Attending Physicians at The Laurels of Defiance

Attending Physicians

The Laurels of Defiance is very pleased that many surgeons and attending physicians follow their patients at our facility.

If your physician does not have admitting privileges, our Medical Director or other attending physician will be happy to oversee your care while you are staying with us. If you have any questions regarding your physician coverage, please don't hesitate to contact us at (419) 782-7879. We can assist you to ensure that you will have physician coverage.

The current list of attending physicians at The Laurels of Defiance includes, but is not limited to, the following:

Sam Obri, MD, Medical Director

Dr. Obri graduated from the University of Aleppo.   He completed his residency at Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan, Medical Surgical Hospital and Homes Al Kalima Hospital in Aleppo.   He is currently practicing at Defiance Regional Medical Center.

Amer Arshad, MD, Medical Director

Dr. Arshad graduated from Rawalpindi Medical College, Rawalpindi, Punjab. He completed his residency at Western Reserve Health Care, Youngstown, Ohio and Kettering Medical Center, Lettering, OH.   He completed his internship at Holy Family Hospital Punjab University, Rawalpindi, Punjab.

Harry Doyle, MD, Medical Director

Dr. Doyle graduated from The Toledo Medical School of Ohio.   He completed his residency at the University of Texas.  His area of specialty is Family Practice.   He is a board certified physician practicing at the Defiance Clinic Practice Department & Urgent Care.

Beth A. Besaw, MD

Family Medicine/Obstetrics/Gynecology

Robert E. Barnett, MD

Family Medicine/Obstetrics/Gynecology

Dhananjay Bhavsar, MD

Stan Dajczak, MD

Nathan A. Fogt, DO

Orthopedic Surgery

Allen L. Gaspar, MD

Internal Medicine

Frederic Hendrickson, DO

Paulding Hospital

Timothy Hogan, MD

Starvos Karatsoridis, DO

Family Practice

Peter C. Lenhart, MD

Internal Medicine

Muktak Mathur, MD

Gary Okuley, MD

Rosemary Karen Reiter, MD

Family Medicine/Obstetrics/Gynecology

Rita Rohrs, MD

Family Practice

David E. Winner, MD

Family Medicine/Obstetrics/Gynecology