• Cardiology

  • Cardiac Care

    With Mercy-owned Four Corners Regional Heart Institute and Mercy Cardiology Associates , Mercy Regional Medical Center offers a broad spectrum of cardiac care, including general outpatient care; diagnostics including imaging, lab testing, and procedures; emergency care; inpatient care; interventional procedures; and medically supervised cardiac rehabilitation.

    Skilled Providers and Staff

    Our board-certified and highly experienced cardiologists provide comprehensive heart and vascular care, including cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology, vascular medicine and minimally invasive vascular procedures. Intensivists, specialty care nurses, and other medical specialists provide personalized care to cardiac patients.

    Sheena Carswell, CNS

    Rachel Chaney, MD

    Michael Demos, MD

    Alexander E. Fraley, MD

    Susie Kim, MD

    Eugenia Miller, MD

    Frank Torres, MD

     

    State-of-the-art Technology

    Four Corners Regional Heart Institute, the fully interventional cardiac catheterization lab at Mercy Regional Medical Center, is complemented by a host of advanced diagnostic imaging tools including CT, MRI, ultrasound, nuclear testing, angiography, and more.

    Service Overview

    Diagnostics
    • Angiography
    • Cardiac ultrasound
    • Computed tomography (64-slice CT)
    • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
    • IVUS (inter-vascular ultrasound)
    • Laboratory testing (CRP, lipid profile, etc.)
    • Nuclear testing
    • Cardiac stress testing

    Procedures
    • Balloon angioplasty
    • Defibrillator implantation
    • Pacemaker implantation
    • Stent placement (interventional cardiology)

    Medical Care
    • Emergency care (cardiac and trauma specialists)
    • Intensive care
    • Transitional care
    • Dialysis
    • Other specialized care
    • On-site helipad for air ambulance transport

    Restorative Care - Cardiac Rehabilitation
    • AACVPR-certified program
    • ACSM/AACVPR-certified staff
    • Comprehensive heart health education series
    • Inpatient (Phase I) to Life Fitness (Phase IV)
    • State-of-the-art exercise equipment
    • Supervised restorative exercise

    When it comes to emergency medical care for your heart, every moment matters. In fact, the likelihood of permanent damage increases with each minute your heart muscle goes without oxygen. If you're having chest pain or other heart attack symptoms, call 911 and get to Mercy Regional Medical Center as quickly as possible. Mercy specializes in caring for heart attack patients, and our emergency, interventional cardiology, and intensive care services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We could save your heart - and your life. Offering advanced cardiac services is one more way we serve the region.

    Heart attack symptoms: These include heartburn, chest pressure, pain, tightness, squeezing or heaviness anywhere in the middle-front chest area; tingling or numbness down either arm; pain or discomfort between the shoulder blades; shortness of breath; irregular pulse; tightness, pain, choking sensation, or pressure in neck or jaw, or unusual fatigue, especially with activity.

    Hours

    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
    Personnel are on call after regular hours and on weekends to accommodate emergencies and/or inpatients

    Contact Information:

    Mercy Cardiology Associates:  (970) 764-2600
    Four Corners Heart Institute: (970) 375-1710