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Ohio Valley HeartCare Team


Ohio Valley HeartCare Team

St. Mary's, along with the physicians at Ohio Valley HeartCare, provides the most comprehensive cardiology surgery services to the tri-state. Focusing exclusively on the cardiovascular health and well being of our patients, we are committed to providing an unwavering standard of excellence in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of heart disease.

Cardiologists

Phillip H. Behrens, MD, FACCPhilip H. Behrens, MD, FACC
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease; American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine; American Board of Internal Medicine in Interventional Cardiology
Medical School: University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY
Residency: St. Vincent’s Hospital, Indianapolis, IN
Fellowship: University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL

W. Philip R. Casino, MD, FACCW. Philip R. Casino, MD, FACC
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease; American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine
Medical School: University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines
Residency: Brown University Memorial Hospital, Pawtucket, RI; University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines
Fellowship: Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA; State University of New York at Buffalo, NY; National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of Bethesda, MD (Medical Staff Fellow/Clinical Associate Cardiology Branch)

David B. Curtis, MD, FACCDavid B. Curtis, MD, FACC
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease
Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
Residency: Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH
Fellowship: Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA

Javier Jurado, MD, FACCJavier Jurado, MD, FACC
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease; American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine
Medical School: Universidad de Ciencias Medicas, San Jose, Costa Rica
Residency: University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
Fellowship: University of Toledo, Toledo, OH

Asim Rehman, MD, FACC, FACPAsim Rehman, MD, FACP, FACC
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease; American Board of Internal Medicine in Interventional Cardiology; CBNC Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
Medical School: Khyber Medical College, Peshawar, Pakistan
Residency: SUNY Graduate Cardiology Programs, Brooklyn, NY
Fellowship: Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA; SUNY Graduate Cardiology Programs, Brooklyn, NY

Pediatric Cardiologist

Deepa H. Kumbar, MD, FAAP, FACCDeepa H. Kumbar, MD, FAAP, FACC
Certification: American Board of Pediatrics in Pediatrics; American Board of Pediatrics in Pediatric Cardiology
Medical School: New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
Residency: University of Chicago Children’s Hospital, Chicago, IL
Fellowship: Christ Hospital and Medical Center, Hope Children’s Hospital, Oak Lawn, IL

Heart Rhythm Specialists | Electrophysiologists

Umang M. Patel, MD, FACCUmang M. Patel, MD, FACC
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease; American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine; American Board of Internal Medicine in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology; CBNC Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology; NBE National Board of Echocardiography
Medical School: Grant Medical College, University of Bombay, India
Residency: Coney Island Hospital, Brooklyn, NY; King Edward Memorial Hospital, Bombay, India
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA; (Fellow) Maimonides Medical Center/Coney Island Hospital, Brooklyn, NY

Asem A. Rimawi, MD, FACCAsem A. Rimawi, MD, FACC
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease; American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine; American Board of Internal Medicine in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Medical School: University of Jordan, Faculty of Medicine, Amman, Jordan
Residency: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR; Jordan University Hospital, Amman, Jordan (First year internal medicine residency)
Fellowship: University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City, IA; University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgeons

John Brock, MD, FACSJohn Brock, MD, FACS
Certification: American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Medical School: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Elizabeth G. Butler, MD, FACSElizabeth G. Butler, MD, FACS
Certification: American Board of Thoracic Surgery; American Board of Surgery
Medical School: University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio, TX
Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI; University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Fellowship: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Nurse Practitioners

  • Shaleen Ayers, CNS
  • Kacy Jones, ACNP, APRN-C, MSN
  • Claudia Merkley, ACNP-BC, APRN-C
  • Abby Douglas, ACNP-BC
  • Senta Thompson, AGACNP-BC
  • Mary Lynn Markham, ACNP-BC
  • Lynne Melchior, ACNP-BC
  • Allyson Crawford, AGACNP-BC
  • Sarah Freeman, AGACNP-BC

Clinical Directors

  • Rick Anglen, PA-C, RVT
  • Pam Duncan BS, CNMT, RT(R)
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