Mercy Clinic St. Louis Welcomes New Doctors

February 8, 2013

Doctors pictured in order are Otha Myles, MD;

Glenn Cheng, MD; Darryl Cohen, MD; Jane DeFalco, MD;

Pamela Buchanan, MD; and Ksenijo Kos, MD

ST. LOUIS - Mercy Clinic, the multi-specialty physician group affiliated with Mercy Hospital and Mercy Children’s Hospital, recently added new doctors.

Jane DeFalco, MD; Darryl Cohen, DO; and Glenn Cheng, MD; previously of Chesterfield Pediatrics joined Mercy Clinic forming Mercy Clinic Pediatrics Chesterfield located at 16216 Baxter Rd., Ste. 310.

Barbara Green, MD; Ksenijo Kos, MD; K. Phillip Lee, MD; William R. Logan, MD; Lee W. Tempel, MD; previously of Division of Neurology joined Mercy Clinic forming Mercy Clinic Neurology Tower B, located at 621 S. New Ballas Rd., Ste. 5003-B on the Mercy Hospital campus.

Mirha Avdagic, MD, family medicine physician, will see patients at Mercy Urgent Care locations in St. Charles County. She served as a general practice physician in home country of Bosnia before moving to the U.S. and completing her residency in family medicine at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

Pamela L. Buchanan, MD, family medicine physician, will see patients at Mercy Clinic Family Medicine Zumbehl, 1820 Zumbehl Rd., Ste. 130A. She most recently served as family physician at urgent care centers in the St. Louis area. She earned her medical degree at Ross University School of Medicine in the West Indies and completed her residency in family medicine at Mercy Hospital St. Louis.

Christina Gesmundo, MD, pediatric psychiatrist, will see patients at Mercy Clinic Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She earned her medical degree at University of the East Ramon Magsaysay in the Phillipinnes and completed her residency at Maricopa Integrated Health System in Phoenix, Ariz.

Otha Myles, MD, infectious disease physician, will open a new practice called Mercy Clinic Infectious Disease, 621 S. New Ballas Rd., Ste. 140A, on the Mercy Hospital campus. He most recently served as assistant professor of medicine at University of Maryland School of Medicine and infectious disease attending physician at University of Maryland Medical Systems.

Sanjay Subramanian, MD, critical care and neurocritical care physician, joined Mercy Clinic Adult Critical Care and will also support Mercy SafeWatch. He most recently worked as a staff intensivist in Washington state at Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital and The Everett Clinic.

Ashalatha Tatineny, MD, emergency medicine physician, will see patients at Mercy Urgent Care locations. With 30 years of emergency medicine experience, she most recently served as urgent care physician in the St. Louis area.

Mercy is the sixth largest Catholic health care system in the U.S. and serves more than 3 million people annually. Mercy includes 32 hospitals, 300 outpatient facilities, 38,000 co-workers and 1,900 integrated physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has outreach ministries in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.  In Mercy’s east Missouri region, Mercy’s services include a 979-bed hospital in St. Louis, 187-bed hospital in Washington, 251-bed hospital in Festus and Mercy Clinic, a 570-member multispecialty physician organization.  

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