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Good Samaritan is dedicated to providing the highest quality comprehensive care for women of all ages and at all stages in life. As your body matures, your health needs change. Our goal is to offer a continuum of care to support your transition from young adulthood, to childbirth, to menopause and beyond.

Our services include state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging, such as digital mammograms and bone density tests. From general gynecological needs through specific concerns like cancer, lupus, diabetes, osteoporosis and heart disease, we give you the experienced care you expect and need.


Sally Bodensteiner, M.D.
Heather Ludwig-Akers, M.D.
Kristin Mahan, M.D.
Caroline Steinman, D.O.

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Shalin Arnett, D.O.
William Mayfield, M.D.
Joseph Mohammed, M.D.
Thomas O’Rourke, M.D.

Hospitalist / Nurse Practitioner

Kathleen Stutz, M.D. – Pediatric Hospitalist
Miranda Schneider, NP

Women’s Health Services

Complete birthing facilities for vaginal and cesarean births
24-hour Epidural/Anesthesia on-call coverage
24-hour Obstetrician and Pediatrician on-call coverage
Maternal Fetal Monitoring
Antenatal Care and Assessments
Mother-Baby Couplet Care
Maternal/Newborn transports in conjunction with Level Three Facilities
Induction/Augmentation of Labor
Preterm Labor Management
OB-PAT (patient assessment teaching)
Labor Assessments
Prenatal Classes
Breastfeeding Classes
Breastfeeding Counseling
4 Labor/Delivery/Recovery Rooms
Facilities for performing cesarean section deliveries & recovery
11 Postpartum/GYN rooms
Newborn and Intermediate Care Nurseries
Mother-Baby Room
Guest policy to promote maternal/infant/family bonding


Birthing Center
Good Samaritan Health Pavilion

520 South Seventh Street
5th Floor
Vincennes, IN 47591

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If you think you are or may become pregnant, be sure you’re giving your baby the best possible start in life.GregWhitaker_GoodSamaritan_Feb2016_0781

Obstetrics deals with the care of a woman and her baby during pregnancy, childbirth and the period shortly after birth. Most obstetricians also are gynecologists. Gynecologists are concerned with the health of the female reproductive system.

At Good Samaritan, we offer comprehensive care for women who are starting or growing a family. Because a mother’s health is critical to the health of her baby and family, your doctor and our highly trained nursing staff will combine the latest technology and treatments with sensitivity and respect. We understand this is a special time. After all, we have families, too.

Tips For Expectant Moms

  • See your doctor regularly
  • Avoid alcohol
  • Eat a healthy diet
  • Avoid smoking
  • Exercise

Birthing Center/Labor and Delivery

new parent newsletter graphic 2Welcoming a baby into the family is one of life’s greatest joys. By offering the perfect blend of high quality medical expertise and
beautiful labor and birthing suites, we’ll make sure your birth experience is safe, secure and as comfortable as possible.

With a highly trained staff and your choice of skilled physicians, the Good Samaritan Birthing Center offers comprehensive services designed to keep you and your child healthy before, during and after birth.
Family-friendly visitation gives siblings a chance to meet their new brother or sister and offers proud grandparents ample time to dote. In fact, having babies here has become a family tradition for generations of area residents.

Our educational programs include:

  • Childbirth classes
  • Infant CPR classes
  • “The New Kid on the Block” new sibling preparation class
  • A wide range of pain relief options
  • Liberal visiting hours
  • Infant Security System
  • Birth Announcements
  • Lactation support

To download our 2018 OB Education Offerings Schedule, please click here.


Women’s bodies are complex. Good Samaritan offers the highest quality of women’s health care in a comfortable setting that provides excellent care and exceptional service.

If you are over the age of 18, an annual exam is recommended. The exam allows a health-care provider to assess normal development of reproductive organs and screen for certain health problems. It also provides an opportunity to test heart, lung and breast health, and it offers you a chance to talk with a clinician about any health concerns.

Gynecologic services cover the spectrum from routine care to minimally invasive surgeries to gynecologic oncology services. Our physicians provide expertise in all aspects of gynecologic care.

We offer the following procedures at our Same Day Surgery Center. All of these are performed on an outpatient basis, meaning no hospital admittance is required.

  • Tubal ligation
  • D & C
  • Pelviscopy
  • Uterine Ablation
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Hysteroscopy