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Christopher Bojrab, MD is the president of Indiana Health Group. He is a board certified psychiatrist and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association who treats child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. His areas of interest include psychopharmacology, mood and anxiety disorders, ADHD, sleep disorders, pain syndromes, and gambling addiction. After graduating from Wabash College, Dr. Bojrab received his M.D. degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine where he also completed his residency and served as Chief Resident. Dr. Bojrab is a past President of the Indiana Psychiatric Society. He has also served as a delegate to the American Medical Association and as a representative to the American Psychiatric Association for several years. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Indianapolis Medical Society and Mental Health America of Indiana. Dr. Bojrab has repeatedly been named one of the "Top Doctors" and "Top Shrinks" by his peers in Indianapolis Monthly Magazine. In addition to clinical practice, he maintains a busy lecture schedule delivering over 100 presentations, teleconferences, and CME seminars each year across the nation and internationally. Dr. Bojrab lives on the north side of Indianapolis with his wife and three children. His hobbies include music, photography, cooking, computers, and karaoke. For more information, visit his website at
Jonathan Butler, MD, M.Ed. received his MD from the University of Tennessee in 1994 and completed his residency in Family Medicine at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis. While in private practice, he completed the requirements for certification in Addiction Medicine in 2002 and has been in full time addiction medicine practice since that time. He also received his M.Ed. in Human Development Counseling from Vanderbilt University. Dr. Butler has experience in all levels of care for patients with substance abuse issues, from detoxification to recovery counseling and outpatient management.
Tyler Flaningham, MD grew up in Zionsville and graduated from Indiana University (Bloomington). After graduating from medical school, he completed his internship at Hartford Hospital and then his residency at the University of Connecticut Health Center. Dr. Flaningham believes in a multifaceted approach to well-being including a nutritious diet, exercise, vitamin/mineral supplements, sufficient restful sleep, and healthy relationships. However at times this may also need to be augmented with medications and/or therapy. He will see patients ages thirteen years and older at the Carmel office. In addition he has particular interest in addiction medicine, ADD/ADHD, anger management, anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, electroconvulsive therapy, OCD, pre-surgical evaluations, sleep disorders, and smoking cessation. Dr. Flaningham is also a certified Suboxone provider.
Catherine Herod, MD
  • Indiana University School of Medicine, MD
  • Board Certified in Psychiatry since 1998
  • Suboxone Certified

  • Residency Program, Indiana University School of Medicine in General Psychiatry
Clinical Populations and Areas of Expertise:
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Addictions
  • Adolescents, Adults, and Older Adults
  • Individuals and Families
Psychotherapy Approach
  • Active approach to therapy
  • Focusing on conflict resolution
Professional Memberships and Affiliations
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • Indiana Psychiatric Society
Dr. Herod is a native Hoosier. She was born and raised and has spent most of her life living in the Indianapolis area. Dr. Herod is very family oriented and she loves spoiling her nieces and nephews. She also enjoys traveling to visit her son and daughter-in-law in Oregon. In her spare time, Dr. Herod enjoys snorkeling and visiting and learning about other cultures, especially in South America.
Shiela Irick, MD is a Board Certified Psychiatrist, specializing in children, adolescent, and adult psychiatry. She received her B.S. degree in Nutrition from the University of Utah and her M.D. degree from Creighton University School of Medicine. She did her internship and residency at Indiana University Medical Center and completed a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Irick has worked in multiple settings, including in-patient and out-patient facilities as well as being the medical director of a residential eating disorder facility for several years. At this time, her primary role is private practice. Dr. Irick sees clients for medication evaluations and follow-up as well as health management in relation to their mental health needs.
Sanjay Mishra, MD grew up in Fayetteville, Arkansas and attended the University of Arkansas, graduating in 1982 with a B.S. in Zoology. He subsequently completed medical school in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1986 and then left for residency training in Morgantown, West Virginia University. Dr. Mishra completed his adult psychiatry training in 1990 and then his child psychiatry training in 1992.
After working in a few mental health centers in West Virginia and a private practice in Cincinnati, Ohio, he joined Indiana Health Group in 1997.
