Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Marshall Health, Marshall School of Medicine welcome new internal medicine specialists

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine recently welcomed three new specialists to its clinical faculty in the department of internal medicine.

The new physicians are:

L. Eric Carter, D.O., a fellowship-trained gastroenterologist, has been appointed an assistant professor of medicine. Carter earned his medical degree from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, West Virginia, followed by a residency at Marshall University and fellowship at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee.

Muhammad O. Jamil, M.D., a fellowship-trained, board-certified hematologist/oncologist, has joined the department as an assistant professor of medicine. Jamil earned his medical degree at Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan. He completed his residency at Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, West Virginia, followed by a fellowship at the University of Alabama in Birmingham,Alabama.

Iheanyichukwu Ogu, M.D., a fellowship-trained nephrologist, also joins the department of internal medicine as an assistant professor of medicine. Ogu earned his medical degree from the University of Port Harcourt in Nigeria. He completed his residency at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield,Massachusetts, followed by a fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

“We are excited and blessed with the growth of specialty care to patients in our region,” said Larry D. Dial, M.D., chair of the department of internal medicine and chief medical officer for Marshall Health. “Through structured recruiting around the missions of research, education and clinical care, the department of internal medicine continues to promote the growth and expertise of our academic medical community.”

All three physicians are accepting new patients and referrals at Marshall Internal Medicine, an outpatient department of Cabell Huntington Hospital, located in the Erma Ora Byrd Clinical Center at 1249 15th St., Huntington, 304-691-1000. For physician referrals, call the Marshall Health Physician Referral Line at 304-691-5333.

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Media Contact:
Sheanna Spence
Assistant Director, Alumni Relations and Community Relations
Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
304-691-1639