On The Move

ProMedica welcomes new physicians

Submitted by PROMEDICA

FREMONT – Two doctors recently joined ProMedica Physicians.

Ehad Afreen, M.D., joined the team at ProMedica Physicians Neurology, located at 605 Third Ave., Suite E, Fremont, and 501 Van Buren St., Suite 202, Fostoria.

Afreen is a vascular neurologist. His special interests include general neurology, stroke care, reperfusion therapies for acute ischemic stroke, cryptogenic stroke, stroke in young adults and stroke education in rural populations.

“I am looking forward to treating patients in Fostoria and Fremont for their neurological needs. I believe in providing compassionate and efficient basic neurological care, which is such an important service to the community. One of my specialties and interests lies in treating stroke patients, which is the fifth cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the United States,” said Afreen.

Afreen earned his medical degree at King Edward Medical University in Lahore, Pakistan, completed a neurovascular fellowship at the University of Toledo, and completed his residency in neurology at the University of Toledo.

Afreen is accepting new patients. To schedule an appointment, call 419-291-3900.

The group also Swelcomed John J. Hiestand, M.D., to ProMedica Physicians Internal Medicine I Pediatrics, 2575 Hayes Ave., Suite 1.

Hiestand is board certified in both internal medicine and pediatrics. He received his medical degree from The Ohio State University in Columbus and completed his residency at Medical College of Ohio in Toledo.

Hiestand is accepting new patients. To schedule an appointment, call 419-332-1551.

For information about ProMedica, visit promedica.org.