Welcome Tim Carlsen, PA-C

Posted on May 14, 2019

We’re proud to welcome certified physician assistant Tim Carlsen, PA-C to our cardiovascular and thoracic surgery team. Learn more about Tim.

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Welcome Angela Shepherd, PA-C

Posted on January 30, 2019

We are proud to welcome certified physician assistant Angela Shepherd, PA-C to our cardiovascular and thoracic medical team. Learn more.

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Parking During Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Construction

Posted on January 21, 2019

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is currently undergoing a construction project to expand emergency and critical care capacity in the hospital. Beginning February 2, the P2 level of the Center for Advanced Medicine parking garage will be closed. Patients and visitors have these parking options during this time: Thompson Cancer Survival Center Parking Garage (off […]

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Welcome Richard Asher, PA-C

Posted on August 22, 2018

East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group is proud to welcome certified physician assistant Richard Asher, PA-C to our team. Learn more about Richard.

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Welcome Petros Leinonen, MD

Posted on July 13, 2018

East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group is proud to welcome Petros Leinonen, MD to our cardiovascular and thoracic surgical team. Learn more.

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Welcome Ashley Wade, NP

Posted on November 11, 2016

Ashley Wade, NP Joins East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group and Covenant Health, the region’s top-performing healthcare network.

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Heart surgeons for a day

Posted on April 18, 2016

September 24, 2008 Dr. Thomas Pollard of ETCVSG volunteered his time on Friday morning to visit 5th graders at CAK Elementary School as they studied the heart and vascular system in their science class. Dr. Pollard, along with other volunteers from Mercy Healthcare, gave 3 science class seminars on the heart. Students had a chance […]

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Review of efforts to decrease costly leg wound complications in the medicare population following coronary revascularization

Posted on April 18, 2016

Current trends show that patients referred for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) are significantly older, sicker, and at higher risk for complications than ever before. Eliminating leg wound complications would significantly benefit these patients and reduce the consumption of health care time and dollars. Endoscopic vein harvesting (EVH) decreases the risk of wound complications in […]

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