Mark A. Buddie, MD, is originally from Cleveland, Ohio and is board-certified in Family Medicine as well as Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He specializes in geriatrics and long-term care. Dr. Buddie graduated from Duke University and received his medical degree from The Ohio State University. His family practice residency was completed at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, where he remains in private practice. He is a certified medical director (CMD) and serves as the medical director for several skilled nursing facilities and for Odyssey Hospice. His special areas of interest include dementia/ Alzheimer’s disease and palliative care. Dr. Buddie resides in Powell, Ohio with his wife, Debbie, and their four children.