Kristie Nowak, MD, has been welcomed to the staff of Southern Ohio Medical Center as a member of the hospitalist staff.
Dr. Nowak received a bachelor of arts in Biological Sciences with a minor in Chemistry from California State University, where she was a cum laude graduate. She received her medical education from Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C., completed her internship in Internal Medicine at Washington Hospital Center and her residency in Primary Care Internal Medicine at The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C. She served as Chief Medical Resident at the Dept. of Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center in Washington.
Dr. Nowak came to SOMC after serving as an assistant professor of medicine, Dept. of Internal Medicine, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University, Huntington, WV. She has previously practiced as a hospitalist at Kaiser Permanente, Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Spring, MD, and Capital Internal Medicine at Holy Cross. She has also practiced geriatric medicine at Riderwood Village Medical Center and general internal medicine practice in Silver Spring.
A hospitalist is a physician who specializes in the medical care of the hospitalized patient.