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Get to know us... May Azem, MD Board certified in rheumatology Training: Georgetown University, Washington, DC; Cleveland Clinic Interests: psoriatic arthritis, spondylitis, scleroderma, osteoporosis, fibromyalgia Office: Concord, 440-709-0055

Brittanie Svoboda, CNP

Simone Majetich, DO Board eligible in family medicine Training: University of Arizona Center of Integrative Medicine, UH Richmond Medical Center Interests: preventive care, family medicine, integrative medicine, pediatrics Office: Willoughby, 440-953-5740

Martin Mandel, MD, a board-certified endocrinologist, and Jessica Staley, PA-C (certified physician assistant), have joined Lake Health Physician Group. Their office in Willoughby and phone number (440-951-1073) remain the same.

Nicholas Volchko, MD Board certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine Training: University of Louisville Hospital Interests: chronic low back pain, chronic neck pain, lumbar radiculopathy, cervical radiculopathy, complex regional pain syndrome Office: Willoughby, 440-953-5760 Michael Peterson, PA-C Certified physician assistant Training: Kettering College, University of Nebraska Medical Center Interests: diabetes, arthritis, sports medicine, preventive medicine Office: Mentor, 440-255-7938


Certified nurse practitioner Training: Ursuline College Interests: geriatrics, mental health, dementia, chronic care management Office: Mentor, 440-255-5571

Scott Zimmer, MD, board certified in orthopedic surgery, has joined Lake Health Physician Group. He has offices in Concord, Chardon and Orange Village (844-542-6363).

Andre Fabien, MD, a board-certified pulmonologist, has joined the practice of Gary Kaplan, MD; Willoughby (440-946-0053).


Physician of the Year!

Lake Health Physician Group Madison Family Practice physician Jerry Bell, DO, was chosen as the 2018 Lake Health Physician of the Year because of his unwavering compassion and his excellence in patient care. Dr. Bell is kind, caring and professional; he shows genuine concern and respect for both patients and coworkers; and his actions go above and beyond expectations. He is often commended for taking time with his patients, is easy to talk with and always willing to listen. One patient cited that “Dr. Bell shows such care in all our family’s medical needs, it feels like a family member looking out for our best interests.” Winter 2019


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Best of Health - Winter 2019