ProMedica Health System/The Toledo Hospital

Center Information

Melanie Wheeler, RN, BSN, MBA, CCRC
Corporate Director, ProMedica Research
ProMedica Health System/The Toledo Hospital
2142 North Cove Blvd, Suite HMT 880
Toledo, OH 43606
USA
419-291-8027
419-479-6125 (fax)
research@promedica.org
www.promedica.org
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Therapeutic Areas

Cardiology/Vascular Diseases
Endocrinology
Family Medicine
Immunology
Internal Medicine
Nephrology
Neurology
Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)
Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Pediatrics/Neonatology
Psychiatry/Psychology
Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases
Rheumatology
Trauma (Emergency, Injury, Surgery)

Center Overview

ProMedica works to improve clinical education and offer patients greater access to clinical trials. By increasing clinical research opportunities, we offer innovative new treatment options, and ultimately create a higher quality of health care for the region. The ProMedica Research Office successfully facilitates the conduct of research trials with the utmost integrity and with strict adherence to Good Clinical Practices. Our investigators and coordinators work closely together to ensure patient safety, and the collection of the high quality data. Our facility strives to facilitate the conduct of research trials with the utmost integrity and with strict adherence to Good Clinical Practice. Our investigators and coordinators work closely together to ensure patient safety, and the collection of the high quality data.

Our research program conducts inpatient and outpatient trials. The ProMedica Research Office is located on the campus of The Toledo Hospital and provides support for all clinical trials within the system.

We can provide:

  • Private monitoring area
  • Dedicated Research exam rooms
  • EKGs
  • Full laboratory services, including -70 freezers
  • Off-site overflow storage
  • Pharmacy services with dedicated Research Pharmacist
  • Locked and alarmed drug storage refrigerator
  • Radiology services (DXA, CT scans, X-rays, MRIs)
  • Many other additional testing services available

Clinical Research Experience

ProMedica has been conducting phase II-IV clinical research trials for more than 15 years. Some of our therapeutic specialties include cardiology – both interventional and electrophysiology, critical care, dermatology, diabetes, family practice/internal medicine, hypertension, infectious disease, interventional radiology, obstetrics/gynecology, nephrology, neurology, oncology, orthopedic/sports medicine, pulmonary, pediatrics, psychiatry vascular, and women’s health.

We have worked with numerous pharmaceutical and device companies, including: Amgen, Astra Zeneca, Abbott, Bayer, BioTronic, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Boston Scientific, Eli Lilly, Genentech, Genzyme, Glaxo Smith Kline, Guilford, Hoffman-LaRoche, Lorus, Medtronic, Merck, Merrem, Medimmune, Organon, Orthobiotech, Parke Davis, Pfizer, Sanofi, Schering Plough, Takeda, The Medicine Company, Wyeth, along with numerous CROs.

Facility Description

Toledo, Ohio-based ProMedica is a mission-driven, community-based, not-for-profit healthcare organization. Formed in 1986, ProMedica’s mission is to improve the community’s health and well-being by connecting patients to multi-specialty diagnostic, medical and surgical services and addressing the social determinants of health. Throughout ProMedica’s 13 hospitals and more than 300 healthcare facilities, patients have access to specialties in cardiac and vascular, oncological, orthopaedic, neurological, women’s and pediatric care. For more information, visit www.promedica.org.

Investigator Experience

Currently Active Clinical Investigators with Specialties:

PROMEDICA:
     

Adil Karamali, MD

Cardiology

 

Ahed Nahhas, MD

Cardiology

 

Daniel Cassavar, MD

Cardiology

 

Gopinath Upamaka, MD, FACC

Cardiology

 

James Bingle, MD, FACC

Cardiology

 

Kamala Tamirisa, MD

Cardiology/E.P

 

Kesari Sarikonda, MD

Cardiology/E.P

 

Mark Richards, PhD, MD

Cardiology/E.P

 

Nasser Smiley, MD

Cardiology/E.P

 

P. Kasi Ramanathan, MD, FACC

Cardiology

 

 

 

 

Paul Berlacher, MD

Cardiology

 

Mohammad Maaieh, MD

Cardiology

 

 

 

 

