Leadership

Officers

Henry Naddaf, M.D.
President

Steven Ariss, M.D.
Vice President

Sanjiv Bais, M.D.
Secretary

Ghiath Yazji, M.D.
Treasurer

Board of Directors

Primary Care Division

Mazin Salem, M.D.
Henry Naddaf, M.D.
Moshir Jacob, M.D.

Surgical Division

Robert Palmer, M.D.
Steven Ariss, M.D.
Christopher Perry, D.O.

East Side Representative

Karl Fernandes, M.D.

Medical Division

Rex Mowat, M.D.
Shaukat Rashid, M.D.
Ghiath Yazji, M.D.

Director At Large

Sanjiv Bais, M.D.
Youssef Hazimah, M.D.
Ann Marie Wolfe, M.D.

The Toledo Clinic is a large multi-specialty physician group known for excellent quality of care and leadership. At the heart of our practice are our doctors, many of whom have been recognized and positioned as leaders in multiple hospitals and organizations in the area. Below is a list of leadership roles our doctors hold.

Organizations

American Medical Association (AMA)

William Sternfeld, M.D.
President Elect of AMA Foundation
OSMA Delegate to AMA

Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA)

William Sternfeld, M.D.
Delegate to OSMA

Karl Fernandes, M.D.
Fourth District Councilor

Ohio State Medical Board

Bruce Saferin, D.P.M.
Supervising Member

Hospitals

Bay Park Hospital

Dean Bernardo, M.D.
Department Representative, Internal Medicine

Karl Fernandes, M.D.
Section Head, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Steven Ariss, M.D.
Section Head, Urology

Flower Hospital

Robert Palmer, M.D.
Chief of Staff
Metro Region Hospitals MPRC Co-Chair

Timothy Husted, M.D.
Past Chief of Staff

Henry Naddaf, M.D.
Department Representative, Family Medicine and Metro Region Hospitals
Vice Chair for Family Medicine

Sarath Palakodeti, D.O.
Department Representative, Surgery and Metro Region Hospitals
Vice Chair for Surgery

Ghiath Yazji, M.D.
Department Representative, Cardiovascular Diseases

Sonia Girgis, M.D.
Section Head, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

David Vicente, M.D.
Section Head, Peripheral Vascular

Mohammad Mahboob, M.D.
Section Head, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Sanjiv Bais, M.D.
Section Head, General Surgery

Peter Zografides, M.D.
Section Head, Urology

St. Anne’s/St. Vincent’s Hospital

Fateh Ahmed, M.D.
Chair of Medical Advisory Committee

Jahangir Adil, M.D.
Vice Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee

St. Luke’s Hospital

RC Phinney, D.O.
Section Head, Oncology

Jamey Ruiz, M.D.
Medical Director, Respiratory Care