WHEELING, W.Va. Dr. Yuriko Fukuta, who specializes in infectious diseases and internal medicine, has joined the staff of Wheeling Hospital.

Fukuta is accepting patients at her office located Wheeling Clinic, an affiliate of the hospital.

After receiving her medical degree at the Yokohama City University School of Medicine in Japan, Fukuta completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Shadyside, and her fellowship in infectious diseases at UPMC-Pittsburgh.

She is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Infectious diseases.

Fukutas office is located on the second floor of Wheeling Clinic, and she sees patients Monday through Friday. 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, call 304-234-1919.