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Dr. Jack Cotlar is the corporate Medical Director of Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance Company, Consulting Medical Director of Hannover Life Re and former VP and Medical Director of Aviva Life Insurance Company/Indianapolis Life Insurance Company. He practiced internal medicine for 17 years and is board certified in Insurance Medicine and Internal Medicine. In addition to working with life insurance carriers (direct carriers and a reinsurance carrier), he also works directly the life insurance producer providing expert medical underwriting guidance to the producer and his or her staff. Dr. Cotlar is the founder and President of Strategic Medical Consulting, Inc® through which he serves as the Medical Director of First Financial Resources and TexIns Solutions, LTD. If you wish to discuss your medical underwriting needs directly with Dr. Cotlar, you may email him at or call him directly at 317-536-2603. His resume can be downloaded from the top of this page under the "Resources“ heading.