Primary Care Services for Adults and Children
Our practice includes primary care physicians trained in the essentials of internal medicine and pediatrics. This incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ears, skin, nervous system and reproductive organs. These physicians are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of infections and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints and the digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. We have offices in Amherst and Avon, Ohio. For complete bio information, please click links below.
Jennifer Carandang, MD, Sheila Rice, MD and Rebecca Ware, MD are three of the area’s most highly-regarded and respected primary care physicians. They take the time to get to know each and every patient and are dedicated to each patient’s overall health and well-being.
Dr. Rice has provided primary care services for adults since completing her residency at University Hospitals of Cleveland in 2000. She most recently served as an internist at the Cleveland Clinic and is a Fellow in the American College of Physicians. She has expertise and special interest in preventive medicine, women’s health and gynecologic care, as well as adult chronic diseases such as hypertension, heart disease, diabetes, COPD/asthma, depression/anxiety, thyroid disorders, osteoporosis and gastrointestinal disorders. She welcomes patients to her new office in Avon as part of NorthShore Healthcare Primary Care.
Dr. Carandang is dual certified in both primary care and pediatrics and trained to care for newborns, infants, children and adolescents. She provides preventive care for healthy children and treats children who are injured or ill. She also specializes in childhood diseases, growth and emotional health. She also treats a wide range of adult conditions including hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, asthma and thyroid disorders. Dr. Carandang is consistently named one of Cleveland Magazine’s Top Doctors and was recently named to the national Castle Connolly list of Exceptional Women in Medicine. Dr. Ware has helped patients recover from illnesses, injuries and chronic diseases for more than 15 years. She has expertise in preventative care, women’s health and chronic disease management. Dr. Ware treats a wide range of conditions including diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension, mood disorders, acute illnesses and urinary tract infections. Dr. Ware most recently served as Medical Director of the Cleveland Clinic Lorain Family Health Center. She now welcomes patients to her new NorthShore Healthcare Internal Medicine office in Amherst.