September 22, 2021 | 4 Minute Read
Providers Join Memorial Physician Practices

Memorial Health today announced the addition of four new providers to its growing team of primary care physicians and mid-level providers.

Dr. John SutterJohn Sutter, MD, is now treating patients at the Memorial Family Medicine | Gateway practice. Dr. Sutter is covering primary care and family medicine needs for patients of all ages. He places a high degree of importance on preventive care, including annual screenings, and likes to work with his patients to develop customized healthcare plans. He also has a passion for working with patients who struggle with weight management – he works one-on-one with his patients to find areas of motivation, as well as ways to balance life goals.

Prior to joining Memorial, Dr. Sutter focused on the full spectrum of care for his patients as a primary care physician with OhioHealth in Powell. He completed his medical degree at the Saba University School of Medicine and his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Toledo.

Patients can seamlessly transition to this experienced, trusted provider by calling (937) 578-7950.

Sara Petee, FNP-CSara Petee, FNP-C, has now joined Memorial Family Medicine | Gateway (Monday/Wednesday) and Memorial Family Medicine | Mill Valley (Tuesday/Thursday). She will be working together with Dr. Sutter at the Gateway Medical Center and will be teaming up with Alexandra Pelaez, MD; Michael Shaffer, MD; and Amanda Lollini, FNP-C, at the Mill Valley location.

Petee is a graduate of The Ohio State University, earning both her Master of Science in Nursing, as well as her RN and BSN there. Her previous experience includes serving as a Family Nurse Practitioner at Indian Lake Medical Center, as well as nursing positions at the Minute Clinic in Marysville and in Hematology/Oncology at The James Cancer Hospital.

Commenting on why she chose Memorial, Petee shares that she has been a patient at Memorial in the past, and she has always been impressed with the ease of access, coupled with the excellent care provided by our teams. She, too, believes in patient-centered care and is looking forward to being a part of Memorial’s excellent patient experience.

To become a patient of Petee, call Memorial Family Medicine | Gateway (937) 578-7950 or Memorial Family Medicine | Mill Valley (937) 578-4004.

Jennifer Roby, FNP-CTeaming up with Dr. Adams at Memorial Family Medicine | Plain City is Jennifer Roby, FNP-C.

Roby has held previous nursing positions at Synergy Medicine, Tornik Family Medicine, and Little Clinic. She has over 10 years of nursing experience and values the patient-provider relationship. Roby works diligently to gain the trust of her patients and educate them on preventive measures for health and wellness. She also has experience in urology and pediatric patients with special needs.

She graduated from Maryville University with Master of Science in Nursing with a Family Nurse Practitioner concentration. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Toledo.

If you are interested in becoming a patient of Memorial Family Medicine | Plain City, please call the office at (614) 873-3434.

Christa Kerns, FNP-CJoining the Memorial Damascus Family Medicine practice is Christa Kerns, FNP-C.

Kerns has over 13 years of nursing experience, with expertise in both cardiac care and women’s health. She is passionate about understanding each patient and treating the individual as a whole – from physical to mental health. In addition, she is committed to providing exceptional care with a focus on health maintenance and preventive screenings.

Prior to joining Memorial, Kerns was a nurse practitioner at Central Ohio Primary Care and served eight years as a registered nurse in labor and delivery at Dublin Methodist Hospital. Kerns completed her Master of Science in Nursing at Otterbein University and her RN degree at the Springfield Regional School of Nursing. In addition, she received her Bachelor of Science from Urbana University.

Kerns will be providing care to patients of this growing practice, along with practitioners Daniel Badenhop, MD; Delia Herzog, MD; Jeffrey Moore, MD; Amy Winters, FNP-C; and Shelley Wyse, PA-C.

If you are interested in becoming a patient of Memorial Damascus Family Medicine, please call the office at (937) 578-4040.