Embracing Our Past. Building The Future.

ABOUT US

From its inception more than 15 years ago, Vanguard Eldercare Medical Group has provided an unmatched level of medical care and innovation. As a specialized medical practice located in South Bend, Indiana, Vanguard recognized the demand for integrated psychiatric, neurological, medical, and psychological health care to adult and elderly patients with neurological and/or behavioral illness. It's mission has been to enhance the quality of life for their shared patients by easing their suffering while actively promoting their safety, functionality and dignity. Vanguard Eldercare Medical Group currently provides services throughout Indiana and Michigan. In the near future, it will be expanding into Kentucky, Ohio, and Chicagoland.

LEADERSHIP


Steven L. Posar, M.D.
Founder

Daniel Heiser, Psy. D., HSSP Vice President, Behavioral Health
 

Anita Reid
Vice President, Neuropsyciatry




Dr. Posar

From its inception more than 15 years ago, Dr. Posar and Vanguard Eldercare have provided an unmatched level of medical care and innovation. As a specialized medical practice located in South Bend, Indiana, Vanguard recognized the demand for integrated psychiatric, neurological, medical, and psychological health care to adult and elderly patients with neurological and/or behavioral illness. It's mission has been to enhance the quality of life for their shared patients by easing their suffering while actively promoting their safety, functionality and dignity.

Dr. Posar’s innovative care doesn't end with patient diagnosis and treatment. He works with long term care facilities on complex medical management issues and regulatory compliance that help facilities establish and maintain high standards of care and compliance. As a comprehensive medical group, Vanguard is able to offer access to each patient's clinical team member during regular business hours and support that availability with on call physicians/NPs 24 hours/day, 365 days/year.



Dr. Heiser

As Vanguard Eldercare’s Director of Behavioral Health Services, Dr. Heiser works to provide a comprehensive, compassionate, multi-disciplinary approach to the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of the emotional, behavioral,and cognitive difficulties common in neurologic, psychiatric and geriatric patients.

Dr. Heiser utilizes pioneering care protocols that stress the importance of continuity of care to address issues in a timely, wholistic manner to help identify and treat the underlying causes of our patients’ conditions before they lead to additional concerns.



Anita Reid

As Vanguard Eldercare’s Director of Clinical Services, Anita brings decades of expertise as a nurse practitioner to each facet of Vanguard Eldercare. She works closely with psychiatrists, neurologists, internists, geriatricians, psychologists, and psychiatrically trained nurse practitioners who all share the same philosophy of care - to provide a comprehensive, compassionate, multi-disciplinary approach to the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of the emotional, behavioral,and cognitive difficulties common in neurologic, psychiatric and geriatric patients.

Anita works to assure that Vanguard’s compassionate staff work closely with each facility’s nursing staff to provide an unparalleled continuum of care. She makes sure the entire Vanguard Eldercare clinical team strives to provide seamless ongoing neurological, medical and behavioral health care for each patient.

 

MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL

  • Dr. Steven L. Posar, MD - Founder and Chief Executive Officer
  • Desiderio Pina, MD – Chief Operating Officer/Chief Medical Officer
  • Kyle Dworchak – Chief Financial Officer
  • Ed Shebel – Chief Marketing Officer
  • Sima Cutler, Esq. - Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer
  • Dr. Olaniyi Osuntokun, MD - Associate Medical Director
  • Dr. Lynnea Carder-Radel, MD - Associate Medical Director
  • Dr. Daniel Heiser, PsyD, HSPP - Director of Behavioral Health
  • Anita Reid, FNP - Director of Clinical Services
  • Rosie Willis - Controller
  • Kammye Maynard - Vice President of Operations
  • Tammy Sorba - Associate Vice President Regional Management
  • Robyn Scherrer - Director of Regional Management
  • Beth Bakker - Clinical Care Coordinator
  • Mickala Robinson - Clinical Care Coordinator