Physicians

TriHealth Surgical Institute
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Lawrence A. Bartish MD
General Surgery

Residency:
Good Samaritan Hospital

Internship:
Good Samaritan Hospital

Medical School:
The Ohio State University

Board Certifications and Credentials:
American Board of Surgery

Practice Locations and Contact:
Good Samaritan Western Ridge, Suite 230 (513 542 4200) 
Mt. Airy (513 542 4200)

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Robert G. Bradley MD
General Surgery

Residency:
Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

Medical School:
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Board Certifications and Credentials:
American Board of General Surgery

Practice Locations and Contact:
Bethesda Arrow Springs (513 232 8181)
Bethesda North Hospital (513 232 8181)

Rolf Brunckhorst MD

Rolf Brunckhorst MD, FACS
General Surgery

Residency:
University of California, Los Angeles
Children’s Hospital of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Sinai Hospital of Detroit, Detroit, MI

Medical School:
University of California, Los Angeles

Board Certifications and Credentials:
American  Board of Surgery

Practice Locations and Contact:
Oxford Office (513 523 1844)
Hamilton Office (513 844 1000)
Bethesda Butler Hospital Campus (513 844 1000)

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Stuart L. Donovan MD, FACS
General Surgery

Residency:
Good Samaritan Hospital

Medical School:
Wright State University School of Medicine

Board Certifications and Credentials:
American Board of Surgery

Practice Locations and Contact:
Anderson Office (513 232 8181)
Bethesda North Hospital (513 232 8181)

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Erik M. Dunki-Jacobs MD
Surgical Oncology

Areas of Care
General surgery and surgical oncology.

Education & Professional Training
Fellowship: University of Louisville, 2013, Louisville, KY
Residency: Good Samaritan Hospital, 2011, Cincinnati, OH
MD: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 2006, Cincinnati, OH

Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery

Additional Credentialing

  • Surgical Oncology, granted by the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO)
  • Hepatico-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgery, granted by the Americas Hepato-Panreatco-Biliary Association (AHPBA)

Practice Locations and Contact:
Group Health - Clifton (513 246 7017)
Medicenter on Bethesda North Campus (513 865 5275)

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Bryan J. Ellis DO
General Surgery

Residency:
Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati

Medical School:
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Board Certifications and Credentials:
American Board of Surgery

Practice Locations and Contact:
Bethesda North Hospital (513 232 8181)
Bethesda Arrow Springs (513 232 8181)

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Tarun K. Goel MD, FACS
General Surgeon

Residency
General Surgery, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH 1979 - 1982
General Surgery, Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, NY 1978-1979
General Surgery, Parkridge Hospital, Rochester, NY 1978-1978
General Surgery, Scunthorpe Hospital, Scunthorpe, United Kingdom 1973-1977
Medicine and Surgery, Bombay Hospital, India 1972-1973
Rotating Internship, J.L.N. Hospital, Ajmer, India 1971-1972

Medical School
J.L.N. Medical College, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India Graduated 1971

Professional Affiliations
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Charter Member of the American Society of General Surgeons
Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati
Butler County Medical Society
Ohio State Medical Association
Cincinnati Surgical Society

Professional Appointments
Trustee, Ohio Medical Quality Foundation, by Governor Taft - 2000 to Present

Board Certification and Credentials
Diplomat, American Board of Surgery
Certification - 1984
Recertification - 1992
Recertification - 2003
Instructor ATLS by American College of Surgeons - 2001 to 2006

Practice Locations and Contact:
Hamilton (513 844 1000)
Bethesda Butler Hospital Campus (513 844 1000) 
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Kevin J. Grannan MD FACS 
General Surgery

Areas of Care
Age 12 and older.

Education & Professional Training
MD: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 1982, Columbus, OH
Residency: Good Samaritan Hospital, 1982 1987, Cincinnati, OH

Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery

Practice Locations and Contact:
Group Health - Clifton (513 246 7017)
Group Health - Springdale (513 246 7017)
Group Health - Western Hills (513 246 7017)
Group Health - Western Ridge (513 246 7017)

Douglas Hingsbergen

Douglas C. Hingsbergen MD FACS
General Surgeon

Residency
Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio July 1984 - June 1989

Medical School
Doctor of Medicine, Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio September 1980 - June 1984

Professional Affiliations
American Society of Breast Surgeons
Hamilton Fairfield Area Academy of Medicine, Past President
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
Ohio State Medical Association
Butler County Medical Society
Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

Board Certification
Diplomat, American Board of Surgery
Certification: November 1992
Recertification: December 2001

Practice Location and Contact:
Hamilton (513 844 1000) 
Bethesda Butler Hospital Campus (513 844 1000)
Oxford Office (513 523 1844)

Ching Ho

Ching Ho MD
Breast Surgery

Medical School:
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Practice Location and Contact:
Bethesda North Hospital Campus (513 451 4033)

Scott Kelley

Scott R. Kelley MD
Colorectal Surgery

Areas of Care
Ages of care – 16 and older.

Education & Professional Training
Fellowship: Colon and Rectal Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 2011-2012, Rochester, MN
Residency: Good Samaritan Hospital, 2006 - 2011, Cincinnati, OH
MD: University of Kentucky, 2006, Lexington, KY

Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Practice Locations and Contact: 
Group Health - Clifton (513 246 7017)
Group Health - Springdale (513 246 7017)

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George M. Kerlakian MD FACS
Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery, Weight Management

Areas of Care
Specializes in general surgery and weight loss surgery, age 18 and older.Does not see: dialysis access patients, vascular surgery, ganglion cysts, hand surgery (other than carpal tunnel), carotid, breast reductions.

