Lakeland, FL – Watson Clinic is pleased to announce the recruitment of four new additions to their team of highly qualified specialists.
Obafunto Abimbola, MD, MPH joins the Orthopaedic Surgery team at the Watson Clinic Main location at 1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd. in Lakeland. Dr. Abimbola received her medical degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, where she also received her Masters of Public Health degree. She completed her residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine at Jacksonville in Jacksonville, FL, and her fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery Adult Reconstruction at the Hip and Knee Institute of Cape Cod Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in Hyannis, MA. She is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Her areas of expertise include total hip and knee replacements, partial knee replacements, and the treatment of arthritis and joint pain utilizing non-operative and minimally invasive techniques.
Appointments with Dr. Abimbola may be scheduled by calling 863-680-7214.
Donna Asupan, MD has joined the Internal Medicine team at Watson Clinic Main at 1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd. in Lakeland, FL. Dr. Asupan received her medical degree from St. Luke’s College of Medicine in Quezon City, Philippines, and performed her post-graduate training in Internal Medicine at the Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago, IL. She is a member of the American College of Physicians.
Appointments with Dr. Asupan may be scheduled by calling 863-680-7190.
Jaivir S. Rathore, MD is the newest member of Watson Clinic’s expert Neurology department at Watson Clinic Main at 1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd. in Lakeland. Dr. Rathore received his medical degree from NHL Municipal Medical College in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. He completed his residency in Adult Neurology at the University of Illinois School of Medicine at Chicago (UIC) Illinois. He completed a research fellowship in EEG/Clinical Neurophysiology/Epilepsy at The Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland Ohio. Later he went on to complete an additional fellowship in Clinical Epilepsy at the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, where he also served as the Chief Fellow & Vice-Chair of The Johns Hopkins Fellows Council. Dr Rathore is an avid researcher, has authored multiple publications, and serves on the Review Panel of the official journal (Neurology) of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and CME Committee of the American Epilepsy Society (AES). He is board-certified in Neurology. His areas of expertise include comprehensive treatment of epilepsy including all formats of EEG (Adult & Pediatric), robotic stereo-tactic intracranial EEG, neurosurgery for refractory seizures, the VNS device for seizure treatment, the ketogenic diet, the treatment of psychiatric co-morbid conditions and general neurology.
Appointments with Dr. Rathore may be scheduled by calling 863-680-7300.
Sunit Tolia, DO joins the cardiology department at Watson Clinic Main at 1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd. in Lakeland. Dr. Tolia received his medical degree at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in East Lansing, MI. He trained at St. John Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan where he completed his internship, internal medicine residency, and cardiology fellowship. He is board certified in Vascular Interpretation and dually boarded in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine. He is a member of American College of Cardiology. His areas of interest/expertise include cardiac imaging, management of heart failure and coronary artery disease, and primary prevention.
Appointments with Dr. Tolia may be scheduled by calling 863-680-7490.
About Watson Clinic LLP: As one of the largest multispecialty medical clinics in the southeast, Watson Clinic provides comprehensive healthcare services to residents of Lakeland and surrounding communities. First established in 1941, Watson Clinic has grown to include over 220 board-certified physicians representing more than 40 medical and surgical specialties. The Clinic is proud to deliver quality healthcare to every generation from our Main Clinic location at 1600 Lakeland Hills Boulevard in Lakeland, as well as at multiple convenient locations throughout Polk, Pasco and Hillsborough counties. More information is available at: www.WatsonClinic.com.