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Emergency Medicine Residency Program

Emergency Medicine Teaching Staff

Chris Barden, MD
Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: Wright State University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Akron General Medical Center
Michael Beeson, MD, FACEP

Michael Beeson, MD, FACEP
Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director
Immediate Past President Council of Residency Directors (CORD), President Professor of Emergency Medicine, NEOUCOM
Vice Chairman of Research and Education, EM
Medical Director, Simulation

  • Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Residency: Akron City Hospital
  • Board Certified: American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Interests: Education, Research and Assessment
James N. Belleza, MD

James N. Belleza, MD
Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University
  • Residency: Akron General Medical Center (Emergency Medicine)
Amber Bradford-Saffles, DO

Amber Bradford-Saffles, DO
Clinical Assistant Professor, NEOUCOM
Associate Program Director and Clerkship Director

  • Medical School: DesMoines University-Osteopathic Medical Center
  • Residency: Akron General Medical Center
  • Board Certified: American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Interests: Ethics
John Bradford, DO, FACEP

John Bradford, DO, FACEP
Clinical Professor, NEOUCOM

  • Board Certified: American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Interests: Ethics, Medical Mission Outreach
Steve Brooks, MD

Steve Brooks, MD
Medical Director North Fire Dept. EMS

  • Medical School: Northeastern Ohio Universities
    Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy
  • Residency: Akron General Medical Center
  • Board Eligible
  • Interests: BMX Racing, Flying, Snow Skiing and Golf

Jennifer M. Brown, MD
Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University
  • Residency: Akron General Medical Center (Emergency Medicine)

Christina M. Campana, DO
Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: Akron General Medical Center (Emergency Medicine)
Rohit Chandurkar, DO, FACEP

Rohit Chandurkar, DO, FACEP
Clinical Assistant Professor, NEOUCOM
Emergency Medicine Radiology QA/QI Coordinator

  • Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
  • Residency: St. John West Shore Hospital, Westlake OH-internship
    Akron General Medical Center-residency
  • Board Certified: American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Interests: QA/QI, Community Outreach, Travel, Flying
Carrie A. Cregar, MD

Carrie A. Cregar, MD
Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: Temple Univ School of Medicine
  • Residency: New Jersey Medical School/The Univ. Hospital -UMDNJ (Emergency Medicine)

Carol A. Cunningham, MD
Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: Univ of Cincinnati Coll of Med
  • Residency: Univ of Cincinnati Hosp (Emergency Medicine)
Catherine (Rina) D'Abramo, MD

Catherine (Rina) D'Abramo, MD
Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: Wright State University
  • Residency: Case Western Reserve University / MetroHealth Medical Center
  • Board Eligible
Jno Disch, MD

Jno Disch, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, NEOUCOM

  • Medical School: Case Western Reserve University
  • Residency: MetroHealth/Cleveland Clinic
  • Board Certified: American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Interests: Physician Wellness, Skiing, Sailing and Mountaineering

Brooke Donaldson, MD
Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: University of Toledo College of Medicine
  • Residency: Akron General Medical Center

Kristin Drogell, MD
Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: University of Toledo College of Medicine
  • Residency: Metro Health Medical Center

Michelle A. Echevarria, MD
Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: Northwestern Univ Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Residency: MetroHealth Medical Center (Emergency Medicine)

Justin J. Eggleston, DO
Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: Geisinger Medical Center (Emergency Medicine)
Richard Gradisek, MD, FACEP

Richard Gradisek, MD, FACEP
Clinical Associate Professor, NEOUCOM
Medical Director Akron Fire EMS

  • Medical School: Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago
  • Residency: Spectrum Health Systems, MI
  • Board Certified: American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Interests: Residency Education, EMS, Boating, Skiing and Fly Fishing
Christine H. Hong, MD

Christine H. Hong, MD
Emergency Medicine

  • Fellowship: North Shore - LIJ/Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Medical School: University of Toledo College of Medicine
  • Residency: Akron General Medical Center (Emergency Medicine)

James P. Hurley, DO
Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: Akron General Medical Center (Emergency Medicine)
Joshua Jacquet, MD

Joshua Jacquet, MD
Assistant Professor, NEOUCOM

  • Medical School: Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy
  • Residency: Akron General Medical Center
  • Board Eligible
  • Interests: Medical Missions Outreach, Ultrasound, Guitar, Board Games, Travel
Nick Jouriles, MD, FACEP

Nick Jouriles, MD, FACEP
Professor and Chair of Emergency Medicine, NEOUCOM

  • Medical School: Case Western Reserve University
  • Residency: IM-Dartmouth Hitchchock Medical Center,
    EM-Denver General/U Colorado Medical Center
  • Board Certified: American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Interests: Education, Career Development, Health Care
    Administration and Reform, Travel,
    Roller Coasters, Water Sports, Fine Dining
Christopher Kirkpatrick, DO

