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The Heart Center hosts veins and leg pains seminar

Posted: 7/11/2017

Do you have varicose veins, swelling and aching in your legs? The Heart Center, a division of the Hudson Valley Cardiovascular Practice, P.C., will host an educational seminar on chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, at Cosimo’s Trattoria Bar, 120 Delafield St., Poughkeepsie. The seminar is open to the public and has no cost. Registration is required. Dr. Kamran Haleem, a cardiologist with The Heart Center, will lead an informative presentation on the causes, common ...

Cardiologist joins The Heart Center in Sharon, Conn.

Posted: 7/5/2017

Cardiologist Dr. Donald Soucier has joined The Heart Center at its Sharon Hospital location. “It is a wonderful opportunity to become part of the Health Quest system and I look forward to continuing to provide patients with quality care close to home,” Soucier said. A native of South Windsor, Conn., with more than 33 years of experience, Soucier previously served as the chief of staff and director of cardiology at Regional Healthcare in Sharon for 13 years. He also worked for Saint Francis Hospital in H...

The Heart Center adds new cardiologist to Poughkeepsie location

Posted: 6/21/2017

Cardiologist Dr. Aarti Campo has joined The Heart Center at its Poughkeepsie office. “I look forward to serving residents of the Hudson Valley and providing the highest standards of cardiologic care to patients with various heart conditions,” Campo said. A Pennsylvania native, Campo most recently served as a non-invasive cardiologist for PinnacleHealth Cardiovascular Institute in Harrisburg, Pa. Beginning in 2015, she also held the position of director of the heart failure program at PinnacleHealth Hosp...

Make the Hudson Valley your gym, win prizes when the Get Fit contest returns May 13

Posted: 4/17/2017

While you track your steps, heartbeats and inches lost, let Health Quest count your fitness activities toward the chance to win prizes and motivate you to keep moving. Beginning Saturday, May 13, the Hudson Valley’s healthcare system is challenging the community to enter their workouts at GetFitHV.com. The free website offers fitness tips, healthy recipes and a fitness contest. Each entry at one of more than 80 check-in Get Fit workout locations counts toward raffles for prizes, such as an Apple Watch, ...

Cardiologist Dr. Rajeev Narayan joins The Heart Center

Posted: 2/2/2017

After spending several years in New Jersey, cardiologist Dr. Rajeev Narayan is back in the Hudson Valley. Narayan has joined The Heart Center and is seeing patients out of the center’s Poughkeepsie office and Vassar Brothers Medical Center. "I am excited to return to the Hudson Valley, an area where my father, a prominent cardiologist himself, also served this great community for many years,” Narayan said. “Following in his footsteps and combining my advanced training, I look forward to bringing new tec...

Health Quest brings MEGA Heart to Poughkeepsie Galleria to raise awareness

Posted: 1/25/2017

Step inside a huge human heart and learn what makes you tick at Health Quest’s MEGA Heart event from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 19, at the Poughkeepsie Galleria, 2001 South Road, Poughkeepsie. “Our heart is a fascinating organ. We can feel it pumping away, but most don’t really comprehend what the heart does,” said Dr. Daniel O’Dea, vice president of cardiovascular services at Health Quest.  “The MEGA heart offers an up-close, exciting window inside the body, so we can learn how to best take ...

Learn how to live a heart-healthy life at Northern Dutchess Hospital luncheon

Posted: 1/18/2017

Join medical experts to learn the facts about preventing, detecting and treating many cardiac and vascular diseases at Northern Dutchess Hospital’s Heart-Healthy Lunch and Learn. The event is from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, in the hospital’s cafeteria conference room, 6511 Springbrook Ave. Seating is limited to 40 people. Enjoy a free, nutritious lunch while learning about eating smart, fitness, lifestyle habits, risk factors and stress reduction. “You will walk away empowered to take better care o...

