Medical marijuana: 46 more doctors approved to recommend. Is yours one?


Only doctors with a special certification will be allowed to recommend marijuana to patients when the drug becomes available in Ohio for medical use later this year. 

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The State Medical Board of Ohio has now cleared 185 physicians — 46 during the past month — to recommend treatment with marijuana, including doctors in Beavercreek, Centerville, Dayton, Enon, Mason, Middletown, Springboro, Springfield, Washington Twp. and West Chester.

Area physicians with approved Certificates to Recommend as of July 11:

 
CityFirst nameLast name
BeavercreekKathleenGlover
Beavercreek Twp.SuzanneCroteau
CentervilleRichardKim
DaytonJohnMurphy
EnonJamesThomas
MasonNailaGoldenberg
MasonDarcyKrueger
MiddletownClydeWatson
SpringboroAllenGuehl
SpringfieldKamelAbraham
SpringfieldDaljeetSingh
SpringfieldDavidZainey
Washington TwpGlenSolomon
West ChesterDavidEllison

Source: State Medical Board of Ohio

The federal government prohibits doctors prescribing marijuana. Instead, patients must have a recommendation from a certified physician holding an unrestricted MD or DO license who have completed at least two hours of continuing medical education that will assist in diagnosing qualifying conditions, according to the medical board. 

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Marijuana was supposed to be in the hands of patients in early September, but that deadline won’t be met, officials said this month. 

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Provisional cultivator licenses were granted in November last year and now one grower has been fully certified. In June, Ohioans learned where 56 dispensaries that with provisional licenses will be located. 

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Statewide list physicians with approved Certificates to Recommend medical marijuana

