Wanatah Primary Care

Treating You as Part of Our Family

Children, young adults and seniors are all welcome at Wanatah Primary Care . We offer a wide range of services not found in a specialty clinic. Our board-certified physician, Dr. Geraldine Feria, is a pediatrician as well as an internist, which means she has all of the skills needed to treat your family. From childhood vaccines to flu shots, school physicals to executive physicals, acute care to chronic disease management, Wanatah Primary Care has your family's medical needs covered.

Locations

306 South Ohio Street
Wanatah, IN 46390

Phone (219) 733-2755
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Hours M-F 9am to 4pm
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Specialties & Practices Areas

Internal Medicine

From adolescents through geriatrics, the internal medicine physicians at Porter Physician Group provide you and your family a continuum of care.

  • Young Adults
  • Adult Women — PAP smears, cardiovascular health, health maintenance
  • Adult Men — cardiac risk assessment, erectile dysfunction, health maintenance
  • Older Adults — diabetes, cardiovascular health, arthritis
  • Behavioral Health — anxiety, depression, relationship issues
  • Pulmonary Disorders — emphysema, asthma, pulmonary function testing

Pediatrics

Treating newborns through adolescents, our pediatric specialists at Porter Physician Group work to keep your child healthy and get them well when they are ill. We provide well-child checkups, annual immunizations, school and sports physicals and treat common childhood conditions.

Acute Care (Short-Term Illness)

Trained to treat the whole person at every stage of life, the professionals at Porter Physician Group encourage you to visit us when you're experiencing an illness or non-life threatening injury.

  • Upper Respiratory Illnesses — allergies, flu, persistent coughs
  • Ear Infections & Sore Throats
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders — GERD, constipation, diarrhea
  • Sprains & Strains
  • Minor Lacerations

Chronic Disease Management

The most encouraging thing about many chronic diseases is that through careful management the family physicians at Porter Physician Group are helping patients live better lives every day.

  • Diabetes – management and monitoring - (Porter also offers special diabetes classes. Visit www.porterhealth.com to learn more.)
  • Respiratory Disorders – emphysema, asthma, COPD
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders — GERD, constipation, diarrhea
  • Sprains & Strains
  • Minor Lacerations

Physical Exams

Whenever you need an assessment of your overall health, you can “get physical” with the physicians at Porter Physician Group.

  • School Physicals
  • Sports & Camp Physicals
  • Executive & Employment Physicals
  • Workers’ Compensation Physicals
  • Annual Health Maintenance Physicals

Seasonal Flu Shots

While washing hands is the first line of defense in fighting seasonal flu, the physicians at Porter Physician Group recommend an annual flu shot. It is important to get flu shot every year because the strains of flu are constantly changing and the immunity offered by the vaccine is not very long lasting.

Adult & Children Immunizations

Immunizations have helped children stay healthy for more than 50 years. They are safe and they work. In fact, vaccinations have reduced the number of infections from vaccine-preventable diseases by more than 90 percent. Unless exempt, The State of Indiana requires that school age children to be immunized before entering school. Let Porter Physician Group help your child stay current to stay healthy.

  • Required Childhood & Adolescent Immunizations
  • HPV
  • Zoster (shingles)
  • Pneumococcal (pneumonia)
  • Seasonal Influenza (flu)
  • Varicella (chicken pox)
  • Hepatitis A/Hepatitis B

We recommend you check with your insurance company to ensure these immunizations are covered.
 

Same Day Office Visits

We know you don’t plan on being sick, so Porter Physician Group will try to accommodate your request to be seen by one of our doctors.

If you have a true emergency such as a broken bone or severe laceration, or if you are having signs of stroke or heart attack, please go to the nearest emergency room.

Insurance & Payment Information

We are happy to submit and bill your insurance forms for you as long as you have provided us with the appropriate insurance information. Co-pays and deductibles are due at the time of your service. Please feel free to discuss with the office staff any questions you may have about billing.

Accepted Insurance Plans

We accept Medicare and most HMO and PPO plans. We have listed the insurance plans listed that are accepted by Wanatah Primary Care.

  • Aetna / Cofinity
  • Advantage 360
  • Advantage Care Select
  • Cigna
  • Anthem BCBS / HIP / Medicaid
  • Beechstreet
  • IHN / Sagamore / GreatWest
  • HFN
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Multiplan
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • UHC
  • Encore
  • EHN (Employers Health Network)
  • Interplan
  • Arcelor Mittal
  • Coventry
  • Corvel
  • CHA (Community Health Alliance)
  • Lutheran Preferred
  • Todays Options (Effective 01/2011)
  • Tricare North (Standard)
  • Tricare Prime (Healthnet Federal Services)

New Patient Resources

The physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses and support staff who make up Porter Physician Group all share a common goal – to meet your individual healthcare needs in a timely and caring manner. If you are a new patient or have been a patient in our practice for some time, we thank you for choosing Porter Physician Group.

What Should I Bring to My Appointment?

  • Your insurance card and referral form if required by your insurance provider.
  • A list of current prescription and/or over-the-counter medications you are taking, including your dose and frequency.
  • Pertinent information about your medical and surgery history.
  • Any recent x-rays or test results related to your condition.

Patient Medical Forms

Please download, print and fill out the appropriate forms below prior to your appointment with Porter Physician Group. Filling out these forms will save time on the day of your appointment.