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no-photoJames Buffum, MD, FACC

Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Nuclear Cardiology

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine

Residency: Wilford Hall-USAF Medical Center

Fellowship: Wilford Hall-USAF Medical Center

With PVCA Since 2006

Cameron DonaldsonCameron Donaldson, MD, FACC

Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Medicine, Endovascular Medicine, Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine

Residency: Tufts Medical Center

Fellowship: University of Vermont Medical Center

Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital

With PVCA Since 2015

James HaddadJames Haddad, MD, FACC

Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School

Residency: Medical University of South Carolina

Fellowship: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

With PVCA Since 1989

William HarbisonWilliam A. Harbison, MD, FACC

Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

Residency: McGill University, Montreal General Hospital

Fellowship: McGill University, Montreal General Hospital

With PVCA Since 1977

PVC_HolmanSujata Holman, MD, FACC

Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology

Medical School: Northeastern Ohio Medical University

Internship: Boston University Medical Center

Residency: Boston University Medical Center

Fellowship: Barnes Jewish Hospital/Washington University Medical Center, St. Louis

With PVCA Since 2014

John JoelsonJohn M. Joelson, MD, FACC

Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

Medical School: Cornell University Medical College

Residency: Hartford Hospital

Fellowship: Hartford Hospital (Advanced Internal Medicine)
Rhode Island Hospital/ Brown University (Clinical Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology)

With PVCA Since 1988

PVC-DR Thomas Marantz-EditThomas Marantz, MD, FACC

Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Residency: Medicine of Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio

Fellowship: Rhode Island Hospital

With PVCA Since 1984-2007, 2016

John MacencoJohn P. Marenco, MD, FACC

Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine

Residency: New England Medical Center

Fellowship: New England Medical Center (Cardiovascular Medicine and Cardiac Electrophysiology)

With PVCA Since 2002

Jay MarkhamJay Markham, MD, FACC

Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, NASPE Examination of Special Competency in Cardiac Pacing, Level Two Trained in Angiography

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine Yeshiva University

Residency: Rhode Island Hospital / Brown University

Fellowship: West Roxbury VA Medical Center /Harvard Medical School (Cardiovascular Medicine and Electrophysiology & Pacing)

With PVCA Since 1991

Sudhir_ReddySudhir Reddy, MD, FACC

Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Electrophysiology

Medical School: West Virginia University School of Medicine

Internship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Fellowship: Yale New Haven Hospital

With PVCA Since 2014

Kyle RichardsKyle Richards, MD, FACC

Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Nuclear Cardiology

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine

Residency: University Of Connecticut

Fellowship: University Of Connecticut, Chief Cardiology Fellow

With PVCA Since 2009

Peter RobinsonPeter F. Robinson, MD, FACC

Board Certified: Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine

Residency: University of Colorado, Chief Medical Resident

Fellowship: University of Colorado (Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology)

With PVCA Since 2006

PVC-Dr Russo-A013Christopher Russo, MD, FACC

Board Certified: Cardiovascular Disease

Medical School: Dartmouth School of Medicine

Residency: New York Presbyterian Hospital

Fellowship: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

With PVCA Since 2016

Yufeng ZhangYufeng Zhang, MD, FACC

Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Nuclear Cardiology

Medical School: China Medical University, Shenyang, China

Residency: UMass Memorial Medical Center

Fellowship: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

With PVCA Since 2009

ZimmermanJohn Zimmerman, MD, FACC

Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Medical School: Stanford Medical School

Residency: Kaiser Hospital, Santa Clara, CA

Fellowship: VA Medical Center, West Roxbury, MA

Relevant Work Experience:

  • Hampden County Cardiology Associates, Cardiologist (2006-2014)
  • RiverBend Medical Group, Cardiologist (1997-2006)
  • Medical West, Cardiologist (1987-1997)

With PVCA Since 2014

Alise-Bartolucci-199x300Alise Bartolucci, NP-C

Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease

Certifications: Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation

Education: Master of Science in Nursing, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Worcester, MA

Relevant Work Experience:

  • Springfield Anesthesia Services, Family Nurse Practitioner (2014-2015)
  • Baystate Health System, Registered Nurse III, Daly PACU (2010-2014)
  • Baystate Health System, Registered Nurse III, Surgical Intermediate Care (2004-2010)

With PVCA Since 2015

PVCA-Elizabeth Peckham NPElizabeth Peckham, FNP

Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease

Certifications: Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation

Education: Master of Science in Nursing, University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, CT

Relevant Work Experience:

