Dr. James is the founder and director of CCPM, and president of DECA Health. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan, and his medical degree from Wayne State University. Subsequently, he completed residency training in general surgery and anesthesiology at Wayne State University Affiliates Hospitals and Medical College of Ohio, respectively. Dr. James served as an anesthesiology and pain medicine practitioner as well as the Director of Medical Education in Anesthesiology at The Toledo Hospital, and is a Diplomate of the American Boards of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. Dr. James was the primary catalyst behind the inception of CCPM in 2003, and since then has he has overseen a dramatic growth of CCPM in response to the significant benefits that have been realized by our patients while continuing studies and lectures on the latest technological advances in pain medicine.
Nadeem N. Moghal , M.D.
Dr. Moghal received his undergraduate training at Case Western Reserve and his medical degree at the Medical Academy of Lublin, Poland. Thereafter he completed a fellowship with the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Pain Management Center after his residency at Cleveland Clinic's Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. He joined CCPM in 2006, and is now an active partner of CCPM, as well as giving frequent educational programs on pain medicine topics. Dr. Moghal is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology with Sub-Specialty Certification in Pain Management.
James A Weiss, M.D.
Dr. Weiss received his undergraduate training at the University of California, Berkeley, and his medical degrees and residencies in anesthesiology at UCLA where he was also Chief Resident. He served as Chief of Anesthesia at the Maxwell USAF Base in Alabama, then subsequently as a professor and attending anesthesiologist at UCLA and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Weiss then relocated to the Cleveland area, where he served among other assignments as attending anesthesiologist with University Hospitals of Cleveland. He began commuting from Cleveland to work with CCPM in 2005, and subsequently relocated to the Toledo area in 2009. Dr. Weiss is certified by the American Board of Pain Medicine and the American Board of Anesthesiology with Qualifications in Pain Management.
James Otting, M.D.
The newest member of CCPM's medical staff is Dr. James Otting, who joined us in 2011. Dr. Otting is originally from the Toledo area, having attended Central Catholic High School. He received his undergraduate training in bioengineering and chemistry at the University of Toledo and his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Medical University of Ohio (MCO/UTMC). Subsequently he completed a surgical residency at Rush Medical Center in Chicago, and residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (where he was Chief Resident). Dr. Otting joins us after completing his Pain Management Fellowship at Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh. He is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Academy of American Physiatrists.
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Certified Nurse Practitioner Profiles
Debra K. Wenzke, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., Certified Nurse Practitioner
Received her R.N. degree from The Toledo Hospital School of Nursing and her B.S.N. from Lourdes College. Thereafter she received her Master of Science in Nursing and Family and Nurse Practitioner Program certification at UTMC (MCO).
Debra has served in nursing and peripheral vascular research capacities at The Toledo Hospital, as an occupational health nurse with Owens Corning, and as a consultant with Cardiovascular Outcome Management in NY, NY. She has been a valued member of the CCPM team for almost ten years.
Lisa Wonnell-Chizmar, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., Certified Nurse Practitioner
Lisa received her nursing training at Mercy School of Nursing. She subsequently earned her B.S.N. at Mercy College of Detroit, her M.S.N. at the University of Phoenix, and her nurse practitioner training at the University of Toledo Medical Center.
Much of Lisa's nurse practitioner experience was with Toledo Hospital, where she developed and implemented the multidisciplinary outpatient Heart Failure Program.
Prior, she served there as Director of Nursing and Cardiac Case Manager, and received a Nursing Excellence Award. Lisa also worked as an Advanced Practice Nurse with Dr. Randy Climo in medical management of adult and geriatric patients.
Lisa joined the staff of The Comprehensive Centers for Pain Management in 2007 as a Certified Nurse Practitioner.
Nikki Jenkins, PA-C
Nikki Jenkins, PA-C, came to CCPM from Walnut Creek, California after serving as a Physician Assistant with Integrated Pain Management and California Spine Center. Nikki's credentials include a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Master of Science degree as a Physician Assistant. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.