Ribbon cutting ceremony and tour was held for Mercy Health-Kyles Station Medical Center at 4652 Partners Place in Liberty Twp. Wednesday, Oct. 16. The new facility will have primary care and cardiac care physicians and room for expansion as needed. Mercy Health’s new $7.5 million, 11,500 square foot primary and specialty care practice and urgent care office opens on Monday, October 21. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

Mercy Health to open new $7.5M Liberty Twp. medical office complex

The 11,500-square-foot Mercy Health-Kyles Station Medical Center is a primary and specialty care practice and urgent care office that also houses a cardiology practice, Mercy Health-The Heart Institute, Kyles Station.

Located at 4652 Partners Place near the corner of Ohio 4 and Kyles Station Road, it has 21 exam rooms and will accept primary care walk-in patients based on schedule availability.

“Primarily, it’s going to be an internal medicine office, family practice and we’re also going to have rotating specialists that are going to come through here,” said Shane Knisley, chief operating officer of Mercy Health Fairfield Hospital.

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Mercy Health offers diagnostic services on site, including lab draws, X-ray and cardiac testing, he said.

“It’s important to be able to bring care closer to home,” Knisley said. “That’s really the biggest thing. We know that this section of Liberty Twp. is continuing to grow rapidly and we want to grow with the community, so that’s why we’re here.”

The location, which was built on nearly four acres in the northern part of the still-growing Butler County community, could add further services by more than doubling the facility’s size, depending on patients’ needs, Knisley said.

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The first four doctors to be working from Mercy Health-Kyles Station Medical Center include doctors Philip Carson (interventional cardiology), Deborah Hauger (interventional cardiology, women’s cardiovascular disease), Shiv Kapoor (primary care, internal medicine) and Lester Suna (interventional cardiology).

This is the third Mercy Health facility to open in the Cincinnati area this year. In July, it opened the $14 million Mercy Health-Deerfield Medical Center, a 26,500-square-foot medical office complex in Deerfield Twp. In May, it opened the $21 million Mercy Health-Eastgate Medical Center, a 78,000-square-foot facility in Clermont County’s Union Twp.

Justin Krueger, president of Mercy Health-Fairfield Hospital, said it is “imperative” that the health system go out and access the individuals for whom it is providing care.

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“In this day and age, convenience is everything, making sure that we’re bringing health care services to those in need in communities that need them,” Krueger said. “And not just solely focused on primary care, but also including some specialty services on more of an infrequent or time-share like basis to make sure that those services are available in one convenient location.”

Liberty Twp. hasapproximately 40,000 residents and is “growing by leaps and bounds,” so it is important that residents have access to health care “in an almost neighborhood-like setting,” he said.

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