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Heart and Vascular Doctors

Need heart care? Call 765-453-8567 to schedule an appointment with a Community Howard heart and vascular specialist.

Deepak Guttikonda, M.D.
Vascular Surgeon

Deepak Guttikonda, M.D., vascular surgeonView profile/video >>

Dr. Guttikonda received his medical degree from Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine. He completed his residency and a fellowship at the Ohio State University Medical Center.

Dr. Guttikonda is board certified in vascular surgery.

Christopher Hansen, M.D.
Vascular Surgeon

Christopher J. Hansen, M.D., vascular surgeonView profile >>

Dr. Hansen received his medical degree from University of Minnesota Medical School. He completed his residency and a fellowship at the Hennepin County Medical Center in downtown Minneapolis.

Dr. Hansen is board certified in vascular surgery.

Lawrence Klein, M.D.
Cardiologist, Electrophysiology

Lawrence Klein, M.D., Kokomo cardiologist and electrophysiologistView profile/video >>

Lawrence Klein, MD, joined the Community Howard Regional Health medical staff as a cardiologist in 2013. Dr. Klein has practiced in Indianapolis since 1986. Board certified in cardiovascular electrophysiology, cardiovascular disease and internal medicine, Dr. Klein received his medical degree from Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia, and did his internship and residency at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He was a fellow at Indiana University School of Medicine.

Michael G. Koelsch, M.D.
Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Michael G. Koelsch, M.D., Kokomo cardiothoracic surgeonView profile/video >>

Michael G. Koelsch, M.D., joined the Community Howard Regional Health medical staff as a cardiothoracic surgeon in 2013. Dr. Koelsch is board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. Most recently, he was in private practice in Muncie. Having received his medical degree from Finch University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School, he did his general surgery residency and his fellowship in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at Loyola University- Foster McGraw Hospital, Maywood, Illinois.

Hari R. Kumar, M.D.
Vascular Surgeon

Hari R. Kumar, M.D., vascular surgeonView profile/video >>

Dr. Hari Kumar joined Community Heart and Vascular in October 2014. He attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and completed his general surgery residency at Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed a vascular surgery fellowship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.

Dr. Kumar is board certified in vascular surgery.

Blair MacPhail, M.D.
Interventional Cardiologist

Blair MacPhail, M.D., Kokomo interventional cardiologistView profile/video >>

Blair MacPhail, M.D., joined the Community Howard Regional Health medical staff as an interventional cardiologist in 2013. Board certified in general cardiology, interventional cardiology and peripheral vascular intervention of the lower extremities and kidney arteries, Dr. MacPhail has most recently practiced in Indianapolis. He received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and did both his internship and his residency at Butterworth Hospital, Grand Rapids, Michigan. He did a fellowship in cardiology intervention at University of Kentucky Hospitals, Lexington.

Rajesh Mallela, M.D.
Interventional Cardiologist

Rajesh Mallela, M.D., Kokomo interventional cardiologistView profile/video >>

Rajesh Mallela, M.D., joined Community Howard Regional Health in 2013. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, echocardiography and nuclear medicine. Additionally, Dr. Mallela is certified as a registered physician in vascular interpretation. Dr. Mallela received his medical degree from Mysore Medical College, India. He did his internal medicine residency at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, Illinois, and served as a hospitalist at Ball Memorial Hospital. He was chief fellow in cardiology at Tulane University, New Orleans, and did an interventional cardiology and peripheral vascular fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.

Richard H. Ofstein, M.D.
Vascular Surgeon

Richard H. Ofstein, M.D., vascular and endovascular specialistView profile >>

Dr. Richard Ofstein was born in Indianapolis and grew up in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He obtained his degree in cellular and molecular biology from the University of Michigan. Following his undergraduate degree, he returned home for medical school at the University of South Dakota School of Medicine. He then completed his general surgery residency at Indiana University, followed by his vascular surgery fellowship at St. Louis University.

Dr. Ofstein is board certified in vascular surgery. His special interests include the endovascular treatment of aortic and peripheral vascular disease.

Jeffrey Weinberger, M.D.
Vascular Surgeon

Jeffrey Weinberger, M.D., vascular surgeonView profile/video >>

Dr. Weinberger attended the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) earning a bachelor of science in biology with distinction. His medical degree is from Wayne State University School of Medicine (Detroit, MI). He trained in general surgery at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. Dr. Weinberger came to Community from the Cleveland Clinic Foundation where he completed a fellowship in vascular surgery.

Dr. Weinberger is board certified in general surgery and vascular surgery.

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