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St. Rita's Surgical Associates
830 W. High St., Suite 360
Lima, OH 45801
Phone: 419-227-7117
Fax: 419-227-2848

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St. Rita's Surgical Associates
1182 Professional Dr.
Van Wert, OH 45891

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St. Rita's Surgical Associates

General Surgery

St. Rita's Surgical Associates, formerly known as Advanced Surgical Associates, is a general surgery practice that has been available to the Lima community and surrounding areas for over twenty years.  Dr. Jeffrey Wisser, Dr. Michael Sheehan, Dr. Todd HIxenbaugh, Dr. Stephanie Dunkle-Blatter and Dr. Jason Bowersock are Board Certified General Surgeons with the American Board of Surgeons. 

Jason D. Bowersock, MD

Dr. Bowersock is a native of the Lima area. He specializes in general surgery and minimally invasive laparoscopic techniques, as well as breast surgery and endocrine surgery of the thyroid/parathyroid ...
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Stephanie E. Dunkle-Blatter, MD

Dr. Dunkle-Blatter attended medical school at the University of Kentucky, where she stayed for her general surgery residency. She sought extra training in minimally invasive surgery in a fellowship a ...
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Todd J. Hixenbaugh, MD

Dr. Hixenbaugh has practiced medicine in the Lima area since 1990. He specializes in general surgery and gastrointestinal endoscopy. He has many years of experience performing laparoscopic procedures. ...
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Jeffrey M. Wisser, DO, FACOS

Dr. Wisser has practiced surgery in Lima since 2002. He specializes in general, laparoscopic and robotic surgery as well as endoscopy. His procedures include colorectal surgery, various hernia repairs ...
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Gerri Hempfling, CNP

I am a life-long resident of Ottawa, OH graduating from Ottawa-Glandorf High School. My education includes an RN diploma from St. Vincent Medical Center School of Nursing in Toledo; a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Ohio State University; and a Master of Science degree from Wright State University Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program.

My clinical experience is centered in critical care including ICU, Cath Lab, Open Heart and Trauma. I also practice in the pre hospital arena as a Critical Care Transport Nurse with Mercy St. Vincent/UTMC/St. Rita’s Life Flight .