East Tennessee Heart Consultants

Dedicated specialists leading the way to heart health ....

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East Tennessee Heart Consultants

East Tennessee Heart Consultants - Physicians Regional Medical Center
  • 900 East Oak Hill AvenueSuites 500 & 600KnoxvilleTN37917
    Cardiovascular: Drs. Akhtar, Chaudhry, Cox, Doiron, Hookman, Hottigoudar, Irivbogbe, Martin, McCoy, Michelson, Rotondo, Ternay, Treasure
    900 East Oak Hill Avenue
    Suites 500 & 600
    Knoxville, TN 37917
  • (865) 647-5800
    (865) 647-5800
  • (865) 525-0245
    (865) 525-0245
East Tennessee Heart Consultants - Turkey Creek Medical Center
  • 10800 Parkside DriveSuite 331KnoxvilleTN 37934
    Cardiovascular: Drs. Bishop, Eichholz, Foster, Lindsay, Mehta, Patel, Reed, Sharma
    10800 Parkside Drive
    Suite 331
    Knoxville, TN 37934
  • (865) 392-3400
    (865) 392-3400
  • (865) 392-3449
    (865) 392-3449
East Tennessee Heart Consultants - North Knoxville
  • 7557B Dannaher DriveSuite G-35PowellTN37849
    Cardiovascular: Dr. Abazid
    7557B Dannaher Drive
    Suite G-35
    Powell, TN 37849
  • (865) 647-5800
    (865) 647-5800
  • (865) 673-4174
    (865) 673-4174

About ETHC Providers

East Tennessee Heart Consultants is dedicated to providing high-quality, comprehensive and compassionate care to patients through the East Tennessee region who suffer from disease of the heart and vascular system.

We offer personalized and cost-effective care directed toward improving the quality of life of our patients. We also strive to create an environment that is fulfilling, personally and professionally, for our staff.

Bassem Abazid, M.D.

Bassem Abazid, M.D.

NORTH KNOXVILLE MEDICAL CENTER

Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease

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Medical Education: University of Tennessee (Cardiovascular Disease)

Residency: University of Alabama - Birmingham (Cardiovascular Disease)

 

Fellowship: University of Louisville (Cardiovascular Disease)

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Yasir Akhtar, M.D.

Yasir Akhtar, M.D.

PHYSICIANS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

 

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Medical Education: Aga Khan University - Karachi, Pakistan

Internship and Residency: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

 

Fellowship: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (Cardiology/Vascular, Biology and Interventional Cardiology)

Board Certification:  Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology


Harry L. Bishop, M.D.

Harry L. Bishop, M.D.

TURKEY CREEK MEDICAL CENTER

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Medical Education: Medicine - Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Internship: Internal Medicine - Hahnemann University Hospital Residency:Internal Medicine - Hahnemann University Hospital

 

Fellowship: Cardiology - University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA Board

Certification:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Interventional Cardiology 
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease 
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine

David A. Cox, M.D.

David A. Cox, M.D.

PHYSICIANS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Medical Education: Medicine - Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC

Internship: Internal Medicine - Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston,MA), Boston, MA

Residency: Internal Medicine - Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston,MA), Boston, MA

Fellowship: Cardiology - Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston,MA), Boston, MA

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease 
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine

Fahd A. Chaudhry, M.D.

Fahd A. Chaudhry, M.D.

PHYSICIANS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
Cardiovascular Disease; Interventional Cardiology

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Medical Education: Aga Khan University (Cardiovascular Disease) Residency: University Of Texas Health & Sciences Center (Cardiovascular Disease)

Board Certifications American Board of Internal Medicine

Fellowship: Einstein Hospital (Cardiovascular Disease)


Clint T. Doiron, M.D.

Clint T. Doiron, M.D.

