Meet the Physicians


Dr. Claudia Somes:

Dr. Claudia Somes is an Indianapolis native who has been practicing pediatrics here since 1982.  She graduated from Indiana University and Indiana School of Medicine.  Her residency was completed at Riley Hospital and she is board certified in Pediatrics.  She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, The Indiana State Medical Association, and the Indianapolis Medical Society. Dr. Somes is currently the chair-person of the Performance, Assessment, and Improvement Committee at IU Health North.  She has hospital privileges at IU Health North, St. Vincent Women’s Hospital, and St. Vincent Carmel Hospital.
Dr. Somes is married and the proud mother of 2 daughters.  She enjoys reading, needle point, working out, and fitness walking.


Dr.  Lynda McCollum:
Lynda C. McCollum, M.D. is a board certified pediatrician who has been in practice for 20 years. Dr. McCollum graduated from University of Evansville and Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed her residency at IU Medical Center and Riley Children’s Hospital and is board certified in Pediatrics. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, a member of the Indianapolis Medical Society and the Indiana State Medical Association. She has hospital privileges at St. Vincent Women’s Hospital, St. Vincent Carmel, and IU Health North.She is married and has a son and a daughter.
In her free time she enjoys reading, exercising and spending time with family and friends.


Dr. Jaime McKeever:

Jaime McKeever, M.D.  is a board certified pediatrician who joined Guardian Pediatrics in 2008.  Dr. McKeever obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame, her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and then completed her pediatric residency at Riley Children’s Hospital.  Dr. McKeever is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Indiana State Medical Association.  She has hospital privileges at IU Health North, St. Vincent Carmel and St. Vincent Women’s Hospital.

Dr. McKeever enjoys spending her free time with her husband and 3 young children.  She also enjoys running, reading, and spending time outdoors.

Dr. Claudia Somes:   Info not available yet
Dr.  Lynda McCollum:  Info not available yet