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Fisher-Titus gains new women's health doctor

Zoe Greszler • May 23, 2019 at 1:00 PM

Dr. Kathy Elizeus will be joining Fisher-Titus Women’s Health.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Elizeus to Fisher-Titus Women’s Health,” said Dr. Brent Burkey, president and CEO of Fisher-Titus. “The addition of Dr. Elizeus will allow us to serve more women in our community and help us continue to provide exceptional care for our patients close to home.”

Elizeus is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She specializes in obstetrics and gynecology and will be seeing patients at Fisher-Titus Women’s Health in Milan and Norwalk.

Elizeus earned her Doctor of Medicine from the Medical College of Pennsylvania, and completed her residency in obstetrics/gynecology at Allegheny General Hospital. Prior to obtaining her medical license, she graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with her bachelor of science in nursing and worked as a surgical ICU nurse before returning to medical school.

“I decided to go into Women’s Health not only because I enjoy delivering babies and doing surgery, but I also believe there is a need for educating the public on the importance of health issues specific to women,” said Elizeus.

Most recently, Elizeus served patients at Penn Highlands Healthcare in Dubois, Penn. She previously worked for Health Services for Women, PC, Allegheny Medical Practice Network and ran a solo private practice.

Dr. Elizeus joins the Fisher-Titus Women’s Health team that includes Dr. Kristin Kruse and nurse practitioners, Stephanie Hoffman and Heather Robinson. Fisher-Titus Women’s Health has locations at 38 Executive Dr., Norwalk and 2108 Ohio 113 East, Milan. 

 

Firelands hires new chief nursing officer

SANDUSKY —  Firelands Regional Medical Center announced it hired a new vice president, patient care services and chief nursing officer. Denise Parrish recently accepted the position previously held by nurse Beverly Schrickel. Schrickel is retiring after 40 years with the hospital.

A resident of Wisconsin, Parrish has 21 years of extensive experience as a registered nurse in a hospital setting. She previously worked for Ascension Mercy Hospital in Oshkosh, Wisc., where she held a variety of positions, most recently serving as chief administrative officer and vice president of patient care services.

“Denise has a diverse background that made her an excellent fit for this position,” stated president and CEO Jeremy Normington-Slay. “As we welcome Denise to the team, I would like to extend my sincerest gratitude to Bev for her tireless dedication to Firelands during her tenure.”

Parrish will officially join the Firelands team on July 8. In her new position, Denise will have overall responsibility and accountability for the direction and operation of major nursing functions and a variety of ancillary departments.

“My entire family and I are very excited to come to Firelands,” she said.

“I know that I have big shoes to fill with Bev’s retirement and she has set a high bar of excellence to maintain. My passion is nursing, and I plan to continue to drive forward the exceptional patient care expected at Firelands for those in the community we serve while also building on a positive working environment.”

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