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513.735.0200

Office Location
2055 Hospital Drive
Suite 325
Batavia, Ohio 45103

Arcot Bhaskar, M.D.

Arcot Bhaskar, M.D. received his degree from Madras Medical College in India (1974) and spent the next two years in Internal Medicine at Sunderland General Hospital, Sunderland, England. In 1977 he moved to the United States for his Internal Medicine internship and residency at Bronx Lebanon Hospital, Bronx, New York (affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1977-80). He served as Chief Resident from 1980-81 and then as a Fellow in Gastroenterology from 1981-83 also at Bronx Lebanon Hospital.

 

He entered private practice in 1983. His office is at 2055 Hospital Drive, Suite 325, Batavia, Ohio. He serves on the medical staff of Clermont Mercy Hospital and also has privileges at Anderson Mercy Hospital, Bethesda North Hospital, Jewish Hospital, and Christ Hospital. Dr. Bhaskar is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

 

He enjoys all aspects of patient care and has a special interest in ERCP, an endoscopic procedure which examines the biliary and pancreatic ducts. Dr. Bhaskar is married with two children. He enjoys playing tennis and golf.

 
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513-721-5300

Office Location
Norwood Professional Center
4746 Montgomery Road
Suite 202
Cincinnati, Ohio 45212

Gail L. Bongiovanni, M.D.

Gastroenterologist


Areas of Expertise - Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Gastroesophogeal Reflux Disease, Colon Cancer and Colon Polyps, all other areas of Gastroenterology and Hepatology


Education:

  • Undergraduate: Smith College, Northampton MA, cum laude, 1972
  • Medical School: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 1977
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 1977-1978
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 1978-1980
  • Fellowship: Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York City, NY, 1980-1982

Certification:
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified in Gastroenterology
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Appointments
513-751-2255

 

Office Location
317 Howell Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45220

David D. Hess, M.D. 

Areas of expertise - Gastroesophageal reflux disease, Barrett’s esophagus, Irritable bowel syndrome, Inflammatory bowel disease, colon polyps, colon cancer screening, liver disease, pancreatic and biliary tract disease


Education:

  • Undergraduate:  University of Cincinnati- BA 06/08/80
  • Medical school: Ohio State University College of Medicine  MD  06/08/84
  • Internship:  Good Samaritan Hospital- Cincinnati, Ohio  06/29/84-06/30/85
  • Residency:  Good Samaritan Hospital- Cincinnati, Ohio  06/29/85- 06/30/87
  • Chief Medical Resident:  Good Samaritan Hospital- Cincinnati, Ohio  07/01/87-06/30/88
  • Fellowship:  Gastroenterology/Hepatology/Nutrition-  VA Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine- Boston, Massachusetts-  07/01/88-06/30/90

 

Certification:

  • State Medical Board of Ohio- 06/08/84
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine- 09/15/88
  • Board Certified in Gastroenterology-1993-2003
  • Recertification American Board of Internal Medicine-Gastroenterology-2003-2013

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IonnaREVweb

Appointment
513.231.9010

 

Office Location
6620 Clough Pike
Cincinnati, Ohio 45244

Stephen L. Ionna, M.D.

Stephen L. Ionna, M.D. received his B.S. in biology from the University of Kentucky in 1979 and then spent two years doing graduate research in endocrinology at the University of Cincinnati. He received his M.D. from the University of Cincinnati in 1985. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1988. He completed his fellowship in Gastroenterology at the Presbyterian University of Pennsylvania Medical Center in 1990, and then entered private practice.

 

His primary office is located at 6620 Clough Pike in Anderson Township. He also practices at the Norwood Professional Building at 4746 Montgomery Road, Suite 202. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Dr. Ionna enjoys all aspects of patient care, and he has a special interest in colon cancer, colon polyps, intestinal bleeding, abdominal pain, and biliary endoscopy (the removal of gallstones with an endoscope).

 

Dr. Ionna and his wife Julie have three children. In his free time, Dr. Ionna enjoys golfing and coaching his children's basketball and soccer teams. He enjoys time with his family, especially holidays and vacations, when his entire family gathers for relaxation, food, and celebration.

 
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Kakarlapudi

Appointments
513.735.0200

Office Location
2055 Hospital Drive
Suite 325
Batavia, Ohio 45103

Ganesh Kakarlapudi, M.D.

Dr. Ganesh Kakarlapudi joined Cincinnati GI and Dr. Bhaskar on August 1, 2010. In addition to seeing patients at our Batavia-Mercy Clermont office, he also sees patients in Adams County Regional Medical Center, Seaman, Ohio.