Ronald Wainz, MD

Critical Care/Pulmonary

 

 

 

 

Matthew Molenda, MD

Dermatology

 

Brian Kaminski, DO

Emergency Medicine

 

Eugene Izsak, MD, FAAP

Emergency Medicine - Pediatrics

 

 

 

 

Aaron Benson, MD

ENT

 

 

 

 

George Darah, DO

Family Medicine

 

David Oram, MD

Family Medicine

 

 

 

 

Louito Edje, MD

Family Medicine

 

 

 

 

Robert Zimmerman, MD

Internal Medicine

 

 

 

 

Zak Assi, MD

Interventional Radiology

 

Robert DiSalle, MD

Interventional Radiology

 

 

 

 

Pedro Roca, MD

Maternal/Fetal Medicine

 

 

 

 

Michael Hnat, MD

Maternal/Fetal Medicine

 

Barbara Chappell, MD

Neonatal

 

Vedagiri Mohan, MD

Neonatal

 

Howard Stein, MD

Neonatal

 

 

 

 

Allen Flickinger, MD, PhD

Nephrology

 

Kenneth Lempert, MD

Nephrology

 

Nina Al-Sabbagh, MD

Nephrology

 

Ramy Fayad, MD

Nephrology

 

 

 

 

James Sander, MD

Neurology

 

 

 

 

Mouhammed Jumaa, MD

Neurology, Interventionalist

 

Syed Zaidi, MD

Neurology, Interventionalist

 

Terrence Horrigan, MD

Ob/Gyn

 

Terry Gibbs, DO

Ob/Gyn

 

 

 

 

Jeffrey Muler, MD

Oncology, Adult

 

 

 

 

Timothy Kasunic, MD

Oncology, Adult

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Divya Vijendra, MD

Oncology, Adult

 

Michral McPhee, MD

Oncology, Adult Surgery

 

Chang Xia. MD, PhD

Oncology, Adult

 

 

 

 

Garth Phibbs, MD

Oncology, GYN

 

Jason Tank, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

 

Aaron Buerk, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

 

Gregory Georgiadis, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

 

Jeff Blair, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

 

 

 

 

Dagmar Stein, MD, PhD

Oncology, Pediatric

 

Crawford Strunk, MD

Oncology, Pediatric

 

Jamie Dargart, MD, MS

Oncology, Pediatric

 

 

 

 

Bruce Barnett, MD

Pediatric Pulmonary/Cystic Fibrosis

 

Pierre Vauthy, MD

Pediatric Pulmonary/Cystic Fibrosis

 

 

 

 

Steven Rubin, MD

Radiology Oncology

 

Bushra Qureishi, MD

Psychiatry

 

 

 

 

Craig Colville, MD

Reconstructive Surgery

 

C. Jeff Kesler, MD

Reconstructive Surgery

 

 

 

 

Roger Kruse, M.D.

Sports Care

 

 

 

 

Joseph Sferra, MD

General Surgery

 

Patrick White, MD

General Surgery

 

 

 

 

Lawrence Spetka, MD

Surgery, Neuro

 

Ahmad Zakeri, MD

Surgery, Neuro

 

 

 

 

Michael Moront, MD

Thoracic Surgery

 

 

 

 

Eric Ferguson, MD, PhD

Trauma/Surgery

 

 

 

 

Timothy Schuster, MD

Urology

 

 

 

 

Anthony Comerota, MD

Vascular Surgery

 

Todd Russell, MD

Vascular Surgery

 

John Pigott, MD

Vascular Surgery

 

Staff Expertise

The combined staff has extensive experience in conducting and managing clinical research trials. Our research coordinators include Bachelor and Master of Science graduates, registered nurses and pharmacists, having experience in a variety of specialties and most have attained Clinical Research Coordinator certification. We provide a research coordinator on call 24/7.

Patient Demographics

Patients are drawn from hospital inpatients, including emergency room and out-patient clinic settings. Any patient may be approached; even non-investigator patients. We advertise in the community and private physician office settings for outpatient study candidates. The Toledo metropolitan population approximates 500,000.

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If you are interested in contacting this center to discuss placing a clinical trial there, please complete and send the email form below. A representative from the research center will then follow up with you.