O’Bleness Health System Obstetrics & Gynecology through Athens Medical Associates is a specialty group practice providing compassionate and personalized medical care, and helping women of all ages maintain and improve their health. The practice is located in Castrop Center, Suite 260, in the O’Bleness Medical Park.
Kathleen Bertuna, D.O. Chief of staff; Jane Broecker, M.D., medical director of women’s health services at O’Bleness; Jody M. Gerome, D.O., director of medical education of O’Bleness residency programs; and Timothy T. Kermode, D.O., deliver babies in O’Bleness Memorial Hospital’s Birth Center. These physicians, also provide gynecological care at their practice along with J. Jack Chan, D.O.; Michael Clark, D.O., Vice President of medical affairs; and Jack Ramey, D.O., program director of women’s health, who provide only gynecological care. Jane Broecker, M.D., provides pediatric/adolescent gynecological care. Pam Scholl, CNP, provides adult gynecological care.
Detection and treatment of bladder incontinence, osteoporosis, sexually transmitted diseases, cancer and gestational diabetes are also offered. To assist with prompt diagnosis and treatment, a specialized ultrasound is available on site that shows a fetus in 3D/4D and Ultrascreen—the only non-invasive test in the region that screens for genetic problems in a pregnancy’s first trimester.
Athens Medical Associates Obstetrics & Gynecology offers a variety of services including minimally invasive laparoscopic hysterectomy, a procedure that has a typical recovery time of less than a week. The Gardasil® vaccine, which offers protection from the virus responsible for most cases of cervical cancer, is available. Other services include laparoscopic surgery to treat bladder incontinence; the Implanon® procedure—the first and only three-year inplantable birth control; Essure®—a scarless, permanent birth control; hormone replacement implants for women who have had a hysterectomy; osteopathic manipulation and medical acupuncture.
Athens Medical Associates Obstetrics & Gynecology physicians provide surgical care at the Athens Surgery Center as well as at O’Bleness.
O’Bleness Medical Park
75 Hospital Dr., Suite 260
Athens, Ohio 45701
819 State Route 664 N.
Logan, Ohio 43138