St. Thomas heart continues to grow cardiac program with addition of Manchester clinic

Posted on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 8:41 am

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – January 9, 2013 – Saint Thomas Heart is pleased to announce the expansion of Dr. Wilburn George’s cardiology practice and the opening of a new cardiac clinic in partnership with United Regional Medical Center in Manchester.

Wilburn George, MD, FACC, is a board certified interventional cardiologist and has been seeing patients at Saint Thomas Heart in Tullahoma for more than 22 years. Dr. George holds certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine, with additional certification in Cardiovascular Diseases. He specializes in diagnostic catheterization, peripheral vascular interventional procedures, cardiac interventional procedures and cardiac imaging.

“We are thrilled that Dr. George is expanding his practice to the Manchester community,” said United Regional Medical Center CEO Martha McCormick Logan. “Our goal is to offer the highest quality, comprehensive heart care to patients in Middle Tennessee. Dr. George’s affiliation with Saint Thomas Heart and his partnership with United Regional Medical Center will not only provide this community with increased access to exceptional care, but will also further expand our mission.”

Dr. George received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis, Tenn. and completed both his residency and fellowship in the Department of Cardiology at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.

Dr. George will begin seeing patients on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Saint Thomas Heart office in Manchester effective January 22, 2013. Additionally, the office includes a comprehensive diagnostic center that provides a host of cardiac diagnostic services, including echocardiography, treadmill stress testing, stress echo, and nuclear stress testing (perfusion imaging). Dr. George will continue to see patients at the Tullahoma location on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

Saint Thomas Heart in Manchester is located at 1000 McArthur Street, Tullahoma Highway. To make an appointment with Dr. George, please call 931-728-2056.

Saint Thomas Heart was established in 2007 by unifying the cardiology practices of three of Saint Thomas Health’s five hospitals: Baptist Hospital, Middle Tennessee Medical Center and Saint Thomas Hospital. Saint Thomas Heart is the largest private cardiology practice in Tennessee with more than 60 cardiac specialists and more than 25 locations throughout Middle Tennessee.

About Saint Thomas Heart
Saint Thomas Heart is the cardiac division of Saint Thomas Health and includes the cardiology programs at Baptist Hospital, Middle Tennessee Medical Center and Saint Thomas Hospital. With approximately 60 cardiac specialists in more than 25 regional clinics throughout Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky and Tennessee’s largest network of accredited Chest Pain Centers, Saint Thomas Heart offers greater access and experience, seeing more patients than anyone in Tennessee. www.saintthomasheart.com or www.moresurvivors.com.

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