Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Team

(574) 534-2548
f (574) 534-3622
1824 Dorchester Ct Ste A, Goshen, IN 46526
Appointments also available in Nappanee and Shipshewana.

Clinic hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phones answered till 4:30 p.m.

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    Christopher Owens, MD

    Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
    Interests: sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, shoulder, hip and knee replacement
    Welcoming new patients

    Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
    1824 Dorchester Ct, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-534-2548


    Goshen Physicians Osteopathic Family Clinic - Nappanee
    1953 Waterfall Dr, Nappanee, IN 46550 Directions

    574-534-2548


    Goshen Surgery Center
    1605 Winsted Dr, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-364-4730

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    Biography

    Dr. Christopher Owens is a board certified and fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon. He serves as the medical director at Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. He has extensive experience and fellowship training in orthopedic sports medicine to thoroughly diagnose and treat his patients’ pain or injury. He has provided medical team coverage for the NFL’s Carolina Panthers, minor league baseball’s Charlotte Knights and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Davidson College. Dr. Owens has been the team physician for Concord High School since 2014 and also serves as an orthopedic consultant for Goshen High School.
     

    Philosophy of Care

    Dr. Owens believes that quality health care involves determining how all aspects of a person’s life impact his or her health. He approaches each patient with deep personal commitment, building a relationship based on compassion and honesty that helps him provide everyone with the best possible care. Dr. Owens considers all options and then develops a treatment plan that may include both nonsurgical and surgical options to help minimize pain and maximize recovery.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • ACL injuries
    • Hip, knee and shoulder procedures
    • Joint care
    • Arthroscopic procedures
    • Reconstructive surgery

    Education

    Board Certified – Orthopedic Surgery

    Education and training:
    Doctor of Medicine
    University of Toledo College of Medicine | Toledo, OH

    Residency:
    Mayo Clinic | Rochester, MN

    Fellowship:
    OrthoCarolina | Charlotte, NC

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    Kyle Carlson, DO

    Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
    Welcoming new patients

    Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
    1824 Dorchester Ct, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

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    Biography

    Dr. Kyle Carlson is an orthopedic surgeon with Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. He is fellowship trained in adult reconstruction orthopedic surgery and specializes in total joint replacement of hips and knees. He also treats patients with general orthopedic problems, including injuries and trauma to bones, ligaments and tendons.
     
    Dr. Carlson has advanced training and experience in treating complex cases. He specializes in adult revisions to joint replacements and treatment for conditions caused by degenerative diseases, including arthritis.
     
    His goal is to help patients get back to activities that are most important to them. His conservative approach blends non-operative treatment and surgical solutions to relieve musculoskeletal pain or discomfort that may limit a patient's quality of life.
     
    A native of Indiana, Dr. Carlson and his family enjoy outdoor activities in the Goshen community and being close to family. His hobbies include running, fishing, woodworking and travel.

    Philosophy of Care

    For Dr. Carlson, patient treatment is a team effort. He believes patients deserve to know all options – non-surgical and surgical – before making decisions about a treatment plan. It's the best way for patients to know what treatment is best for them to meet their goals.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Total hip and knee replacement surgery
    • Management of complex joint replacement conditions
    • Revision joint replacement surgery
    • Complex hip and knee problems with limb deformity
    • Non-surgical management of musculoskeletal pain
    • Orthopedic trauma
    • Second opinions for hip and knee surgery

    Education

    Board Eligible – Orthopedic Surgery
     
    Education and training:
    Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
    Kansas City University of Medicine and Bioscience | Kansas City, MO
     
    Bachelor of Science, Biology and Chemistry
    Manchester College | North Manchester, IN
     
    Fellowship:
    Orthopedic Surgery, Adult Reconstruction
    Detroit Medical Center | Detroit, MI
     
    Residency:
    Orthopedic Surgery
    Michigan State University – McLaren Oakland | Pontiac, MI

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    Arjuna Cuddeback, DO

    Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
    Interests: lower extremity trauma, foot and ankle reconstruction, knee and hip replacement
    Welcoming new patients

    Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
    1824 Dorchester Ct, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-534-2548


    Goshen Physicians Family Medicine - Shipshewana
    450 E Country Ln, Shipshewana, IN 46565 Directions

    574-534-2548


    Goshen Surgery Center
    1605 Winsted Dr, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-364-4730

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    Biography

    Dr. Arjuna Cuddeback is a board certified and fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon at Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. He assesses and treats a full spectrum of musculoskeletal disorders ranging from arthritis to work and sports injuries, as well as fractures. He also has advanced training in lower extremity trauma and adult foot and ankle reconstruction.

