Barnesville Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Robert K. Montazemi to our Hospital and our community. Dr. Montazemi will fill many roles within the organization. He will become an integral member of the Internal Medicine practice of Belmont Professional Associates joining Megan Britton, FNP-BC. Elizabeth Atkinson, APRN will also be joining the group in early 2018. The Internal Medicine practice was in need of additional providers due to Dr. P.K. Souri stepping away from outpatient medicine at the end of 2017.
Dr. Montazemi will be joining Dr. Souri and Dr. Patcha along with other members of the Medical Staff to provide inpatient coverage for Barnesville Hospital. In addition, Dr. Montazemi will become the Medical Director for the Addiction Services of Eastern Ohio. When working in the role of a hospitalist at Barnesville Hospital, Dr. Montazemi will be responsible for seeing all patients admitted to the Hospital for inpatient care, skilled care and observation stays.
Dr. Montazemi received his medical degree from the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine and he is board certified in internal medicine. Dr. Montazemi grew up in Northern Kentucky and has lived his entire life in the Midwest. He is licensed to practice medicine in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky and has experience as a primary care physician, a hospice physician and in working with addiction. Dr. Montazemi is a member of the American College of Physicians.
“I like small communities and small hospitals,” said Dr. Montazemi. “I am looking forward to living in a community where I can care for my friends and neighbors. I enjoy seeing my patients at the grocery store and at sporting events.”
“We are excited to have Dr. Montazemi joining the medical staff,” said David Phillips, CEO, Barnesville Hospital. “It is obvious that he enjoys his time serving people and he enjoys small towns. I think he will be a great fit for our Hospital and for our community.”
Dr. Montazemi is married to Lisa who is a homemaker and they have three children, Luke, 15, Francesca, 20 and Jake 21. Dr. Montazemi enjoys painting landscapes, photography, the outdoors and hiking. He has coached his kids in basketball, soccer and baseball. He enjoys sporting events and is looking forward to cheering for the local teams and getting involved in the community.
To make an appointment with Belmont Professional Associates Internal Medicine please call 740-425-5140.
Photo: Robert K. Montazemi, M.D.