Marshall Health offers onsite neurology services at Rivers Health


POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. –  Micaela Owens, D.O., Marshall Health neurologist and assistant professor at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, has joined the medical staff at Rivers Health, a member of Marshall Health Network (MHN).   

Born and raised in Gallipolis, Ohio, Owens obtained her medical degree at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pennsylvania, where she also completed a master’s degree in health services administration. She completed her neurology residency at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania, where she was elected academic chief resident and led the institutional quality improvement initiative for inpatient epilepsy care. Additionally, she completed a neurophysiology fellowship at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania.  

Owens specializes in the treatment of headache disorders, epilepsy, stroke, movement disorders, neuropathy and other neurological disorders. To schedule an appointment, call 304-675-4500. 


About Marshall Health 

Marshall Health is the clinical enterprise of Marshall University and its Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. Marshall Health brings together leading clinicians and researchers to provide world-class care throughout southern West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky. With more than 420 providers in 75 areas of primary and specialty care, Marshall Health’s impact extends to more than 40 outpatient clinics across the region. To learn more, visit 

About Rivers Health 
Rivers Health, formerly Pleasant Valley Hospital, is a 101-bed acute care hospital in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Established in 1959, Rivers Health provides inpatient, outpatient, and emergency department services; physician and primary care services; and rural health care clinic services to patients of Mason and Jackson counties, West Virginia, and Gallia and Meigs counties in Ohio. Rivers Health is a member of Marshall Health Network, which includes Marshall Health, Cabell Huntington Hospital, a 303-bed teaching hospital for Marshall University Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy and Nursing; St. Mary’s Medical Center, a 393-bed teaching hospital that operates St. Mary’s Schools of Nursing, Respiratory Care and Medical Imaging; Hoops Family Children’s Hospital, a 72-bed pediatric specialty hospital within Cabell Huntington Hospital; and HIMG, an 80-member multi-specialty physician group. For more information, visit 

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