Porter Physician Group welcomes fourth neurologist

By: Porter Regional Hospital Last Updated: October 10, 2019

Porter Health Care System has announced the addition of Neurologist and Valparaiso native, Ryan Pappas, D.O. to Porter Physician Group.  Sean Dardeau, Porter Health Care System and Northwest Indiana Market Chief Executive Officer announced that Dr. Pappas has also joined the Porter Regional Hospital Medical Staff.  Dr. Pappas’ office is located at the hospital’s Valparaiso Medical Center at the intersection of Roosevelt Road and Glendale in Valparaiso.  His areas of interest include dementia, movement disorders, stroke prevention, neuropathy, and epilepsy.

 “Dr. Pappas comes to us from the Barnes Jewish Christian Medical Group in the St. Louis area. His experience and training complement our growing Neurosciences team and will help us better meet the region’s need for quality care close to home,” said Dardeau.

After receiving his medical degree from Kirksville College of Medicine Dr. Pappas completed neurology residency at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal, Illinois.  He then completed a fellowship in neurophysiology at the Detroit Medical Center in Detroit, Michigan.  Dr. Pappas is board certified in Neurology by the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology & Psychiatry and he is a member of the American Osteopathic Association. 

Dr. Pappas is accepting new patients at his office in Valparaiso. He accepts most insurance including Medicare and Medicaid.  Call 219-476-7777 to schedule an appointment.


Porter Health Care System includes Porter Regional Hospital, a referral center for Northwest Indiana. It also includes more than 20 outpatient sites located throughout the region. With more than 450 physicians representing 50 medical specialties, Porter Health Care System is committed to medical excellence and personalized, patient-centered care. Porter Regional Hospital is owned in part by physicians.