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Dr. Oscar Franco Parodi Ortiz De Villate

As a pulmonary and critical care physician and educator, I have been serving patients and training fellows for over 13 years. I am currently a clinical assistant professor at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, where I teach and mentor medical students and residents in pulmonary and critical care medicine. I am also the associate program director of the pulmonary and critical care medicine fellowship at Ascension, where I oversee the curriculum, evaluation, and recruitment of fellows. In addition, I practice as an attending physician at Pulmonary and Medicine Associates, PLLC, where I provide comprehensive and compassionate care to patients with pulmonary diseases and critical illnesses. I am board certified in pulmonary diseases, critical care medicine, and internal medicine, and I have expertise in pulmonary function testing (PFT), bronchoscopy, and mechanical ventilation.  I have also presented at national and international conferences on various topics related to pulmonary and critical care medicine.

My mission is to advance the field of pulmonary and critical care medicine through clinical excellence, education, and research, and to contribute to the health and well-being of the community. I value teamwork, diversity, innovation, and lifelong learning, and I am always eager to collaborate with and learn from other professionals in the field.

Medical School:

Universidad de San Martín de Porres. Lima, Perú

Internal Medicine Residency: Henry Ford Hospital. Detroit, MI

Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship: Henry Ford Hospital. Detroit, MI

Dr. Kanitkar completed her Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship at Wayne State University, Detroit MI. Her Residency was completed at Louisiana State University Department of Medicine in Shreveport, LA. Dr Kanitkar received her Masters in Public Health at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston Texas. She completed her medical school training at Maharashtra University in Nashik, India graduating in 2008.

Dr. Kanitkar is proficient in performing procedures for diagnosis and management of lung cancer including Bronchoscopy, EBUS bronchoscopy, transbronchial biopsy, brush biopsy, bronchial lavage, thoracentesis, paracentesis and other critical care procedures. She manages pulmonary inpatient and clinic outpatients for various pulmonary conditions.

Specialization

Board Certified in Internal Medicine
Board Certified in Pulmonary Diseases
Board Certified in Critical Care Medicine

Language

English
Hindi
Marathi
Basic French & Spanish

Dr. Imad M Obeid is a Pulmonary Disease Specialist in Warren, Michigan. He graduated with honors in 1999. Having more than 22 years of experience with a focus on Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine. Dr Obeid has completed his Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital. He completed his Sleep Disorders Fellowship also at Henry Ford Hospital.

Dr Obeid specializes in sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, and is experienced in sleep disorder management such as polysomnography intrepretation, CPAP, BiPAP and non-invasive ventilation therapies.

Specialization

Board Certified in Internal Medicine
Board Certified in Pulmonary Diseases
Board Certified in Sleep Medicine
Board Certified in Critical Care Medicine

Language

English
Arabic

Dr. Kevin E Potts is a Pulmonary Disease Specialist in Warren, Michigan. He graduated with honors from Howard University College Of Medicine in 1998. He completed his Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship at Wayne State University. Having more than 23 years of diverse experience with a focus on Pulmonary Disease, Dr Potts is experienced with treatment of many pulmonary conditions including COPD, asthma, chronic bronchitis, bronchiectasis, emphysema, pulmonary hypertension and pneumonia.

Language

English

Dr. Hamade completed his Fellowship (Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine) at Brown University and Residency at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr Hamade graduated from Medical School at Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) in 2002. He also earned a Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences. He specializes in pulmonary disease management of patients in the hospital and clinic. Dr Hamade is skilled in bronchoscopy and EBUS procedures for diagnosis and management of lung disease and cancer.

He is a member of the Tumor Board at Ascension Macomb Oakland Hospital.

Specialization

Pulmonologist, Board Certified in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine

Language

English
Arabic
French
Spanish

Dr Dawes graduated from Michigan State University in 2017. He completed his Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at Ascension Macomb Oakland Hospital. Dr Dawes earned his Bachelors of Arts in Neuroscience at Vanderbuilt University and his Masters of Public Health at Michigan State University.

Dr Dawes treats and manages pulmonary disease in the hospital and clinic settings.

Specialization

Board Certified in Internal Medicine

Language

English

Dr. Merna Jarbo, DO, is a family medicine doctor in Warren, MI. She provides primary care for chronic illnesses, acute illnesses and injuries, preventive health screenings, routine check-ups and vaccinations. Dr. Jarbo listens to understand you and your health concerns. She takes the time to get to know you and your family’s health history.

Dr. Jarbo collaborates with you to create a personalized care plan tailored to your long-term health needs. She specializes in preventive care, early detection of health concerns, and the management of chronic conditions. With a special interest in preventive health, women’s health, pediatrics, mental health, and diabetes, Dr. Jarbo is dedicated to helping you maintain your well-being.

Specialization

Board Certified in Family Medicine

Language

English

Dr. Shanna L. Pearson is a Family Medicine Specialist in Warren, Michigan. She graduated with honors from Michigan State University College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2009 and completed her residency training at Ascension Macomb-Oakland hospital. She is involved in many professional societies including the American Osteopathic Association, the American College of Osteopathic Physicians and the Michigan Osteopathic Association. Having more than 12 years of diverse experience, Dr. Shanna Pearson is passionate about Family Medicine and enjoys taking care of families of all ages.

She has a special interest in preventive health care, mental health and women’s medicine. She is also affiliated with Beaumont and Ascension Hospital systems.

Specialization

Board Certified in Family Medicine

Language

English

Dr. Ogboh has a special interest in preventive medicine, sports medicine, pediatric care, women’s health, and management of chronic medical conditions. He strives to individualize his patient care by understanding each patient’s personal story and will work with them to develop a comprehensive plan for their specific health needs.

Education and Training:
• Ascension Macomb- Oakland Hospital – Family Medicine Residency 2018-2021
• Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine – Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine 2014-2018
• Oakland University – Bachelor of Science in Biology

Specialization

Board Certified in Family Medicine

Language

English

Dr. Terrence P Brennan is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Warren, Michigan. He graduated with honors from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1975. Having more than 46 years of diverse experience and a focus on Internal Medicine, Dr Brennan focuses on the treatment of acute and chronic health conditions in the outpatient clinic.

Specialization

Board Certified in Internal Medicine

Language

English