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Kelly Blevins, BSN, RN Joins Southwest Family Physicians

Kelly Blevins, BSN, RN is a graduate of Normandy High School. She graduated from Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio, with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2009. Kelly worked in the Coronary Care Stepdown Unit before becoming the Infection Control Nurse for the Sheriff’s Department. Before accepting our position, Kelly was the Director […]


Hepatitis A: What You Need to Know

Did you know the Ohio Department of Health declared a statewide community outbreak of hepatitis A? From January 5, 2018 through October 1, 2018 there has been 538 cases of hepatitis A throughout the state of Ohio. In Cuyahoga county there has been 9 cases of hepatitis A. What is hepatitis A? Hepatitis A is […]


Mallory Burroughs, CNP, FNP-BC, MSN, RN Joins Southwest Family Physicians

Mallory Burroughs aspired to be a nurse practitioner early on when she began working in the healthcare field as a patient care assistant in 2008. It was clear that helping and caring for others came natural to her and she began her journey to achieve this goal. Mallory graduated from Cuyahoga Community College in 2011 […]


We are Now Affiliated with Southwest General Medical Group

Dear Patient, We are pleased to announce that effective April 1, 2016 Southwest Family Physicians, Inc. became affiliated with Southwest General Medical Group, Inc. What does this mean? Your doctor is still your doctor and the office staff you have come to know will be here to care for you as in the past 40 […]


What You Need to Know About the Zika Virus

Disease facts Spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected “Aedes” species mosquito Most common symptoms: fever rash joint pain conjunctivitis (red eyes) Illness is usually mild and vague; many do not seek treatment therefore never knowing that they were infected First discovered in 1947 in Uganda; additional cases in Asia and Pacific […]