Anesthesia Team

Brendan Divis, MD

Medical Director of Anesthesia

 

Joined Ohio Gastroenterology Group, Inc. in 2022 as the Medical Director of Anesthesia. Dr. Divis earned his medical degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University. He then went onto complete his Anesthesiology residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.

Jan Batson, CRNA

Joined Ohio Gastro in 2023. Graduated from Ohio University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Then went onto the University of South Carolina and received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Jan then completed a Masters of Nurse Anesthesia at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Grace Brown, CRNA

Joined Ohio Gastro in 2018. Graduated from Walla Walla University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Then went onto receive a Nurse Anesthetist Diploma at the Hamot Medical Center School of Anesthesia. Grace then completed a Master of Science in Nursing at Edinboro University of Pennslyvania.

Caroline Criswell, CRNA

Joined Ohio Gastro in 2023. Graduated with an associate degree from World of Life Bible. Then went onto the University of Virginia as a Nurse Intern before graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Liberty University. Caroline then completed a Master of Science in Nursing at Duke University.

Daniel Dinneen, CRNA

Joined Ohio Gastro in 2022. Graduated with an associate degree in nursing from Clark State Community College. Then went onto receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ohio State University. Daniel then completed a Master of Science in Nursing at Otterbein University.

Daniel Fitzmaurice, CRNA

Joined Ohio Gastro in 2023. Graduated from John Carroll University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Then went onto receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Cleveland State University. Daniel then completed a Masters of Nurse Anesthesia at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine.

Megan Gropp, CRNA

Joined Ohio Gastro in 2020. Graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Then went onto receive a Master in Nurse Anesthesia from Wolford College.

Tricia Hale, CRNA

Joined Ohio Gastro in 2023. Graduated from Ursuline College Breen School of Nursing with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Then went onto receive a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition from The Ohio State University. Tricia then received a Master of Science in Nursing from the Otterbein University/Grant Medical Center in the Nurse Anesthesia Program.

Tina Harmon, CRNA

Joined Ohio Gastro in 2020. Graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Kent State University. Then went onto receive a Masters in Nurse Anesthesia from the University of Akron.

Jessica Lenegar, CRNA

Joined Ohio Gastro in 2021. Graduated from Shawnee State University with an Associate’s of Science in Nursing degree. Then went onto complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ohio University. Jessica then received a Master of Science in Nursing Advanced Practice Anesthesia from Otterbein University.

Barbara Olcott, CRNA

Joined Ohio Gastro in 2022. Graduated with an Associate degree of Respiratory Therapy from Youngstown State University. Then went onto receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Otterbein University. Barbara then received a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Akron.

Kari Patterson, CRNA

Joined Ohio Gastro in 2020. Graduated from Capital University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Then went onto receive a Master of Science in Nursing, specializing in Anesthesia from Otterbein University/Grant Medical Center.

Laura Payne, CRNA

Joined Ohio Gastro in  2023. Graduated from the University of Toledo with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Then went onto receive a Master of Science in Nursing from Otterbein University in the Nurse Anesthesia Program.

Erin E. Piontkowski, CNP​

Joined Ohio Gastro in 2024. Graduated from Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Then went onto Otterbein University and received a Master of Science in Nursing in the Family Nurse Practitioner program. 

Kenneth Preston, CRNA

Joined Ohio Gastro in 2020. Graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science degree. Then went onto receive a Master of Business Administration degree from Samord University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Union University. Kenneth then received a Master of Nursing in Nurse Anesthesia from Samford University.

Lilian Quaye, CRNA

Joined Ohio Gastro in 2017. Graduated from Massachusetts Bay Community College with an Associate degree of Nursing. Then went onto receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Russell Safe College. Lilian then received a Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesiology from Albany Medical College.

Bryce Reedy, CRNA

Joined Ohio Gastro in 2022. Graduated from Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Then went onto Mount Carmel College of Nursing to receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Bryce then received a Master of Science in Anesthesia from the University of Akron Graduate Anesthesia Program.

John Reichert, CRNA

Joined Ohio Gastro in 2022. Graduated from Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Then went onto receive a Master of Science in Nursing with an Anesthesia concentration from the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing.

Kevin Reuscher, CRNA

Joined Ohio Gastro in 2023. Graduated from Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Then went onto receive a Master of Science in Nursing from Otterbein University – Grant Medical Center Nurse Anesthesia.

Ronald Salkovick, CRNA

Joined Ohio Gastro in 2023. Graduated from Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Then went onto receive a Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia from the University of Akron.

Craig Telesz, CRNA

Joined Ohio Gastro in 2020. Graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Then went onto receive a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Akron Graduate Nurse Anesthesia Program.

Patrick Turner, CRNA

Joined Ohio Gastro in 2023. Graduated from Ohio Dominican University with a degree in Pre-Nursing and Mount Carmel College of Nursing with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Then went onto receive a Master of Science in Nursing and Anesthesia from the University of Akron.

Elizabeth Velez, CRNA

Joined Ohio Gastro in 2022. Graduated from Montana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Then went onto receive a Master of Science in Nursing – Nurse Anesthesia from the University of Akron.

Eric Wiech, CRNA

Joined Ohio Gastro in 2023. Graduated from Mercy Hospital School of Nursing with a diploma in Nursing. Then went onto the University of Pittsburgh and received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Eric then received a Master of Science in Nursing with Anesthesia concentration from the University of Pittsburgh.