Date: 8/7/2013

Cutting the Ribbon on the Schererville Outpatient Facility

On hand to cut the ribbon are Community Hospital administrators, construction representatives and Town of Schererville council members (pictured, left to right): Nick Pangere, Pangere Corporation; Len Kendra, VOA Associates; Donald P. Fesko, CEO, Community Hospital; Kevin Connelly, Schererville Town Council; Jerry Tippy, Schererville Town Council; David Wickland, president, Community Hospital Board of Directors; Frankie Fesko, Chairman of the Board, Community Foundation of Northwest Indiana and Tom Schmitt, Schererville Town Council.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held June 25, 2013 at the 11,400 square-foot Community Hospital Outpatient Center Schererville, located at the corner of U.S. Route 30 and Harvest Drive. Community Care Network Family Medicine physicians Mark Feldner, MD, Michael Kovacich, MD and Julie Mora, MD are now seeing patients through scheduled appointments to offer diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic conditions, injuries and preventive services.

Specialists in family practice and internal medicine also provide immediate care Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for patients experiencing non-life threatening injuries and illnesses. Supporting diagnostics include a full service lab, general x-ray and advanced technology, including MRI and CT imaging. Appointments for scheduled tests such as CT and MRI may be made through Central Scheduling by calling 219-836-4599. Walk-in patients are accepted for Laboratory screenings and general x-ray imaging Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. and on Saturdays, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Community Hospital operates outpatient centers in St. John and Munster as well as several medical offices throughout Lake County. As part of Community Healthcare System, the hospital is supported by an extensive network of physician practices and a medically-based fitness center that offer a full spectrum of healthcare programs and services for patients’ well-being. For a complete listing, visit our home page.