Our Surgeons

Meet Our Doctors.

Fernando Aguila, MD :

Fernando Aguila, MD

Dr. Aguila is fellowship trained in Surgical Critical Care from the College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester. His surgery training was completed at Mount Carmel General Surgery Residency Program but included other prestigious institutions such as the Mayo Clinic Rochester, the University of Florida and the University of Guadalajara.

Dr. Aguila is bilingual and welcomes both English and Spanish speaking patients. He manages all general surgical conditions and is proficient in both minimally invasive and open techniques. He has a special interest for oncology, endocrine, gastrointestinal and hernia surgery.

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Greg Holland, MD :

Greg Holland, MD

Dr. Greg Holland graduated from The Ohio State University College of Medicine, and completed his five-year general surgery residency with Mt. Carmel Medical Center. He then returned to The Ohio State University, board certified in general surgery, where he underwent his two-year plastic surgery fellowship. After his fellowship, he opened his private practice at Mt.Carmel in 1994, and became certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgeons in 1996. Dr. Holland has also become a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.Dr. Holland performs many types of plastic and reconstructive surgery. These procedures include:

 

  • Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
  • Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Facelift
  • Otoplasty (Ear Pinning)
  • Liposuction
  • Brachioplasty (Arm Lift)
  • Skin Cancer and Tumor Removal
  • Wrinkle Correction Injections
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Reduction
  • Mastopexy (Breast Lift)
  • Endoscopic Browlift
  • Scar Revision
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Thigh Lift
  • Botox® Injections

 

In addition, Dr. Holland’s special interest in surgery of the breast has earned him recognition for his expertise by his peers. These procedures include:

  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Lift (Mastopexy)
  • Breast Reconstruction

 

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Chazz Dabbs, MD :

Chazz Dabbs, MD

Central Ohio Surgical Associates is pleased to introduce Chazz Dabbs, MD who joins the physicians of the Mid Ohio Surgical Division.

Dr Dabbs received his medical degree from the Northwestern University, and completed his surgical training at Wright State’s Boonshoft School of Medicine, practicing at the city hospitals in the Dayton metropolitan area .

In addition of general surgery, his clinical interests include laparoscopic hernia repair, abdominal wall reconstruction, laparoscopic gastrointestinal tract surgery and bariatric surgery.

Dr Dabbs welcomes new patients and physician referrals to his practice in Grove City and at the offices of Central Ohio Surgical Associates on the campus of Mt Carmel West.

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Lowell W. Chambers, MD, FACS :

Lowell W. Chambers, MD, FACS

Lowell Chambers, MD is a board certified surgeon with the Metropolitan Surgery division and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. His received his medical degree from the University of Kentucky and completed his surgical training at Mount Carmel Health System.

Dr. Chambers has extensive trauma experience as a result of his service to our country as a Navy surgeon in Iraq. He has a special interest in trauma and critical care, hepatobiliary surgery, and pancreatic surgery.

Dr. Chambers is active in resident education, serving as the Associate Program Director for the Mount Carmel Surgical Residency Program. He has several papers published in peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Chambers resides in the Westerville area and enjoys spending time with his wife and four children.

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Jason C. Keith, MD, FACS :

Jason C. Keith, MD, FACS

Jason Keith, MD is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is a board certified surgeon with Metropolitan Surgery division. He received his medical training at the Ohio State University and performed his surgical residency at Mount Carmel Health System. Dr. Keith has a special interest in Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) and has performed over one hundred cases in this emerging surgical technique. He is active in the training and education of the surgical residents. Dr. Keith also has special interest and is currently performing robotic-assisted surgical procedures. Dr. Keith is a member of the Ohio State Medical Association and serves on several committees for hospital administration and patient care. Dr. Keith resides in Blacklick with his wife and two children. He enjoys spending time with his family and listening to country music.

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Marcus R. Miller, MD, FACS :

Marcus R. Miller, MD, FACS

Marcus R. Miller, M.D. is a board certified surgeon with the Mid Ohio Surgical Associates division specializing in bariatric and general surgery. An Ohio native, Dr. Miller completed his undergraduate work at The Ohio State University and completed his medical degree at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. His performed his general surgery residency at the Mount Carmel Health System in Columbus, Ohio. Active in the medical community, Dr. Miller is a Fellow with the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery, Ohio State Medical Association, and the Columbus Medical Association. He is also an elected member of Alpha Omega Alpha and serves on multiple hospital committees. Dr. Miller lives in Dublin and enjoys watching Ohio State football, traveling soccer, and spending time with his son.

