The Christ Hospital Physicians is expanding our already significant presence on Cincinnati's east side, as Drs. Mary Barraza and Alexander Vance join our office in Miami Township!
Indiana University School of Medicine: Terre Haute Rural Medicine Track (Professional Education) University of Cincinnati/The Christ Hospital (Family Medicine Residency Program)Mary Barraza, MD, earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience and Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from The Indiana University – Bloomington. She then obtained her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine: Terre Haute Rural Medicine Track. Dr. Barraza completed her family medicine residency at The Christ Hospital, where she served as the committee chair of the family medicine clinic and researched the effects of social determinants of health on patient care.
Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine (Professional Education) The Christ Hospital/University of Cincinnati (Family Medicine Residency) Dr. Alexander Vance is board-certified in Family Medicine, seeing patients of all ages with different needs. He has earned several honors and awards for his leadership and care of patients. Dr. Vance was elected to the Gold Humanism Honor Society in 2016 to serve as a role model of the human connection in healthcare and received high honors in the Marshall Family Medicine Rural Scholars program. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine through the Wilderness Medical Society, in which he's been an active member since 2014. Dr. Vance has volunteered locally and globally, serving the Huntington, WV community with Marshall Medical Outreach, providing medical care to the underserved. He was a team volunteer, and leader on his two Global Health Mission trips to Guatemala with a multidisciplinary team through the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Vance enjoys hiking with his family during his free time, trail running, mountain biking, cycling, and fly fishing.
Specialized care close to home
Services at our office include same-day visits for acute conditions, annual preventive exams, routine follow-up of chronic medical conditions, and annual wellness visits. Miami Township Outpatient Center also has specialty physician practices, as well as physical therapy and lab services.