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App Regional Healthcare System’s Grandfather Specialty Clinic Brings Cardiology Services to Avery County

Dec. 6, 2012. Grandfather Specialty Clinic, a service of Appalachian Regional Healthcare System, now offers Cardiology services. Dr. Joseph Helak, cardiologist with The Cardiology Center of ARHS, Sandra Porter, LPN and a device nurse will be at the clinic on Thursdays from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m.

 The cardiology team will offer new, follow-up and EKG appointments, nurse follow-ups and pacemaker and defibrillator check-ups. If patient demand increases, the clinic hours will be extended.

“By offering cardiology services at the Grandfather Specialty Clinic, we hope reach more patients and reduce travel time for our existing patients,” shared Robert Johnston, Business Manager, The Cardiology Center of ARHS.

Located in the Sloop Medical Office Plaza in Linville, the Grandfather Specialty Clinic has offered Oncology services in Avery County for several years. Dr. Anna Sobol, oncologist with Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center in Boone, and her staff see patients on Tuesdays between 1 to 5 p.m.

Johnston added, “Providing these services in Avery County should result in healthier individuals and enhanced quality of life.”

To learn more about The Cardiology Center of Appalachian Regional Healthcare System, please visit www.apprhs.org/cardiology-center or call 828-264-9664.

To learn more about Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center, visit www.apprhs.org/cancercenter or call 828-262-4342.

To schedule a Cardiology or Oncology appointment at the Grandfather Specialty Clinic, call the Boone Office at 828-264-9664.