    His ultimate goal for his patients is a successful return to work, sports or a desired level of physical activity. A former semi-professional soccer player, Dr. Cuddeback is passionate about physical fitness and sports. He was captain of his university men’s club soccer team, has coached a girls’ high school soccer team and been assistant coach for a men’s varsity soccer team during medical school. In his free time, he also enjoys carpentry, traveling, music and movies.
     

    Philosophy of Care

    Regardless of whether a patient’s pain or injury requires conservative, non-operative intervention or a surgical procedure, Dr. Cuddeback tailors his treatment plan to best fit each patient and his or her lifestyle. His philosophy is that each patient is a whole person with individual needs. He believes open communication and mutual respect are the cornerstones of a successful doctor-patient relationship.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Partial and total knee replacement
    • Arthroscopic procedures
    • Fracture care
    • Total joint replacement
    • Chronic joint pain

    Education

    Board Certified – Orthopedic Surgery

    Education and training:
    Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
    Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine | East Lansing, MI

    Residency:
    Orthopedic Surgery
    McLaren Oakland Health Care | Pontiac, MI

    Fellowship:
    Foot and Ankle Orthopedic Specialists of Nevada | Las Vegas, NV

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    Nicholas DeFauw, DO

    Specialty: Sports Medicine
    Welcoming new patients

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    1824 Dorchester Ct, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-534-2548

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    Biography

    Dr. Nicholas DeFauw is a board certified primary care sports medicine doctor. With advanced training in family medicine and a fellowship in sports medicine, he plays an important nonsurgical role on the care team at Goshen Physician Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. Dr. DeFauw treats patients of all ages, from young athletes and adult exercise enthusiasts to weekend warriors and others with muscle or bone injuries or pain.

    From football, hockey and soccer to cycling and bull riding, Dr. DeFauw knows his way around treatment and prevention of illness and sports injuries. He appreciates opportunities to serve as a team physician or medical director for high school athletes, national sports leagues and conferences.

    Dr. DeFauw also is a strong advocate of advancing the education of future leaders in sports medicine. He has served as the medical director for a sports medicine fellowship program and as a faculty member for health systems in Wisconsin and Texas.  

    Philosophy of Care

    For Dr. DeFauw, the essence of patient-centered care means doing what fits the individual needs of each patient. He believes in true teamwork, working closely with patients and Colleagues to offer the best possible care. His approach encourages patients to actively participate in their health and wellbeing. It’s the kind of care he would want for his family and himself.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Managing care for patients with concussions
    • Head injuries and broken or fractured bones

    Education

    Board Certified – Family Medicine, Sports Medicine

    Education and training:
    Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
    Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine | East Lansing, MI

    Residency
    Family Medicine
    St. John Providence Health System – Osteopathic Division | Madison Heights and Warren, MI

    Fellowship:
    Sports Medicine
    John Peter Smith Health System | Fort Worth and Arlington, TX

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    Michael Hartman, MD

    Specialty: Orthopedic Spine Surgery
    Interests: complex spinal conditions, anterior thoracic and cervical spine surgery
    Welcoming new patients

    Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
    1824 Dorchester Ct, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

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    Biography

    Michael Hartman is a board certified and fellowship trained orthopedic spine surgeon. He specializes in all types of surgeries along the neck, middle and lower back areas of the spinal column.

    Dr. Hartman’s experience as an orthopedic surgeon spans two decades. For most of his career, he has been affiliated with specialty practices in northern Indiana. He also has dedicated his services in comprehensive spine care to developing countries, particularly Laos.
     

