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Physician Assistants/CNP

Ben Allen, PA-C

Ben Allen, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant, Ben Allen is a graduate of Mount Union College with a Bachelor of Science, Athletic Training and a Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Kettering College, Dayton, Ohio. He was a member of the U.S. Coast Guard for eight years. Ben joined our practice in 2012.

Kyle Anderson, MS, PA-C, ATC

Kyle Anderson, MS, PA-C, ATC

A Certified Physician Assistant and Certified Athletic Trainer, Kyle, is a graduate of Wapakoneta High School. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Wilmington College and Master of Exercise Science with an emphasis in corrective exercise from California University of Pennsylvania. After working as an athletic trainer, he returned to school and obtained a Master of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Findlay.

Danielle Breece, PA-C

Danielle Breece, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant, Danielle Breece, is a graduate of Ottawa-Glandorf High School. She obtained a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology and Pre-Medicine from the University of Findlay and a Master of Physician Assistant Degree from The University of Findlay Master of Physician Assistant Program. Summa Cum Laude. She is a board certified Physician Assistant working in Orthopaedic Surgery with Dr. Mark McDonald and Whitney Sims PA-C. Her team specializes in Knee Surgery, Knee Arthroscopy, Total Knee Replacements, Shoulder Surgery and Sports Medicine. She joined the practice in 2016.

Alec Curry, PA-C

Alec Curry, PA-C

NCCPA certified Physician Assistant Alec Curry is a July 2017 graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic medicine with a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Otterbein University in 2014 with a B.S. in Allied Health. He is from Mount Vernon, Ohio and is a 2010 graduate of Mount Vernon High School. He joined the practice in 2017 and is working with the team of Dr. Frank Fumich, surgical first assistant David Kallay, and fellow PA Jewel Songo specializing in spine surgery.

Alexis Diglio, PA-C

Alexis Diglio, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant, Alexis Diglio, is a graduate of Lima Central Catholic High School. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Dayton and a Master of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Saint Francis. She joined the practice in 2016.

Faye Felkey, PA-C

Faye Felkey, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant, Faye Felkey, is a graduate of The Medical College of Ohio in Toledo with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Masters of Science in Biomedical Studies. She joined our practice in 2007.

Christa Guggenbiller, MPAS, MS, PA-C, AT

Christa Guggenbiller, MPAS, MS, PA-C, ATC

Christa is a NCCPA certified Physician Assistant and BOC certified Athletic Trainer.  She graduated from Kettering College with a Masters of Physician Assistant Studies in 2012, Master of Science in Exercise Science and Cardiac Rehabilitation from Northeastern Illinois University in 1994 and Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine from Wilmington College in 1992.  Christa was the Athletic Trainer at Lima Central Catholic High School before attending PA school.  She joined our practice in fall of 2012.

Courtney Heitmeyer, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Courtney Heitmeyer, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Courtney is a Certified Nurse Practitioner, she is a graduate of Kalida High School. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Toledo and Master of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Kaplan University. She is board certified through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Brian Klausing, PA-C, MPH

Brian Klausing, PA-C, MPH

Certified Physician Assistant, Brian Klausing received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Findlay and a Bachelor of Science from St. Francis University, Ft. Wayne Physician Assistant Program. He then received his Masters in Public Health from Bowling Green State University, Medical University of Ohio and University of Toledo.

Jason Loyer, PA-C

Jason Loyer, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant, Jason Loyer, is a graduate of The University of Findlay’s Master of Physician Assistant Program. His undergraduate studies were also completed at The University of Findlay, where he obtained a Bachelors of Science in Nuclear Medicine/Pre-Medicine. He is a graduate of Northmor High School, located near Mount Gilead, Ohio. He joined the practice in 2015.

Emily Maupin, PA-C

Emily Maupin, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant, Emily Maupin, is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Anthropology and a Masters Degree of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Dayton in Dayton, OH. Emily is a graduate of Centerville High School.

Todd Otto, PA-C

Todd Otto, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant, Todd Otto, is a graduate of The University of Findlay with a Bachelor of Science and completed the requirements to be a Board Certified Physician Assistant.

Steven Palte, PA-C

Steven Palte, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant, Steven Palte, is a graduate of Mount Union College with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Masters Degree of Physician Assistant Studies from Alderson-Broaddus College in Philippi, WV.  Steven is a graduate of Columbus Grove High School.

Jared Rigali, PA-C

Jared Rigali, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant, Jared Rigali, is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology and a Master Degree of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne, IN. Jared is a graduate of Lima Central Catholic High School. He joined the practice in 2013.

Shannon Schlagbaum, MSN, FNP-C

Shannon Schlagbaum, MSN, FNP-C

Shannon Schlagbaum, Certified Nurse Practitioner graduated from the University of Toledo with a Master of Science in Nursing and is certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She joined our practice in 2013.

Janelle Schroeder, PA-C, RN, BSN

Janelle Schroeder, PA-C, RN, BSN

Certified Physician Assistant, Janelle Schroeder, is a graduate of Spencerville High School.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Wright State University and a Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from Kettering College of Medical Arts.  She joined the practice in 2011.

Whitney Sims, PA-C

Whitney Sims, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant, Whitney Sims, is a graduate of The University of Findlay’s Master of Physician Assistant Program. Summa Cum Laude. She graduated from The University of Findlay where she obtained a Bachelors of Science degree in Pre-Medicine and a Master of Physician Assistant Degree. She is a graduate of Arlington High School. She is a board certified Physician Assistant working in Orthopaedic Surgery. She works with Dr. Mark McDonald specializing in Knee Surgery, Knee Arthroscopy, Total Knee Replacements, Shoulder Surgery and Sports Medicine. She is honored and passionate to care for you and will make every effort to deliver the best possible quality patient experience.

Jewel Songo, CPT, MSBS, PA-C

Jewel Songo, CPT, MSBS, PA-C

Jewel Songo is a NCCPA Certified Physician Assistant graduated from The University of Toledo Allied Health in Physician Assistant Studies with a Master's of Science in Biomedical Sciences in December of 2016. He graduated from Muskingum University in 2008 with a B. S. in Biology and Political Science. Jewel was born in Sierra Leone, West Africa and immigrated to the United States in 2000. He joined the United States Army Reserve as a Commissioned Officer in 2010 and currently holds the rank of a Captain. He joined the practice in 2017 and is currently working with the team of Dr. Frank Fumich, fellow PA, Alec Curry and surgical first assistant, David Kallay in spine surgery.

Toby Tippie, PA-C

Toby Tippie, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant, Toby Tippie, graduated with Bachelor of Science from Kettering College of Medical Arts 2003. He was also NCCPA certified in 2003. Toby served as the President of Clinton Trott Society for three years and the president of his class for four years. Toby is a Graduate of Delphos Jefferson High School. He joined the practice in 2009.

Beth Warnecke, PA-C

Beth Warnecke, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant. Graduate of the University of Findlay Physician Assistant Program. She received her Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska.

Troy N. Warnecke, PA-C

Troy N. Warnecke, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant, Troy is a graduate of the University of Findlay with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He also received his Master of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Findlay. He is a graduate of Fort Jennings High School. He joined the practice in 2016.

Chris Whitney, PA-C, ATC

Chris Whitney, PA-C, ATC

Certified Physician Assistant and Certified Athletic Trainer. Graduate of Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, TN and the University of Findlay. Special interest in sports medicine. Chris provides coverage at Allen East High School football and local wrestling tournaments.

 

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