Dr. Anzaldua attended St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas, for his undergraduate studies. He obtained his medical degree from Saba University School of Medicine, then completed his Internal Medicine residency at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. Following residency, he completed his General and Interventional Nephrology Fellowship at St. Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology by the ABIM.
Dr. Armstrong attended Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana, for his undergraduate studies. He obtained his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine, completed a family practice internship with Indiana University Medical Center, and did his Internal Medicine residency at St. Vincent Hospital. He has held board certifications in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.
Dr. Armstrong has specialized in Internal Medicine since 1987. He currently serves as a hospitalist at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He has managed patients in the nursing home setting his entire professional career.
Senior Adult Nurse Practitioner
Ms. Arnett obtained a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Indiana University and a Masters of Science in Nursing and Adult Nurse Practitioner degree from Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis. Ms. Arnett has more than seventeen years of advance nursing experience, both in the clinical and administrative capacity, and in a variety of settings. Ms. Arnett specializes in diabetes and endocrine disorders, kidney disease, chronic illness, infectious disease and acute and rehabilitative care. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the American Medical Directors Association (AMDA).
Ms. Armstrong obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from Marian University and then completed her Physician Assistant studies at Butler University in Indianapolis. Ms. Armstrong’s professional experience includes her role as a Physician Assistant with the Hospitalist Team at IU Health Methodist for ten years, where she provided care across the continuum from admission to patient evaluation and treatment. In addition to her sound clinical judgment, Ms. Armstrong provides a compassionate touch to each of her patients as she works with them to achieve their medical goals.
Ms. Schultz completed her Bachelor of Science in Biology degree at Indiana University. She then received her Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree with an Internal Medicine concentration at Bethel University in Tennessee. Ms. Schultz has experience in providing medical management to patients in psychiatric inpatient care, as well as long-term care and assisted living communities. Ms. Schultz’s high level of clinical professionalism, along with her strong communication skills, offer a level of comfort to the patients and families under her care.
Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
Ms. Pitts completed her Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University Kokomo. She then completed her Masters of Science in Nursing and obtained an Adult-Geriatric Nurse Practitioner degree from Purdue University. She has over ten years of nursing experience in multiple clinical settings, including long term care, medical surgical, and in progressive care unit. Ms. Pitts has a special affinity for providing medical care to the veteran population.
Adult Nurse Practitioner
Ms. Bell is an Adult Nurse Practitioner who received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Marian College and her Masters of Science in Nursing from Ball State University. She has vast nursing clinical experience in the acute care settings, including interventional radiology, nuclear medicine (cardiac testing), trauma, emergency unit care, cardiac progressive and surgical care, and endocrinology and dialysis patient care.
Ms. Joest is a licensed practice nurse who has more than thirty years of professional nursing experience, both in the office setting and in nursing facilities. She has focused the last twenty years of her practice in geriatric care. Ms. Joest provides clinical and administrative support to the providers in our group. Ms. Joest is also certified as a professional coder with the AAPC. She trains and audits Access Health Professional providers to ensure proper clinical documentation and coding of our patients’ charts.
Chief Officer of Operations and Legal Affairs
Ms. Lutes serves as the leader of operations and legal services for Access Health Professionals. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Indiana University and her juris doctorate, cum laude, from Indiana University McKinney School of Law. Prior to joining AHP, Ms. Lutes worked for almost fifteen years in private practice law, concentrating on insurance defense coverage and litigation matters. She handled state and federal trials, hearings, motions practice, mediations, and arbitrations. She is a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association and Indiana Medical Group Management Association.
Patient Care Coordinator
Ms. Kress has been with Access Health Professionals since its inception, where she serves as a Patient Care Coordinator. Ms. Kress schedules patient visits, assists with chart notes, labs, referrals, and medical documents, and frequently communicates with patients, families, and facility staff members. Originally from Indianapolis, she graduated from Indiana University with a degree in English. She also has a degree in Theatre Arts from Indiana University. Prior to her work with AHP, Ms. Kress worked for several years in the not-for-profit arts sector.
Ms. Schwegman attended Indiana University where she obtained a degree in psychology. Ms. Schwegman has worked with our group as a Medical Assistant since 2017, providing administrative support to our physicians and advance practice providers. She also regularly communicates with patients, family members, and the staff members of the facilities where we treat patients.
Ms. Jones attended Ivy Tech Community College in Lafayette, Indiana, and obtained an Associate’s Degree. She is certified in dental assisting and as a billing and coding specialist. Ms. Jones provides administrative support to our physicians and advance practice providers in our West Lafayette practice.