Mercy Health announces new medical personnel


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Mercy Health – Springfield announced that the following primary care physicians and specialists in heart care, infectious disease and palliative care have joined Mercy Health Physicians.

Primary care physicians

– Jessica El Asmar, MD, is a primary care physician practicing from Mercy Health – Urbana Internal Medicine, 900 Scioto St., Suite 4, Urbana (937-653-4666).

– Leigh Swank, CNP, is a certified nurse practitioner practicing from Mercy Health – St. Paris Family Medicine, 114B S. Springfield St., St. Paris (937-523-9816).

– Shannon Shafer, PA-C, is a primary care physician assistant practicing from Mercy Health – Family Physicians of Springfield, 247 S. Burnett Road, Suite 210, Springfield (937-328-8850).

Heart care

– Ariel Sterner, CNP, is a nurse practitioner practicing from Mercy Health – Springfield Heart House, 100 W. McCreight Ave., Suite 150, Springfield (937-323-1404); and Mercy Health – Urbana Heart House, 900 E. Court St., Urbana (937-323-1404).

Infectious disease

– Jennifer Calicoat, CNP, is a certified nurse practitioner practicing from Mercy Health – Springfield Infectious Disease, 30 W. McCreight Ave., Suite 106, Springfield (937-523-9820).

Palliative care

– Lynne Eaton, MD, provides palliative care services from Mercy Health – Springfield Regional Medical Center, 100 Medical Center Drive, Springfield.

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