Dr. Laura Knudson, MOCMS President

Dr. Laura Knudson is a graduate of University of Minnesota Medical School.  She completed her residency in Family Medicine at the University of Utah Department of Family and Preventive Medicine in Salt Lake City, UT.  Dr. Knudson has practiced as a family physician with the IU Health Center at the Indiana University-Bloomington campus since September 2018. 

Prior to this, she was a family physician with IU Health Southern Indiana Physicians for nearly 5 years.  She is board certified in Family Medicine. 

Dr. Knudson has specific interests in women’s health, transgender medicine and eating disorders.  She enjoys goofing off with her spouse and young kiddos, gardening and trying to play the violin. 


                                    What MOCMS Can Do for You
The Monroe Owen County Medical Society (MOCMS) is a not for profit professional organization of physicians in Bloomington and the surrounding area. It is a member group of the Indiana State Medical Association. Organized in 1940, the MOCMS is dedicated to the provision of quality healthcare in this community. Our services reach out to community members in addition to benefitting our physician members.

What can MOCMS do for you as a community member or patient?

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Welcome New Members!

Vijay K. Agarwal, MD – Internal Medicine
Dr. Vijay Agarwal attended Rajasthan University in Jaipur, India and completed his residency at New York Medical College. He is currently practicing with IU Health Southern Indiana Physicians.

Michelle Baechtold, MD – Dermatology
Dr. Michelle Baechtold attended Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She completed her residencies at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, OH and at University Hospital – Cleveland Medical Center. She joined the Dermatology Center of Southern Indiana.

P. John Konicki, DO – Emergency Medicine
Dr. John Konicki attended Midwestern University – Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed residencies at Botsford Hospital and Mt Clemens General Hospital in Michigan. He currently practices for IU Health Southern Indiana Physicians.

Ivan Lupov, MD – Emergency Medicine
Dr. Ivan Lupov attended and completed his residency at the IU School of Medicine. He is affiliated with IU Health Southern Indiana Physicians.

Roxanne Rajaii, DO – Dermatology
Dr. Roxanne Rajaii attended A.T. Still University – Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. She practices with the Southern Indiana Dermatology Center.