Dr. Lana Patch is a family practitioner practicing in Bluffton, IN. Dr. Patch specializes in comprehensive health care for people of all ages. In addition to diagnosing and treating illnesses, family practitioners also put focus on preventative care with routine checkups, tests and personalized coaching on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Patch possesses immense general knowledge on maintaining health and today, family practitioners provide more care for the underserved and rural populations than any other medical specialty.
Education and Training
In Univ Sch of Med, Indianapolis In 1984
Family MedicineAmerican Board of Family MedicineABFM
- St Francis Hosp & Hlth Ctr, Family Medicine
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