Touchette Regional Hospital is pleased to announce that four new medical specialists have joined its staff at 5900 Bond Avenue, Centreville, Ill. Moungar Cooper, MD; Nadeem Ahmed, MD; James Fernandez, MD; and Dan Thouvenot, DPM.

touchettelogo2018Cooper is a general surgeon and specializes in a variety of general surgical procedures. He attended and graduated from medical school at Howard University in the District of Columbia. He completed his first Residency at the West Virginia School of Medicine and his second Residency at Morehouse School of Medicine in Georgia.

Ahmed is a pulmonologist who specializes in a variety of health concerns and diseases of the respiratory system. He attended and graduated from medical school at Ross University. He completed Residencies at Duke University in North Carolina and at East Carolina University in North Carolina. His fellowship in pulmonary disease was at St. Louis University in Missouri.

Fernandez is a board-certified otolaryngologist and specializes in medical and surgical conditions of the head, neck, ears, nose, and throat. He attended and graduated from medical school at St. Louis University and completed his Residency at Wayne State University in Michigan.

Thouvenot is a podiatrist specializing in disorders of the foot and ankle. He attended Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his Residency at Mineral Area Regional Medical Center in Missouri. Dr. Thouvenot is a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and American Podiatric Medical Association. His undergraduate degree is from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

“We are pleased and excited to have four highly-qualified medical professionals join our team of providers,” said Joe Jansen, president of TRH. “Every day, we strive for excellence in serving the healthcare needs of those we serve. The experience, professionalism, and commitment to providing only the highest quality care to our patient-base ensures these medical specialists will be great additions to our staff.”

These medical specialists are seeing new patients at TRH in Centreville and at Archview Medical Center in Sauget.