Hamilton County names new coroner

Dr. Anant Bhati
Dr. Anant Bhati

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Hamilton County has named its new coroner, who is replacing Dr. O'dell Owens.

Dr. Anant Bhati, the Director of Gynecology for Good Samaritan Hospital, has been named the new coroner for Hamilton County.

The announcement was made at the Hamilton County Democratic Party's Central Committee meeting.

Dr. Anant Bhati did his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at SMS Medical College in Jaipur India from 1964 to 1966, London, England in 1966 to1971, and at Good Samaritan Hospital from 1971 to1974.

Dr. Bhati was a member of the Sate Medical Board of Ohio for ten years and a member of the Board of Trustees for the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine for nine years.

Dr. O'dell Owens stepped down as the coroner after he was named President at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College in August.

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