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Expanded Services Offered at Bellaire Health Center

October 3, 2019

BELLAIRE, OH – Services at Bellaire Health Center continue to expand to meet the needs of Belmont County residents.

Located on Guernsey Street behind Imperial Plaza, the BHC, a division of Wheeling Hospital, offers a wide range of care, including family medicine, internal medicine, cardiology, plastic surgery, physical therapy, occupational therapy, podiatry and gastroenterology. Outpatient EKGs, blood work and X-rays are performed at the center.

For the convenience of area residents, the center’s pharmacy now features a drive-thru and extended hours. The hours are 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, however, only the drive-thru is open after 4 p.m. The pharmacy is closed from 12:30-1 p.m. Prescriptions are accepted regardless of the health center, hospital, physician or nurse practitioner used by the patient.

Hospital CEO Douglass Harrison said, “The new pharmacy drive-thru is just one of the upgrades at the Bellaire Health Center. A new urgent care center at that location is under construction and will open later this fall.”

The following physicians see patients at the center:
• Family medicine: Dr. Joe Bannon, Dr. Satinder Bhullar, Dr. Charles Bradac and Nurse Practitioner Mary McCracken.
• Internal Medicine: Dr. Maheshwar Musunuri
• Cardiology: Dr. Devender Batra
• Plastic surgery: Dr. James Shope
• Podiatry: Dr. Danny Fijalkowski and Dr. Vince Kolenich
• Gastroenterology: Valley Gastroenterology and Endoscopy

The center’s physical therapists have more than 50 combined years of experiencing working with all orthopedic and sports-related conditions. In addition, they treat work-related injuries and neurological conditions. All of the physical therapists are certified in Graston Techniques, or instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization.

Occupational therapy includes a nationally-certified lymphedema therapist, as well as a certified NDT/neuro rehab therapist.

For further information on services at the health center, call 740-671-4623. For the pharmacy, call 740-676-4062.

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Contact: Thea Gompers, Director, Marketing/Public Relations 304-243-3705

Ready for customers at the Bellaire Health Center drive-thru pharmacy are, from left: Pharmacist Charles DeFilippo; Wheeling Hospital Senior Administrator-Pharmacy Tony Martinelli; Pharmacy Technician Carolyn Cook; and Wheeling Hospital Vice President John DeBlasis. The pharmacy also features extended hours for the convenience of area residents.