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CHI ST. Vincent Heart Institute adds five new physicians

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LITTLE ROCK -- CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute, the largest and most diverse network of cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons in Arkansas, has added five new physicians in locations across the state, further enhancing the quality of care for the region.

CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute has more than 30 locations across the state, providing Arkansas residents with better access to quality cardiology care, no matter where they live. The addition of five cardiologists, including one at a newly opened clinic in Monticello, ensures that CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute will continue to meet the needs of patients.

"Over the years we have built the most diverse network of heart specialists in the state," said Marcia Atkinson, vice president of CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute, in the press release. "Our doctors are not only skilled in diagnosing and treating heart disease, but they also have a collaborative spirit. It's their focus on teamwork that brings out the best in patient care. I am honored to welcome these five cardiologists to CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute. "

The new additions bring diverse backgrounds and skill sets to the team.

The new physicians are:

Dr. Nazneen Tata is an interventional cardiologist who attended medical school at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland, and completed her cardiovascular disease fellowship at the University of Buffalo in Buffalo, N.Y., and her interventional cardiovascular disease fellowship at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. She joins CHI St. Vincent Heart Clinic Arkansas-Hot Springs.

Dr. Indranill Basu Ray is practicing at CHI St. Vincent Heart Clinic Arkansas-Little Rock on Kanis Road. He is an electrophysiologist who served as a faculty member at the Harvard Medical School in Boston, and the Tulane University Medical Center in New Orleans, and recently completed a fellowship in electrophysiology at the Texas Heart Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, in Houston.

Dr. Yazan Ghosheh most recently completed a fellowship in interventional cardiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, where he also completed a fellowship in cardiovascular disease. He joins CHI St. Vincent Heart Clinic Arkansas-North Little Rock.

Dr. Trace Garner, a cardiologist who graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, recently completed his fellowship in cardiovascular disease at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Miss. Garner brings his expertise and interest in serving rural communities to CHI St. Vincent Heart Clinic Arkansas-Monticello.

Dr. Deepali Tukaye is an interventional cardiologist who completed a fellowship in interventional cardiology at Emory University in Atlanta and a cardiovascular disease fellowship at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. She also has a Ph.D. in cellular and molecular physiology from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. She joins the Conway Regional Cardiovascular Clinic.

To learn more about CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute or to make an appointment, visit http://CHIStVincent.com/heart.

CHI St. Vincent, founded in 1888, is the largest integrated and community-based physician organization in Arkansas -- a system with more than 1 million patient visits per year, serving patients from all 75 counties in Arkansas. CHI St. Vincent Infirmary, an acute-care facility, licensed for 615 beds, is located in Little Rock and is ranked the "best hospital" in Arkansas by U.S. News and World Report and is the first hospital to earn Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs is an acute-care facility licensed for 282 beds. Other CHI St. Vincent hospitals include CHI St. Vincent North, licensed for 69 beds, in Sherwood; CHI St. Vincent Morrilton, a critical access hospital in Morrilton, licensed for 25 beds; and CHI St. Vincent West, an outpatient campus in west Little Rock. The system includes a network of 300 primary care and specialty physicians, a home health agency, a joint venture inpatient rehabilitation facility and affiliations with more than 1,000 physicians.

Business on 10/02/2017

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