INSTITUTE FOR ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY
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ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY
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Meet Our Medical Staff

Orthopaedic Team

Lloyd C. Briggs, Jr., MD

Dr. Lloyd C. Briggs, Jr.
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Dr. Briggs is a graduate of Dartmouth College. He earned a Masters at Georgetown University. He attended Medical School at Tulane University. He completed his surgical residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Cincinnati and completed a Fellowship in Adult Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City. He is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and the American Medical Association. Dr. Briggs is Chairman of the Medical Staff Medical Advisory Committee. Dr. Briggs serves as Vice-President of the IOS Medical Staff.


Frank E. Fumich, MD

Dr. Frank E. Fumich
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Dr. Fumich is a graduate of West Virginia University and Marshall University School of Medicine. He did his internship, surgical residency and Orthopaedic residency at West Virginia University. He completed an Orthopaedic Spine Surgery Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a Diplomate and member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and member of the North American Spine Society, American Medical Association, and Ohio State Medical Association and the Ohio State Orthopaedic Society. Dr. Fumich is the IOS Director of Orthopaedic Spine Services and a member of the Medical Staff Medical Advisory Committee. Dr. Fumich is a member of the North American Spine Society.


Steven Haman, MD

Dr. Steven Haman
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Dr. Haman is a graduate of Bluffton University and the University of Toledo College of Medicine. He completed his Internship and orthopaedic surgical residency at University Medical Center at the University of Toledo. He did an Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship at Florida Orthopaedic Institute at Tampa General Hospital. He is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Candidate Member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association.


Nathan Hensley, DPM

Dr. Steven Haman
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Dr. Hensley is a native of Columbus, Ohio. After completion of his undergraduate degree at Miami University in Oxford, he attended medical school at The Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine (former, now Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine). He then completed an extensive foot and ankle residency at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima, Ohio. He spent an additional year of fellowship training at Foot and Ankle Specialists of Ohio, focusing on reconstructive surgery and limb deformity.

Dr. Hensley currently serves as Team Physician for Bath High School Athletics.

He specializes in lower extremity reconstruction and sports medicine. His interests include total ankle joint replacement, adult and pediatric flat foot reconstruction, limb deformity correction, external fixation and micro nerve repair.

Dr. Hensley welcomes new patients at office locations in Lima, Sidney, St. Marys and Van Wert.


Mark G. McDonald, MD

Dr. Mark G. McDonald
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Dr. McDonald is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Suma Cum Laude. He graduated from Ball State University where he was a Varsity Letterman in Football. He is a graduate of Lima Senior High School. He is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the University of Kentucky. He Specializes in Knee Surgery; knee arthroscopy, total knee replacement, and sports medicine. He was the team physician at Bluffton University and Lima Senior High School for many years. In 2000, he was named "Team Physician of the Year" by the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference, of which Bluffton University is a member.

Dr. McDonald is the CEO, President and Chairman of the Board at the Institute for Orthopaedic Surgery (IOS), an Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital. He is the President of the Medical Staff at IOS and also co-chairs its Medical Advisory Committee. He has been recognized multiple times as one of the Top 60 U.S. Physician Leaders of Hospital & Health Systems by Becker's Hospital Review: Business & Legal Issues for Health Systems Leadership.


Joseph R. Misson, MD

Dr. Joseph R. Misson
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Dr. Misson is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and the Medical College of Ohio. He completed his orthopaedic surgical residency at the Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center. He completed a Fellowship in Orthopaedic Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine at New Mexico Orthopaedics. He is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Misson also holds a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

Dr Misson serves as team Orthopaedic Surgeon for Bluffton University and Celina High School.


Michael Muha, MD

Dr. Michael Muha
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Dr. Muha is a Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with subspecialization in disorders of the Upper Extremity. He is a graduate of Wright State University School of Medicine and completed his orthopaedic residency in Dayton, Ohio. He furthered his expertise with fellowship training in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery through The Ohio State University. He additionally has earned Certificates of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery, as well as Sports Medicine. Dr. Muha has extensive experience in arthroscopic shoulder repairs, management of arthritis in the hand, wrist and shoulder, including shoulder replacement, as well as operative and nonoperative management of fractures, tendonitis and carpal tunnel syndrome.


James M. Nieman, MD

Dr. James M. Nieman
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Dr. Nieman is a graduate of Fremont Ross High School and the University of Toledo. He attended medical school at the Medical College of Ohio. He completed his orthopaedic surgical residency at the State University of New York Health Science Center. He is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He also has a Sub-Specialty Board Certification in Sports Medicine from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and American Society of Sports Medicine.

