Emergency Medicine Faculty

 

Tom Carter, DO, FACEP

Dr. Carter is the Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director for Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine at Southern Ohio Medical Center.

He is a counselor for the Ohio Chapter of the American College Emergency Physicians to the national council where he has served on reference committees and has been Tellers and Credentials Committee in 2013.

Thomas is actively engaged with outside speaking for both Michigan College Emergency Physicians, the Ohio Chapter of the American College Emergency Physicians and the Scioto County Medical Society.

He is Associate Clinical Professor at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and Adjunct Faculty at Shawnee State University where he teaches undergraduate research focused on emergency medicine.

He trained at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, in Toledo, Ohio and served as a crew member of the Life Flight Critical Care Transport as a flight physician.

He received his medical degree from the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science in biology degree from Bowling Green State University.


Jason Cheatham, DO, FACEP

Dr. Cheatham is the medical director of the Emergency Department at Southern Ohio Medical Center with special interest in cardiovascular emergency medicine and chest pain management.

He is a past Ohio chapter of the American College of Emergency Medicine Board Member and a councilor to the American College of Emergency Physicians.  He is a clinical associate professor of the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine.

He received his medical degree from the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine.

He completed his Emergency Medicine Residency as chief resident at Akron General Medical Center and Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron.  He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Shawnee State University.


Brian Barhorst, MD, FACEP

Dr Barhorst provides medical direction for Scioto County Emergency Medical Services as well as Portsmouth Ambulance Services and has extensive pre-hospital experience including tactical, flight and military medical service. 

He provides active community service as a Deputy Coroner and regularly presents as a visiting professor. 

He trained at Summa Health Systems in Akron Ohio where he earned the excellence in emergency medical services award. 

He earned his medical degree from North eastern Ohio College of Medicine where he was honored by Society for Academic Emergency Medicine for Excellence in Emergency Medicine. 


Dee (Curtis) Mortensen, MD

Dr Mortensen is an honored leader as chief resident through his dual residency training in Internal and Emergency Medicine  at St John Westshore Hospital he received The Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, and Outstanding Resident Award and Intern of the Year Award. 

He has continued as our lead attending and examiner for our didactic and testing program. 

Dr Mortensen earned his doctor of osteopathy from University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City. 


William Angelos, MD, FACEP

Dr. Angelos is the Department Chair of Emergency Medicine at Southern Ohio Medical Center and Regional Vice President of Emergency Physicians Medical Group. 

Dr. Angelos received his MD from Albany Medical College, Albany, NY. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Pittsburgh. He holds a bachelor of arts in Biology from Western Maryland College, Westminster, MD.

Dr. Angelos is an experienced manager, faculty member and instructor, serving as Chief of Staff in 2006. He is a clinical professor on staff at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine.


Wayne Wheeler, MD, FACEP

An accomplished instructor, director, and program developer and manager, Dr. Wheeler served as the medical director of the Emergency Dept. at Southern Ohio Medical Center for 13 years and is currently clinical and didactic education.

In addition to his medical degree from the University of Illinois, he holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois, a Master in Business Administration, University of Illinois , a Master of Public Health in Occupational Medicine from the Medical College of Wisconsin, and a Bachelor of Science Degree, University of Illinois in mathematics.

He holds a special interest in evidence-based medicine.  Beyond his emergency department duties, he is a deputy coroner, and  manages a Suboxone Treatment clinic for opiod drug addiction outpatient withdrawal.


Christine McKain, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Dr. Christine McKain graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Cincinnati, where she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology.

She received her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, where she also earned the Medical Alumni Association’s Outstanding Student Award.

She completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 

Dr. McKain has a wealth of administrative and clinical experience at multiple centers including assistant medical director and medical director. She enjoys clinical and didactic teaching.


Dalkeith Tucker, DO

Dr Tucker is an exceptional emergency clinician, trained at Synergy Education Medical Education Alliance in Emergency Medicine, after an internship at our Southern Ohio Medical Center. 

He graduated from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine where he received the Outstanding Medical Student Award. 

He has a diverse background including Military Air Traffic Controller and Nuclear biological and Chemical Specialist. 


Nathan Lowien, DO


Ron Miller, DO