    Philosophy of Care

    Dr. Hartman believes in treating patients as if they are family members. He builds trusted relationships with patients to identify a treatment approach that fits their individual needs. Dr. Hartman explores all treatment options with his patients before considering surgery.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Complex spinal conditions
    • Anterior thoracic spine surgeries

    Education

    Board Certified – Orthopedic Surgery

    Education and training:
    Doctor of Medicine
    Indiana University School of Medicine | Indianapolis, IN

    Residency:
    Orthopedic Surgery
    Henry Ford Hospital | Detroit, MI

    Fellowship:
    Spine Surgery
    University of Louisville | Louisville, KY

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    Kevin Houseman, DPM

    Specialty: Podiatry
    Interests: comprehensive foot and ankle care, lower extremity wound care
    Welcoming new patients

    Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
    1824 Dorchester Ct, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-534-2548


    Goshen Physicians Osteopathic Family Clinic - Nappanee
    1953 Waterfall Dr, Nappanee, IN 46550 Directions

    574-534-2548


    Goshen Wound & Hyperbaric Center
    2006 S Main St, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-364-4560


    Goshen Surgery Center
    1605 Winsted Dr, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-364-4730

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    Biography

    Dr. Kevin Houseman is a podiatrist with Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. Dr. Houseman is certified in foot surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery®. Nearly a decade of education, training and private practice have advanced his proficiency in diagnosing and treating diseases, deformities, disorders and traumatic injuries of the foot and ankle.

    A leader in wound care, Dr. Houseman has extensive experience providing diabetic wound care and limb preservation. His comprehensive approach to wound management includes coordination of hyperbaric oxygen therapy at Goshen Wound Clinic to accelerate healing of chronic wounds.

    Dr. Houseman’s clinical experience has taken him from outpatient and inpatient settings to the emergency room and surgery center. The broad range of conditions he treats include toenail conditions, fractures, sprains, strains and tendonitis of the foot and ankle. Dr. Houseman also provides care for plantar fasciitis, flat foot pain, bunions and hammertoes.

     

    Philosophy of Care

    Dr. Houseman believes in treating each patient as he would a family member. He provides compassionate care that is individually based to promote the best outcome for the patient.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Wound care
    • Limb preservation
    • Toenail conditions
    • Fractures
    • Sprains
    • Strains
    • Tendonitis of the foot and ankle
    • Plantar fasciitis
    • Flat foot pain
    • Bunions
    • Hammertoes

    Education

    Board Certified – Foot Surgery

    Education and training:
    Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
    Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine | Independence, OH

    Residency:
    Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
    Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital | Wyandotte, MI

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    David Koronkiewicz, DO, MS-HQSM, CHCQM, FAOAO

    Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
    Interests: joint replacement, acute and chronic joint and muscle conditions, fractures
    Welcoming new patients

    Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
    1824 Dorchester Ct, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-534-2548


    Goshen Surgery Center
    1605 Winsted Dr, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-364-4730

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    Dr. David C. Koronkiewicz is a board certified orthopedic surgeon at Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. He specializes in joint replacement surgery, sports medicine, arthritic conditions and general orthopedic problems, including the care and treatment of fractures.

    Before joining Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Dr. Koronkiewicz was a key provider for North Central Orthopedics, a successful practice in Goshen, IN. He also served his country in the U.S. Air Force Medical Corps as a staff orthopedist, physician advisor and clinical preceptor at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona. During his service, he was promoted to Major and received the Air Force Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service.

    When he is not busy with his medical commitments, Dr. Koronkiewicz is extremely active in the community. He was the team physician for Goshen High School for more than 19 years and is a member of the high school’s Dollars for Scholars Fund Raising Committee. He also served as the Medical Director of Quality at Goshen Hospital. Most recently, he received an honorable mention in the DrFirst’s 2021 Healthiverse Heroes Awards. The distinction recognizes his role in implementing a secure text messaging platform to improve communication between healthcare providers and patients.