PHYSICIANS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

 


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Medical Education: Medicine - University of Texas - Galveston, Jan 1976

Internship: Internal Medicine - Scott & White Memorial Hospital, Jan 1976 - Jan 1977

Residency: Internal Medicine - Scott & White Memorial Hospital, Jan 1977 - Jan 1979

Fellowship: Cardiology - Baylor College of Medicine - Dallas, Jan 1979 - Jan 1981

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine 
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease License:TN


Janet Eichholz, M.D.

Janet Eichholz, M.D.

TURKEY CREEK MEDICAL CENTER

Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

 

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Medical Education: University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, TN

Internship and Residency: Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC

Fellowships: University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN (Cardiology); University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA (Interventional Cardiology)

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease


Malcolm T. Foster III, M.D.

Malcolm T. Foster III, M.D.

TURKEY CREEK MEDICAL CENTER

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Medical Education: Medicine - Bowman Gray School of Medicine - PA Program (Wake Forest), Jan 1986 - Jan 1991

Internship: Internal Medicine - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Jul 1991 - Jun 1992

Residency: Internal Medicine - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Jul 1992 - Jun 1994

Fellowship:

  • Cardiology - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, Jul 1994 - Jun 1997 
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease - St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Jun 1997 - Aug 1997 
  • Cardiology - Borgess Heart Institute, Jul 1997 - Jul 1998 

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Interventional Cardiology 
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease License:TN

 Larry D. Hookman, M.D.

Larry D. Hookman, M.D.

PHYSICIANS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Medical Education: Medicine - Southwestern Medical Center, Jan 1977 - Jan 1981

Internship: Internal Medicine - Indiana University Medical Center, Jan 1981 - Jan 1982

Residency: Internal Medicine - Indiana University Medical Center, Jan 1982 - Jan 1984 

Fellowship: Cardiology - Indiana University Medical Center, Jan 1984 - Jan 1987

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease 
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Interventional Cardiology 
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine

Rashmi Hottigoudar, M.D.

Rashmi Hottigoudar, M.D.

PHYSICIANS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Cardiac Electrophysiology

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Medical Education: Mysore Medical College, Karnataka, India

Internship and Residency: State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

Fellowship: University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY (Cardiovascular Medicine and Cardiac Electrophysiology)

Board Certification: Cardiovascular Medicine


Osareme Anthony Irivbogbe, M.D.

Osareme Anthony Irivbogbe, M.D.

PHYSICIANS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
Cardiovascular Disease; Interventional Cardiology

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Medical Education: University of Benin College of Medical Sciences (Cardiovascular Disease)

Residency: Woodhull Medical Center (Cardiovascular Disease)

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine

Fellowship: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)


William C. Lindsay, M.D.

William C. Lindsay, M.D.

TURKEY CREEK MEDICAL CENTER

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Medical Education:  Medicine - Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

Internship: Flexible - Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

Residency: Internal Medicine - Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 

Fellowship: Cardiology - Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA Electrophysiology - University of Maine Medical Center

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine

Robert O. Martin, M.D.

Robert O. Martin, M.D.

PHYSICIANS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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

Internship and Residency: Department of Internal Medicine - University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Affiliated Hospitals (Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas Veterans' Administration Medical Center)

Fellowship: Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C. (Cardiovascular Diseases)

Board Certifications:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease

Kyle W. McCoy, M.D.

Kyle W. McCoy, M.D.

PHYSICIANS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Specialty(s):Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Medical Education: Medicine - University of Texas (Dallas), Jan 1988

Internship:

  • Internal Medicine - University of Texas (Dallas), Jul 1988 - Jun 1989 Residency:
  • Internal Medicine - University of Texas (Dallas), Jul 1989 - Jun 1991 

Fellowship: Cardiology - University of Virginia Medical Center, Jul 1991 - Jun 1994

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease

Ravi S. Mehta, M.D.

Ravi S. Mehta, M.D.

TURKEY CREEK MEDICAL CENTER
Cardiovascular Disease; Interventional Cardiology

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Medical Education: University of Poona (Cardiovascular Disease)

Residency: University of Illinois Hospital (Chicago) (Cardiovascular Disease) 

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine  

Fellowship: Michigan State Univ/Borgess Medical Center (Kalamazoo,MI) (Cardiovascular Disease) MI) (Cardiology)


Barry I. Michelson, M.D.

