1700 SW 7th Street, Topeka, Kansas 66606-1690      785-295-8000
St. Francis Health Center
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St. Francis Health Internal Medicine

St. Francis Internal Medicine physicians are dedicated to adult medicine and have received special training for the prevention and treatment of adult diseases. They are focused on helping patients prevent disease and are trained to diagnose and treat adult related health issues. 

St. Francis Medical Clinic at River Hill
6001 SW 6th Ave., Suite 320
Topeka, Kansas, 66615

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Meet Our physicians

Kannya Asokan, MD, previously worked as a hospitalist at Mount Carmel East Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Asokan completed her residency in internal medicine at Crozer Chester Medical Center in Upland, Pa. She earned her medical degree from PSG Institute of Medical Science and Research in Coimbatore, India. She previously worked as a medical officer at Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre in Madurai, India. Dr. Asokan is board certified in Internal Medicine.

Reem Douidar, MD, received her medical degree from Aleppo University Faculty of Medicine, Syria, and a bachelor's of science degree from the Al Khansaa Secondary School, Syria. Dr. Douidar completed her internal medicine residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock.

Vijay Mhatre, MD, is a board-certified internist. He received a bachelor's degree, a master's degree and a medical degree from Poona University in Poona, India. He completed a general medicine residency at Sassoon General Hospital in India, an internal medicine residency at St. Thomas Hospital in Akron, Ohio, and a fellowship in rheumatology and immunology at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Ky. He has practiced medicine in Topeka since 1984, most recently with the Kansas Medical Clinic. He previously served as director of medical services for Century Health Solutions and as medical director of Rolling Hills Health Center and CARE.

Mark Newth, DO, has been a family practice physician since 1979. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Maine and a medical degree from the University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, Mo. Previously, he worked at Century Medical Center and Kansas Medical Clinic. He has served as chairman of family practice departments at Stormont-Vail HealthCare and Memorial Hospital.