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Dr. C. J. Alapatt

C. J. Alappatt, MD, FACP, FACR, CCD

Dr. Alappatt is the medical director of our center. Dr. Alappatt is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Rheumatology


  • Undergraduate and Medical Education: six-year combined B.S./M.D. program at University of Akron and Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine (NEOUCOM), Rootstown, Ohio
  • Internal Medicine Residency (three years): Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Internal Medicine Practice (four years): South Dayton, Ohio
  • Rheumatology Fellowship Training (two years): University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine (American Board of Internal Medicine)
  • Rheumatology (American Board of Internal Medicine)

Society Memberships

  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • American College of Rheumatology (ACR)
  • International Society of Clinical Densitometry (ISCD)
  • American Society of Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR)

CCD®: Certified Clinical Densitometrist (CCD®) is a professional designation, awarded to individuals by the International Society of Clinical Densitometry, who meet specified knowledge requirements measured through a standardized testing process for the interpretation of bone densitometry (offered in the U.S. and internationally).

Nicole Mount

Nicole Mount, PA-C, CCD

Nicole Mount is a certified Physician Assistant who joined our practice in 2008. She has a special interest and specific training in bone health and oversees our fall prevention program. She has achieved certification as a Certified Clinical Densitometrist by the International Society of Clinical Densitometry.


  • Bachelors of Science (B.S.) in Exercise Science, Harding University, Searcy, Arkansas
  • Master of Science, Physician Assistant Studies, Harding University, Searcy, Arkansas


  • Certified as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals
  • International Society of Clinical Densitometry