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Dr. Courtney Bender, DO

Collaborating Physician

Dr. Courtney Bender is a family medicine doctor in Evansville, Indiana and is affiliated with Deaconess hospital.
She has been in practice between 6-10 years. She graduated from the Lincoln Memorial University Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2011. Dr. Bender specializes in Family Medicine. she is affiliated with Deaconess Hospital.


Carleen Rubel,


Carleen M. Rubel is a native of Michigan. She and her husband, Lance, moved to Evansville in 1993. Carleen earned her BS in nursing, with a minor in psychology, from Oakland University in Rochester, MI in 1986. She received her master's degree as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner from USI in 2005. She went on to complete a second master's degree from USI as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2008.


Shannon Kratzer,


Shannon L. Kratzer earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from Indiana University Southeast in 1995. She graduated from the USI family nurse practitioner program in May 2009. As a registered nurse, she has over fifteen years of experience in intensive care, emergency medicine, and family practice. Shannon is particularly interested in preventive care, women's health and ultrasound-guided orthopedic injections. Shannon enjoys all aspects of family practice.


Elise Schutt,


Elise R. Schutt is a native of Southern Indiana. She earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from University of Southern Indiana in 2006. She graduated from the USI family nurse practitioner program in May 2010. As a registered nurse, she has experience in pulmonary medical-surgical background as well as pediatrics and pediatric intensive care. Elise particularly loves preventative medicine, pediatrics, geriatrics, and all aspects of family medicine.

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