ARDMORE, Okla. – Five medical professionals with a number of specialties have joined Mercy Hospital Ardmore.
Dr. Ashley Kelley has joined Mercy Clinic Primary Care - 14th Street Clinic as a specialist in internal medicine. Dr. Kelley earned her medical degree in the Philippines before coming to Oklahoma, where she completed her residency at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and Health Science Center in Oklahoma City.
Andrea Root is an advanced practice registered nurse, family nurse practitioner who will work with Dr. Kirby and Dr. Rother at Mercy Clinic Primary Care – 14th Avenue and Mercy Clinic Primary Care – G St. In addition to providing primary care, root specializes in preventative medicine. An Oklahoma Native, Root earned her undergraduate degree from Oklahoma State before attending the University of Oklahoma for a master’s degree in nursing.
Dr. Manya Somiah joins Mercy Hospital Ardmore as a hospitalist, where she specializes in the care of patients admitted into the hospital. Dr. Somiah earned her medical degree in India before coming to the United States to complete a residency in internal medicine at Sinai Grace Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. While there, she also earned the distinction of being Intern of the Year.
Mercy Clinic Pain Management – Ardmore has added Jamie Spence, an advanced practice registered nurse and clinical nurse specialist who will work with Dr. Adam Savage in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic pain. Spence earned her undergraduate degree from East Central University before attending the University of Oklahoma for a master’s degree.
Dr. Sandeep Shrestha has been hired as medical director of Mercy’s geriatric psychiatry unit, where he will focus on senior geriatric behavioral medical issues such as alzheimers, dementia, senior depression, and other senior-related issues. Dr. Shrestha grew up in Nepal where he attended medical school.
“We are thrilled to welcome new providers to Mercy and look forward in continuing to provide exceptional service to the area,” said Daryle Voss, president of Mercy Hospital Ardmore