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Maurice-Pierre Pagé, MD :

Maurice-Pierre Pagé, MD

Maurice-Pierre Pagé is a board certified surgeon with Mid-Ohio Surgical Associates division.  He received his medical degree at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and completed a residency in general surgery at Mount Carmel Health.

Dr. Pagé joined our team in August of 2013 after completing a fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Dr. Pagé has presented at national meetings on the topics of obesity surgery, reflux surgery and robotic surgery simulation.  He holds memberships with the American College of Surgeons, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.

Dr. Pagé lives in the Hilliard area with his wife.  He is an avid golfer and hiker.

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Steven C. Reitz, MD :

Steven C. Reitz, MD

Steven Reitz, MD is a board certified surgeon with the Metropolitan Surgery division. He received his medical degree from the Medical University of Ohio at Toledo, and completed his surgical residency as Chief Academic Resident at Mount Carmel Health System. Dr. Reitz is active with the education and training of the Mount Carmel surgical residents. He has several publications in peer-reviewed journals. He is a member of the American Medical Association and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Reitz has special interest in advanced laparoscopic procedures. Dr. Reitz lives in the Blacklick area with his wife and enjoys traveling and exotic cars.

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James M. Sinard, MD, FACS :

James M. Sinard, MD, FACS

James M. Sinard, M.D. is a board certified surgeon with Mid Ohio Surgical Associates division. Dr. Sinard specializes in general and vascular surgery.He earned his undergraduate degree from Harvard University in Cambridge and his medical degree with distinction from the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor. Dr. Sinard completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Michigan Medical Center.A diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners, Dr. Sinard is an active member of the Columbus medical community and serves on the teaching faculty at Mount Carmel Medical Center. He holds membership in the Society of Critical Care Medicine, Columbus Surgical Society, Columbus Vascular Society, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, and the American Society of General Surgeons. Dr. Sinard has published several papers and has provided lectures on a range of topics, including trauma life support. Dr. Sinard resides in Powell with his wife and their two children. He enjoys gardening and model trains.

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Kristine D. Slam, MD, FACS :

Kristine D. Slam, MD, FACS

Kristine Slam, MD is a board certified surgeon with Metropolitan Surgery division, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. She received her medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio and completed her surgical training at the University of Toledo. Dr. Slam serves as the Medical Director of Cancer Services at Mount Carmel East Hospital and facilitates the Multidisciplinary Tumor Board at this location. She has published over ten papers in peer-reviewed journals and has given several invited lectures on breast diseases and breast cancer.Dr. Slam is active in the surgical residency program with resident education. She serves as the Secretary of the Department of Surgery and participates on several hospital administrative committees. Dr. Slam lives in Blacklick with her husband and enjoys traveling and shoes.

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Jeffery L. Turner, MD, FACS :

Jeffery L. Turner, MD, FACS

Jeffrey Turner, MD is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is a board certified surgeon with Metropolitan Surgery division. He received his medical degree from Wright State University, and completed his surgical residency at Mount Carmel Health. Dr. Turner is the current Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Mount Carmel East. He serves on several hospital committees involving patient safety and hospital efficiency. Dr. Turner is an active participant in the surgical residency program with training and education, and was selected as teacher of the year by the residents in 2009. He is also active in the trauma program at Mount Carmel West Hospital and is an Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) physician instructor. Dr Turner lives in Dublin with his wife and two sons. He enjoys spending time with his family and attending his sons’ sporting events.

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Thomas M. Vara, MD, FACS :

Thomas M. Vara, MD, FACS

Thomas Vara, MD is a board certified surgeon with Metropolitan Surgery division and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He received his medical degree from the Ohio State University and completed his general surgical residency at Mount Carmel Health System. Dr. Vara serves on several committees at Mount Carmel East Hospital and Taylor Station Surgical Center to advance patient care and hospital efficiency. He is an active resident educator and participates in weekly surgical conferences for the program. Dr. Vara is a member of the Ohio State Medical Association and a past president of Taylor Station Surgical Center. Dr. Vara lives in Blacklick with his wife and 2 children and enjoys tinkering with automobiles.

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Adam M. Zochowski, MD, FACS :

Adam M. Zochowski, MD, FACS

Adam M. Zochowski, M.D. is a board certified surgeon with Mid Ohio Surgical Associates division, performing general and breast surgery. Dr. Zochowski earned his medical degree at Wright State University School of Medicine where he also completed his residency. He is a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Surgeons, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, Ohio State Medical Association, and the Columbus Medical Association. Committed to education, Dr. Zochowski serves on the clinical faculty with the Mount Carmel Surgical Residency program, is an assistant professor of surgery at The Ohio State University, and an Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) instructor. Dr. Zochowski lives in New Albany with his wife and son. He enjoys cars and spending time with his family

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