Out Patient Specialty Clinic

Hours of operation: Monday through Friday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM
Two Saturdays a month from 9:00AM to 3:00PM

phone: 937-378-7676
fax: 937-378-7688

To schedule an appointment, please call the scheduling office at 937-378-7575.

Allergy/Asthma

Dr. Masood Ahmad is a board certified physician who has specialty training in adult and pediatric allergy, asthma, and immunology. He has over twenty years of experience in treating adults and pediatrics.

Dr. Ahmad received his Allergy and Asthma Fellowship training at the world renowned Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati. During his fellowship, he had extensive training in diagnosing and treating adult and pediatric patients. He was selected to serve an additional year as a Research Fellow subsequent to his fellowship, further qualifying him to deal with complex cases. Prior to his fellowship, Dr. Ahmad did his residency at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Michigan where he was tapped to be Chief Resident of his Residency Program in his final year.

Dr. Ahmad has been engaged in numerous Allergy and Asthma professional organizations and has served as the President of the Cincinnati Allergy and Asthma Society. He has also been selected as a Cincinnati Top Doctor multiple times in his field of Allergy and Asthma and presented in Cincinnati Magazine.

 

Cardiology

Dr. Behrens, an invasive, non-interventional cardiologist at Ohio Heart and Vascular Center, does diagnostic angiograms and implants pacemakers.

Dr. Behrens has a special interest in Pacing. He completed the National Association of Pacing and Electrophysiology exam in 1991.

Education
Undergraduate Degree: University of Cincinnati – Biology; University of Cincinnati- Master of Science – Immunohematology

Medical Degree – University of Cincinnati; Internship and Residency – The Christ Hospital Internal Medicine; Fellowship: Sinai Hospital of Detroit, Detroit,MI – Cardiovascular Disease

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease

Dr. Joel Forman specializes in cardiology, cardiovascular disease in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Forman attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine and graduated in 1996 having 16 years experience.

Education
Undergraduate Degree: Washington University St. Louis, MO – Psychology
Medical Degree : The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Internship & Residency: Emory University Atlanta, GA
Fellowship: Medical College of Virginia  Richmond, VA – Cardiovascular Medicine; Awarded Chief Fellow
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Nuclear Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Subspecialties: Echocardiography, General Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Preventative Cardiology

Dermatology

Lana King, MSN, CNP is a Certified Nurse Practitioner with a specialty in Dermatology. She is employed by UC Health in Cincinnati.  Lana graduated from University of Missouri – St. Louis, MO.

Gastroenterology

Dr. S. Nemat Moussavian

Neurology – EMG testing only

Dr. Usman Siddiqui – Neurology, Board Certified

Male, Age 70, Graduated 1984, Universidad Tecnologica De Santiago, Santo Domingo Campus

Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Dr. David Howard, located in Cincinnati, Ohio is dedicated to providing his patients with outstanding, compassionate care while continuing a long tradition of ophthalmology excellence. He graduated from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 1980, Internship at Christ Hospital in 1981 and graduated from University Cincinnati Residency Hospital in 1984.

Otolaryngology

Dr. Kereiakes earned his medical degree at the University of Cincinnati and completed his residency through Harvard at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Kereiakes is a board-certified Otolaryngologist with diverse knowledge from over 25 years experience of treating ear, nose and throat disorders. Professional areas of interest include: ear care & surgery, hearing aid evaluations, voice disorders, laryngeal surgery, thyroid surgery and endoscopic sinus surgery.

Dr. Kereiakes is a member of the ENT Society of Cincinnati, The Ohio State Medical Society, and the American Academy of Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery. Recent honors include “Top Docs of 2010” in Cincinnati Magazine.

Dr. Kereiakes is married, raised three grown sons in Cincinnati, and enjoys glass art and oil painting.

Podiatry

Brian Short, DPM, was established in 2004. Dr. Brian Short’s specialty is in diabetic foot care, and he has trained with some of the top foot care specialists in the United States to better provide patients with superior service. Dr. Short practiced in Tucson, Arizona, at the VA Hospital in 2002 and has published articles in several papers on dealing with diabetic foot care. Additional services include:

• Heel & Foot Pain Treatments
• Fungal Nail Treatments
• Bunion & Hammer Toe Services

Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine

Dr M. Souheil Darwich is a board certified Pulmonologist with extensive experience in Sleep Medicine. He specializes in Asthma, COPD, Chronic Cough, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Pleural Effusion, Dyspnea, Pre-op Consults, Interstitial Lung Disease and Sleep Apnea. He sees Adult and Pediatric patients ages 6 and older.

Rheumatology

Dr Paul E. Thomson       Following his graduation from Vanderbilt Medical School, Dr. Paul Thomson came to Cincinnati for his residency training at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and at the Veterans Administration Medical Center. He was selected for a clinical fellowship in rheumatology and immunology at the UC Medical Sciences Center, and he also served as a clinical instructor in the Division of Immunology. The recipient of many academic awards and honors, he is board certified in internal medicine.

Dr. Thomson, born and raised in Cincinnati, is a graduate of Colerain High School. He lives on the northwest side of Cincinnati.  Dr. Thomson’s hobbies are backpacking, climbing, hiking and running. He also collects and studies fossils, rocks and old coins.

Urology

Dr Hari Kothegal is board certified in Urology. He attended medical school at Mysore Medical College in India and did  his residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. He specializes in Incontinence Male/Female, Laser Surgery, Prostate Enlargement, Vasectomy, Overactive Bladder Male/Female, Kidney/Bladder Stones and Lithotripsy. Dr Kothegal was in Cincinnati Magazine Top Doctors List for 2012 and 2013.