Meet The Doctors

Dr. Stuart Kelly

Family Life: Dr. Kelly is a lifelong resident of Grant County. He started his practice in 1984. He has two grown children. Cassie is a Purdue graduate and is in her residency at Chicago's Rush Hospital, where she will be specializing as an OB/GYN. Collin is an Indiana University graduate from the School of Business. He started his career ant Charles Schwab and is to be married in October 2018.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Kelly enjoys bike riding, pickle ball, tennis, and golf. He likes spending time in the great outdoors hunting birds, and also enjoys home renovating. He participated in the Little 500 for 3 years and was on the winning team in 1978. As a result of the win, he participated in the making of the film, Breaking Away.

Education and Continuing Education: Dr. Kelly graduated from Oak Hill High School in 1975, Indiana University in 1979, and Indiana University School of Dentistry in 1983.

In the Practice: 

Why did you choose dentistry? "I was inspired after having experienced orthodontic treatment by Dr. William Z. Roper, and I really enjoy working with children."

​What are your goals for yourself and PDC? 

Personal and Professional Affiliations:

  • Wabash Valley Dental Association
  • Indiana Dental Association
  • American Dental Association
  • Phi Kappa Psi at Indiana University

Dr. Chad Leighty

About Dr. Leighty: Dr. Leighty has been a part of the community since he was 6 years old. He graduated from Marion High School, Indiana University at Bloomington, and Indiana University's Dental School in Indianapolis. He has been practicing in Marion for 24 years. He and his wife, Sandy, have been married for 18 years and have 3 beautiful daughters: Lauren, Krista, and Emily. He is also blessed to have a 5 year-old granddaughter, Leighton. When Dr. Leighty is not busy making beautiful smiles, he enjoys just being outdoors, hunting, fishing, and especially spending time with his family at their lake cottage on Syracuse Lake. 

Favorite Quotes:

"The only way to do great work is to love what you do."  Steve Jobs 

 "The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why."  Mark Twain

Favorite Books: The DaVinci Code by Dan Brown, Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell

Favorite Movies: Forrest Gump, Shindler's List

Why did you choose dentistry? "I love improving someone's oral health and self-confidence with comfortable and caring dental treatment."

Continuing Education and Professional Memberships:

·Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation


·Advanced courses in Endodontic treatment

·American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine

·American Dental Association

·Indiana Dental Association

·International College of Dentistry

·Pierre Fauchard Academy

Dr. Jack Hoover

About Dr. Hoover: Dr. Hoover has been in dentistry since 1981 and has been with us since 1998. He enjoys gardening, going to Symphony Gideons International, and he is a church youth worker. 

Favorite Quote:"I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength."    Phil 4:13

Favorite Book: The Bible

Favorite Movie: Ben Hur

Why did you choose dentistry? "[I enjoy] working with people and helping people feel good about their teeth by achieving and maintaining good dental health." 

Continuing Education and Professional Memberships:

·Wabash Valley Dental Association

·Indiana Dental Association

·American Dental Association

Dr. John Krumanaker


Family Life: Dr. John recently relocated to Marion from Huntington to join our practice. He enjoys spending time with his wife and extended family. He also enjoys hiking, fishing, hunting, and basically anything outdoors. He really loves working with his hands and does anything from working on cars, to woodworking, to metal works.

Education and Continuing Education: Dr. John graduated from Bishop Luers High School and the University of St. Francis, both in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He most recently graduated from the Indiana University School of Dentistry.  

In the Practice: 

Why did you choose dentistry? "I chose dentistry because of the enjoyment of working with my hands and the joy that can be seen from helping others."

​What are your goals for yourself and PDC? "My goals are to strive to be the best dentist I can be for my patients and to provide a practice atmosphere where people feel like family."

Personal and Professional Affiliations:

Indiana Dental Association

American Dental Association


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