    Philosophy of Care

    Dr. Koronkiewicz believes that his most important responsibility is to his patients and their quality of life. He is respectful of the trust his patients have placed in him. Dr. Koronkiewicz uses the latest medical advancements to ensure that his patients and their families have convenient access to a wide spectrum of comprehensive medical services, all backed by the full support of Goshen Health.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Joint replacement surgery
    • Arthritic conditions
    • General orthopedic problems
    • Care and treatment of fractures

    Education

    Board Certified – Orthopedic Surgery

    Education and training:
    Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine | Philadelphia, PA

    Residency:
    Orthopedic Surgery
    Osteopathic Medical Center of Philadelphia | Philadelphia, PA

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    Robert Lane, DO

    Specialty: Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    Welcoming new patients

    Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
    1824 Dorchester Ct, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-534-2548

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    Biography

    Dr. Robert Lane is an orthopedic surgeon with Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine.He specializes in complex surgeries of the hand and upper extremities and has advanced training in microsurgical repair of arteries and nerves. Dr. Lane cares for patients with a wide range of orthopedic disorders, including fractures, arthritis, dislocations, ligament injuries, sprains and strains.  

    Philosophy of Care

    For Dr. Lane, the ultimate goal in treating patients is to help them return to sports, work, hobbies or doing whatever it is they love. He is dedicated to delivering the highest level of compassion, expertise and honesty with patients. Dr. Lane believes patients deserve treatment that best serves their values, goals and individual needs.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Complex surgeries of the hand and upper extremities
    • Microsurgical repair of arteries and nerves
    • Conservative treatments to preserve joint surfaces
    • Carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Tendonitis
    • Arthritis of the thumb/hand/wrist
    • Fractures, nerve, tendon and nail trauma

    Education

    Education and training:
    Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
    Kansas City University of Medicine and Bioscience | Kansas City, MO

    Fellowship:
    Hand/Microsurgery and Upper Extremity University of Louisville/Christine M Kleinert Institute | Louisville, KY

    Residency:
    Orthopedic Surgery
    Michigan State University/ McLaren Oakland Hospital | Pontiac, MI

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    Kacy Davis, MSN, FNP-C, FNP-BC

    Specialty: Pain Management
    Interests: cancer pain, nerve damage, degenerative disease
    Welcoming new patients

    Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
    1824 Dorchester Ct, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-537-0423

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    Kacy Davis is a double board certified nurse practitioner with the pain management team at Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. Her board certifications are from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and American Nurses Credentialing Center. She works closely with specialists to treat patients with chronic pain caused by injury, nerve damage and degenerative disease. Her approach includes the use of interventional therapies, such as nerve blocks and joint injections, as well as medications.

    Previously, Kacy was part of an integrated team of cancer care experts at Goshen Center for Cancer Care. She worked closely with patients who had surgical procedures as part of their treatment plan.
     

    Philosophy of Care

    For Kacy, compassion, honesty and a positive attitude form the core of her approach to care. She listens carefully to each patient’s concerns to understand their history and unique needs. By working closely with other medical specialists, Kacy develops a personalized plan of care based on the individual’s condition and treatment options.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Nerve damage
    • Degenerative disease
    • Nerve blocks
    • Joint injections
    • Patient care skills
    • Assistance in surgeries

    Education

    Certified – Family Nurse Practitioner

    Education and training:
    Master of Science in Nursing
    Indiana Wesleyan University | Marion, IN

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    Jeffrey Lain, FNP-C, CRNFA

    Specialty: Orthopedic Spine Surgery
    Welcoming new patients

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    1824 Dorchester Ct, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-534-2548

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    Jeff Lain is a certified family nurse practitioner and surgical first assistant at Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. He collaborates with orthopedic surgeons in treating back and spine conditions. Jeff has over two decades of experience in surgical and critical care nursing, involving all phases of the surgical process. Prior to joining the orthopedic group, he served as a first assistant in a wide array of surgeries, including robotic-assisted procedures at Goshen Hospital.
     
    When Jeff is away from patient care, he is in search of his next adventure and enjoys traveling with family, weightlifting and cycling.