Dr. Nieman is current President of The Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio. He serves as Team Physician for Ohio Northern University, Bath High School and Lima Central Catholic High School.


James A. O'Neill, MD

Dr. James A. O'Neill
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Dr. O'Neill is a graduate of Lima Central High School and has been honored as a member of its Hall of Fame. Dr. O'Neill is a graduate of Notre Dame College with an MBA. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago Pritizer School of Medicine. He did his orthopaedic surgical residency at the Ohio State University and completed a fellowship in Spinal Deformities, Trauma and Degenerative Conditions at New York University and Bellevue Hospitals. He is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the North American Spine Society.


Samir M. Patel, MD

Dr. Samir M. Patel
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Dr. Patel earned his medical degree from West Virginia University Medical School. He completed his orthopaedic surgical residency at the West Virginia University. He completed a Fellowship in Upper Extremity, Microvascular and Hand Surgery at Allegheny General Hospital under the direction of world renowned surgeons, Dr. Mark Baratz and Dr. Dean Sortereanos. He is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has earned sub-specialty Board Certification as a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand and Microvascular Surgery. He has also earned a Subspecialty Board Certificate as a Certificate of Added Qualification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. He is a member of the American Society of Surgery of the Hand. He is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.


James J. Patterson, MD

Dr. James J. Patterson
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Dr. Patterson is a graduate of the University of Dayton. He received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati and completed his orthopaedic surgical residency at the University of Cincinnati. He completed a Fellowship in Total Joint Reconstruction and Replacement at the University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Center. He is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is Chairman of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.


William Sanko, MD

Dr. William Sanko
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Dr. Sanko is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. He received his undergraduate degree in Pharmacy at Ohio Northern University, medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo, residency at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan and fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at The Ohio State University.

He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and an active member of the American Society of Sports Medicine. He is director of Sports Medicine at the Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio in Lima, Ohio. He is also the team physician to the University of Northwestern Ohio and Shawnee High School.

Dr. Sanko specializes in shoulder and knee ligament reconstruction, arthroscopy and total joint replacement.

His fellowship training allows him to stay on the cutting edge of advancements in Sports Medicine, including the latest surgical techniques and rehabilitation methods.


Gary Schniegenberg, MD

Dr. Gary Schniegenberg
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Dr. Schniegenberg received his medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio. He did his orthopaedic surgical residency at the Ohio State Riverside Methodist Hospital and a Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedics at Cincinnati Children's Medical Center. He is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Ohio Orthopaedic Society, the Clinical Orthopaedic Society, the American Medical Association, The Allen County Medical Association and the Ohio State Medical Association. Dr. Schniegenberg is a member of the Medical Staff Medical Advisory Committee.


Selvon F. St. Clair, MD, PhD

Dr. Selvon F. St. Clair
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Dr. St. Clair is a graduate of New York University School of Medicine. He completed his orthopaedic residency at the Cleveland Clinic. He then completed a spine fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine Spine Center. He is Board Qualified in Orthopaedic Surgery. He specializes in all areas of treatment of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine.


Michael J. Wieser, MD

Dr. Michael J. Wieser
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

He is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He also completed his internship and orthopaedic surgical residency at the University of Cincinnati. He is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Board of Sports Medicine. He is the Chairman of the Infection Control Committee.

Dr. Wieser has been the Orthopaedic Team Physician for Lima Central Catholic High School since 1988. He is also the Medical Director of Medical Assistant Program at James A. Rhodes State College. Dr. Wieser is the current Chairman of the Infection Prevention & Control Committee of the Medical Staff.


Anesthesia

Paul H. Scheiwiller, DO

Paul H. Scheiwiller, DO
Buckeye Anesthesia
801 Medical Drive, Suite B
Lima, OH 45804

Dr. Scheiwiller is Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University Graduate School and Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency in anesthesia at the Medical College of Ohio. He currently serves as the Director of Anesthesia at IOS and is a member of the Medical Advisory Committee.


Gerald F. Szelagowski, Jr., MD

Gerald F. Szelagowski, Jr., MD
Buckeye Anesthesia
801 Medical Drive, Suite B
Lima, OH 45804

Dr. Szelagowski is Board Qualified in Anesthesia. He is a graduate of the University of Toledo College of Medicine. He completed his residency in Anesthesiology at the University of Michigan Hospitals.