Barry I. Michelson, M.D.

PHYSICIANS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Medical Education: Medicine - University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, Jan 1984 Internal Medicine - Georgetown University Hospital, Jul 1987 - Jun 1988

Internship: Internal Medicine - Georgetown University Hospital, Jul 1984 - Jun 1985

Residency: Internal Medicine - Georgetown University Hospital, Jul 1985 - Jun 1987 

Fellowship: Cardiology - Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, Jul 1988 - Jun 1991

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Interventional Cardiology 
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease 
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine

Nilam Patel, M.D.

Nilam Patel, M.D.

TURKEY CREEK MEDICAL CENTER

Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology

 

 

 

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Medical Education:  B.J. Medical College, Gujarat, India

Internship and Residency: Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

Fellowship: Loyola University Chicago 

Board Certification:  

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiac Electrophysiology

Steve W. Reed, M.D.

Steve W. Reed, M.D.

TURKEY CREEK MEDICAL CENTER

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Medical Education: Medicine - University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Jan 1971 - Jan 1975

Internship: Internal Medicine - University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Jun 1975 - Jun 1976

Residency: Internal Medicine - University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Jul 1976 - Jun 1978 

Fellowship: Cardiology - University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Jul 1978 - Dec 1980

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Interventional Cardiology 
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease 
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine

Russell E. Rotondo, M.D.

Russell E. Rotondo, M.D.

PHYSICIANS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Medical Education: Medicine - Brown University, Jan 1981 - Jan 1985

Internship: Internal Medicine - University of Tenn Med Center (Memphis), Jan 1985 - Jan 1986

Residency: Internal Medicine - University of Tenn Med Center (Memphis), Jan 1986 - Jan 1987 Internal Medicine - Jewish Hospital of St Louis-St Louis,MO, Jan 1987 - Jan 1988 

Fellowship:

  • Research-Cardiology - Jewish Hospital of St Louis-St Louis,MO, Jan 1987 - Jan 1988 
  • Cardiology - Jewish Hospital of St Louis-St Louis,MO, Jan 1989 - Jan 1991 

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease 
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine

Mukesh Sharma, M.D.

Mukesh Sharma, M.D.

TURKEY CREEK MEDICAL CENTER

Cardiovascular Disease; Interventional Cardiology

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Medical Education: Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, India

Residency:  University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 

Fellowship: Teaching Hospitals, Londan and Oxford, England; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA (Interventional Cardiology)

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease

 


John A. Ternay, M.D.

John A. Ternay, M.D.

PHYSICIANS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Medical Education: Medicine - SUNY Upstate Medical University, Jan 1999 Internal Medicine - Emory University School of Medicine, Jan 1999 - Jan 2002

 

Fellowship: Cardiology - Emory University School of Medicine, Jan 2002 - Jan 2006

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease 
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine

Charles B. Treasure, II, M.D.

Charles B. Treasure, II, M.D.

PHYSICIANS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Medical Education: Medicine - Johns Hopkins University (Maryland), Baltimore, MD

Internship: Internal Medicine - Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Residency: Internal Medicine - Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 

Fellowship: Cardiology - Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston,MA), Boston, MA

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Interventional Cardiology 
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine 
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease

Tim Ballard, APN, MSN, ACNP

Tim Ballard, APN, MSN, ACNP

TURKEY CREEK MEDICAL CENTER

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner


Eric Dickenson, PA-C

Eric Dickenson, PA-C

PHYSICIANS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Board-certified Physician Assistant


Jennifer Guffey, PA-C

Jennifer Guffey, PA-C

TURKEY CREEK MEDICAL CENTER

Board-Certified Physicians Assistant


Stephen Miller, RN, MSN, ACNP-BC

Stephen Miller, RN, MSN, ACNP-BC

PHYSICIANS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner