Our Physicians

Wooster ENT was founded in 1948 by William R. Schultz, MD.  Dr. Arun Mathur joined the practice in 1973. Dr. Jim Hessler joined in 1987, Dr. Kevin Mathur in 2003 and Dr. Christopher Wartmann in 2014.  

 
 
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Arun K. Mathur, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Undergraduate degree: University of Delhi
Medical School: University of Delhi
Internship: Deaconess Hospital, Cleveland, OH
Residency: St. Luke’s Hospital, Cleveland, OH
Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology
Fellow of American Academy Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Started practicing in Wooster in 1973 to present. 

  • Member of Ohio State Medical Association, Wayne County Medical Society and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Past Chief of Staff at Wooster Community Hospital
  • Past Chief of Surgery at Wooster Community Hospital
  • On Staff at Wooster Community Hospital. Current member of the Perioperative committee at Wooster Community Hospital
  • Member of the Board of Governors at the Wooster Ambulatory Surgery Center and also member of the Quality control committee there as well.
  • Active member of the Rotary Club of Wooster since 1975

Outside interests include: Tennis, Reading, Painting, playing with his grandchildren.

 
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James Hessler, M.D. PhD

Undergraduate Degree: Case Western Reserve University
Doctorate Pathobiology/Cell Biology from Case Western Reserve University
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University
Internship & Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology
Fellow of American Academy Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

  • Member of American Medical Association, Ohio State Medical Association, Wayne County Medical Society - past President 1991-1993
  • Currently on staff at Wooster Community Hospital, member of Medical Review/Quality Assurance Committee 1991 to present day; Past Hospital Chief of Staff 2001-2003
  • Board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology 
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.
 
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Kevin Mathur, M.D., F.A.A.O.A.

Undergraduate Degree: Kenyon College
Medical School: Medical College of Ohio (member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society)
Internship and Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Board Certified by American Board of Otolaryngology
Fellow of American Academy Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy

  • Wooster Otolaryngologist since 2003
  • Member of Ohio State Medical Association, Wayne County Medical Society.
  • On staff at Wooster Community Hospital. Member of the Continuing Medical Education Committee. 
  • Member of the Medical Executive Committee at the Wooster Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of Wooster Main Street, Inc.

Outiside interests: Spending time with his family, Guitar (member of a rock band), reading, tennis.

 
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Christopher T. Wartmann, MD

Undergraduate Degree: University of Dayton
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean
Internship and Residency: Northwestern Memorial Hospital, University of Maryland Medical Center 

Originally from Northern Kentucky, Dr. Wartmann completed his residency training at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He is interested in treating a wide range of ENT pathologies, encompassing medical management and the latest surgical techniques. He is happy to be a part of the Wooster community and truly enjoys helping patients understand their diagnosis and treatment options. He loves outdoor activities, art and photography and spending time with his family.

  • Author of over 30 surgical publications 
  • Ad hoc reviewer of numerous medical journals
  • ENT interests: general otolaryngology, GERD, thyroid/parathyroid surgery, facial trauma, salivary gland surgery, nasal airway obstruction, rhinoplasty, sinus surgery and allergy disorders, hearing disorders and restoration including cochlear implantation, facial skin cancer, endoscopic dachrocystorhinostomy, sleep apnea surgery, pediatric otolaryngology