DR MICHAEL KREINES CONTRIBUTES TO HEALTHGRADES.COM ARTICLE
KEVIN CRONLEY, MD TO DISCUSS GERD ON 700WLW!
Catch Dr Kevin Cronley on The Big One, 700WLW, next week. Cronley will discuss Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) with Mike McConnell every day at 7:45AM.
OHIO GI DOCTORS PROMOTE COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS ON LOCAL NEWS BROADCAST
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and Dr Terrance O’Toole and Dr Kevin Cronley recently went on-air to promote colon cancer screenings. The pair discussed the incidence of colon cancer, the genetic link to it, and the best way to prevent it: the colonoscopy. For more information about our practice, follow us on Twitter @ohiogi and like us on Facebook!
15th ANNUAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE A SUCCESS – DESPITE SNOW
On 2/21/2015, Ohio GI held its 15th CME Conference for primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Attendees heard focused clinical talks on the latest advances on a variety of digestive diseases.
Dr. Ravi provided a clear explanation of how best to evaluate complex liver conditions. Dr. Haberthier discussed “H. pylori Bugs My Patients”, and Dr. Gajera then gave the latest information on evaluation and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux and Barrett’s.
After a brief break, the second half of the conference focused on health and wellness Our invited speaker, Mindy Piles, who teaches fitness at Cincinnati State, presented the scientific evidence about different types of exercises – benefits and risks. Dr Alan Safdi then led an energetic discussion on healthy eating, pointing out the hidden negative impact of many commonly ingested foods and beverages.
The conference was tweeted live! For more information about our practice, follow us on Twitter @ohiogi and like us on Facebook!
OHIO GI EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR PHYSICIANS
2014 CME Conference Highlights:
On March 8, 2014 Ohio Gastroenterology and Liver Institute held our 14thannual CME Conference for Primary Care. We had a record crowd with 163 attendees! Diverse clinical topics were covered. Dr. Kaylor cleared up some controversies about gluten free diets and celiac disease. Dr. Chokshi provided a framework for a logical approach to the evaluation of abnormal liver chemistries. Dr. Kreines, in addition to moderating the conference with a sense of humor also presented a talk on irritable bowel syndrome with practical tips on diagnosis and effective treatments.
After a short break, our invited lecturer this year was Dr. Jan Rafferty who is a nationally recognized colorectal surgeon. With many interesting photos and videos, she demonstrated some “cool stuff” being done in the field currently. Dr. Jurell then discussed the important topic of C. difficile and the use of fecal microbiome transplant, including his experience with a cure rate of 93% so far. Dr. South gave an great update on new therapies and important aspects of health maintenance for Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
The food was delicious as always (all the lobsters were consumed) and the facility continues to provide an excellent comfortable venue for this successful event.
TWO NEW PRESIDENTS FROM OHIO GI
Dr Steve Martin has accepted the position of President of the Medical Staff of Mercy Hospital Fairfield. Steve has been an outstanding physician leader at the hospital for many years and was honored to be appointed to this important leadership position.
Dr. Kris Ramprasad is the current Vice President and now President-elect of the Ohio State Medical Board. Kris has served as an active member of the medical board for the past few years. His insights and leadership talents have been well recognized at the state level. All physicians in Ohio benefit from the efforts and leadership Dr Ramprasad provides for us. Thank you Kris!