Rick Gemma, DO    

Program Director

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Dr. Rick Gemma is a board-certified general surgeon specializing in general surgery, breast surgery, colorectal surgery, endoscopy and laparoscopy. He completed his internship and residency at South Pointe Hospital, received his doctorate from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and earned a bachelor's degree in Biology from the University of Toledo. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and was named an Outstanding Specialty Physician in 2008. Dr. Gemma serves as an Assistant Program Director for the General Surgery Residency Program at South Pointe Hospital and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is a member of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, American Osteopathic Association, Ohio Osteopathic Association, Cleveland Academy of Osteopathic Medicine, National Association for Outstanding Professionals and American Society of Breast Surgeons.