Meet Our Primary Care Physicians

Lavanya Amirneni, MD
Internal Medicine

Residency: Internal Medicine, Case Western Reserve University – St. Vincent Charity Hospital

Dr. Lavanya Amirneni has over 5 years of experience practicing internal medicine in Ohio. She is a board-certified internal medicine physician who treats patients age 16 and up. Dr. Amirneni has special interests in chronic disease management and women's health.

Dr. Amirneni strongly believes that “Health is Wealth” and a good primary care physician can make a big impact of patients quality of life in the long run. She is very passionate about creating a long-term professional relationship with her patients to help them achieve their best health.

The keys to her compassionate and effective care is listening to the patients describe their symptoms and explaining to them the rationale behind the treatment plan. This allows for patients to receive the best possible care.


Dr. Matthew Fuerst, MD provides internal medicine services

Matthew Fuerst, MD
Internal Medicine

Dr. Fuerst is an internal medicine physician who joined OhioHealth Primary Care Physicians in 2013. Dr. Fuerst went to medical school at the University Of Toledo College Of Medicine and completed his residency at The Ohio State University.

Dr. Fuerst offers comprehensive care for adults and seniors to help each individual achieve their best health and improve their quality of life. He is dedicated to taking the time to listen to each patient and providing compassionate, personalized care to meet your needs.

Dr. Fuerst looks forward to developing a lasting relationship with your family and serving the Delaware community, which he says reminds him of his hometown in Van Wert, Ohio. Outside of his medical practice Dr. Fuerst enjoys running, football, and time with his family.


Dr. Jennifer Thomas, DO provides internal medicine services

Jennifer Thomas, DO
Internal Medicine

Residency: Internal Medicine, OhioHealth Doctors Hospital
Medical School: Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Thomas is an experienced, board-certified internal medicine physician who provides patient-focused comprehensive preventive, wellness and illness care, for patients age 16 and up. With a special interest in preventive care, wellness and nutrition, Dr. Thomas encourages healthy lifestyles and creates an equal partnership with patients and works together with them on the journey to achieving their health goals. When you choose Dr. Thomas as your primary care physician, you’ll receive the full scope of internal medicine care, and for women, Dr. Thomas also provides annual GYN exams.

Dr. Thomas’ approach includes skillfully managing chronic diseases or conditions, such as diabetes, COPD, arthritis or heart disease. Her expertise includes care for the complex healthcare needs of patients with multiple health issues, and she provides symptom management that will lead to the highest possible quality of life.

By being honest and open about a patient’s health status and treatment options, Dr. Thomas develops a trusting relationship with her patients and gets to know them through listening to their healthcare needs.  She spends enough time with patients to understand their concerns, and provides understandable information in both medical terms and layman’s terms.  Through evidence-based medicine, Dr. Thomas supports your health and your health-related decision-making in the best way possible. With a collaborative approach, she empowers her patients to take responsibility for their care and make decisions that will help achieve their best health.