Touchpoint Senior Living
Our Touchpoint Senior Living practice consists of experienced physicians and nurse practitioners, dedicated to serving the geriatric population in post-acute and long-term care settings. The physician-led provider team works closely with the care teams at partner skilled nursing facilities and various senior living care settings to achieve best possible outcomes for elderly patients.
Our practice currently performs attending work at Allisonville Meadows, Westminster Village, Kindred Transitional Care Center - Castleton, Kindred Transitional Care Center - Wildwood, Rosewalk Village of Indianapolis, Community Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Miller's Merry Manor-East, Miller's Senior Living Community, The Forum at the Crossing, and Hamilton Trace.
Touchpoint Senior Living
9894 E. 121st Street
Fishers, IN 46037
Azita Chehresa, M.D., Ph.D.
Azita Chehresa, M.D., Ph.D. is a board certified family medicine physician who completed her residency and subsequent fellowship training in the field of clinical geriatrics at Indiana University. Dr. Chehresa comes with several years of experience as a primary care provider for the elderly. Dr. Chehresa also holds a Ph.D. in genetics from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
Dr. Chehresa sees patients at the HATS clinic located at the Health Pavilion Noblesville. As part of the Touchpoint Senior Living team, Dr. Chehresa attends on patients at Allisonville Meadows, Kindred Transitional Care at Castleton and Westminster Village Assisted Living.
Dr Chehresa is an active member of American Geriatrics Society, American Academy of Family Physicians and Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. She also serves as the treasurer/secretary for the Indiana Medical director Association. She is also involved in research; her areas of special interest include improvement of quality of care to frail elders, the impact of multidisciplinary interventions on transitions of care, geriatric depression and dementia.
In her free time, Dr. Chehresa enjoys spending time with her family, reading, painting and traveling.
Thomas H. Ledyard, M.D.
Dr. Thomas Ledyard, a board-certified family medicine physician, received his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in East Lansing. He completed his residency in family medicine at Community Hospital East in 1997. Working with the underserved is one of his passions, and he ministered to that population in Indianapolis, Kenya and Gary for 11 years before returning to Community’s residency program. Now he brings his excellent clinical skills as well as a compassionate bedside manner to the patients under the care of Touchpoint Senior Living on the east side of Indianapolis. He also serves as associate director of Community Health Network's Life’s Journey: Choices in Care program, which provides disease and pain management support for people with chronic diseases.
Dr. Ledyard lives in Indianapolis with his wife Robin, who is Community's physician executive for coding and documentation and past president of Community Hospital East.
Syeda Naqvi, M.D.
Syeda Naqvi, M.D., completed her medical degree at Sind Medical College in Karachi Pakistan and her residency training with the University of Kentucky Family Medicine program in Hazard, Kentucky. While working with the Eastern Kentucky Veterans Center, her interest in the elderly was enhanced, and she then specialized with a fellowship in Geriatrics from the University of Louisville. A highlight of her tenure there was receiving the prestigious Gold Star Employee Award for her sincere efforts and dedication to patients, families and primary care providers.
Dr. Naqvi believes that practicing medicine is all about compassion—serving humanity in the most intimate way possible. Through addressing seniors’ complex medical, physical and psychosocial needs, she works alongside the primary care provider to keep patients active, functional and in their homes as long as possible.
Dr. Naqvi splits her time between seeing patients at the Community Hospital East HATS clinic and attending on patients at Wildwood and Miller East as a part of the Touchpoint Senior Living team.
Having recently moved to Indiana to be closer to her family, Dr. Naqvi resides in Brownsburg. She enjoys spending time with family, including her 12-year-old son, decorating her house and cooking.
John D. Riley, M.D., MPH, CMD
Dr. Riley earned his medical degree at the University of South Florida, served his residency in internal medicine at East Carolina University and completed a Fellowship at Indiana University in general medicine. Dr. Riley has been recognized as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care by the Board of Directors of the American Medical Directors Certification Program.
He has spent the last 10 years in a house call and long-term care driven medical practice and is a certified home health care physician and a board-certified internal medicine physician. Dr. Riley enjoys working with geriatric populations, and his special interests include dementia, hospice and palliative care. He looks forward to bringing his knowledge of health care in the residential and long-term care settings to Touchpoint Senior Living and the patients it serves on the north side of Indianapolis.
Dr. Riley lives in Fishers with his wife, Dr. Treep, and his two sons.
Ahmad Ali, NP
Ahmad Ali, NP, grew up in Muncie and attended Ball State University where he earned his masters of science degree in nursing. A family nurse practitioner, Ali enjoys working with the geriatric populations on the south side of Indianapolis.
Ali lives in Fishers and enjoys traveling abroad, watching boxing matches and exercising.
Danielle Davis, MSN, ANP-BC
Danielle Davis, an adult nurse practitioner, is dedicated to working with geriatric populations on the north side of Indianapolis. She earned her bachelor of science in nursing at Purdue University in 2005, and began her career in the medical/surgical department at St. Vincent Hospital Indianapolis. Upon receiving her masters of science in nursing from Purdue University in 2010 she joined Community Health Network. Davis is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the American Geriatrics Society.
She and her husband live in Noblesville. She enjoys reading, rollerblading, and spending time with family and friends.
Virginia E. Spears, MSN, FNP-C
Virginia (Ginny) Spears earned her masters of science in nursing from Indiana University and has been a nurse practitioner for the last 12 years, joining Community Health Network in 2006. She works with Touchpoint Senior Living patients on the east side of Indianapolis. During her 28 years in nursing she has worked in many areas, including surgery, open heart recovery, post-anesthesia care, peri-operative care, emergency nursing, dialysis, intensive care, critical care, psyche and in-patient detox. Education has long been a focus for Spears who developed a diabetic education program for St. Vincent Heart Center and has taught numerous classes for Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana and Indiana University. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and numerous other professional organizations. She is certified to teach Basic Life Support.
Spears and her husband Bob have been married for 40 years and have two grown sons. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, trips to the beach, and hiking, golf and tennis.