Two Cardiologists Join The Heart Center Team

Posted: 9/12/2016

The Heart Cen ter continues to grow with the addition of two new cardiologists to the team. Dr. Benoit Bewley and Dr. Shalin Patel both recently joined and are seeing patients out of The Heart Center’s Poughkeepsie office and Vassar Brothers Medical Center. Bewley is board certified in internal medicine, echocardiography and vascular interpretation. His specialty interests are in advanced echocardiography and high-risk obstetrics. “I am very excited to join The Heart Center and move to the mid-Hudson re...

New Windsor cardiology practice adds physician

Posted: 1/5/2016

Dr. Anthony Patrello recently joined The Heart Center’s New Windsor office, with special interests in complex coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, heart valve disease and preventative cardiology A member of the Vassar Brothers Medical Center staff, he is board certified in cardiovascular disease, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, interventional cardiology and internal medicine. He comes from Bergen Medical Associates in Emerson, N.J., where he founded and directed the cardiology div...

The Heart Center is a Center of Excellence for atrial fibrillation care

Posted: 12/1/2015

The Heart Center recently received the American College of Cardiology’s Platinum Practice Center of Excellence Award for first quarter 2015. To receive the award, the Hudson Valley-based cardiology group was one of 36 practices that demonstrated a high level of care for patients with atrial fibrillation. This irregular and often rapid heartbeat condition affects more than 2.5 million Americans and is responsible for 15 to 20 percent of all strokes, making clinical practice guidelines essential for strok...

Cardiologist Dr. Benjamin Schaefer joins The Heart Center

Posted: 11/18/2015

Coming from a German family with three generations of doctors, Dr. Benjamin Schaefer is continuing the tradition of helping people through medicine in the mid-Hudson Valley as a cardiologist at The Heart Center. Board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease, he sees patients in the practice’s Rhinebeck office and is on the medical staff at Northern Dutchess Hospital. His specialty interests include preventive cardiology, cardiovascular imaging, heart failure and pulmonary hypertension....

Dr. Simon Gorwara appointed head of The Heart Center

Posted: 9/3/2015

Dr. Simon Gorwara is the new managing partner and president of The Heart Center, a division of Hudson Valley Cardiovascular Practice, P.C. Gorwara has stepped into the role previously held by Dr. Daniel O’Dea. O’Dea is now the vice president of cardiovascular services at Health Quest. “I’m excited to take on this additional responsibility,” Gorwara said. “It’s an honor to be able to lead the Heart Center’s team of highly qualified and skilled professionals. The Heart Center has established a reputation ...

Usher in spring with a new issue of My Health Quest Magazine! Read Online.

Posted: 4/15/2015

Read the latest issue of My Health Quest Magazine online. What's inside the spring issue: Outdoor Workout Quiz Healthy Recipe:  Mushrooms on Toast Solving the Problem of Picky Eating Pediatric Care at VBMC Health Quest's Cutting Edge-Stroke Care  The Place to Go for Heart Valve Disease Writing Your Way to Better Health Stop Your Snoring at Health Quest's Sleep Centers Health Quest Cancer Care: A Hidden Gem The Benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery Weight Loss Success Starts at Health Quest Re...

Health Quest debuts enhanced website

Posted: 3/25/2015

Mid-Hudson Valley residents can now expect enhanced content, faster navigation and a smarter design for phone, tablet and desktop when visiting Health Quest’s new website, www.healthquest.org. “Healthquest.org puts health resources at our patients’ fingertips – from information about new procedures at our hospitals and medical practices to a health library about medical issues and treatments," said David Ping, senior vice president of strategic planning and business development at Health Quest.  “R...

Board-certified cardiologist, Dr. O'Dea discusses cardiac care

Posted: 3/10/2015

Board-certified cardiologist, Dr. Daniel O’Dea is chief of cardiology at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, and he’s here to answer your questions about heart health and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Listen to Dr. O'Dea discuss cardiac care on WAMC radio.  (Audio 49:52)

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