Heart Institutue Leadership

Surgical Leadership

The surgical excellence, innovation, and award-winning patient care of The Heart Institute have been the design of Sang Park, MD, founder of Park Cardiothoracic and Vascular Institute at Jefferson Regional Medical Center (www.parkcardio.com).

A leader in cardiac surgery, Dr. Park has developed a team of highly skilled medical professionals to deliver advanced, comprehensive cardiothoracic and vascular care. With more than three decades of surgical expertise, Dr. Park has developed innovative treatments for patients with complex disorders of the aorta and heart valves.

Sang B. Park, MD
Medical Direcor, Cardiovascular Surgery

 Medical School: Seoul National University College of Medicine, South Korea

 General Surgery Residency: Columbia Hospital, Wilkinsburg, PA

 Cardiothoracic Surgical Residency: Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

 Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Chong S. Park, MD
Medical Director of the Heart Institute
Chairman, Department of Surgery

 Medical School: Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

 General Surgery Residency: Brown University, Providence, RI

 Cardiothoracic Surgical Residency: Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

 Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Kyung S. Park, MD
Medical Director, Cardiovascular Care Unit

 Medical School: Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

 General Surgery Residency: Columbia University, St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY

 Cardiothoracic Surgical Residency: St. Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, Kansas City, MO

 Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Cardiology Leadership

Excellence in cardiac care requires dedication, experience, focused teamwork, and the latest procedures and technologies in the field. Jefferson’s board-certified, experienced cardiac specialists use advanced diagnostic and state-of-the-art interventional technologies to treat heart disease.

When it’s your heart, choose a cardiac specialist with a commitment to excellence.

A commitment to the highest standards in cardiovascular care has earned The Heart Institute a HealthGrades® Five-Star Ranking for Treatment of Heart Attack for three consecutive years. In addition, the Heart Institute has earned two Silver Plus Quality Achievement Awards for treatment of acute heart attack and congestive heart failure from the American Heart Association’s Get-With-The-Guidelines Program. These awards underscore the skill and dedication of The Heart Institute’s cardiology team.

Our medical directors of Cardiology are:

 
James Shanahan, IV, MD
Associate Medical Director of the Heart Institute
Medical Director, Cardiology Services

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.

Residency: Georgetown University Hospital

Fellowship: UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

Board Certification: Cardiology, Internal Medicine

 

Peter M. Lemis, MD
Medical Director, Nuclear Cardiology

 Medical School: New York Medical College

 Residency: Long Island Jewish Medical Center

 Fellowship: Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI

 Board Certification: Cardiology, Internal Medicine

Amish M. Mehta, MD
Medical Director, Echocardiography

 Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

 Fellowship: Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

 Board Certification: Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology

Glen R. Miske, DO
Medical Director, Electrophysiology

 Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

 Residency: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; St. Francis Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

 Fellowship: Landenau Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA; University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

 Board Certification: Cardiac Electrophysiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiology

Daniel A. Rubin, MD
Medical Director, Cardiac Catherization Laboratory

 Medical School: State University of New York – Buffalo

 Residency: Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, N.Y.

 Fellowship: Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA; UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

 Board Certification: Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiology/Interventional

 


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