Clinical Faculty

Congratulations to
our recently promoted faculty

EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2023

Nichole Ammon, M.S.Ed., LPCC-S
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
NEOMED

Sabrina Ben-Zion, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Akron Children’s Hospital

Ghazaleh Bigdeli, M.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Hospital Youngstown

Michael T. Bigham, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Akron Children’s Hospital

Sumru Bilge-Johnson, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Akron Children’s Hospital

Todd S. Bolotin, M.D.
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Mercy Health St Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital

Brian C. Castellani, Ph.D.
Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Durham University, United Kingdom

Daniel H. Celik, M.D.
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Summa Health System Akron Campus

Bohdan Wolodymyr Chopko, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Anatomy/Neurobiology
OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital

Mary K. Costello, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Akron Children’s Hospital

Carrie E. Costin, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Akron Children’s Hospital

Amit Diwakar, M.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Akron General

Richard James Dom Dera, M.D.
Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine
Summa Health System

Erin M. Donley, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Akron Children’s Hospital

Kristin Drogell, M.D.
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Akron General

Constantine G. Economus, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology
Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Hospital Boardman

Osama N. El Assal, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Akron Children’s Hospital

Arnold Feltoon, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
UH Portage Medical Center

L. Austin Fredrickson, M.D
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Salem Regional Medical Center

Douglas R. Gallo, M.D.
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Summa Health System Akron Campus

Stacey Gardner-Buckshaw, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine
NEOMED

Holly A. Gerzina, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
NEOMED

Amanda Gogol-Tagliaferro, D.O.
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Akron Children’s Hospital

Nancy Hanna, M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery
Akron Children’s Hospital

Douglas W. Harley, D.O.
Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Akron General

John Alex Heintzelman, M.D.
Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine
Mercy Health St Elizabeth Boardman Hospital

Mark Iler, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Summa Health System

Ahmed Itrat, M.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Akron General

Natalie P. Jedacek, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Akron Children’s Hospital

Matthew Paul Keisling, D.O.
Associate Professor of Pathology
Akron Children’s Hospital

Sarah Kline Krammes, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Akron Children’s Hospital

Shawna Koprucki, M.D.
Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine
Mercy Medical Center

Kirsten Ann Kusumi, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Akron Children’s Hospital

Erica Lee Laipply, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery
Summa Health System Akron Campus

Kevin D. Markowski, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Summa Health System

Mark D. McDowell, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Summa Health System Akron Campus

Heather A. McEwen, MLIS, MS
Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine
NEOMED

Thomas J. Mendise, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology
Summa Health System Akron Campus

Munshi Moyenuddin, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
Summa Health System, Barberton Campus

Mary K. Murray, M.D.
Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Akron General

Otfried N.W. Niedermaier, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
Summa Health System Akron Campus

Niraj Niraula, M.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Summa Health System Akron Campus

Joseph F. Pietrolungo, D.O.
Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
Summa Health System Akron Campus

Amy Raubenolt, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Akron General

Sarah Zieber Rush, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Akron Children’s Hospital

Munir P. Shah, M.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Mercy Health St Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital

Nilesh Shah, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine
Summa Health System St Thomas Campus

Katherine Cecilia Sheridan, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Akron General

Eric C. Singer, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Akron Children’s Hospital

Gregory M. Smith, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Summa Health System Barberton Campus

Pratima Sood, M.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Louis Stokes Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Alison P. Southern, M.D.
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Summa Health System Akron Campus

Dmitri Souza, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Surgery
Western Reserve Hospital

Dmitri Souza, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine
Western Reserve Hospital

Lokesh Venkateshaiah, M.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Akron General

Ilka Warshawsky, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology
Akron Children’s Hospital

Thomas Paul Wolski Jr, D.O.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Akron Children’s Hospital

Erin Nicole Wright, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Akron Children’s Hospital