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UH Portage Medical Center Expands Medical Staff To Better Serve the Community

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

University Hospitals Portage Medical Center has expanded its medical staff to better serve the community with the addition of specialists in cardiology, cancer, digestive diseases and pediatrics.

Anjan Gupta, MD, is a cardiologist with the UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute at UH Portage Medical Center. He specializes in minimally invasive (non-surgical) procedures for the treatment of heart and vascular disease, including treatment of peripheral artery disease, blocked blood vessels in the legs and arms.

Dr. Gupta earned his medical degree from the University of Calcutta Medical College, Calcutta, India. He served his residency at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, and fellowships in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology at Sinai Samaritan Medical Center, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Milwaukee, Wis. Dr. Gupta is board certified in cardiovascular diseases, interventional cardiology, echocardiography and endovascular medicine.

David Ly, MD, is a radiation oncologist with UH Seidman Cancer Center at UH Portage Medical Center. His special interests are breast cancer, cancer of the brain and spinal cord and complex radiation therapy procedures, including stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) and stereotactic radiosurgery.

Dr. Ly received his medical degree from Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. He served a residency in radiation oncology at Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, followed by a clinical research fellowship in radiation oncology with the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md. Dr. Ly is board certified in radiation oncology. In addition to English, he speaks fluent Vietnamese.

Emmanuel C. Okafor, MD, MPH, is a specialist in digestive diseases with UH Portage Gastroenterology. His special interests are colon cancer prevention and treatment and management of chronic hepatitis.

Dr. Okafor earned his medical degree from the University of Nigeria College of Medicine, Nsukka, Nigeria, and a Master’s in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md. He completed a residency at Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minn., and a fellowship in gastroenterology at MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Okafor is board certified in gastroenterology and hepatology.

Jason Tatka, D.O., is a pediatrician with UH Portage Pediatrics. He practices general pediatrics and has special interest in the care of newborn infants, behavioral medicine in children (psychology), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism, concussions in children and adolescents and sports medicine.

Dr. Tatka received his medical degree from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University, Downer’s Grove, Ill. He served a residency in pediatrics at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, Ill., and completed his training with a fellowship in neonatal-perinatal (newborn) medicine at Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Ill. He is board certified in pediatrics.

New patients may make appointments by calling 330-297-6110 (Dr. Gupta), 330-235-7081 (Dr. Ly), 330-297-6060 (Dr. Okafor), or 330-297-5777 (Dr. Tatka). The doctors’ offices are located at UH Portage Medical Center, 6847 North Chestnut Street, Ravenna.

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