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Additions to Lutheran Health Physicians include 6 new providers

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (May 22, 2019) – Six providers specializing in the areas of internal medicine, gastroenterology, family medicine, cardiology and obstetrics/gynecology are the most recent to join the Lutheran Health Physicians team. 

Mark Crowley, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine physician specializing in preventing, diagnosing and treating nonsurgical conditions and diseases.

Dr. Crowley earned his undergraduate degree from Idaho State University in Pocatello before obtaining a medical degree from Universidad Autonoma of Guadalajara, Mexico. He completed an internal medicine residency at Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, New York, and later fulfilled an adult cardiology fellowship at Cook County Hospital in Chicago.

Board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Crowley previously provided emergency patient care at Logansport Memorial Hospital, while also serving at Logan Internists/Internal Medicine Specialists since 2002.

Dr. Crowley has contributed to numerous research opportunities and publications covering various pharmaceutical topics. He is also a decorated member of the United States Army Reserve Medical Corps for his military services. Located in Peru, Dr. Crowley’s office is at 1000 N. Broadway.

James Harig, MD, is a gastroenterologist who identifies and treats disorders related to the digestive system using the latest diagnostic techniques. Dr. Harig has over 30 years of experience providing advanced care for patients with acute and chronic gastrointestinal, biliary and liver disorders. Before joining the Lutheran Health Physicians team, Dr. Harig assisted patients in northwestern Indiana and the Chicagoland area.

Dr. Harig earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame before receiving his medical degree from Loyola University’s Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois. He remained at Loyola University Medical Center to complete an internal medicine residency and served as a postdoctoral research fellow. Dr. Harig later completed a gastroenterology fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.

Board certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Harig is a member of the American Gastroenterology Association, the American Motility Society, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the American College of Physician Executives.

Dr. Harig’s office is located in Suite A at the 1205 Provident Drive location in Warsaw.

Norman Means, MD, is a primary care physician provides preventive and chronic care to men, women and children of all ages. He also treats acute illnesses.

Board certified in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology and family medicine, Dr. Means earned his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. He completed a pathology residency from the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville and a family medicine residency from Duke University/Southern Region AHEC Family Medicine Residency in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Dr. Means also served as a transfusion medicine fellow at the University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill.

Dr. Means has more than 25 years of experience in various service areas including emergency care and family medicine. He joins Lutheran Health Physicians after providing primary care at Van Wert Health in Ohio since 2017.  Dr. Means has contributed to numerous written publications on various topics such as transfusion and immunohematology. 

Located in Bluffton, his office is at 125 E. Cherry St.

MaryAnn Albaugh, NP, is a cardiology nurse practitioner focused on examining, diagnosing and treating patients with heart disorders that can be managed by medication and lifestyle changes. She joined Lutheran Health Physicians after working as an acute care nurse practitioner for cardiovascular and thoracic surgery in Dallas.

Albaugh graduated with an associate degree in applied science of nursing from Purdue University in Fort Wayne before earning her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Towson State University in Maryland. She later received a master’s degree from the University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, where her focus included trauma, critical care and emergency care.

Albaugh has over 30 years of healthcare experience including serving as a staff nurse in both the intensive care unit at St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne and the cardiac surgical care unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. She is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses and the American Nurses Association. In 2017, she was honored as an inductee into the International Nurses Association.

Her office is located at 7916 W. Jefferson Blvd., on the Lutheran Hospital campus.

Corrine Stokes, CNM, is a certified nurse midwife specializing in obstetrics and gynecology services such as assisting with labor, delivery and postpartum recovery. Stokes previously served as a registered nurse at Kosciusko Community Hospital for over 20 years. She completed an associate degree in nursing from the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne and graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Goshen College. Stokes earned a master’s degree in nursing, nurse midwifery from Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, Kentucky, in 2019. 

Her office is located at 2300 Dubois Drive in Warsaw.

Mary Renzi, PA-C, is a gastroenterology physician assistant who provides care to patients with digestive disorders that can have a drastic effect on their quality of life.

Renzi joined Lutheran Health Physicians in March 2019 after serving as a pharmacy technician at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis for over 10 years. In 2018, Renzi earned a master’s degree in physician assistant studies from Indiana University in Indianapolis where her clinical studies focused on gastroenterology, emergency medicine, surgical medicine, and gastric and mixed tumor surgeries.

She is a current member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Indiana Academy of Physician Assistants.

Renzi’s office is located in Suite 201 of Medical Office Building One, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd., on the Lutheran Hospital campus.


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