Cardiothoracic Surgeon Alan Simeone Joins Chattanooga Heart Institute

Thursday, June 6, 2019
Dr. Alan Simeone
Dr. Alan Simeone

The Chattanooga Heart Institute at CHI Memorial welcomes cardiothoracic surgeon Alan Simeone, M.D. , FACS.

Dr. Simeone received his medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk.  He completed a residency in general surgery at Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem, N.C., and a residency in thoracic surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.  Dr. Simeone completed a trauma and surgical critical care fellowship at Yale University in New Haven, Ct., and a cardiopulmonary transplantation and mechanical circulatory support fellowship at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C.  He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

The Chattanooga Heart Institute has 26 cardiologists - including specialists in interventional procedures, electrophysiology, imaging and vascular disease— and three cardiothoracic surgeons on staff.  This practice offers a comprehensive multi-disciplinary approach to cardiac care with a team of physicians providing recommendations on specific areas of treatment.

At The Chattanooga Heart Institute, cardiologists work in collaboration aided by the latest technology to diagnose heart problems and provide advanced interventional procedures for the treatment of heart disease, said officials.  Rehabilitation services are available at CHI Memorial Hospital Chattanooga for those with an elevated risk of a cardiac event and for those who have experienced a cardiac event.

The Chattanooga Heart Institute at CHI Memorial offers access to cardiologists in six locations - Chattanooga, East Brainerd, Hixson, Cleveland, Jasper and in Ringgold.  For more information or appointments, call 697-2000 or visit the website at www.chattanoogaheart.com.

 


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