    Philosophy of Care

    The first step in patient care for Jeff is to get to know the patient and build a strong patient-provider relationship. He listens to patient concerns and focuses on treatment options to help them feel better and return to activities they enjoy.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Spine
    • Orthopedics

    Education

    Certified – Family Nurse Practitioner
     
    Education and training:
    Master of Science in Nursing
    Simmons University | Boston, MA
     
    Certificate of Completion as Registered Nurse First Assistant
    St. Charles Community College | St. Louis, MO
     
    Associate of Science in Nursing
    University of St. Francis | Fort Wayne, IN
     
    Bachelor of Arts in Biology
    University of Rochester | Rochester, NY 

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    Lindsay Neff, MSN, FNP-C, ONP-C

    Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
    Interests: osteoarthritis, acute and chronic injuries, joint replacement
    Welcoming new patients

    Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
    1824 Dorchester Ct, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-534-2548


    Goshen Surgery Center
    1605 Winsted Dr, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-364-4730

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    Lindsay Neff is a certified orthopedic nurse practitioner at Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. Before joining the team, Lindsay spent several years as a nurse who focused primarily on orthopedic and spinal care, in addition to treating other surgical and general medical patients. As a registered nurse at Goshen Hospital, she served six months on a committee assembled to assess and, ultimately, redevelop the nursing model for the hospital.

    Lindsay earned her Master’s of Science in Nursing from Ball State University in Muncie, IN. In 2009, she received a Patient Choice Award at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, IN, in recognition of her outstanding dedication to patient care. Since then, she has been selected to join the Honor Society at Ball State University, as well as Phi Kappa Phi, one of the nation’s premier honor societies for academic excellence.  

    Philosophy of Care

    Lindsay cares for her patients as if they were her own family. Her goal is to provide the same quality of care she would provide her own family if they were her patients. She is passionate about orthopedics because of the variety of things she sees on a daily basis. She recognizes the unique needs of each patient, taking the time to listen to their needs and wants so she can provide the best care.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Osteoarthritis
    • Acute and chronic injuries or problems
    • Joint replacement
    • Working with surgeons to coordinate and assist with care

    Education

    Certified – Orthopedic Nurse Practitioner

    Education and training:
    Master of Science in Nursing
    Ball State University | Muncie, IN

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    Kirby Wilcoxson, FNP

    Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
    Interests: general orthopedics, post-operative care, fractures, sport related injuries
    Welcoming new patients

    Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
    1824 Dorchester Ct, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-534-2548


    Goshen Surgery Center
    1605 Winsted Dr, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-364-4730

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    Kirby Wilcoxson is a certified nurse practitioner at Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. She collaborates with the orthopedic surgeons in treating orthopedic and sports-related injuries ranging from arthritis to fracture care. She participates in the care of patients both surgically and non-surgically. Although orthopedics is her specialty, she is a certified family nurse practitioner and is qualified to treat illnesses along the spectrum of primary care from infancy to the advanced-aging population.
     

    Philosophy of Care

    Kirby loves being a nurse practitioner because she is committed to the holistic care of the patient. In her providing care for different ages, she is aware that there are a variety of factors that play into one’s health and is intentional about maintaining the holistic model throughout the course of care. One of her main goals is to help people re-establish their lives and recover so they can return to the activities they love.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Sports medicine
    • Arthritis
    • Fracture care
    • Health and fitness
    • Wellness and disease prevention
    • Osteoarthritis care

    Education

    Certified – Family Nurse Practitioner

    Education and training:
    Master of Science in Nursing
    Indiana Wesleyan University | Marion, IN

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    Quentin Cave, LAT, ATC

    Specialty: Athletic Training

    Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
    1824 Dorchester Ct, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

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    Quentin Cave is a licensed and board certified athletic trainer at Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. He provides athletic training services for student athletes in grades 7-12 at Fairfield Jr/Sr High School in Goshen, IN. As an integral part of the school's athletic program, Quentin evaluates, diagnoses and rehabilitates students with orthopedic injuries sustained during athletic events and practice activities.
     