  • Baystate Medical Center, RN (2012-2017)
  • Harrington Memorial Hospital, RN (2012-2013)

With PVCA Since 2017

PVCA-Kelly BowieKelly Bowie, PA-C

Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease

Certifications: Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation

Education: B.S.¬†Physician Assistant Studies, King’s College, Wilkes Barre, PA

Relevant Work Experience:

  • Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeons of Western New England, PA (2016-2017)
  • Albany Medical Center, PA (2009-2016)
  • Northeast Urogynecology, Surgical PA (2008-2009)
  • Institute of Asthma and Allergy, PA (2004-2007)

With PVCA Since 2017

CaseyLindsey Casey, DNP, FNP-C

Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease

Certifications: Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation

Education: Doctor of Nurse Practitioner, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Relevant Work Experience:

  • Hampden County Cardiovascular, Family Nurse Practitioner (2007-2014)
  • Noble Hospital, Staff Nurse, ICU (2006-2007)
  • Mercy Medical Center, Staff Nurse, ICU (2004-2005, 2007)

With PVCA Since 2014

John-Michael CyczJohn Michael Cycz, NP

Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease

Certifications: Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation

Education: Graduate School of Nursing, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA

Relevant Work Experience:

  • Baystate Medical Center, State Nurse (2008-2014)
  • Barnes Air National Guard Base, Staff Nurse/Medical Technician (2001-present)

With PVCA Since 2014

LaRochelleLynn Larochelle, PA-C

Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease

Certifications: Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation

Education: Physician Assistant Program, Springfield College

Relevant Work Experience:

  • St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center, PA-C (2011-2014)
  • Baystate Medical Center, PA-C (2011)
  • Pioneer Valley Cardiology, PA-C (2002-2011)

With PVCA Since 2014, 2002-2011

Susan LattanziSusan Y Lattanzi, ACNP-BS

Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease

Certifications: Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation

Education: Masters of Science, ACNP-BC, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA

Relevant Work Experience:

  • BMP Northampton Cardiology, ACNP (2008-2012)
  • Baystate Medical Center, Electrophysiology Lab, RNI (1998-2008)
  • Baystate Medical Center, CCU/ICU (1995-1998)

With PVCA Since 2012

Sarah_LilesSarah A. Liles, NP-C

Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease

Certifications: Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation

Education: Adult Nurse Practitioner Program, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

Relevant Work Experience:

  • Heart Rhythm Consults, Portland, Oregon, APRN
    (2001-2014)
  • Cascade Cardiology, Salem, Oregon, APRN (2009-2011)
  • Tufts New England Medical Center/Cross Country TravCorps, RN (2005-2009)

With PVCA Since 2014

PVC1405A019-Nancy Logan PANancy Logan PA-C

Certifications: Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation

Education: BS in Health Science, Physician Assistant Program, Springfield College, Springfield, MA

Relevant Work Experience:

  • Northampton Cardiology, PA-C (2008-present)

With PVCA Since 2010, 2004-2008

MaheuLisa Maheu, MS, PA-C

Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease

Certifications: Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation

Education: Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Springfield College, Springfield, MA

Relevant Work Experience:

  • Hampden County Cardiovascular Associates, PA-C
    (2006-2014)
  • Cooley Dickinson Hospital, RN (2002-2006)
  • Baystate Medical Center, RN (1989-2002)

With PVCA Since 2014

Candace McDougallCandace G McDougall, MS, FNP, APRN

Certifications: Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation

Education: Masters of Science, Nursing Administration, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Post Graduate: Family Nurse Practitioner, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Relevant Work Experience:

  • Baystate Health Systems, Family Nurse Practitioner
    (1995-2002)
  • Baystate Medical Center, Telemetry Unit, Unit Manager (1988-1995)
  • Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Staff Nurse (1979-1982)

With PVCA Since 2011, 2006-2011

Paula-Shonak-199x300Paula Shonak, APRN-BC

Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease

Certifications: Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation

Education: Masters of Science in Adult Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA

Relevant Work Experience:

  • Mercy Internal Medical Service, Hospitalist (2010-2015)
  • Mercy Hospice (2012-2015)
  • Noble Hospital, Comprehensive Cardiac Care, Nurse (2006-2008)
  • Saint Vincent Hospital (2002-2006)

With PVCA Since 2015, 2008-2012

Andrea-Shusko-199x300Andrea P Shusko, MS, CMPE

Practice Administrator

Certifications: American College of Medical Practice Administrators

Education: M.S. Public Health, Health Care Administration, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

With PVCA Since 1993