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Churubusco Family Medicine Welcomes Cardiologist Naveen Lal, MD

Fort Wayne, Ind. (Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009) — Residents of Churubusco and surrounding communities now have access to a cardiologist close to home. Churubusco Family Medicine and St. Joseph Medical Group welcome Naveen Lal, MD, to Churubusco Family Medicine, 202 W. Whitley St.

Dr. Lal is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology and echocardiography. He will see patients at the clinic every other Monday from 1:30 to 5 p.m. beginning Nov. 2.

"I am excited to begin seeing patients from Churubusco and the surrounding area," said Dr. Lal. "Hopefully, we will be able to help patients avoid having to travel outside of the community to get the care they need. I look forward to building these new relationships."

Dr. Lal earned a medical degree from Maulana Azad Medical College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India, in 1988. He completed a residency in internal medicine at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh, India, where he also served as a faculty member in the Department of Internal Medicine. He later completed an internship in internal medicine at Prince George's Hospital Center in Cheverly, Md., in 1993, and a residency in internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston in 1994.

Dr. Lal completed a fellowship in cardiology research at the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institute of Health in Bethseda, Md., in 1996. He also completed a cardiology fellowship and an interventional cardiology fellowship at the world-renowned Texas Heart Institute, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston in 1998 and 1999, respectively.

Dr. Lal, who is a member of Allen County Cardiology, has been practicing in Fort Wayne since 1999, specializing in cardiovascular disease. To schedule an appointment, call Dr. Lal's Fort Wayne office at (260) 423-1331, and ask to be scheduled at the Churubusco clinic. Physician referrals are not required.

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