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Their Leadership is intensive

When a loved one is in the ICU, their care can be complex, requiring a team of medical professionals—and an experienced, world-class leader to coordinate the effort. UC Physicians intensivists provide just such expertise. From training the next generation of doctors at the bedside to participating in important clinical trials and prestigious international conferences, these physicians ensure that the sickest of the sick receive the most advanced—and integrated—treatment possible. It’s comprehensive care for the critically ill. And it’s

Indispensable medicine, right here in Cincinnati

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They Conduct The Studies That Others Follow

The physician-scientists of the UC Pancreas Program perform laboratory research and lead groundbreaking national clinical trials to discover and prove the latest therapies and techniques to treat people with pancreas cancer. They are internationally recognized leaders who deliver the treatment advances that are followed by doctors around the world. The pancreas experts at the UC College of Medicine and UC Physicians deliver bench to bedside advances giving patients the best chance for long-term survival and the highest quality of life.

Indispensable medicine, right here in Cincinnati.
To obtain an appointment with the Pancreas Team, please call 513-584-8900.

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They Work At The Molecular Level For Big Discoveries

These UC College of Medicine scientists explore fundamental neurobiological mechanisms within the body and develop hypotheses of ways to cure or treat diseases. Using the most sophisticated laboratory tools, their goal is finding new treatments to improve the lives of people with diseases such as cancer, brain and spinal cord injuries, neurological diseases and psychiatric disorders. Along the way, they pass their knowledge and expertise to passionate and curious students who will continue the exploration and discovery of medical breakthroughs.

Indispensable medicine, right here in Cincinnati.

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They bring neurosurgical expertise to your hometown

It’s no secret that all roads to the highest-level neurosurgical care lead right here to Cincinnati. That’s because the UC College of Medicine physician-scientists in the Department of Neurosurgery are recognized experts and thought leaders. From coveted fellowships and respected presentations at international conferences, to the most complex and successful treatments for brain tumors, spinal diseases, aneurysms, and traumatic brain injuries, UC Physicians delivers. It’s innovative care that you don’t have to leave home for. Or, as we like to say:

Indispensable medicine, right here in Cincinnati.
To obtain an appointment with the Department of Neurosurgery, please call 513-475-8990.

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They’re getting everyone back into the game

Whether developing the latest regenerative treatments for meniscus tears, or teaching surgeons across the region the most advanced orthopaedic procedures, these UC College of Medicine physician-scientists are sports medicine experts. And nothing is more important to them than getting you back to doing what you love. From high school and professional athletes to weekend warriors, UC Physicians provides next generation orthopaedic and sports medicine care—providing the right thing at the right time for everyone.

Indispensable medicine, right here in Cincinnati.
To obtain an appointment with Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, please call 513-585-8227.

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They stand ready for anything at any time

Emergencies happen without warning. But physician-scientists Dr. Gregory Fermann and Dr. Natalie Kreitzer and the entire UC Physicians emergency team are always prepared. Whether treating minor or the most traumatic injuries, enrolling patients in the latest clinical trial, or leading the entire country on breakthrough treatments for stroke and cardiovascular illness, UC Emergency Medicine delivers. Top-ranked for research. And ready for you when you need them most.

Indispensable medicine, right here in Cincinnati

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Gregory Dion, MD; Rebecca Howell, MD; and Aaron Friedman, MD

They improve quality of life

Most people don’t give their voice a second thought until there’s a problem. But for UC College of Medicine physician-scientists Dr. Gregory Dion, Dr. Rebecca Howell, and Dr. Aaron Friedman, finding and perfecting state-of-the-art treatments for voice, swallowing, and airway disorders is first priority. They are partnering with engineers, researchers, speech language pathologists, and UC Physicians colleagues to give a voice back to those who have lost it. From professional singers, teachers, and preachers to cancer sufferers, transgender populations, and Parkinson’s patients, your voice means as much to us as it does to you.

Indispensable medicine, right here in Cincinnati.

To obtain an appointment with Drs. Dion, Howell or Friedman, call 513-475-8400.

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Dr. Ian Paquette and Dr. Neha Wadhwa

They take cancer personally

In the fight against colorectal cancer, both time and nuance are key. That’s why UC College of Medicine physicians Dr. Ian Paquette and Dr. Neha Wadhwa and the entire UC Physicians multidisciplinary team promote screening for early detection (now starting at age 45) and take the time to thoroughly review each case individually. It’s a careful, collaborative process. One that determines the best path for each patient—regardless of whether the consensus is a surgical solution or a less invasive approach. Rigorous metrics. Dedicated specialists. Working together with you in mind.

Indispensable medicine. Right here in Cincinnati.

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Dr. Louis B. Louis IV and Dr. Charles Hattemer

They work together for better care.

Collaboration is often talked about. But at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, it’s the very real basis for advanced cardiac care. From complex diseases to common issues, Dr. Louis B. Louis IV and Dr. Charles Hattemer and the UC Physicians heart team collaborate to provide the most effective treatments. It’s a stop, listen, and discuss approach. One that leverages the latest research, the best guidelines, the most advanced technology—and a veritable army of health professionals and clinicians, all working together for better outcomes for us all.

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Pooja Khatri, MD

She’s opening doors to improved stroke care.

Looking back at her own father’s misdiagnosed stroke in Chicago in 2006, Dr. Pooja Khatri, co-director of the UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute Stroke Center of Excellence, wonders if local access to clinical trials might have affected the outcome. A recognized expert in the development of novel stroke therapies, Dr. Khatri cites such community access as one of the unique benefits the UC Stroke Team provides. It’s part of the team’s long tradition of interdisciplinary collaboration–opening doors to new ideas and treatments, and unlocking the next generation of standard stroke care.