Internal Medicine Consultants

The Internal Medicine physicians routinely consult on inpatient cases taking care of medical conditions that the patient may have pre-operatively and following them after surgery and also may be consulted for any new conditions after surgery. The following internists are Board Certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine: Drs. Azeez, Omitowoju, Schroeder, Shanmugam, and Wheeler.

  • Kamaldeen Agoro, MD
  • Kemi Azeez, MD
  • Olayinka Omitowoju, MD
  • Sasikala Shanmugam, MD

920 W. Market St, Suite 210
Lima, Oh 45805

  • Kelly A. Schroeder, MD
  • Robert A. Wheeler, MD

750 W. High St, Suite 250
Lima, Oh 45801

  • Oluremi Ojo, MD

820 W. High St, Suite 370
Lima, Oh 45801


Infectious Disease Consultants

Solomon Beraki, MD

Dr. Solomon Beraki
830 W. High St., Suite 380
Lima, OH 45801
419-879-7106

Ravi Kamepalli, MD

Dr. Ravi Kamepalli
830 W. High St., Suite 255
Lima, OH 45801
419-228-1535


Cardiologists

  • Masroor Abro, MD
  • Paula Ankie, DO
  • Mehran Arabpour, DO
  • Pierre Bamdad, MD
  • Venkat Battula, MD
  • Pamela Gardner, DO

951 Commerce Pkwy, Suite 100
Lima, Oh 45804

  • Zoheir Abdelbaki, MD
  • Ossama Abdulrahman, MD
  • Bekele Ayele, MD
  • Julius Kato, DO
  • Hemraj Makwana, MD
  • Ebere Ugwanyi, MD

730 W. Market St., 2K Tower
Lima, Oh 45801


Allied Health Professionals

Physician Assistants – Certified

At IOS, we have on our staff Certified Physician Assistants who assist the surgeons in surgery. They also may assist the surgeon in post-operative care as needed. All of our physician's assistants are certified by a national certifying board and licensed by the State of Ohio.

Ben Allen , PA-C

Ben Allen , PA-C
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Kyle Anderson, PA-C

Kyle Anderson, PA-C
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Melissa Berger, PA-C

Melissa Berger, PA-C
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Danielle Breece, PA-C

Danielle Breece, PA-C
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Alexis Diglio, PA-C

Alexis Diglio, PA-C
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Faye Felkey, PA-C

Faye Felkey, PA-C
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Miranda Garcia, PA-C

Miranda Ward, PA-C
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Christa Guggenbiller, PA-C

Christa Guggenbiller, PA-C
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Brian Klausing, PA-C

Brian Klausing, PA-C
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Jason Loyer, PA-C

Jason Loyer, PA-C
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Emily Maupin, PA-C

Emily Maupin, PA-C
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Todd Otto, PA-C

Todd Otto, PA-C
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Steven Palte, PA-C

Steven Palte, PA-C
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Jared Rigali, PA-C

Jared Rigali, PA-C
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Janelle Schroeder, PA-C  

Janelle Schroeder, PA-C, RN, BSN
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Whitney Sims, PA-C

Whitney Sims, PA-C
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Toby Tippie, PA-C

Toby Tippie, PA-C
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Beth Warnecke, PA-C

Beth Warnecke, PA-C
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Troy Warnecke, PA-C

Troy Warnecke, PA-C
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622

Christopher Whitney, PA-C

Christopher Whitney, PA-C
Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio
801 Medical Drive, Suite A
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6622


Anesthesia Team Members

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists

In our Anesthesia Department at IOS in addition to Anesthesiologists, we have Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) in our anesthesia delivery model. Our CRNAs are supervised by and in the immediate presence of the Anesthesiologist and/or Surgeon while delivering anesthesia during surgical procedures. They are certified by national certifying boards and licensed by the State of Ohio.

Glenn Buller, CRNA

Glenn Buller, CRNA
Buckeye Anesthesia
801 Medical Drive, Suite B
Lima, OH 45804

Pat Clark, CRNA

Pat Clark, CRNA
Buckeye Anesthesia
801 Medical Drive, Suite B
Lima, OH 45804

Fred LeJeune, CRNA

Fred LeJeune, CRNA
Buckeye Anesthesia
801 Medical Drive, Suite B
Lima, OH 45804

Diane Schoen, CRNA

Fred LeJeune, CRNA
Buckeye Anesthesia
801 Medical Drive, Suite B
Lima, OH 45804
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