Laborist Team

What is a Laborist?

The nocturnist labor and delivery team are experienced labor and delivery specialists available and onsite at Miami Valley Hospital from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Labor and delivery specialists will be there for you and your baby should you need them. This ensures that 24 hours a day, seven days a week, labor and delivery experts are available for our soon-to-be moms.

Alqara

Fares Alqara, MD

Dr. Fares Alqara graduated from Ross University School of Medicine in Portsmouth, Dominica, West Indies. He completed his obstetrics and gynecology residency at - Aultman Hospital, Northeast Ohio College of Canton, OH.

Dr. Alqara is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. He is a Fellow of The American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Bredstege

Dr. Deborah Bredestege, MD

Dr. Bredestege graduated from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Cincinnati, OH. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Bethesda North Hospital in Cincinnati, OH.

Dr. Bredestege is a fellow of and board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

McNeel

Richard G. McNeely DO, FACOOG

Dr. McNeely graduated from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, OH. He completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Doctors Hospital in Massillon, OH and Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital in Cuyahoga Falls, OH.

Dr. McNeely is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.