Dr. Kakarlapudi, received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Creighton University in Omaha Nebraska. He then continued his training at the University of Cincinnati and completed his Internal Medicine residency. He earned his Board Certification in Internal Medicine in 2007. Finally, Dr. Kakarlapudi finished his Gastroenterology Fellowship in 2010 at University of Cincinnati.

 
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Appointment
513.231.9010

 

Office Location
6620 Clough Pike
Cincinnati, Ohio 45244

Robert E. Krone, Jr., M.D.

Robert E. Krone, Jr., M.D. received his B.S. in biology cum laude from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1975 and his M.D. from the University of Cincinnati in 1979. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati in 1982 and his fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Cincinnati in 1984.

 

Dr. Krone entered private practice in 1984; his primary office address is 6620 Clough Pike in Anderson Township, and he maintains an additional office in the Norwood Professional Building at 4746 Montgomery Road, Suite 202. He serves on the medical staffs of Anderson Mercy Hospital and Christ Hospital, and he has staff privileges at Bethesda North Hospital, Jewish Hospital, and Clermont Mercy Hospital.

 

He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Dr. Krone has a special interest in treating liver disease. Dr. Krone is married to Dr. Karen Krone, and they have four children, all of whom are accomplished competitive swimmers. Dr. Krone spends much of his free time working at swim meets and organizing competitions. He is active in his church and is a gourmet cook.

 
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Appointments
513.721.5300


Office Location
Norwood Professional Building
4746 Montgomery Rd.
Suite 202
Cincinnati, 45212

Harold V. Loewenstine, M.D.

Harold V. Loewenstine, M.D. received his B.A. in psychology from the University of Cincinnati in 1981 (summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa) and his M.D. from the Medical College of Ohio in 1985. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Miami Valley Hospital which is affiliated with Wright State School of Medicine in 1987. He completed his fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in 1990.

 

Dr. Loewenstine is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Dr. Loewenstine's private practice is located in the Norwood Professional Building at 4746 Montgomery Road, Suite 202. He also sees patients at the Jewish Hospital Mason Professional Building, the Aeropointe medical center in Blue Ash, and at the Bethesda Arrow Springs medical center in Lebanon. Dr. Loewenstine has staff privileges at Christ Hospital, Jewish Hospital, Bethesda Hospital,  Anderson Mercy Hospital, and Children's Hospital.

 

He enjoys all aspects of patient care in both Gastroenterology and Hepatology but has special interests in chronic liver disease, viral hepatitis, colon cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, biliary/pancreatic disorders, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and therapeutic endoscopy.


 
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lopezREVweb

Appointment
513.231.9010

 

Office Location
6620 Clough Pike
Cincinnati, Ohio 45244

Marvin J. Lopez, M.D.

Marvin J. Lopez, M.D. grew up in a medical family in Columbia, MO, and received his B.S. in Biology from Indiana University and his M.D. from Ohio State University. In 1996, he moved to Boston where he completed both his Internal Medicine residency (1999) and his fellowship in Gastroenterology (2002) at Tufts University's New England Medical Center.

 

A large extended family in the Midwest helped to attract Dr. Lopez to Cincinnati, and he joined Cincinnati GI in August 2002. He maintains his office in Anderson Township at 6620 Clough Pike. Board-certified in Internal Medicine as well as Gastroenterology, Dr. Lopez speaks fluent Spanish.

 

Although he enjoys all aspects of Gastroenterology and therapeutic endoscopy, Dr. Lopez has special training in endoscopic ultrasound. His family includes Marvin's wife, Patricia, and their two young children, all of whom are busy enjoying Cincinnati's parks and zoo, the Newport Aquarium, and the variety of Cincinnati's restaurants.

 
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Appointments
513-751-2255

 

Office Location
317 Howell Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45242

Mark Manegold, M.D.

Areas of Expertise - Colon cancer screening, Colonic polyps, Gastrointestinal bleeding, Esophageal therapy, Therapeutic endoscopy.

 

Education

  • The University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 1979, B.S., cum laude
  • Medical School: The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1982
  • Internship, Residency: Internal Medicine, The Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Chief Medical Resident, The Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio 1985-1986
  • Fellowship: Gastroenterology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio

Certification

  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified in Gastroenterology

Experience

  • Staff Physician, Physician Care, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1986-1987
  • Private Practice, Cincinnati GI since 1989
  • Member of the Teaching Faculty, The Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Gastroenterology Section Director, The Mercy Mt. Airy Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio

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