Jane Rapinchuk, MD grew up in Springfield, Massachusetts, and attended the University of Massachusetts Medical School after earning a Masters in Psychology at Rutgers University in New Jersey. She completed her internship and Psychiatric Residency at Cambridge Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She is Board Certified in Psychiatry. After finishing her residency, she moved to New Jersey. She has worked in a State Hospital and Community Mental Health Center treating chronically mentally ill patients, a private Psychiatric hospital where she treated individuals with psychotherapy and medications as outpatients, and evaluated patients for inpatient treatment, and also worked with patients at an outpatient HIV clinic. She later moved to Michigan, where she worked in a traditional outpatient setting seeing patients for psychopharmacology, and coordinated care with other health and mental health professionals and continues this here in Indiana. She enjoys working cooperatively with a wide variety of adult patients to find a treatment plan that improves their lives.
Amy Ricke, MD is a board certified Psychiatrist originally from the Chicagoland area. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame. She then obtained her M.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Ohio, where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Following medical school, she completed residency at Indiana University School of Medicine, during which time she was awarded a fellowship from the American Association of Women Psychiatrists for her work in women's mental health, as well as the William Fischer award for clinical and academic excellence.
Dr. Ricke is excited to join IHG and is currently accepting men and women age 16 and older with depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, opiate addiction, eating disorders, and a wide variety of other psychiatric illnesses. In addition to prescribing medication, Dr. Ricke often uses psychotherapy (e.g. psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral therapy/CBT) as part of her treatment plan. She has experience treating medically complex patients, such as those with sleep disorders, pain, and chronic disease.
Dr. Ricke has additional expertise in the area of Reproductive Psychiatry and treats patients with psychiatric illness associated with pregnancy and the postpartum period, premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), infertility and pregnancy loss, and menopause. Dr. Ricke has given lectures to psychiatrists and obstetricians on perinatal psychiatry, and has published in academic journals. As volunteer faculty at IU School of Medicine, Dr. Ricke remains actively involved with teaching residents. She is currently a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the Indiana Psychiatric Society, and the Marcé Society for Perinatal Mental Health.
James Shoot, M.D. has practiced psychiatry and psychotherapy in Indianapolis for 36 years in private inpatient and outpatient solo practice, private and mental health group practice, and in the correctional system. He has developed primary interest in facilitating individual healing and growth by teaching effective skills of living, augmented with the use of psychotropic medication to manage disruptive symptoms. His techniques are applicable in resolving individual and marital distress and family conflicts with adults and adolescents. By providing knowledge and skill in self-nurturing, he desires to equip clients with the tools necessary to develop and maintain healthy patterns of living, establishing healthy supports systems, and becoming resourceful to others. He was trained in the physical and behavioral sciences, graduating from Anderson University [Bachelor of Arts], the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center [Doctor of Medicine], and the Medical University of South Carolina [Diploma in Adult and Adolescent Psychiatry]. He has taught mental health practices in numerous settings, is trained in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, and is married to a psychotherapist.

Ann Morris M.S., PA-C obtained her B.A. in Zoology from Olivet Nazarene University in 1985. She then worked in Forensics, in Tulsa, OK. She specifically worked in the field of Serology. During this career Ann received the Chief of Police award for her involvement in developing the Sexual Assault Nursing Examining program. In working closely with the Medical Director and Nursing staff of this program, this piqued her interest in getting a career in the medical field. Ann attended Lutheran College of Health Professions in Fort Wayne, IN from 1995-1997. She received her B.S. in Physician Assistant and was Board Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants in 1997. She then was employed at Strength of Mind, psychiatric practice, in Claremore, OK from 9/1997 - 9/2007. Her supervising physician was Jeff McIlroy, MD, a Geriatric Board Certified Psychiatrist. As a Physician Assistant in psychiatry she practiced psychopharmacology both in an outpatient and inpatient setting. She was a preceptor for several Oklahoma University Physician Assistant students. Ann received her Master of Science in Physician Assistant in 5/2005. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants since 1997, and is planning on becoming a member of the Indiana Academy of Physician Assistants in 2007. Ann has been a member of the Oklahoma Assoc. of Physician Assistants since 1997. She grew up in Indianapolis, IN and began psychiatric practice with the Indiana Health Group, 9/2007. Her supervising physician is Sanjay Mishra, MD.
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