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(Denison, IA) – Crawford County Memorial Hospital and CHI Health are pleased to announce Dr. Ahmed Aboeata is holding a Cardiology clinic at CCMH beginning in July 2018. Dr. Aboeata is joined in his clinic in Denison on a rotating basis with Dr. Aiman Smer and Dr. Atul Ramachandran.

Dr. Ahmed Salah Ahmed Aboeata was born in Giza, Egypt. He attended medical school at Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt graduating with honors. Following this, he completed a three-year residency in cardiovascular medicine in Cairo, Egypt. Two years later, he completed a three-year residency in internal medicine at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, followed by a three-year fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at Creighton University Medical Center.

Dr. Aboeata practices general cardiology that includes office- and hospital-based consultations and performs diagnostic tests such as echocardiography, stress testing, coronary angiography, and coronary intervention including stent placement. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular medicine, nuclear cardiology and National Board of Echocardiography. Dr. Aboeata is licensed to practice in Nebraska and Iowa.

Dr. Aboeata is married and has three daughters.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Aboeata, please contact your primary care provider for referral to any of the CCMH Cardiology clinics.

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Our Medical Staff

Attached to the hospital is the CCMH Medical Clinic – Main Campus, which is a provider-based rural health clinic. The Main Campus clinic currently has three family medical physicians, John Ingram, MD; Todd Woollen, MD, FAAFP; and John Lothrop, MD; and Dr. Elizabeth Brandt, a board –certified pediatrician. In addition, three advanced practitioners, Kathy Berens-Brownmiller, PA-C; Julie Graeve, ARNP; and Jill Kierscht, ARNP, are available to ensure the best care for patients of all ages. Drs. Ingram and Woollen also provide obstetrics services for their patients.

The CCMH Medical Clinic – City Center is located at 115 North 14th Street in uptown Denison. The City Center clinic is staffed by two advanced practitioners, Erin Schechinger, DNP and MacKenzi Smith, PA-C. The City Center clinic also houses Jim Greenwood and Jill Wonder. Both are licensed mental health counselors who provide child, family and adult counseling services. The CCMH Emergency Department is headed up by Craig Simons, DO. Dr. Simons is the Medical Director of CCMH Emergency Services.

Our Specialty Staff

CCMH Medical Clinic – Main Campus provides 24-hour coverage for community-based services for orthopaedics, obstetrics/gynecology and general surgery. A recent 6,000 square foot addition provides ample space to accommodate the needs of patients requiring these specialty services. Bradley Lister, MD, orthopaedic surgeon; Lori Johannsen, PA-C, orthopaedics; Douglas Bolda, MD, orthopaedic surgeon; Karl Hasik, MD, OB-GYN; Sarah Lundin, DO, OB-GYN; David Wright, DO, general surgeon; and Michael Thorstenson, MD, general surgeon, staff these services for CCMH.