Mousab Tabbaa, M.D.
President,
North Shore Gastroenterology

Assistant Clinical Professor
Of Medicine, Ohio University

Assistant Clinical Professor
Of Medicine, CWRU
(1991-2002)

Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology
Internal Medicine

Education
Doctor of Medicine: University of Damascus, Syria

Post-graduate Training
Internal Medicine: Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital
Gastroenterology Fellowship: Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital


Special Interests
Management of hepatobiliary disease and hepatic disorders
Pancreatobiliary Endoscopy
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Colorectal Cancer Screening and Detection
Barrett’s Esophagus

 

Peter Greenwalt, M.D.

Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology
Internal Medicine

Education
Undergraduate: Yale University,
Doctor of Medicine: Case Western Reserve University

Post-graduate Training
Internal Medicine: University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals
Gastroenterology Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Special Interests
Practice of gastroenterology with clinical teaching
Colonoscopy, polyp removal, upper endoscopy

James Harris, M.D., F.A.C.G.

Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology
Internal Medicine

Education
Doctor of Medicine: Ohio State University

Post-graduate Training
Internal Medicine: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Gastroenterology Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Michael Springer, M.D.


Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology
Internal Medicine

Education
Doctor of Medicine: University of Iowa School of Medicine

Post-graduate Training
Internal Medicine: Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital
Gastroenterology Fellowship: Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital

Iqbal, Ahmed, M.D., F.A.C.G.


Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology
Internal Medicine

Education
Doctor of Medicine: Government Medical College, Patiala, India

Post-graduate Training
Internal Medicine: Government Medical College, Patiala, India
Gastroenterology Fellowship: University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada



Jason Vollweiler, MD


Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology
Internal Medicine

Education
Doctor Of Medicine: Northwestern University Medical School

Professional Memberships
American College of Gastroenterology and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy



Newton
Muthunayagam, MD

 

Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology
Internal Medicine

Education
Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) – Trivandrum, Kerala, India

Post Graduate Training
Doctor of Medicine Internal Medicine (MD) -
Kasturba Medical College, India
Doctor Of Medicine, Gastroenterology (DM) -
Madras Medical College, India

Residency - Texas Tech University Health Science Center
Gastroenterology Fellowship – University of Cincinnati
Pancreatology and Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship - University of Cincinnati

Special Interests
GI oncology, Pancreatic diseases, ERCP, Spy Glass, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Functional bowel diseases,
Barrett’s Esophagus

Robert F. Straub , MD


Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology
Internal Medicine

Education
Doctor of Medicine: Medical College of Ohio

Post-graduate Training
Internal Medicine: Emory University School of Medicine
Gastroenterology Fellowship: Emory University Hospital

Special Interests
Colonoscopy, polyp removal, upper endoscopy
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Colorectal Cancer Screening and Detection
Barrett’s Esophagus


Owen Tully, MD


Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology
Internal Medicine

Education
Doctor of Medicine: Thomas Jefferson University

Post-Graduate Training
Internal Medicine:  Lakenau Medical Center
Gastroenterology Fellowship:  Lakenau Medical Center

Special Interests
IBD, Celiac Disease, Hepatitis-C, GERD
, Colon Cancer Screening,
Polypectomy, Barrett's Esophagus




Martin Beerman, MD



Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine

Education
Doctor of Medicine: Ohio State University College of Medicine

Post-Graduate Training
Internal Medicine:  The Ohio State University Hospital
Gastroenterology Fellowship:  The Ohio State University Hospital

Special Interests
Endoscopy and Biliary Disease

 



Maher Azzouz, MD

Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology
Transplant Hepotology

Education
Doctor of Medicine: University of Aleppo

Post-Graduate Training
Internal Medicine:  Western Pennsylvania Hospital
Gastroenterology Fellowship:  Western Pennsylvania Hospital
Transplant Hepotology: University Of Mississippi Medical Center

 



Gabriella McCarty

RN, MSN, NP-C


Education
Kettering College of Medical Arts 1998, RN, ADN
Bowling Green State University , 2001, BSN
Case Western Reserve University, 2004, MSN, NP-C

Special Interests:
Enjoys all aspects of gastroenterology, but especially Hepatitis C, as well as IBD, IBS, and esophageal disorders

Professional Memberships:
American College of Gastroenterology
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Ohio Association for Advanced Practice Nurses



Debra Calabrese

M.Ed., PA-C


Education:
PA degree-training from Cuyahoga Community College
PA·C through NCCPA
Bachelors/Masters Degree In education/sciences from Cleveland State University

Professional Memberships:
Member OAPA, NCCPA Certified

Special Interests:
IBS and nutrition
Speaker's Bureau for MPA



Namrata Kumar, MS, PA-C

Education:
Masters of Science
Physician Assistant Studies – Daemen College Buffalo NY
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) – SCB Medical College, India
Post Sophomore Fellowship – Rosswell Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY

Professional Memberships:
Ohio Associates of Physician Assistants (OAPA)
American Association of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

Special Interests:
Ulcerative Colitis and Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Hepatitis C
General Gastroenterology

 



Kate Newman


Education:
Ursuline College, 2002, BSN
Ursuline College 2008, MSN, Adult Nurse Practitioner

Special Interests:
Management of the practice's patients in the inpatient setting while acutely ill.

Professional Memberships:
Ohio Association for Advanced Practice Nurses

 



Kimberly Folliett-Vranic
RN., M.S.N.,ANP- BC



Education:
Ursuline College M.S.N., ANP- BC, 2011
Ursuline College BSN, 2006

Special interests:
Enjoys all aspects of gastroenterology, but especially IBD, IBS, and esophageal disorders.

Professional Memberships:
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association (ANA).
Ohio Association for Advanced Practice Nurses

 



Cheryl Milani
M.M.S, PA-C

Education:
Nova Southeastern University
Physician Assistant Studies
Master of Medical Science
Undergraduate - Hiram College
Biomedical Humanities, Biology Bachelor of Arts

Certifications:
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Professional Memberships:
American College of Gastroenterology
American Academy Physician Assistants
Ohio Academy Physician Assistants

Special Interests: 
luminal gastroenterology

 



Nancy Grech
RN, MSN, NP-C

Education:
Case Western Reserve University, 2008, BSN
Case Western Reserve University, 2013, MSN, Adult/Gero Nurse Practitioner

Professional Memberships:
American Academy Physician Assistants

Special Interests: 
Management of the practice's patients in the inpatient setting while actually ill.