FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ASHIT PATEL, MD, FACC EARNS FELLOW OF THE HEART RHYTHM SOCIETY DISTINCTION
SALEM/SILVERTON/WOODBURN, OR – (February7, 2013) – Ashit G.Patel, MD, FACC of Cascade Cardiology, has earned the distinction of being named a Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society (FHRS).
The FHRS designation distinguishes health care providers for their advanced training, certification, and specialization in the field of cardiac arrhythmia research and treatment, and serves as a credential for quality care.
After receiving his medical degree, Dr. Patel did his residency in internal medicine at Albany Medical Center in New York. He completed his fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases from Beth Israel Medical Center/Long Island College Hospital in New York as well as a Fellowship in Clinical Electrophysiology at Oregon Health and Science (OHSU) in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Patel is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology. He is also Board Certified in Adult Echocardiography by the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE).
He is also a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC). Dr. Patel is on the medical staff at Salem Hospital and Silverton Hospital, and affiliated with St. Vincent’s Hospital in Portland. He is also an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Oregon Health and Science University.
“Fellows of the Heart Rhythm Society exemplify an extraordinary commitment to treating and ending the pain, suffering and death of our patients due to heart rhythm disorders,” said President of the Heart Rhythm Society, Anne M. Gillis, MD, FHRS. “The Heart Rhythm Society is very pleased to bestow this honor on Ashit Patel, M.D.”
For more information about Cascade Cardiology call 503-485-4787 or visit www.CascadeCardiology.com.To learn about the Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society designation, visit http://www.HRSonline.org/FHRS.
Cascade Cardiology is headquartered in Salem, Oregon at the Meridian at 777 Commercial ST SE and has two additional locations to serve patients at Woodburn Health Center at 1475 Mount Hood AV, Woodburn and in Silverton Health at 400 Welch ST, Silverton. Cascade Cardiology is an independent practice that offers comprehensive, non-invasive and invasive cardiovascular care that includes interventional, peripheral vascular, cardiac rhythm management, advanced heart failure and arrhythmia care. The clinic manages complex cardiac patients including treating advanced heart failure patients as in-patient and/or out-patient. Cascade Cardiology is accredited in the area of adult Transthoracic by the ICAEL (The Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories). Accreditation means that Cascade has undergone a thorough review of its operational and technical components by a panel of experts. The ICAEL grants this widely respected accreditation only to those facilities found to be providing quality patient care in compliance with national standards, a comprehensive application process and review. www.CascadeCardiology.com.