One Health Internal Medicine Veach Welcomes Two New Physicians - Owensboro Health

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Published on August 16, 2016

One Health Internal Medicine Veach Welcomes Two New Physicians

Dr. Heather Smith and Dr. Becky McKindles join Owensboro Health’s One Health medical group.

Owensboro Health announces the addition of primary care physicians Heather Smith, MD and Becky McKindles, MD to One Health Internal Medicine Veach. The new doctors will expand the clinic’s capacity to provide treatment and preventative services to patients.

Dr. Smith is a native of Port Huron, Michigan and holds a bachelor’s of science in biology from Indiana Wesleyan University. She then earned a master’s in biological sciences at Wayne State University in Detroit and her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine. Her internship and residency were completed at St. Mary Mercy Hospital in Livonia, Michigan, with an emphasis in family medicine.

Dr. McKindles is a native of Poway, California and graduated from Stanford with a bachelor’s in psychology. She later attended Rush Medical School in Chicago, followed by internship and residency at the University of Colorado Swedish Hospital in Denver. She also has experience as an emergency responder, working as an emergency medical technician (EMT) in the San Francisco bay area for two years.

Both physicians began seeing new patients on August 12.

One Health Internal Medicine Veach is located at 2816 Veach Road, Owensboro, KY 42303. For more information or to request an appointment with Dr. Smith or Dr. McKindles, call toll-free 844-44-MY-ONE (844-446-9663).

About Owensboro Health

Owensboro Health is a nonprofit health system with a mission to heal the sick and to improve the health of the communities it serves in Kentucky and Indiana. The system includes Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, nationally recognized for design, architecture and engineering and the only hospital in the world to be designated a Signature Sanctuary by Audubon International, Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital, the Owensboro Health Medical Group comprising over 180 providers in 25 locations, a certified medical fitness facility, and the Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center. Owensboro Health has been recognized for outstanding care, safety and clinical excellence by The Joint Commission, U.S. News & World Report and Becker’s Hospital Review. As the largest employer west of Louisville, Owensboro Health has 4,088 employees, and in FY 2015 saw 18,380 inpatient admissions and 823,072 outpatient encounters. A committed community partner, Owensboro Health provided grants of $702,924 in the last year to health, social service, education and arts agencies across the region. For more information, visit

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