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!

Todd A. Eads, MD – Neurosurgery
Dr. Todd Eads attended the IU School of Medicine and did his residency at the IU Department of Neurosurgery. Dr. Eads also served in the US Air Force. He is currently practicing with IU Health Southern Indiana Physicians.

Jessica L. Horan, DO – Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine/Pediatrics
Dr. Jessica Horan attended the College of Osteopathic Medicine in Des Moines IA, did her residency at Kentucky Children’s Hospital in Lexington and completed her fellowship at Riley Hospital for Children. She joined IU Health Southern Indiana Physicians in August 2019.

Edgar Martinez, MD – Anesthesiology/Pain Medicine
Dr. Edgar Martinez attended Ross University in Dominica, West Indies. He completed his residency and fellowship programs at the University of Toledo. He currently practices for IU Health Southern Indiana Physicians.

Divya K. Nekkalapudi, MD – Internal Medicine
Dr. Divya Nekkalapudi attended Guntur Medical College in India and completed her residency at the Metropolitan Hospital Center in New York. She will be joining IU Health Southern Indiana Physicians.

David A Peterson, MD – Vascular Surgery
Dr. David Peterson attended the University of Michigan School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Stanford University and his fellowship at Duke University Medical Center. He is currently practicing with IU Health Southern Indiana Physicians.