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John Otremba, Pharm.D., M.D.
Assistant Professor, Full-time
Family Medicine Residency

Dr. Otremba is a family physician certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. He sees patients in the hospitalized as well as ambulatory care settings. In this role, he provides broad-spectrum family care including care of newborns, pediatrics, adolescents, women's wellness, men's wellness, and both acute and chronic disease management for adults. His experience as a licensed and practicing pharmacist assists him in medical therapy for his patients.


Dr. Otremba's publications and current grants coming soon.

Education Training

Courses Taught over the Last 2 Years

Precepting, Family medicine residents

Rounding, Family medicine residents, PGY-3 and PGY-4 students


Skin Cancer, Prenatal Care, URI, Obesity, Substance Abuse, Depression Pharmacology, Diabetes and Insulin Therapy, AAFP Review (Monthly), Quality Focus Meetings, WSU Family Medicine Clerkship Lectures

Clinical Teaching:
PGY-III clerkship student
PGY-IV Sub-internship

Medical Student Teaching:

Faculty. Physical Diagnosis of Head, Ears, Eyes, Nose, Throat – WSU 1-2015
Instructor, Clinical Medicine Small Group – WSU MS-I
Instructer, Clinical Medicine Small Group – WSU MS-II


  • American Board of Family Medicine (July 2012 - current)


  • Wayne State University School of Medicine, M.D. (2009)
  • Wayne State University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences. Pharm.D. (2005)
  • Wayne state University, B.S. Allied Health Sciences (2005)

Training and experience

  • Assistant Professor, Wayne state University Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences (2012 - current)
  • Staff Physician, Crittenton Hospital, Rochester Hills, Michigan (2012 - current)
  • The Toledo Hospital Family Medicine Residency, Resident (2011-2012)
  • The Toledo Hospital Family Medicine Residency, Chief Resident (2009-2011)

Current position

  • Assistant Professor, WSU Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences (October, 2012 - current)