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Meet Our Team

Executive Leadership Team

Esleen Fultz

Esleen Fultz

Chief Executive Officer

"Elkhart and Heart City Health are two great examples of people coming together to create a healthier community, and I'm excited to be a part of it."

Meenakshi Gupta

Dr. Meenakshi Gupta

Chief Medical OfficerM.D. of Medicine

"I like working with children and seeing their smile when they get well."

Lalaesha Black

LaLaesha Black

Chief Operations Officer

"It is my privilege to serve the community of Elkhart by helping to provide high quality, low cost healthcare to all of it’s members, regardless of their ability to pay. It is my goal to assist in making Heart City Health not only a great experience for our patients, but for our employees too."

Providers

Christine Dankwa

Dr. Christine Dankwa

SpecialityPediatrician
DegreeM.D. of Medicine

"I love kids! Interacting with them and watching them develop keeps me young. It has been my privilege to be a part of keeping children happy and healthy."

Erin Farrell

Dr. Erin Farrell

SpecialityPediatrician
DegreeM.D. of Medicine

"The aspect of being a pediatrician I enjoy the most is watching children grow and develop, and being a positive influence on the person they will become."

Mark Green

Dr. Mark Green

Speciality Dentist
DegreeDDS

“It is better to give than to receive and, since I have been given much, I have a lot to give back.”


Jeffers

Dr. Tia Jeffers

SpecialityDentist
DegreeDDS

"I am fortunate to live out my passion through dentistry. The care and comfort of our patients is a priority while providing stellar dental services."

Dwayne Johnson

Dr. Dwayne Johnson

SpecialityPediatrician
DegreeM.D. of Medicine

"I aspire to empower the families of this community with the ability to maintain better healthcare for their children. Through Heart City Health, that aspiration can be realized."

Shanna Kautzmann

Dr. Shanna Kautzmann

SpecialityPediatrician
DegreeM.D. of Medicine

"I consider it a privilege to serve the patients and families of Heart City Health Center."

Mary Pat McManmon

Dr. Mary Pat McManmon

SpecialityFamily Medicine
DegreeM.D. of Medicine

“I have practiced a broad range of family medicine including obstetrics, pediatric care, emergency room and urgent care work, house calls and geriatrics. At present my focus is providing care for adults. My interests include evidence-based medicine, chronic disease management and women's care.”

Essam Montasir

Dr. Essam Montasir

SpecialityFamily Medicine
DegreeM.D of Medicine

“Working at Heart City Health is a rewarding experience. Helping patients who otherwise would be without any medical care or medications, in some occasions is even lifesaving!”

Scott Bethel

Scott Bethel

SpecialityFamily Medicine
DegreeFNP

“I am appreciative of the opportunity to help people in their journey to optimize both physical and mental health.”

Andrea Miller

Andrea Miller

SpecialityBehavioral Health
DegreePMHNP-BC

“I am privileged to be part of the Heart City Health team to help those in our community along their mental health journeys.”

Angelina Panford

Angelina Panford

SpecialityFamily Medicine
DegreeFNP

“It’s a pleasure working at Heart City Health and the community that it serves. Each day provides an opportunity to serve the community, and affect change in peoples’ lives. I love my Heart City Health family and friends.”

Terrance Poindexter

Speciality Behavioral Health
DegreeLCSW

“Heart City Health provides great services to the Elkhart Community and I am honored to be a part of the Behavioral Health Team so I can assist others.”


Jo Swart

Jo Swart

SpecialityBehavioral Health
DegreePMHNP-BC

"At Heart City Health, I have the opportunity to pay it forward--- by walking with patients and helping them recognize and identify their strength, courage, and personal power within."

Gene Valdez

Gene Valdez

SpecialityPharmacist
DegreeR.Ph.

"On a daily basis we treat patients that, because of the high cost of prescription drugs, may not be able to afford their medications anyplace else. It is a privilege to be in a position to help these individuals to be able to provide them with quality care at a reasonable price."

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