Coshocton Hospital welcomes new pediatrician

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COSHOCTON -- Coshocton Hospital welcomes a new pediatrician to the office of Coshocton Hospital Pediatric Clinic.

Aparna Jha, MD, has taken over the practice at 406 S. 15th St. in Coshocton, providing comprehensive pediatric medical care to children from birth through adolescence.

She will also oversee the care of her patients at Coshocton Hospital when a child's medical condition requires a hospital stay.

As a pediatrician, Dr. Jha specializes in the treatment of infants, children and adolescents.

Her scope of practice includes monitoring the growing child's developmental progress, providing care for childhood illnesses, treating chronic conditions such as developmental difficulties, asthma or allergies, and providing well child preventive care.

Dr. Jha earned her Doctor of Medicine degree from J.L.N. Medical College in Raipur, India.

She completed her residency in pediatric medicine at KMC Manipal, India, and worked for three years as a pediatrician before moving to the United States.

She completed her pediatric residency at Texas Tech Health Science Center in El Paso, Texas, where she achieved recognition as the Resident of the Year.

Since 2011, she has worked as part of the physician group at Muskingum Pediatrics in Zanesville, Ohio, before coming to Coshocton to set up her practice. Dr. Jha is married and has one child.

Dr. Jha is now accepting appointments for her Monday through Friday office hours. Her office is located in the Medical Office Building 1 at 406 S. 15th St. in Coshocton. Appointments can now be scheduled by calling 740-295-3331.

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