Healthcare Providers

Meet the Providers of Gastro-Intestinal Associates, Now in Partnership with Gastro Health

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with each provider's training, professional credentials and work experience.

 

Howard Solomon, MD

Howard Solomon, MD

  • Gastroenterologist since 1993
  • Fellowship trained at Western Pennsylvania Hospital
  • Board Certified in Gastroenterology

 

Robert Neidich, MD

Robert Neidich, MD

  • Gastroenterologist since 1995
  • Fellowship trained at Washington University
  • Board Certified in Gastroenterology
  • Former Chief of Staff, St Rita’s Medical Center

 

Dr. Tariq Sheikh, MD

Tariq Sheikh, MD

  • Gastroenterologist since 2000
  • Fellowship trained at University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • Board Certified in Gastroenterology
  • Former Chief of Gastroenterology, St Rita’s Medical Center & Lima Memorial Hospital

 

Dr. Jayde Kurland, MD

Jayde Kurland, MD

  • Gastroenterologist since 2005
  • Fellowship trained at Naval Medical Center, San Diego and Beth Israel/Harvard Medical
  • Board Certified in Gastroenterology & Internal Medicine
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians (FACP)
  • Fellow, American College of Gastroenterology (FACG)
  • Fellow, American Gastroenterological Association
  • Chief of Gastroenterology at St Rita’s Medical Center & Lima Memorial Medical Center

 

Scott Rinesmith, MD

Scott Rinesmith, MD

  • Gastroenterologist since 2007
  • Fellowship trained at The Ohio State University
  • Board Certified in Gastroenterology & Internal Medicine

 

Sheena Patel, MD

  • Gastroenterologist since 2018
  • Fellowship trained at University Hospitals, Cleveland Medical Center
  • Board Certified in Gastroenterology & Internal Medicine

 

Laurie Knippen, CNP

  • Certified Nurse Practitioner since 2006
  • Registered Nurse since 1985
  • Certified ANCC

 

Nichola Warnecke, CNP

  • Certified Nurse Practitioner since 2011
  • Registered Nurse since 1995
  • Certified ANCC

 

Stacy Miller, CNP

  • Certified Nurse Practitioner since 2015
  • Registered Nurse since 2003
  • Certified AANP

 

Ashley Lee, CNP

  • Certified Nurse Practitioner since 2017
  • Registered Nurse since 2009
  • Certified AANP

 

Kelsey Brokamp, CNP

  • Certified Nurse Practitioner since 2012
  • Registered Nurse since 2011
  • Certified ANCC

 

Krystal Umfleet,CNP 

 

Carrie Stoller, CNP

 

Julie Garver, CNP