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celina-family-practiceGrand Lake Family Practice and Pediatrics at the Celina Medical Center

Grand Lake Family Practice and Pediatrics at the Celina Medical Center is the largest family practice in the Grand Lake Region. The family-focused, experienced staff includes Dr. Peter White, Dr. Brian Fornadel and Dr. Cindy de la Rosa who have served the community for over 20 years and share Grand Lake Health System’s commitment to provide you with the very best healthcare.

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In 1980, Grand Lake Family Practice and Pediatrics opened as Kaylor Nickel at the Celina Medical Center. In 1989, Joint Township District Memorial Hospital acquired the practice and it became known as Celina Medical Center. At its inception in 1980 the practice employed 5 people. Now over 20 qualified, caring professionals make Grand Lake Family Practice and Pediatrics at the Celina Medical Center the area’s most respected healthcare facility.

We are now accepting new patients at our renovated state-of-the-art facility.

Our Range of Services

  • Family Medicine
  • Pediatric care
  • EKG
  • Full service lab including walk-ins from 6:00 am untill 5:00 pm
  • Vaccinations
  • Digital Imaging Center- we do x-rays on the premises and can read the results in minutes.
  • Evening office hours on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Accepting New Patients

Physician Profiles

Brian Fornadel, M.D.
Family/General Practice

Peter White, M.D.
Family/General Practice

Cindy De La Rosa, M.D.
Pediatrician

Staff

4 RNs full time
2 LPNs full time
1 LPN part time
1 Medical Assistant
7 Clerical full time

Contact Information

801 Pro Drive
Celina, Ohio 45822
Phone: 419-586-6489
For life-threatening emergencies, please dial 911
After Hours Urgencies call:
Joint Township District Memorial Hospital
1-419-394-3335 or toll free 877-564-6897
Please direct billing questions to:
Grand Lake Health System Central Billing Office
Directions

Who should get the Flu Shot?

(Information from the CDC)
  • In general, anyone who wants to reduce their chances of getting the flu can get vaccinated.
  • People who should get vaccinated each year are: 1) Children aged 6 months up to their 19th birthday 2) Pregnant women 3) People 50 years of age and older 4) People of any age with certain chronic medical conditions 5) People who live in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities 6) People who live with or care for those at high risk for complications from flu, including:
  • Healthcare workers
  • Household contacts of persons at high risk for complications from the flu
  • Household contacts and out of home caregivers of children less than 6 months of age (these children are too young to be vaccinated)

Who should not get the Flu Shot?

There are some people who should not be vaccinated without first consulting a physician. These include:

  • People who have a severe allergy to chicken eggs
  • People who have had a severe reaction to an influenza vaccination
  • People who developed Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) within 6 weeks of getting an influenza vaccine
  • Children less than 6 months of age (influenza vaccine is not approved for this age group)
  • People who have a moderate-to-severe illness with a fever (they should wait until they recover to get vaccinated)

Vaccine Side Effects (What to Expect)

The viruses in the flu shot are killed (inactivated), so you cannot get the flu from a flu shot. Some minor side effects that could occur are:

  • Soreness, redness, or swelling where the shot was given
  • Fever (low grade)
  • Aches
  • If these problems occur, they begin soon after the shot and usually last 1 to 2 days.
  • Almost all people who receive influenza vaccine have no serious problems from it.
  • On rare occasions, the flu vaccination can cause serious problems, such as severe allergic reactions.