August 23, 2012
NORTH VERNON, IND. – Board certified cardiologist Steven West, MD, FACC, has joined St.Vincent Medical Group where he will provide full-range cardiology services at St.Vincent Jennings Hospital.
Dr. West's specialized areas of interest are echocardiography and diagnostic cardiology. He earned his medical degree and completed his internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowship at Indiana University. As a cardiac fellow, he was on a team of cardiologists who developed the stress echocardiography procedure now universally used as a method to diagnose coronary artery disease. After medical school, he practiced in Fort Meyers, Florida, for 25 years. Dr. West is a Southern Indiana native and his return represents a homecoming to the area where he grew up. He is married, has five children, and is excited to be moving back to the community.
His office is located at 301 Henry Street, North Vernon, Indiana 47265. For more information, call (812) 352-4427 or go to FindMyDoc.org.
About St.Vincent Medical GroupSt.Vincent Medical Group is a multi-specialty group of primary care and specialty health providers. The medical group is physician led and operated, and includes an array of integration options for providers such as clinical affiliations, joint ventures and employment. St.Vincent Medical Group creates a model of healthcare delivery that yields enhanced quality, efficiency, access and cost reductions. The Medical Group is part of St.Vincent Health, one of the state's largest healthcare employers with 20 health facilities serving 47 counties in Central and Southern Indiana. St.Vincent Health is a member of Ascension Health, the nation's largest not-for-profit and Catholic health care system.
St.Vincent Jennings HospitalSt.Vincent Jennings Hospital is a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital serving the residents of Jennings County and the surrounding communities. The hospital operates a 24-hour physician staffed emergency department with observation beds and swing beds. Additional services include outpatient and inpatient surgery, radiology, laboratory and outpatient services. St.Vincent Jennings Hospital joined St.Vincent Health and Ascension Health in September 1999.
For more information contact:Jen DialSt.Vincent HealthPublic Relations Consultant(317) email@example.com