CityFirst nameLast name
AkronMichaelKohrman
AkronFrankKousaie
AkronAdelZaraa
AllianceStephenMooney
AmherstAnnDorobek
AmherstCorieKovach
ArchholdMelissaPifer
AshvilleJoshuaShort
AthensChadBigony
AthensJohnOrtman
AthensBarbaraSinger
AuroraMarkZedar
Avon LakeCynthiaDietrich
Avon LakeHeidiLencoski
BadenAndrewKuntz
BatesvilleTrentAustin
BeachwoodJessicaHutchins
BeachwoodAndrewLuxenberg
BeachwoodDeanPahr
BeachwoodAlanRobbins
BeachwoodMarkWarren
BeavercreekKathleenGlover
Beavercreek Twp.SuzanneCroteau
BlacklickRobertPolite
BoardmanVincentPaolone
Broadview HeightsMarkLang
Broadview HtsMohanKareti
CanfieldMatthewEggleston
CanfieldRajendraKoirala
CanfieldKaripineniPrasad
CantonJohnHill
CantonJamesettaLewis
CentervilleRichardKim
Chagrin FallsCharlesBarrett
ChillicotheJeffreyHill
ChillicotheAaronRoberts
CincinnatiJamesBingham
CincinnatiHalBlatman
CincinnatiRichardGoldfarb
CincinnatiCoreyHobbs
CincinnatiMarciaKaplan
CincinnatiMichaelKreines
CincinnatiJenniferLobert
CincinnatiMichaelMaloney
CincinnatiStephenMartin
CincinnatiBeckyMcgilligan
CincinnatiSanjivPatel
CincinnatiAllisonPhelps
CincinnatiShaylaPullen
CincinnatiWilliamSawyer
CincinnatiChristopherSouth
CincinnatiZeeshanTayeb
CincinnatiTimothyThress
ClevelandRobertKeating
ClevelandNoraMcnamara
Cleveland HeightsRichardKrupkin
Cleveland HeightsDanielNeides
ColumbusSarahBlake
ColumbusFranciscoGarabis
ColumbusDanielJones
ColumbusKellyKiehm
ColumbusAndrewKowalewsky
ColumbusJulianneMoy
ColumbusYeshwantReddy
ColumbusMichaelSaribalas
ColumbusJoelSimmons
ColumbusMariaSoto
ConcordBSidari
ConcordLeonardWeinberger
CopleyKarenPilarski
Cuyahoga FallsKarinCseak
DaytonJohnMurphy
DenverChristalRousseau
DublinSatyaBharmota
DublinLouisBowman
DublinKevinDonlon
DublinEricFete
DublinAdilKatabay
DublinInamKhan
DublinFaisalRahman
DublinStevenSchneider
DublinRanjanaSinha
DublinBridgetWilliams
EnonJamesThomas
FairlawnKyleTipton
FindlayJosephLamancusa
Fort WayneBenjaminTourkow
GahannaOrinHall
Grove CityRobertFlorea
Highland HeightsDavidFeldman
HollandThomasCox
HollandDamodarReddy
HuronMichaelHamilton
KetteringPaulConover
LambertvilleMarkNeumann
LancasterDouglasWoo
Lewis CenterPatrickMuffley
LexingtonMarekGreer
Liberty TwpKalkiBommaraju
LOGANTarekAziz
LongmontStephanieHess
LyndhurstThomasMorledge
MansfieldJamesWolfe
MariettaDavidSpears
MasonNailaGoldenberg
MasonDarcyKrueger
MassillonRaymondMason
MentorJaneLi-Conrad
Middleburg HeightsRadhaBaishnab
Middleburg HeightsAlokBhaiji
Middleburg HeightsJanetLevatin
Middleburg HeightsMarkWoyshville
MiddletownClydeWatson
MonongahelaRobertBelluso
Moon Twp.AtulShetty
Moreland HillsRomanPetroff
New AlbanyThomasMccartney
New AlbanyAzamShah
New AlbanyMarkStanley
New AlbanyDavidWhitt
New LexingtonJeffreyHaggenjos
New PhiladelphiaNicholasVarrati
New YorkAbdulkaderKasabji
NewarkJulieForbush
NewburyRichardSilver
NorfolkPatrickMckenna
North RoyaltonMichaelDebs
NorwalkBarryZadeh
Orange VillageHyoKim
Orange VillageIrinaPapirova
PainesvilleJohnPaul
PainesvilleYouapaYang
ParmaGaryMilkovich
PeninsulaJeffreyMarsh
Pepper PikeSolomonZaraa
PerrysburgPatrickBruss
PerrysburgArshadHusain
PerrysburgRyanLakin
PickeringtonMariaPerea Barbosa
PolandArthurDuran
PolandDanielMiller
PowellThomasWanko
Richmond Heights.YuriyEstrin
SanduskyJamesPreston
SanduskyLarryRobinson
Shaker HeightsAlanHirsh
Shaker HeightsNoahMiller
Shaker HeightsDavidPreston
Shaker HeightsRoknedinSafavi
Shaker HeightsAzizaWahby
Shaker HeightsAlanWine
SolonLarissaElgudin
SolonJeffreyParks
SpringboroAllenGuehl
SpringfieldKamelAbraham
SpringfieldDaljeetSingh
SpringfieldDavidZainey
StowRichardPitt
StowMalloryUcchino
StrongsvilleCynthiaTaylor
StrongsvilleCatherineWatkins-Campbell
SylvaniaMarilynAgee
SylvaniaRobertRae
ToledoMichaelBojrab
TwinsburghMoniqueTurner-Robinson
Van BurenChristianJacobus
wadsworthSureshMendpara
Washington TwpGlenSolomon
WeavervilleTroyPope
West ChesterDavidEllison
WestervilleSharrieRay
WestlakeWendellEldridge
WestlakeOsamaMalak
WestlakeSamirShaia
WexfordJosephWilliams
Willoughby HillsDianeEden
WorthingtonBernardMaster
WorthingtonJillNicholson
YoungstownLindsayBenedict
YoungstownAdilJaffer
YoungstownRussellMorrison
YoungstownRobertRoerich
YoungstownScottTofil
ZionsvilleHaroldHibbs
Not listedBrianBraithwaite

Source: State Medical Board of Ohio


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