Advanced Practice Providers

Amy Hemmelgarn, PA-C

Amy completed her bachelors degree and MPAS at Butler University, graduating in 2017. She was drawn to Emergency Medicine and has been practicing in the ED ever since graduating. She and her husband are proud parents to sheepadoodle Frankie. In her free time, Amy intermittently considers herself a runner, in addition to reading, spending time[...]

Brenna Lee, PA-C

Kyle Geiss, PA-C

Kyle graduated from Butler University PA school in 2018, went directly into an Emergency Medicine setting, and hasn’t looked back! In his spare time, he is an avid soccer fan, but loves pretty much any sport out there. He also really enjoys the outdoors through camping and hiking (especially out West). Welcome to the BCEM[...]

Vanessa Scott, NP

Vanessa graduated from the University of Indianapolis NP program in 2019. Prior to that, she was a nurse for 10 years, which included 6 years in a high-volume Level 1 trauma center and 4 years as a flight nurse. She is a born and raised Hoosier and is proud mama of her “fur child,” a[...]


Bailey grew up in Lake Zurich, IL, then went to Butler for undergrad and PA school. Her hobbies include reading, hiking, traveling, yoga and going on walks with her dog and her husband (Grant). She loves working with BCEM because of how supported and also challenged she feels as an emergency provider, the teamwork that[...]


Katie grew up in Chesterton, IN, leaving the state for a few years to complete a Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Sciences and Masters in Physician Assistant Studies at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI. After graduating, she moved to Indianapolis with her husband, Patrick, where they live with their dog.  She is so grateful to work[...]


LeAnn is a Shelbyville native who achieved her BSN and MSN at Indiana Wesleyan. She worked in the Major Emergency Department as an RN prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner, and brings to the BCEM team an invaluable perspective as a provider who has cared for patients at Major in various capacities.  In her free[...]


Molly joined the BCEM team in 2017 as a Physician Assistant after doing a clinical rotation with us at the Major Hospital ED. She was born and raised in Cincinnati, and attended the University of Dayton as a Biology major. She then obtained her MPAS at Butler University in Indianapolis. Molly loves to travel as[...]

Danielle Krizka, PA-C

Danielle joined the BCEM team in 2015. She grew up in Roscoe, Illinois, then attended Butler University for her undergraduate and graduate education; at Butler, she participated in club volleyball and was a member of Delta Gamma sorority. She developed her interest in Emergency Medicine while working as a scribe in a large Indianapolis emergency[...]

Lauren Searles, PA

Lauren is one of the newest members of BCEM, having joined in 2014. She grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana, then obtained her undergraduate and PA training at Butler University in Indianapolis. She particularly enjoys the procedural skills in Emergency Medicine, and is always happy to take on the most daunting of suturing tasks. Her[...]