News and Events

Wright State Physicians offers weight loss surgery education seminars

DAYTON, OHIO—Joon Shim, M.D., M.P.H., FACS, a fellowship-trained, minimally invasive and bariatric surgeon with Wright State Physicians, will speak at several weight loss surgery education seminars

Read Full article

Wright State Physicians names Kimberly A. Paul chief operating officer

January 15, 2016 9:51 pm

DAYTON, Ohio—Kimberly A. Paul, M.H.A., has been named chief operating officer of Wright State Physicians, one of the largest physician-managed multispecialty groups in the Dayton region, effective Feb.

Read Full Article

Wright State University team selected for nationwide inter-professional faculty development project

January 15, 2016 9:49 pm

Wright State University team selected for nationwide inter-professional faculty development project DAYTON, OHIO—Imagine a new world in which your doctor works with a team of health care professionals,

Read Full Article

Wright State Physicians Family Medicine adds behavioral health clinician to staff

January 6, 2016 9:47 pm

Wright State Physicians Family Medicine adds behavioral health clinician to staff DAYTON, OHIO—Joy Forcier, LISW, has joined Wright State Physicians Family Medicine as the behavioral health clinician

Read Full Article

Flu shots available at Wright State Physicians Health Center and Wright Health Building

November 24, 2015 9:45 pm

Flu shots available at Wright State Physicians Health Center and Wright Health Building DAYTON, Ohio— Influenza is a serious contagious disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death. Millions

Read Full Article

Community health worker links patients with services

November 13, 2015 9:44 pm

Community health worker links patients with services DAYTON, OHIO—A physician can diagnose disease, prescribe medicine and develop a treatment plan for a patient. But when a patient needs help beyond

Read Full Article

Vow to quit smoking on Nov. 19 as part of the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout® event

November 12, 2015 9:43 pm

Vow to quit smoking on Nov. 19 as part of the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout® event DAYTON, OHIO—Even though tobacco use is the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature

Read Full Article

Take steps to maintain healthy skin this winter

November 2, 2015 9:41 pm

Take steps to maintain healthy skin this winter DAYTON, Ohio—As winter approaches, dry skin can become an irritating problem. The effects of dry skin — flaking, itching, cracking and bleeding —

Read Full Article

Lower your risk of diabetes with healthy eating, exercise

October 26, 2015 9:40 pm

Lower your risk of diabetes with healthy eating, exercise DAYTON, OHIO—Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. More than 29 million people in the United States have diabetes,

Read Full Article

Wright State Physicians Surgery welcomes new doctor in surgical trauma and acute care surgery

October 8, 2015 9:38 pm

DAYTON, Ohio—Wright State Physicians Surgery welcomes trauma and acute care surgeon Gregory R. Semon, D.O. Semon is accepting new patients and is seeing patients at Miami Valley Hospital. He also teaches

Read Full Article

Wright State Physicians Surgery welcomes new doctors in surgical oncology, vascular surgery

September 29, 2015 9:35 pm

DAYTON, Ohio—Wright State Physicians Surgery welcomes vascular surgeon Kamran A. Jafree, M.B.B.S., RPVI, and surgical oncologist Rebecca Tuttle, M.D. Jafree is accepting new patients and is seeing patients

Read Full Article

Flu shots available at Wright State Physicians Health Center

September 24, 2015 9:34 pm

Flu shots available at Wright State Physicians Health Center DAYTON, Ohio—Wright State Physicians Family Medicine is offering influenza vaccinations at its walk-in flu shot clinic on Wednesday and Friday

Read Full Article

Plastic surgeon Sunishka M. Wimalawansa, M.D., M.B.A., joins Wright State Physicians

September 3, 2015 9:33 pm

Plastic surgeon Sunishka M. Wimalawansa, M.D., M.B.A., joins Wright State Physicians DAYTON, Ohio—Plastic surgeon Sunishka M. Wimalawansa, M.D., M.B.A., has joined Wright State Physicians Plastic Surgery

Read Full Article

Family nurse practitioner joins Wright State Physicians Internal Medicine

July 20, 2015 9:30 pm

Family nurse practitioner joins Wright State Physicians Internal Medicine DAYTON, Ohio—Christina Carter, B.S.N, M.S., FNP-BC, a family nurse practitioner, joined Wright State Physicians Internal Medicine

Read Full Article

Local man grateful for skin cancer screening event

June 26, 2015 9:28 pm

Local man grateful for skin cancer screening event DAYTON, Ohio—When Lee Vance’s wife, Donna, signed him up for a free skin cancer screening event at the Wright State Physicians Health Center, they

Read Full Article

Wright State Physicians Family Medicine earns national recognition for patient-centered care

June 2, 2015 9:25 pm

Wright State Physicians Family Medicine earns national recognition for patient-centered care DAYTON, Ohio— The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has announced that Wright State Physicians

Read Full Article

May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

May 11, 2015 9:24 pm

May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month More than 22 million people living in the United States have asthma, a chronic lifelong disease that affects the lungs, according to the Centers for

Read Full Article

Local dermatologists to offer free skin cancer screenings May 11-15

April 22, 2015 9:23 pm

Local dermatologists to offer free skin cancer screenings May 11-15 DAYTON, Ohio—Skin cancer affects one in five Americans. However, skin cancer has a better than 98 percent cure rate if it is detected

Read Full Article

Wright State Physicians doctor: options are available for infertility

April 7, 2015 9:20 pm

Wright State Physicians doctor: options are available for infertility DAYTON, Ohio—One in eight U.S. couples of childbearing age has trouble conceiving or sustaining a pregnancy, according to the National

Read Full Article

Fewer tests, more patient involvement key to lowering health care costs, says Wright State physician

March 11, 2015 9:19 pm

Fewer tests, more patient involvement key to lowering health care costs, says Wright State physician About 30 percent of health care costs in the United States — more than $750 billion annually —

Read Full Article

Wright State Physicians Obstetrics & Gynecology supports Endometriosis Awareness Month

March 5, 2015 9:18 pm

Wright State Physicians Obstetrics & Gynecology supports Endometriosis Awareness Month Endometriosis affects 6.5 million women and girls in the United States and more than 89 million women worldwide.

Read Full Article