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Professor with Wright State Physicians Psychiatry Helping Increase Services at Local Jail

Professor with Wright State Physicians Psychiatry Helping Increase Services at Local Jail

EXCERPT Montgomery County Sheriff Rob Streck announced a partnership to increase psychiatry services. This partnership includes Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine (BSOM), according to a Montgomery County Sheriff’s office spokesperson. Fourth-year psychiatry resident physicians will help provide psychiatry services to inmates at a time when the demand for mental assistance has increased. Students […]

Heart Health, Seeing Red and CPR

Heart Health, Seeing Red and CPR

February is Heart Month a recognition of  the importance of heart health education, heart disease prevention, and celebrating survivors. February 2nd is Go Red for Women a signature initiative of the American Heart Association, focusing on the increased risk of heart disease in women, encouraging the public to wear red this day in support. Why Go Red? […]

New Family Medicine Physician Joins Practice — Accepting New Patients

New Family Medicine Physician Joins Practice — Accepting New Patients

Wright State Physicians welcomes Laurie Bankston, MD, to our family medicine practice.  Dr. Bankston comes to us with many years of experience in primary care and physician leadership. Dr. Bankston is accepting new patients Learn more about Dr. Bankston   To schedule with Dr. Bankston or any Wright State Physicians provider taking new patients, call 937.245.7200.

Geriatrics and OB/GYN Practices Add Providers — Accepting New Patients

Geriatrics and OB/GYN Practices Add Providers — Accepting New Patients

Wright State Physicians welcomes new providers to our teams in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Geriatric Medicine. Allison Allread, CNP Obstetrics and gynecology Clinical expertise includes… • Women’s health Accepting new patients Fatima Torain, FNP-BC Geriatric medicine Clinical expertise includes… • Family nurse practitioner • Emergency and psychiatric registered nurse • Long-term care registered nurse Accepting […]

Dedication to Mission, Vision Impacts the Dayton region

Dedication to Mission, Vision Impacts the Dayton region

This week is National Medical Group Practice Week, a recognition of the positive impact on communities by their local medical practices.   Expert Care, Education and Research are at the core of Wright State Physicians’ (WSP) mission. Here are just a few of the many ways dedication to these continues to impact the Dayton region. […]

Wright State Physicians Surgeon Recognized

Wright State Physicians Surgeon Recognized

Wright State Physicians (WSP) is wishes to congratulate WSP trauma surgeon, Cathline Layba, MD, FACS, who cares for patients at Premier Health’s Miami Valley Hospital (MVH), for being recognized as MVH’s Physician of the Year. This is an annual award voted on by employees at MVH. WSP’s organizational values are wisdom, integrity and compassion, and we are […]

Family Medicine Welcomes New Physician

Family Medicine Welcomes New Physician

Wright State Physicians welcomes Nikhil Kurapati, MD, MPH to our family medicine practice. Dr. Kurapati is board-certified in family medicine with training in public health. He comes to us with several years experience in primary care treating patients of all ages. “I believe ‘an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.’ The earlier […]

Diabetes, Prediabetes and Screening Criteria

Diabetes, Prediabetes and Screening Criteria

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. The Wright State Physicians endocrinology team with the internal medicine office shares the following important diabetes information. Diabetes is a health condition that affects how the body turns food into energy. The body breaks down food into sugar (glucose) and releases it into the bloodstream, signaling the pancreas to release insulin. […]

Wright State Physicians Helps Firefighters Fight Skin Cancer

Wright State Physicians Helps Firefighters Fight Skin Cancer

Wright State Physicians (WSP) Dermatology in collaboration with the Boonshoft School of Medicine (BSOM) Department of Dermatology held a free skin cancer screening this fall for firefighters with the Fairborn Fire Department. Nearly 20 firefighters participated in the skin screening held at the Dermatology Office in Fairborn at WSP’s main health center on the Wright […]

Wright State Physicians Enters into Partnership to Advance Mental Health Care in Ohio

Wright State Physicians Enters into Partnership to Advance Mental Health Care in Ohio

Wright State Physicians (WSP) has announced a strategic collaboration with Integrated Services for Behavioral Health (ISBH) in Nelsonville, Ohio. ISBH is a leading provider of comprehensive behavioral health services in Southeast and Central Ohio, offering a range of therapeutic approaches to address mental health and emotional well-being. The partnership marks a significant milestone in advancing […]

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