Education & Professional Training
MD: St. Joseph University, 1981, Beirut, Lebanon
Residency: Good Samaritan Hospital, 1982 1986, Cincinnati, OH

Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery

Practice Locations and Contact:
Group Health - Anderson (513 246 7017)
Group Health - Clifton (513 246 7017)
TriHealth Weight Management (513 862 4957)
Group Health - Kenwood (513 246 7017)

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David D. Kirkpatrick III MD
General Surgery

Residency:
University of Cincinnati Department of Surgery

Medical School:
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Board Certifications and Credentials:
American Board of Surgery

Practice Locations and Contact:
Anderson Office (513 232 8181)
Bethesda North Hospital (513 232 8181)

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Gennaro D. LaBella MD 
Colorectal Surgery, General Surgery, Women's Surgery

Areas of Care
Specializes in minimally invasive colon/rectal surgery, age 13 and older.

Education & Professional Training
MD: Saba University of Medicine, 2000, Saba, Netherlands Antilles
Residency: Good Samaritan Hospital, 2000 2005, Cincinnati, OH
Fellowship: Colon/Rectal Surgery, Carle Foundation Hospital, University of Illinois, 2005 2006, Urbana, IL

Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Foreign Languages:
Italian

Practice Locations and Contact:
Good Samaritan Women's Center (513 872 2055)
Group Health - Kenwood (513 246 7017)
Group Health - Mason (513 246 7017)

Read Success Stories From Dr. LaBella's Patients:

 
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Thomas C. Maynard, MD, FACS
General Surgery

Residency:
University of Cincinnati Department of Surgery

Medical School:
University of Arkansas School of Medicine

Board Certifications and Credentials:
American Board of Surgery

Practice Locations and Contact:
Anderson Office (513 232 8181)
Bethesda North Hospital (513 232 8181)

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Juan L. Peschiera MD FACS
General Surgery

Fellowship:
Lincoln Hospital/New York Medical College

Residency:
Good Samaritan Hospital Surgical Residency Program

Medical School:
Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University

Board Certifications and Credentials:
American Board of Surgery

More information:
Trauma Services

Practice Locations and Contact:
Delhi (513 872 0669)
Sharonville (513 872 0669)

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H.S. Ramadas MD, FACS, RPVI
General Surgeon

Residency and Fellowship
Vascular Fellowship, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio July 1984 - June 1985
Surgical Residency, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio July 1977 - June 1981
Surgery Resident, Bronx - Lebanon Hospital, New York, New York July 1976 - June 1977
Rotating Internship, Norton Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky July 1975 - June 1976
Surgical House Officer, Bangalore Surgical Nursing Hospital Bangalore, India April 1973 - January 1975
Senior House Officer of Surgery, Bangalore, India April 1973 - April 1974

Medical School and College
Bangalore Medical College - Bangalore, India, MB, BS - March 1973

Professional Affiliations
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
Ohio State Medical Association
Butler County Medical Society

Board Certification and Credentials
Diplomat of American Board of Surgery
Certification: November 1982
Recertification: November 1992

Practice Location and Contact:
Hamilton (513 844 1000)
Bethesda Butler Hospital Campus (513 844 1000)

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Alexander K. Saba MD
General Surgery

Residency:
Good Samaritan Hospital

Medical School:
University of Cincinnati

Board Certifications and Credentials:
American Board of Surgery

Practice Locations and Contact:
Good Samaritan Western Ridge (513 542 4200)
Good Samaritan Medical Office Building (513 232 8181) 
Mt. Airy (513 542 4200)

Karen Summe

Karen L. Summe MD
General Surgeon

Residency and Fellowship
General Surgery Residency, University of Cincinnati, 2004-2011
Basic Science Research, University of Cincinnati, 2006
Clinical Research Training Program, University of Cincinnati, 2007-2008

Medical School
Doctor of Medicine, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, graduated 2004

Board Certification and Credentials
American Board of Surgery
Advanced Trauma Life Support (Provider)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (Provider)

Practice Location and Contact:
Hamilton (513 844 1000)
Bethesda Butler Hospital Campus (513 844 1000)

Louis C. Thibodeaux MD

Louis C. Thibodeaux M.D., F.A.C.S.
General Surgeon

Areas of Care:
Specializes in general surgery, hemodialysis access, advanced wound care, robotic single-site gallbladder surgery, trauma surgery 

Residency
General Surgery Residency, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH 1991-1997

Medical School
Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, 1991

Professional Affiliations
Fellow - The American College of Surgeons
Ohio State Medical Society
Vascular Access Society of the Americas

Board Certification and Credentials
American Board of Surgery

Practice Location and Contact
Blue Ash (513 385 1919) 
Eastgate (513 385 1919)
Fairfield (513 385 1919)

Kevin Tymitz MD - bariatric surgery

Kevin Tymitz MD
Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery,

Areas of Care
Specializes in general surgery and weight loss surgery, age 18 and older. Does not see: dialysis access patients, vascular surgery, ganglion cysts, hand surgery (other than carpal tunnel), carotid, breast reductions. 

Education & Professional Training
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Minimally Invasive, Robotic and Bariatric Surgery, 2010-2011, Baltimore, MD
Residency: Good Samaritan Hospital, General Surgery, 2005-2010, Cincinnati, OH
MD: University of Toledo College of Medicine, 2001-2005, Toledo, OH
BA: Miami University, Microbiology, 1995-1999, Oxford, OH

Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery

Practice Locations and Contact:
TriHealth Weight Management (513 862 4957)
Group Health - Mason (513 246 7017)
Group Health - Springdale (513 246 7017)

Read Success Stories From Dr. Tymitz's Patients:

 
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