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Riverview Health Press Release

Riverview Health Physicians Welcomes New Family Medicine Physician

February 23, 2018

Riverview Health Physicians is pleased to welcome Akira Barhams, MD, to Prairie Lakes Family Medicine.

“I’m excited to join Riverview Health because—though it’s continually expanding—it seems to maintain a close-knit, community feel,” Dr. Barhams said. “This is important to me as a physician because it allows me to really get to know my patients.”

Dr. Barhams specializes in managing chronic illnesses and providing well-woman care. Dr. Barhams particularly enjoys working with her patients to educate them and provide the best healthcare possible. She attended Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University and is a board-certified family medicine physician. Dr. Barhams is married and has four children.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Barhams, call 317.565.0565.

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Akira Barhams, MD

About Riverview Health

Riverview Health is comprised of a full-service, 156-bed hospital in Noblesville and a hospital in Westfield with four—soon-to-be 20—beds. Also included are 23 primary, immediate and specialty-care facilities in Hamilton County. Riverview Health provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in more than 35 healthcare specialties and has been frequently recognized for its clinical and service excellence. National achievements include Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery award (2019) and Outstanding Patient Experience award (2017-2018). Leapfrog Group awarded Riverview Health an A grade—the highest grade possible—for patient safety in 2017. As one of the largest employers in Hamilton County, Riverview Health recently received the Five-Star AchieveWELL Award through the Wellness Council of Indiana and was honored at the 2017 Indiana Health and Wellness Summit. For more information on Riverview Health, visit riverview.org.

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Christin Barber
Marketing/Communications Coordinator
Riverview Health
317.776.7235
cbarber@riverview.org