Christopher Kirkpatrick, DO

  • Medical School: Ohio Universities College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: Akron General Medical Center
  • Board Eligible
  • Interests: Golf
Chris Kyriakedes, DO, FACOEP, FACEP

Chris Kyriakedes, DO, FACOEP, FACEP
Professor, NEOUCOM
M4-EM Required Rotation Co-director, NEOUCOM
Walsh University Adjunct Professor

  • Medical Director, Stow Fire Department
  • Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: Grandview Hospital, Dayton
  • Board Certified: American Board of Osteopathic Emergency Medicine
  • Interests: Education

Antonio M. Lazcano, MD
Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: University of Wisconsin Medical School
  • Residency: Akron General Medical Center (Emergency Medicine)
Candace L. Leigh, MD

Candace L. Leigh, MD
Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Residency: MetroHealth Medical Center (Emergency Medicine)
Thomas Lloyd, DO FACEP

Thomas Lloyd, DO FACEP
Clinical Associate Professor
Medical Director, Chest Pain Center

  • Medical Director, Richfield Fire Department EMS
  • Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: Akron General Medical Center
  • Board certified: American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Interests: Personal Fitness, Running, Biking, Weight Training

Kate E. Lyren-Sondles, MD
Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: Case Western Reserve University (Emergency Medicine)
  • Residency: Hospital of University of Pennsylvania (Emergency Medicine)

Mark David McDowell, MD
Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: University of Toledo College of Medicine
  • Residency: Akron General Medical Center (Emergency Medicine)

Patrick R. McHugh, MD
Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: University of Toledo College of Medicine
  • Residency: Akron General Medical Center (Emergency Medicine)

Rebecca A. Merrill, MD
Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: Michigan State University
  • Residency: Henry Ford Hospital (Emergency Medicine)
Jack Mitstifer MD, FACEP

Jack Mitstifer MD, FACEP
Chairman Emergency Medicine Department
Assistant Professor of EM, NEOUCOM

  • Medical Director of Lifecare Ambulances
  • Tactical Medical Officer for Cleveland FBI SWAT
  • Medical School: University of Pennsylvania
  • Residency: Portsmouth Naval Hospital-Transitional Year, Mt. Sinai Hospital Cleveland-EM, Akron General Medical Center-EM
  • Board certified: American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Interests: Golf
Cortney L. Owoc, DO

Cortney L. Owoc, DO
Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: Akron General Medical Center (Emergency Medicine)
John Pakiela, DO, FACEP

John Pakiela, DO, FACEP
Medical Director for Paramedic Education
Clinical Associate Professor, NEOUCOM
Assistant Professor, LECOM
Associate Medical Director, MedFlight of Ohio
State of Ohio EMS Board

  • Board Member for Air Medical Physicians Association
  • Chief Medical Officer for the Ohio Association of Critical Care Transport
  • Site Surveyor for the Commission on Accreditation of Medical transport Systems
  • Medical School: Lake Erie College of Medicine
  • Residency: South Pointe Hospital Cleveland Clinic Health System
  • Board Certified: American Board of Emergency Medicine
Amy Raubenolt, MD

Amy Raubenolt, MD
Emergency Medicine

  • Fellowship: Western Michigan University (SOM) (Emergency Medicine)
  • Medical School: Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Residency: Western Michigan University (SOM) (Emergency Medicine)

William E. Reisinger, III, DO
Emergency Medicine

  • Fellowship: MetroHealth Medical Center (Crit. Care Trans./Aerospa)
  • Medical School: Des Moines Univ. College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: Summa Western Reserve Hospital (Fam. Prac./Emergency Med.)

Thomas E. Rench, MD
Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: Medical Coll of Ohio at Toledo
  • Residency: Summa Health System Family Medicine Residency Program (Emergency Medicine)

Melani L. Sherman, MD
Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine
  • Residency: Akron General Medical Center (Emergency Medicine)
Erin Simon, DO

Erin Simon, DO
Emergency Medicine Research Director
Clinical Assistant Professor, NEOUCOM

  • Medical School: Ohio University
  • Residency: Akron General Medical Center
  • Board Certified: American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Interests: Travel, Exercising, Biking, Boating, Skiing

Randy L. Wallace, Jr. MD
Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
  • Residency: Akron General Medical Center (Emergency Medicine)

Scott D. Winot, MD
Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine (Emergency Medicine)
  • Residency: Summa Health System Family Medicine Residency Program (Emergency Medicine)
Georgia Zachopoulos, DO

Georgia Zachopoulos, DO
Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: Genesys Regional Medical Center (Emergency Medicine)
Michael Francis Zorko, MD

Michael Francis Zorko, MD
Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Residency: Summa Health System Family Medicine Residency Program (Emergency Medicine)
Erick Zoumberakis, MD

Erick Zoumberakis, MD
Medical Director, Stroke Team
Medical Director, Tallmadge Fire Department EMS

  • Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Residency: Akron General Medical Center
  • Board Certified: The American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Interests: sports, exercise

Date Updated: 08-OCT-2015



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