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Bluffton Regional Medical Center is a regional health care facility serving the families of Wells County and surrounding communities. Bluffton Regional offers a broad range of services, including:

• 24-hour emergency care

• Accredited Primary Stroke Center

• Accredited Chest Pain Center

• Infusion services

• Digital diagnostic imaging, including digital mammography, CT, MRI, ultrasound (ultrasound performs routine OB and arterial), Dexascan, nuclear medicine, and radiology.

• Hospitalist program

• Online interactive childbirth classes

• Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation

• Inpatient and outpatient surgery

• Intensive Care/Cardiac Care Unit

• Level 1 heart program

• Women’s Center

• Medical/surgical/pediatric unit

• Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation

• Respiratory therapy

• Skilled nursing facility

• Sleep Disorders Center

• 24/7 laboratory services

• Wound Care Center

• Diabetes/nutritional education

• Dietitian services

• 3D mammography

Active medical staff represents these specialties — cardiology, emergency medicine, ENT (ears, nose, and throat), family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, ophthalmology, orthopedic surgery, pathology, pediatrics, podiatric medicine and surgery, pulmonology, radiology, rheumatology surgery.

Courtesy medical staff represents the following specialties — urology and vascular surgery.

The main campus of Bluffton Regional Medical Center is located at 303 S. Main St. The south campus is found at 1100 S. Main St. The Medical Center and its lab are accredited by The Joint Commission, an organization that accredits and certifies more than 18,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States.

Brent Parsons is the chief executive officer of Bluffton Regional Medical Center, Julie Thompson is the chief operating officer/chief nursing officer and Larry Debolt is the chief financial officer.

The Bluffton Regional Medical Center phone number is 824-3210.

Bluffton Regional Medical Center is a member of the Lutheran Health Network.


Bluffton Dental Clinic — Pamela J. Johnson, D.D.S., 1417 Baker Place, Bluffton, 824-5940.

Hott Family Dentistry — Bartholomew L. Hott, D.D.S., and Duane A. Nodine, D.D.S., 706 N. Main St., Bluffton, 824-2442.

Michael D. Graham, D.D.S., 303 S. Main St., Bluffton, 919-3462.

Laura Kukelhan, D.D.S., 1133 N. Main St., Bluffton, 824-3100.

Nicholson Family Dental — Teresa Burry Nicholson, D.D.S., 116 E. Dustman Road, Bluffton, 824-2811.

Ossian Dental — Jason R. McDaniels, D.D.S., 10045 N. Ind. 1, Ossian, 622-4138.

Parrish Orthodontics, Laura D. Parrish, D.D.S., 1133 N. Main St., Bluffton, 260-447-2568.

Riverstone Dental — Molly Sigler, D.D.S., Blake Taylor RPH DMD, 1429 Baker Place, Bluffton, 824-4614.


Bluffton Family Eye Care — Matthew D. Mitchell, O.D., Julayn Miller, O.D., and Michelle Frye, O.D., 105 Harvest Road, Bluffton, 824-3424.

Eye Care Associates — Richard J. Schamerloh, O.D.; Ryan Gustus, O.D.; and Jill Roth, O.D.; 980 N. Main St., Bluffton, 824-2020.

Ossian Family Eye Care — Edward J. Schneider, O.D., 111 W. Mill St., Ossian, 622-4000.

Walmart Vision Center, 2100 N. Main St., Bluffton, 824-0466.


Corrective Chiropractic — Josh Bell, D.C., 360 N. Main St., Suite A, Bluffton, 353-1400

P. Scott Johnson, D.C., 715 N. Main St., Bluffton, 824-8183.

Mulvey Chiropractic — Dr. Kris Mulvey, D.C., 111 S. Jefferson St., Ossian, 622-6418.

Sell Chiropractic Clinic — Marica Sell, D.C., and Michelle Toth, D.C., 1169 N Main St., Suite 6, Bluffton, 824-9944.

Shideler Chiropractic Clinic — Randy J. Shideler, D.C., 753 N. Main St., Bluffton, 824-0318.

Wilson-Confer Chiropractic Center — Sarah Confer, D.C., and Margaret Confer, D.C., 9900N-100W, Markle, 638-4479.


PARK CENTER, 1115 S. Main St., Bluffton. Phone 824-1071. Outpatient counseling for individuals, couples and families. Consultations and services to the courts, schools, social and government agencies, and business and industry. Alcohol and drug services. Homebase, case management services.

JOAN PHELPS Counseling, 604 Greenbriar Drive, Bluffton. Phone 824-9353. Services: Individual, marriage, family counseling; alcohol and drug counseling, groups, presentations, workshops, classes. Career assessments and career counseling.



Behavior Recovery and Resource Center of Wells County seeks to assist with specific needs in the community. Assistance can be provided to community organizations on domestic abuse and school programs on bullying, discipline, and student responsibility.

The organization, previously known as the Mental Health Association of Wells County, provides written resources to individuals and is also able to direct individuals to locations where they can obtain treatment. It can provide information on mental health issues and has a literature display at the Wells County Public Library’s main branch in Bluffton.

Behavior Recovery and Resource Center of Wells County  has an office in the Wells Carnegie Government Annex, 223 W. Washington St. in Bluffton. Volunteers staff the office from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. The phone number is 824-1514, and the phone has an answering machine.

Officers are Sharon McMillan, president; Nancy Bonham, vice president; and Jean Reef, secretary and treasurer.

Services include the Christmas Gift List for distribution at Logansport State Hospital and Christmas cards for residents of local nursing homes. The group provides funds to local nursing homes for administrators to purchase items to assist residents; funds are also provided to administrators at A Friend’s House and House of Hope for that same purpose. The organization participates in the Wells County Health Fair each October.

Membership is open to any Wells County resident. The membership fee is $10 a year. Volunteer help is always appreciated.

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