Stephens Memorial Specialty Clinic Expands
Services to Include Cardiology Portland cardiologists in Norway
Cardiology patients no longer need to travel undue distances to see a physician outside their local community. Stephens Memorial Specialty Clinic, in partnership with Maine Medical Center and Cardiovascular Consultants of Maine, will now provide cardiology services adjacent to Stephens Memorial Hospital at 199 Main Street in Norway at the site of the former Child Health Center.
Timothy Churchill, President and CEO of Western Maine Multi Medical Specialists stated, "We are pleased to collaborate with Maine Medical Center and Cardiovascular Consultants of Maine to bring this accomplished group of cardiologists to western Maine."
Dr. William Medd added, "We have been referring patients to Maine Medical Center and Cardiovascular Consultants for over 30 years. We are delighted that we can offer services by experts in heart disease in a convenient location for our patients."
The physicians of Cardiovascular Consultants of Maine, a full service cardiology group, are committed to delivering the highest quality of comprehensive services and compassionate care to our patients in western Maine.
Andrew Corsello, MD joined Cardiovascular Consultants of Maine in 2001. He attended the State University of New York at Buffalo Medical School where he graduated Summa cum Laude. He completed his internal medicine, cardiology, and electrophysiology training at Strong Memorial Hospital at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. Dr. Corsello specializes in cardiac electrophysiology, implantable cardiac defibrillators, and cardiac pacing. He is board certified in cardiovascular diseases and electrophysiology.
William A. Dietz, MD, FACC, completed his cardiology training at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Boston and specializes in interventional cardiology including angioplasty, coronary stents, as well as cardiac pacemakers. Dr. Dietz is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and The Society of Cardiac Angioplasty and Intervention.
Michael Field, MD, attended the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He trained in internal medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital followed by cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School. He specializes in arrhythmias, catheter ablation, cardiac pacing, and implantable defibrillators. Dr. Field's academic appointments include Associate Physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Field is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology.
Peter J. Higgins, MD attended the Georgetown University School of Medicine. He trained in internal medicine at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and cardiology at the Maine Medical Center with subsequent interventional cardiology training at the Bethe Israel Medical Center/Harvard Medical School. His interests include the endovascular management of coronary artery, peripheral artery, and carotid artery disease. Dr. Higgins is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear radiology.
John C. Love, MD, FACC, trained at the Moffitt Hospital (University of California, San Francisco), Kaiser Hospital, and Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston. He completed his cardiology fellowship at UMass Medical School. Dr. Love's interests include arrhythmia/electrophysiology, cardiac pacing, catheter ablation, and cardiac defibrillators. His academic appointments include Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Vermont College of Medicine.
Thomas J. Ryan, MD, attended Tufts University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and cardiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital. His interests include cardiac catheterization, angioplasty, coronary stents, and congenital heart disease in adults. Dr. Ryan's academic appointments include Clinical Associate Professor, University of Vermont College of Medicine. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, and interventional cardiology. Dr. Ryan is director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Maine Medical Center.
Physicians of Cardiovascular Consultants of Maine hold clinical privileges at Maine Medical Center in Portland. In 2007 Maine Medical Center was recognized as one of America's Best Hospitals by US News and World Report. Other "best" hospitals included Mayo Clinic, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Cleveland Clinic, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Yale New Haven Medical Center. Maine Medical Center's program was ranked among the Top 10% in the nation for overall cardiac services, and among the Top 5% in the nation for cardiology services and coronary interventional procedures. CMS ranks Maine Medical Center in the top 1 percent of hospitals in their treatment of patients with heart attacks. Maine Medical Center is the only Maine hospital to rank in these top categories.