a positive well being.

1400 North Ritter Ave., Suite 410
Indianapolis, IN 46219
Phone: 317-355-2700
Fax: 317-355-2929
Vanita Yakhmi, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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10122 East 10th Street, Suite 220
Indianapolis, IN 46229
Phone: 317-355-2200
Fax: 317-355-2185
Xianfeng Zhu, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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Dr. Zhu was born and raised in Zhejiang Provence, China. After receiving his bachelor of medicine degree at Zhejiang Medical University, he completed his internal medicine residency followed by an endocrinology fellowship at the Peking Union Medical College Hospital (PUMCH, ranked No.1 hospital in China), Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences. He worked and did extensive clinical research as an attending physician for three years at PUMCH. Dr. Zhu moved to the states in 1993, working as a research fellow for three years at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri and six years at University of Toronto, Canada. He completed the internal medicine residency program at Park Ridge Hospital at the University of Rochester in New York and then completed a fellowship in geriatric medicine at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Dr. Zhu came to Community after practicing nearly seven years as a general internist in Marshalltown, Iowa. As a board-certified internal medicine physician, Dr. Zhu enjoys treating all adult chronic medical diseases, but has a special interest in diabetes, endocrine problems and geriatric medicine.

Dr. Zhu is married and enjoys jogging, reading and classical music.

Dr. Zhu is currently accepting new patients 18 years and older.

8920 Southpointe Drive, Suite B
Indianapolis, IN 46227
Phone: 317-497-1900
Fax: 317-497-1919