    Quentin also works to prevent orthopedic injuries and provides medical coverage during all home sporting events. He is specially trained to provide instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) and massage cupping. These techniques relieve pain and increase circulation in tight or tense areas of the body.

    Philosophy of Care

    Quentin lives by two mottos – lead with laughter and be totally honest. He creates a safe and fun space for teenagers to help them perform at their maximum potential. When students are injured, he keeps it real – with no sugar coating – to provide the details they need about their care.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Manual therapies
    • Upper extremity injury evaluation and rehabilitation
    • Advocate for the value of certified athletic trainers

    Education

    Board Certified – Athletic Training
     
    Education and training:
    Bachelor of Athletic Training
    Ball State University | Muncie, IN

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    Maritza Chavez Stahly, MAT, LAT, ATC

    Specialty: Athletic Training
    Other languages: American Sign Language - Conversational, Spanish

    Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
    1824 Dorchester Ct, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-534-2548

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    Maritza Chavez Stahly is a licensed and board certified athletic trainer at Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. She works closely with student athletic programs at Goshen High School, Goshen Middle School and Concord High School to evaluate, diagnose and rehabilitate students with sports injuries. For middle school and high school sporting events, Maritza sets up venues for games, matches and meets.
     
    Education plays an important role in Maritza's approach to training young athletes. She guides them in methods to prevent injuries and teaches proper nutrition and hydration for athletes. Maritza is specially trained in the Graston Technique to eliminate pain and restore range of motion and normal function after soft tissue injuries.
     
    During time away from work, Maritza has a passion for family, cooking, travel and nature. She finds stress relief in reading and coloring.

    Philosophy of Care

    Maritza takes a compassionate and empathetic approach to care for athletes with sports injuries. She uses active listening skills to address their concerns and help them perform at their highest potential.
     
    With her bilingual skills, Maritza serves as an advocate for students to bridge the gap between parents, students and doctors.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Concussion care
    • ACL prevention programs
    • Nutrition/hydration for high school athletes
    • Mental health for high school athletes

    Education

    Board Certified – Athletic Training
     
    Education and training:
    Master of Athletic Training
    Manchester University | North Manchester, IN
     
    Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education
    Goshen College | Goshen, IN

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    Taylor Klimach, LAT, ATC, EMT-B

    Specialty: Athletic Training

    Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
    1824 Dorchester Ct, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-534-2548

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    Taylor Klimach is a licensed and board certified athletic trainer at Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. She is an integral partner in the student athletic program at Northridge High School in Middlebury, IN. Taylor works alongside doctors, coaches and parents to establish safety protocols for athletes in grades 9-12.
     
    As an emergency medical technician, Taylor is trained and certified to provide immediate care for athletes with sports injuries. She also creates and monitors rehabilitation plans to help young athletes return to sports activities they enjoy.
     
    When Taylor is away from the athletic field, she enjoys spending time with family, tackling the dirt bike track and playing with her dog.

    Philosophy of Care

    Taylor's approach to care begins with building a strong rapport with students and earning their trust in her skills. She respects each athlete and welcomes their active participation in making decisions about their treatment and care.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Trauma
    • Rehabilitation planning
    • Vocal cord dysfunction

    Education

    Board Certified – Athletic Training
     
    Education and training:
    Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training
    Western Michigan University | Kalamazoo, MI

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    George Potter, MS, LAT, ATC

    Specialty: Athletic Training
    Other languages: Thai

    Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
    1824 Dorchester Ct, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-534-2548

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    George Potter is a licensed and board certified athletic trainer at Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. He supports the athletic training program at Goshen High School in Goshen, IN. George works closely with student athletes to prevent sports injuries and perform at a high level in the activities they enjoy.

    Philosophy of Care

    Education plays an important role in George's approach to care. He helps athletes understand how to recover from sports injuries, reduce their time away from physical activities and protect their long-term health and function.

    Research/Clinical Interest

    • Emergency care during sporting events and practice sessions
    • Preventive care
    • Injury prevention

    Education

    Board Certified – Athletic Training
     
    Education and training:
    Master of Science in Health Sciences
    Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis | Indianapolis, IN
     
    Bachelor of Science in Biology