Phone: 419.592.8774 Fax: 419.592.4103 1600 East Riverview Ave. Suite 101 Napoleon, Ohio 43545
Education: Dr. Knipe attended Ohio State University with a degree in Botany. He graduated in 1970 Magna Cum Laude and elected to Phi Betta Kappa. In 1984 he graduated from the University of Toledo with a Masters Degree in Biology (with thesis in electron microscopy).
Medical School : Medical College of Ohio from 1984 - 1988 and elected to Alpha Omega Alpha.
Residency: Medical College of Ohio/ St. Vincents Family Practice 1988-1991
Clinical Interests: Dr. Knipe enjoys the complete gamut of Family Practice, you "never know what you'll see". He believes in mainstream medicine, "No fads". Dr. Knipe lives in Napoleon area with his wife and he has 2 children.
Personal Interest: Family is #1 and enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 children. Dr. Knipe also enjoys exercise which includes bicycle and elliptical. Unfortunately, he had to give up his life long interest/enjoyment of running due to arthritis. He loves potato chips, chocolate, and The Ohio State Buckeyes.
Education: Dr. Bidwell attended the University of Toledo Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Biology.
Medical School: Medical College of Ohio
Residency: Dr. Bidwell completed his residency training at Andrews Airforce Base in Maryland. He served seven years in the United States Air Force at Grand Forks Air Base in North Dakota where he served as Chief of Family Practice.
Clinical Interest: Dr. Bidwell has special interests in obstetrics emphasizing minimal intervention and avoidance of c-section as long as safety allows. He also performs minor skin procedures and vasectomies. Dr. Bidwell has interests in sports medicine, cardiology issues and is a clinical instructor for the University of Toledo Medical Center.
Personal Interests: Outside of the office, Dr. Bidwell enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 children and fishing. He has also developed a passion for mission trips, attempting to serve a couple weeks every year.
Education: Dr. McMaster Attended the University of Toledo and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Biology.
Medical School: Medical College of Ohio (UTMC) and elected to Alpha Omega Alpha.
Residency: Dr. McMaster completed her residency through the Medical College/St Vincent Family Practice Program where she was chief resident her final year.
Clinical Interests: Dr. McMaster interests involve the entire family- infant to adult, as well as an interest in Cardiology. She is also a clinical instructor for medical students for the University of Toledo Medical Center. Dr. McMaster is currently serving as the Treasurer for the Ohio Academy of Family Practice Organization dedicated to improving health care for patients and health care providers in our state.
Personal Interest: Besides spending time with her husband and 4 children, She also enjoys playing the piano, organ and working with the church choir.
Education: Dr. Fritz attended Ohio University graduating Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Forensic Science.
Medical School: University of Toledo College of Medical Center.
Residency: Dr. Fritz completed her residency at Fort Wayne Medical Education Program where she was Chief Resident and volunteered at Matthew 25 which is a free medical and dental clinic.
Clinical Interest: Dr. Fritz is a clinical instructor for medical students for the University of Toledo Medical Center. Dr. Fritz is currently serving as Henry County Coroner.
Personal Interests: Residing in Holgate with her husband and 4 children, Dr. Fritz enjoys running and has completed several 1/2 marathons and 2 full marathons.
Education: Case Western Reserve University with a Masters of Nursing
Medical School: Medical College of Ohio with a Doctor of Nursing Practice in 2005
Clinical Interests: Julie, DNP RN CNP, clinical interests include diabetes and obesity.
Personal Interests: Julie enjoys Ohio State sports, gardening and visiting her great nieces and nephews. Julie also enjoys time with her husband and 2 daughters.