Franciscan Physician Network welcomes Board-Certified Rheumatologist Shalini Ravella, MD, to Munster Medical Center and Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner Allison Kinder, ANP-BC, to Franciscan Health Munster Palliative Medicine.
Dr. Ravella received her training at Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in Chicago. She did her residency at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., and at University of Illinois at Chicago, where she also obtained a fellowship in rheumatology.
Dr. Ravella’s clinical interests include rheumatoid arthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, ankylosing spondylitis, systemic lupus erythematosus and osteoporosis.
Franciscan Physician Network Munster Medical Center is located at 761 45th St. in Munster. MyChart virtual visits are available. To make an in-person or online appointment, call (219) 922-3002.
Nurse Practitioner Kinder joins a staff focused on optimizing quality of life and providing comfort for people with serious illnesses.
She received her Master of Science in nursing from North Park University in Chicago. Her clinical interests include chronic disease management, heart failure management, quality of life in end-of-life care, palliative medicine, symptom management for patients with life limiting chronic diseases, end-stage heart failure management, end-of-life care and advance care planning.
Franciscan Health Munster Palliative Medicine is located at 701 Superior Ave., Suite O in Munster. To make an in-person or online appointment, call (219) 922-7159.