Rachelina Portolesi Kvietkus, MD

Internal Medicine

Practices In: South Bend
Patients Seen: All Ages

Ever since I was 4 years old, I dreamed of going to the Uni­ver­si­ty of Notre Dame and becom­ing a doc­tor — high hopes for the first-gen­er­a­tion daugh­ter of Ital­ian immi­grants that owned a tai­lor shop. With hard work and deter­mi­na­tion, plus end­less love and sup­port from my fam­i­ly, I par­tic­i­pat­ed in numer­ous activ­i­ties in high school and grad­u­at­ed as vale­dic­to­ri­an of my class at Mishawa­ka High School. After my res­i­den­cy, I returned to the South Bend area in 1996 to prac­tice med­i­cine, and I have had exten­sive expe­ri­ence over the years in treat­ing com­plex patients pri­or to join­ing The South Bend Clinic.

Board Certifications
Internal Medicine
Clinical Interests

I care for a vari­ety of med­ical con­di­tions, and espe­cial­ly enjoy elder­ly patients and their care.

Personal Interests

I enjoy cook­ing, pho­tog­ra­phy, read­ing, music, sport­ing events, trav­el­ing, and spend­ing time with fam­i­ly and friends.

Indiana University School of Medicine Graduation Date: 1993 Degree: MD
University of Notre Dame Graduation Date: 1989 Degree: BS
Mayo Clinic
Provider’s Publications
Published twice in Mayo Clinic Proceedings for Hematology related articles