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MEET our PROVIDERS

Experienced medical specialists, physician assistants, dieticians and support staff dedicated to personal care focused on your unique needs.

Professional Memberships:
  • American Diabetes Association
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  • Columbus Medical Association
  • Ohio State Medical Association
  • American Medical Association

Pallavy (Polly) Reddy, MD

Pallavy (Polly) Reddy, MD, F.A.C.E., is originally from Lima, Ohio. She attended college and medical School at the University of Miami in Miami, Florida and completed her Internal Medicine residency and Endocrinology fellowship at the prestigious Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan.  There, Dr. Reddy did specialized training and research in the field of osteoporosis and presented her findings at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research in 2003. She is an AACE Certified Clinical Densitometrist. She is also certified in Thyroid Ultrasound by AACE.  In addition, she was trained by renowned diabetologists that were primary investigators in the DCCT trial–the study which was the first to educate the world on the importance of tight blood glucose control in the prevention of diabetes-related complications.

Dr. Reddy has been practicing here at DECO since 2005. She currently resides in New Albany, Ohio with her husband and three sons.

Dr. Reddy is a general endocrinologist, specializing in the management of all endocrine conditions.

Dr. Reddy currently has privileges at Mount Carmel St. Ann’s, but has affiliations with OhioHealth and online access to The Ohio State University Medical Center’s Doclink website.

Professional Memberships:
  • American Diabetes Association
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  • Ohio State Medical Association
  • Endocrine Society
  • Columbus Medical Association

Jennifer Rittenberry, MD

Jennifer Rittenberry, MD, F.A.C.E. is originally from Houston, TX. She attended medical school at the University of Texas and completed her Internal Medicine residency and Endocrinology fellowship at the internationally-acclaimed Ohio State University Medical Center (OSU). OSU is widely known for its thyroid cancer research, and  created a thyroid cancer staging system, which is used worldwide. Dr. Rittenberry also did numerous research projects in the field of thyroid cancer, and presented her research at the ATA’s annual meeting in 2006. She also did diabetes research with Dr. Kwame Osei, an international diabetes expert.  After her fellowship, Dr. Rittenberry completed additional rigorous training in nuclear medicine physics and radiopharmaceuticals and is one of a select few authorized prescribers of radioactive iodine in the U.S. This is used to treat both thyroid cancer and hyperthyroidism.

Dr. Rittenberry has been practicing here at DECO since 2006. She currently resides in Worthington, Ohio with her husband and two sons.

Dr. Rittenberry is a general endocrinologist, specializing in the management of all endocrine conditions.

Professional Memberships:
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Ohio Association of Physician Assistants

Catie Huber, PA-C

Catie is originally from Findlay, Ohio. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Ohio Northern University. She received her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Ohio Dominican University. She joined DECO in 2018.

She is registered nationally by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is currently certified in the State of Ohio as a Physician Assistant.

Catie currently resides in Dublin, Ohio.

Professional Memberships:
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Devon Ksiazk, PA-C

Devon is originally from Mason City, Iowa. She received her Bachelor of Science in Integrative Physiology, as well as her Master’s degree in the Physician Assistant program from the University of Iowa. She joined DECO in 2011.

She is registered nationally by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is currently certified in the State of Ohio as a Physician Assistant.

Devon is a certified pump trainer for Medtronic  MiniMed, Animas, Omnipod,  Accucheck Spirit, and T:Slim insulin pumps. She is also certified to train patients on the DEXCOM real-time continuous glucose monitoring system (CGMS).  She conducts insulin pump trainings as well as diabetes education programs at DECO. Devon is a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE).

Devon currently resides in Hilliard, Ohio with her husband and two dogs.

Professional Memberships:
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Ohio Association of Physician Assistants

CHELSEA HAYMAN, PA-C

Chelsea is originally from Ashville, Ohio. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Mount Vernon Nazarene University. She received her Master’s of Physician Assistant Studies from Chatham University. She joined DECO in 2017.

She is registered nationally by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is currently certified in the State of Ohio as a Physician Assistant.

Chelsea currently resides in Gahanna, Ohio with her husband and dog.

Professional Memberships:
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Columbus Dietetic Association

Alma Simmons, RDN, LD

Alma received her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition with a concentration in Dietetics and completed her dietetic internship at The Ohio State University. She has over 4 years of
experience teaching and conducting nutrition and lifestyle courses to help people achieve a healthy weight and prevent chronic disease. She is also is fluent in Spanish.

She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as well as the Columbus Dietetic Association, and is currently licensed and registered as a Dietitian-Nutritionist.

Alma lives in Delaware with her husband and 2 children. 

ultrasound and ultrasound-guided biopsy

At Diabetes & Endocrinology Center of Ohio, our Physicians perform in house Thyroid
Ultrasounds and Ultrasound guided Fine Needle Aspiration (Biopsy) for the
detection of thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer.