Mercy Health - St. Rita's Neuroscience Institute to host Neuroscience Symposium

Mercy Health–St. Rita’s Neuroscience Institute will host its Neuroscience Symposium on Wednesday, June 28 at 7 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at St. Rita’s Auxiliary Conference Center located at 718 West Market Street Lima, Ohio 45801.

Physicians from the Neuroscience Institute will speak during the symposium, including a welcome from Dr. Matt Owens, medical director, and presentations from our Neuroscience Institute team including Dr. Selvon St. Clair, orthopaedic/spine, Dr. Vibhav Bansal, neurology, Dr. Mario Ammirati, neurosurgery, Dr. Asem Salma, neurosurgery, and Dr. Michael Rivera-Weiss, pain management.

Dr. John D. Corrigan, professor at the Ohio State University in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the director of the Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation, will be the guest speaker at the symposium presenting on long term consequences of traumatic brain injuries.

During the half-day symposium attendees will have the chance to hear about the newest technologies and practices. Other topics include updates in spine procedures, rehabilitation neuro team case presentation, brain injuries, imagery guidance in neurosurgery and advancements in pain management and interventional neurology.

This event is open to all medical professionals with an interest in neuroscience. To register for the Neuroscience Symposium visit

About St. Rita’s Health Partners
Since 1918, St. Rita’s Health Partners has been providing quality healthcare to the people of Lima and west central Ohio. More people prefer St. Rita's for medical care than any other hospital in the 10-county region we serve. Our comprehensive high-quality medical services include The Henry & Beverly Hawk Vascular & Heart Center at St. Rita's, St. Rita's Orthopaedic Care Center, trauma and emergency, cancer treatment, women's health, mother/baby, pediatrics, sports medicine and rehabilitation, behavioral health services, homecare and hospice.
As a member of Mercy Health, the largest health system in Ohio and one of the largest health systems in the United States, it is our Mission to extend the healing ministry of Jesus by improving the health of our communities. In 2014, St. Rita’s Health Partners invested $42 million in community benefit into the communities where we provide care, most of it targeted to people who are poor and under-served. Together with more than 3,000 employees, physicians and volunteers, we are fulfilling our promise, providing area residents with outstanding health and wellness services and improving the health of the communities we serve. Please visit for more information or connect with St. Rita’s Medical Center on Facebook.