St. Mary Medical Center Welcomes New Physician to Staff

Robert-EhresmanSt. Mary Medical Center announces the addition of Family Medicine Practitioner Robert Ehresman, MD to its staff. Ehresman will be seeing patients along with Family Medicine Practitioner William Forgey, MD at the Merrillville office. Both are members of the Community Care Network – the physician group affiliated with the hospitals of Community Healthcare System.

Ehresman grew up in Lowell and Hebron, earned his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine, and completed his residency in Family Medicine at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Ehresman’s medical interests include family and sports medicine. He brings to the position experience as a former team physician, providing sports physicals and community education at health fairs during the course of his medical training.

Ehresman believes that taking time to get to know his patients results in better overall care. “I focus primarily on the clinical aspects of care with an emphasis on quality,” Ehresman said. “I enjoy working with each individual to help them achieve their best health. I find it rewarding to witness their health improvements over time," he said.

Ehresman is accepting new patients at the office located at 109 E. 89th Avenue in Merrillville. To make an appointment, call 219-769-6055.

For more information on the Community Care Network physicians on staff at St. Mary Medical Center, visit or call 219-836-3477 or toll-free 1-866-836-3477.